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Vikings’ Greenway Hosts Day Of Fun At Mall Of America

It’s not a normal life for families who are coping with any illness. Hospital visits can be stressful, but Sunday, families got to put that stress aside for a while. Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway and his family hosted a day of fun at Mall of America.

05/17/2015

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Good Questions: Turkey Eggs, Newspapers, MOA Money Ponds

Connie from Blaine wants to know: Why don’t we eat turkey eggs? Chickens lay eggs more often than turkeys — usually once a day versus a turkey’s every other day. Chickens also don’t incubate their eggs as long as turkeys.

05/15/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

We are working for the weekend. It is Mother’s Day weekend and there are a lot of fun activities to do with mom! But we begin with a party even the dads would enjoy.

05/07/2015

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Kylie’s Kids: Meet Gavin

Kids can be incredibly strong and resilient when faced with a serious illness. But some have an attitude that goes far beyond anything you’d expect from anyone — adult or child. We first met Gavin Pierson back in 2013. He was diagnosed with a brain tumor when he was just 5 years old and has had more than 20 surgeries since then.

05/04/2015

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Minnesota Man Fired From Job After Mall Of America Protests

A Minnesota man says he can no longer work after being arrested during a Black Lives Matter protest at Mall of America. More than 900 people have signed an online petition, asking that Tadele Gebremedhin be allowed to go back to work at the mall’s Microsoft store.

04/25/2015

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WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (April 25)

This week on WCCO Saturday Morning, it’s all about sports, burgers and robots. There are all sorts of things going on around the Twin Cities this weekend, and we’ve got everything you need to know in one place.

04/25/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s the day before Friday! That means we need to plan our weekend. WCCO This Morning’s Kim Johnson has some fun affordable things to do for the whole family.

04/23/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Hope your calendar isn’t booked for the weekend! WCCO This Morning’s Kim Johnson has a number of fun events to keep you busy.

04/09/2015

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4 Things To Know: Religions Freedom Bills, April Fools’ & More

It’s April Fools’ Day, so if you hear something that sounds like it should’ve been among our 4 Things To Know for Wednesday but is not listed below, take that news with a grain of salt.

04/01/2015

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Ask an Expert: Fashion Forward Thinking For The Season In Minnesota

Minnesota Fashion Maven Sara Rogers sees seven new styles for Spring, 2015

03/31/2015

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MOA’s ‘ItsMyMall’ Promotion Backfires On Twitter

A Mall of America Twitter campaign asking people to share their stories about visiting the mall has backfired dramatically.

03/24/2015

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Former Nordstrom Employee Accused Of Major Scam At Mall Of America

A former Nordstom employee is accused of racking up thousands of dollars of fraudulent charges.

03/20/2015

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Check Out Sea Life Aquarium’s New ‘Stingray Adventure’

The Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium at the Mall of America debuts the new “Stingray Adventure” exhibit Friday!

03/19/2015

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Bill Would Require Cops Live Near Communities

A new bill at the state capitol aims to get more members of law enforcement to live where they work.

The bill’s author said she has been discussing possible new laws with organizers of the Black Lives Matter Movement.

03/13/2015

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11 Charged In MOA Protest Make 1st Court Appearance, Plead Not Guilty

The 11 protesters charged with being behind a demonstration at the Mall of America have pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday morning.

03/10/2015

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MOA Owners May Build Larger Mall In Miami

The company that owns the Mall of America may be one-upping itself with an even larger mall and entertainment complex in Miami. According to a report from CBS Miami, Triple Five is pursuing plans to build American Dream Miami, which would cover 200 acres.

03/06/2015

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More Than 100 Academics Call For Bloomington To Drop Charges

After more than 100 religious leaders called for charges against Black Lives Matter protesters to be dropped in an open letter earlier this week, researchers and professors from Twin Cities academic institutions are doing the same, according to the activist group.

03/04/2015

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Religious Leaders Urge Bloomington Drop Charges Against MOA Protesters

More than 100 religious leaders are urging Bloomington’s city attorney to end the “aggressive prosecution” of the leaders of the group “Black Lives Matter.”

03/02/2015

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Talking Points: Rep. Ellison Talks Homeland Security Shutdown

Late Friday night, Congress avoided a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security by approving a week extension of agency funding.

03/01/2015

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24 Hours In Minnesota

Fly in to Minnesota, jump on the Metro Transit and see the best of Minnesota in 24 hours. Here is how.

02/28/2015

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Minn. Law Officials Express Concern Over Stalled Homeland Security Bill

Congress has until midnight Friday to avoid a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland security. The agency’s funding bill has become tied up in the immigration dispute between President Obama and Republicans.

02/27/2015

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The Cost Of Keeping The Mall Of America Safe

An 18-year-old Minnesota man has now pleaded guilty to trying to join the terror group ISIS. Abdullahi Yusef was charged last month with conspiracy to provide material support to a terrorist organization.

02/26/2015

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Power Lunch: Local Somalis Gather At MOA In Stand Against Terror

They hit the pavement and jumped on public transportation to display their desire for peace, not violence. About ten leaders in the Somali-American community are trying to show solidarity and stand up against the terror threat video released by al-Shabaab.

02/24/2015

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Partisan Fight Threatens To Shut Down Homeland Security

Just days after a terror threat against the Mall of America, a partisan standoff in Washington threatens to shut down the Department of Homeland Security.

02/24/2015

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A Look Inside Security Measures At Mall Of America

Security officials at Mall of America say they heard the chilling video from terrorist group al-Shabaab, and they take it seriously. With 150 people on staff just for security, they say this place is safe — they amped up security heavily after 9/11.

WCCO-TV–02/23/2015

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