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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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Ice Castle To Open In Eden Prairie This Winter

A shimmering ice castle creation is returning to Minnesota this winter. Crews have spent the past few weeks preparing the site of the acre-sized icy palace in Eden Prairie’s Miller Park. On Monday they expect to turn on the water, and the ice will start going up.

11/15/2014

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L.L.Bean Opens Retail Store In Mall Of America

L.L.Bean customers in Minnesota no longer need to shop online for the popular outdoor gear.

11/14/2014

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A New CEO For The Super Bowl In Minnesota

From the Mall of America, to the Super Bowl. Marketing executive Maureen Bausch has been named to lead the effort to bring the big event to the Twin Cities. She said they’ll plan for all kinds of weather conditions.

11/13/2014

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Local Principals Zip Line To The Max At Mall Of America

Local principals are trading in their suits for costumes and getting suited up to zipline–all for charity.

11/13/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 11-7-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to Mayor Betsy Hodges and other highlights from Friday with Dave Lee….click the link above

11/07/2014

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MOA’s Santaland Gets New Look For Holiday Season

Thanks to some help from a local 3-D design company, Mall of America’s Santaland is getting a huge makeover. Tivoli-Too has been around since the 1980’s and now you can find their work all over the mall.

11/01/2014

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Glow Crazy For Halloween At The MOA

Glow crazy this Halloween at Mall of America! Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America is hosting the Blackout Experience again this year. The event includes black lighting, unlit rides, fog, a live DJ and costume parties.

10/25/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Halloween is still a week away, but there are plenty of spooky events taking place around the Twin Cities this weekend.

10/23/2014

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Hard Rock Cafe To Celebrate Grand Opening At MOA

Morris Day and The Time will celebrate the grand opening of the new Hard Rock Cafe at the Mall of America. The Minneapolis-born Day and his funk and dance-pop band known for “The Bird” will perform for the media and contest winners Wednesday night.

10/18/2014

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Open Casting Call For Sixth Season Of ‘Great Norway Adventure’

Do you have a little Norwegian blood? And have you always wanted to visit the Scandinavian kingdom full of fjords and mountains? Well, this might be your chance.

10/07/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Ali Kaplan

A lot of us now shop online. But the Twin Cities are on the map for a lot of consumers because of Mall of America. And there’s one woman who has shopped every square inch of it, providing tips and insider info. But you probably will never guess how she got her start on the shopping beat.

10/07/2014

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Stores Have Trouble Keeping Bridgewater Jerseys On The Shelves

Teddy Bridgewater is the player on everyone’s minds, and now, on everyone’s jerseys. The latest fan favorite was hard to keep in stock before Thursday’s Vikings-Packers game. “Not in my size, otherwise I would’ve got one.” Chad Mostrom said. “I have to call back tomorrow.”

10/02/2014

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Aquarium In Mall Of America Getting $2 Million Expansion

Sea Life Minnesota, the aquarium inside the Mall of America, is getting its biggest expansion since opening.

10/01/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Thursday, that means the WCCO Morning Show team is looking at fun things to do this weekend. We’re looking at a #Top10WxDay, and there’s a little of everything for you this week, from family fun to fun for the adults. Here are a few ideas worth thinking about.

09/25/2014

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400 Bar Won’t Open At Mall Of America

A popular music venue appears to have shuttered for good. The 400 Bar was set to open at the Mall of America after its original location on the University of Minnesota’s West Bank closed earlier this year. Photos show an eviction notice on the door of the 400 Bar.

09/24/2014

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