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Mall Of America To Hold Flute Marathon Concert

The sounds of the flute will resound in the Mall of America this weekend. The mall is holding a flute marathon concert on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Sears Court. The Upper Midwest Flute Association is hosting the concert, with proceeds benefiting a scholarship fund for young flutists.

01/30/2015

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Farmington Couple Charged In ‘American Girl’ Swindle

A Farmington couple face felony theft by swindle charges after buying discounted American Girl merchandise from an online retailer, then fraudulently returning the items at the Mall of American for a full refund. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says Jennifer Jo Cho, 37, and Henry Lim Cho, 34, returned over 134 items without a receipt to the American Girl store at the Mall of America – reaping $5,374 in the process.

01/22/2015

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10 Charged In MOA ‘Black Lives Matter’ Protest

The Bloomington City Attorney announced Wednesday that 10 people have been charged in connection with the “Black Lives Matter” protest at the Mall of America on Dec. 20, 2014.

01/14/2015

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Wander Minnesota: Ice Castles

It’s back. A couple of years ago, Ice Castles premiered a couple of years ago at the Mall of America, and now it’s making an appearance at Eden Prairie’s Miller Park.

01/12/2015

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Podcast Page: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee———–John Hines 1-8-15

Congrats to the new KLONDIKE KATE who talked with John Hines this morning. Click the link above to listen back to the interview.

01/08/2015

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Winter Fashion Is More High-Tech Than Ever

When it’s this cold outside, you have to protect yourself by wearing the right clothes and gear. But dressing for the weather is not what it used to be. It’s gotten a lot more high-tech. WCCO went shopping to see what you can find in stores these days. We hear a lot about dressing in layers and covering exposed skin.

01/07/2015

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Rainforest Café Uproots For More Temperate MOA Location

The fake trees and shrubbery of the Mall of America Rainforest Café will be felled later this month and replanted in mall’s canopy.

01/07/2015

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‘Black Lives Matter’ Group Hits Bloomington City Council Meeting

Members of the group “Black Lives Matter” showed up to a Bloomington City Council meeting Monday night, asking the city to stop pursuing criminal charges against them.

01/05/2015

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Ice Castle Planned For Eden Prairie’s Miller Park

A winter wonderland will soon be open to the public. Two years ago, Brent Christensen built an ice castle outside of Mall of America. This year it’s back, but at Miller Park in Eden Prairie.

12/27/2014

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Black Lives Matter Mpls. Urging Action to Prevent Charges

Black Lives Matter Minneapolis — the group involved in the Mall of America protest — has responded to the possibility of charges from Bloomington attorney Sandra Johnson.

12/23/2014

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Ask An Expert: 2014’s Trends With Staying Power

If you have ever agonized over what to wear or wondered whether your wardrobe is still in style, just ask Sara Rodgers. She has helped many clients gain confidence in dressing their best.

12/23/2014

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Charges Expected To Be Filed Against MOA Protest Organizers

In the next few days, the Bloomington City Attorney Sandra Johnson expects to file criminal charges against the organizers of Saturday’s protest at Mall of America.

12/22/2014

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‘Black Lives Matter’ Protest Brings Thousands To MOA; Some Shops Locked Down

Despite warnings of arrest, a group protesting the recent deaths of black men by police say they will show up to Mall of America Saturday.

12/20/2014

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2,500 ‘Black Lives Matter’ Protesters Expected At MOA

More than 2,500 people are expected to protest inside the Mall of America’s main rotunda Saturday afternoon. However, mall officials and the city of Bloomington are asking them not to–for safety reasons–and because it’s considered trespassing.

12/19/2014

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‘Black Lives Matter’ Group Planning Protest At MOA Saturday

A protest is in the works that could potentially disrupt a busy final holiday shopping weekend at Mall of America. It’s part of the national “Black Lives Matter” movement in response to recent police shootings of unarmed black men, including Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

12/18/2014

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Podcast: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 12-12-14

12 shopping days left! Click the link above to hear about some great TECH GIFTS by heading to Dave’s PODCAST PAGE!

12/12/2014

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Podcast Page: 11-28-14 The WCCO Morning With Dave Lee-BLACK FRIDAY!

A Black Friday special on the WCCO Morning News wIth Dave Lee…Click the link above.

11/28/2014

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‘Gray Thursday’ Makes For Smoother Black Friday Shopping

The Mall Of America was open overnight for the Black Friday shopping rush.

11/28/2014

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CBS Radio Joins MOA, Nickelodeon Universe In ‘Ride For A Cause’

CBS Radio Minneapolis and Mall of America are inviting shoppers to ‘ride for a cause’ this Thanksgiving holiday. Families are invited to Nickelodeon Universe, located in the center of the mall, to enjoy unlimited rides from 6 p.m. until midnight for a $10 donation.

11/26/2014

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Survey: Minnesotans To Spend More Than $800 Per Household This Holiday

A widely regarded survey of Twin Cities consumers says we’ll be spending more this holiday season. The University of St. Thomas survey says holiday shoppers will spend on average about $868 per household.

11/19/2014

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WCCO Radio Raises More Than $273K For Union Gospel Mission

The team at WCCO Radio 830 AM had a record day Tuesday, raising money at the Mall of America for the Union Gospel Mission. Last year, must more than $200,000 was raised to help provide meals for struggling families in the Twin Cities.

11/19/2014

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11-18-14 HUNGER MISSION 2014! Dave Lee And Friends

Just a few of the highlights from another special morning at the Mall Of America……raising money for a great organization!

11/18/2014

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Finding Minnesota: The Art Of Michael Birawer

We all have different perceptions of how a place looks and feels. Through the whimsical art of Michael Birawer, Minnesota has a decidedly fun look and feel. “Our eyes are more used to seeing things in 90-degree angles and straight lines,” Birawer said. “What I want to offer is just another perspective of that, another impression of how we look at things.”

11/16/2014

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