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Podcast Page THE WCCO MORNING NEWS WITH DAVE LEE 7-1-14

Click the link above to listen to highlights from Tuesday’s Show!

07/02/2014

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Parents Push For Tougher DWI Laws After Infant Son Killed

A Minnesota family whose 5-month-old son was killed by a drunk driver wants tougher state laws for repeat offenders. Southwest Minnesota State University basketball coach Brad Bigler and his wife, Heather, lost their son, Drake, in a car crash in July of 2012.

03/18/2014

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‘Upskirting’ Laws Lag Behind Advances In Technology

A court ruled that a man who snapped secret pictures up a woman’s skirt on a Boston subway train did not violate the state’s Peeping Tom law. The practice known as “upskirting” has exposed loopholes in current laws. Minnesota statutes that tackle the issue were written years ago. But that was before everyone had cell phones.

03/06/2014

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2-25-14 The Morning Take With Blois Olson On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Day one of the 2014 session is here. Listen to Blois preview the session by clicking the link above!

02/25/2014

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TV Reporter Under Fire For School Security Story

Police are investigating whether a Fargo-Moorhead TV journalist broke any laws while reporting a story aimed at revealing holes in security at area elementary schools. Valley News Live reporter Mellaney Moore on Wednesday walked around three schools without permission.

12/13/2013

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Good Question: What Are The Car Seat Laws?

The rules for car and booster seats can be confusing for any parent. Car seat laws vary by state. So what are the car seat laws and how do you know when your child should switch from a car seat to a seatbelt? Good Question.

11/21/2013

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Reality Check: Why Do Legislators Pass Laws They Know They Will Repeal?

Repealing taxes that were approved just a couple months ago is highly unusual, but now it just might happen. Especially when it comes to the farm tax — a tax so unpopular, even Gov. Mark Dayton hates it, and he signed it into law.

08/13/2013

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MN Now Has One Of Its First Same-Sex Divorces

It wasn’t just same-sex marriage that became legal last week, so did same-sex divorce. “To me, it was like going to Vegas — you go in, you get your piece of paper,” Dawn Tuckner said. “You come home, you have no rights.”

08/06/2013

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Patty Wetterling Discusses Sex Offender Laws

Patty Wetterling joins the show to discuss sex offender laws and what could be done to improve them

03/22/2013

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Minnesota DNR Debuts Live Eagle Cam

The recovery of the bald eagle shows how endangered species laws can work, and now a pair of the iconic birds will be help get more young people and families excited about the outdoors.

02/08/2013

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18 New Laws Go Into Effect Aug. 1

Eighteen new Minnesota laws go into effect on Wednesday.

08/01/2012

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New Minnesota Laws Now In Effect

A number of new laws passed during the last legislative session are now in effect in Minnesota, as of July 1.

07/02/2012

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Home Beer Brewers Seek Changes To Alcohol Laws

About the only thing Kevin Flynn enjoys more than drinking his home-brewed beer is sharing it with fellow beer club members at festivals and tasting competitions.

03/22/2012

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Students Demand Stronger Bullying Laws At The Capitol

Students against bullying rallied at the Capitol Saturday, demanding tougher laws against bullying.

02/11/2012

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Harder Than Ever For Teens To Illegally Buy Cigarettes

Minnesota had it best year yet when it comes to stopping sales of cigarettes to underage smokers.

02/03/2012

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