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Hundreds ‘Come On Down’ For Price Is Right Contestant Search

Many were called and two will be chosen to hopefully hear their name called, to “come on down.” The rotunda at the Mall of America was the site Sunday for the “Price Is Right” contestant search.

07/19/2015

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‘Price Is Right’ Holds Contestant Search At MOA

Want to be on The Price Is Right? Then head over the Mall of America.

07/19/2015

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4 Things To Know: Ramadan Ends, Robot Hotels Begin

These are the four stories you need to know about from Friday, July 17. They include a shocking rampage in Tennessee, an eye-opening new hotel in Japan and a very important audition opportunity right here in the Twin Cities.

07/17/2015

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Crayola To Open Family Attraction At Mall Of America In 2016

The Mall of America will become even more colorful next year. Crayon maker Crayola said Thursday it will open its family attraction Crayola Experience at the Bloomington megamall in the summer of 2016.

07/16/2015

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Families Spending Less On Back-To-School Shopping

It’s the middle of July, but some families have already started their back-to-school shopping. Spending has grown 42 percent in the last decade. But this year, families plan to cut back.

07/15/2015

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Incentive, Scenery Drew Woody Harrelson’s ‘Wilson’ To Minnesota

A new Woody Harrelson movie is being shot in Minnesota. The film “Wilson”, starring Harrelson and Laura Dern, is based on a Daniel Clowes novel of the same name that is set in Oakland, California. Producers decided the film should be shot in the Twin Cities.

07/14/2015

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Somalis To Boycott MOA For Celebration In Stand With Black Lives Matter

Some in the Twin Cities Somali community are boycotting the Mall of America for their end of Ramadan celebration this week because of charges against Black Lives Matter protesters in connection to a rally held on one of the busiest shopping days of last year.

07/14/2015

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Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In Minnesota

Fun does not always equal spendy.

07/10/2015

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Minnesota Children’s Museum To Open ‘Pop-Up’ Space At MOA

The Minnesota Children’s Museum said Wednesday that it’s going to open a “pop-up” play space at Mall of America. Museum officials said the new storefront space will feature hands-on exhibits that help children develop important skills through play, much like the exhibits at their downtown St. Paul location.

07/08/2015

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Minnesota River Bridge Facelift Means Headache For Drivers

Drivers in the south metro are spending twice as long in traffic because of bridge work near Mall of America. For the first time in almost 30 years, the Highway 77 bridge over the Minnesota River is getting a facelift.

06/22/2015

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Good Question: Why Do We Spend Less Money On Father’s Day?

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans are expected to spend $13 billion on Father’s Day this year. It seems like a lot, but it is just a fraction of the $21 billion we were expected to spend on Mother’s Day.

06/16/2015

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Best Places To Buy Father’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

The range of Father’s Day gift ideas is immense at any of these locally owned and operated stores.

06/16/2015

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Mall Of America Confirms Free Wi-Fi System Coming By Holiday Season

A Mall of America representative confirmed Monday that the mall plans to have a free Wi-Fi system in time for the holiday season.

06/15/2015

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Mall Of America To Host ‘The Bachelor’ Casting Call

The Mall of America will host an open casting call for the hit reality TV show “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” on Saturday. All “Bachelor” fans are welcome to attend. But those who audition must be single and at least 21 years old.

06/12/2015

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Natalie & Mike Enter The Sumo Ring!

There are three world-champion sumo wrestlers doing live demonstrations and meeting fans Saturday at the Mall of America in Bloomington. These three champions weigh a combined 1,400 pounds!

05/30/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Friday eve and that means WCCO This Morning is Working for the Weekend.

05/28/2015

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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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