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Dayton Declares State Of Emergency Amid Flooding

The Mankato area was hit hard by flash flooding Wednesday morning, and on Thursday morning the Twin Cities was getting its turn. Thunderstorms with lightning and very heavy rain raced through the metro early Thursday morning, flooding roads and causing traffic problems.

06/19/2014

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Mall Of America Hosts Naturalization Ceremony

More than 100 adults and children are now U.S. citizens after a naturalization ceremony at the Mall of America. It was part of the Government on Display Expo, the largest government event ever inside an American mall.

06/14/2014

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Best Activities To Celebrate Father’s Day In Minnesota

Treat dear old dad to a day out! This June 15th, celebrate him with one of these picks for a great Father’s Day activity in Minnesota.

06/06/2014

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‘The Beatles’ Exhibit Coming To Mall Of America

The legacy left by The Beatles is living on right in the heart of the Twin Cities starting this week and hanging around for most of the summer. Officials announced Tuesday that “The Beatles!,” a traveling exhibition put together by the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, will be making a stop at the Mall of America this summer.

06/03/2014

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‘Claws’ Exhibit At Sea Life Aquarium Starts This Month

The Sea Life Aquarium at the Mall of America has a new exhibit opening this month. It’s called “Claws,” and we went inside to get a look at what’s to come. The exhibit will feature a variety of different crabs, everything from smaller crabs to larger species.

06/02/2014

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Good Question: How Often Should We Wash Jeans?

Every man, woman and child seems to have a favorite pair of blue jeans. But how often you wash them, or “warsh” them like our grandmothers used to say, is up for debate.

05/22/2014

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Plenty Of Projects Will Transform Twin Cities For Super Bowl 2018

If Super Bowl fans wander around the Twin Cities in 2018 thinking “everything looks so new around here,” there’s a good reason. Much of what they see will be.

05/21/2014

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MOA’s New ‘Star Trek’ Exhibit Boldly Goes, Etc.

The Mall of America is ready to help Twin Cities residents and visitors alike boldly go where no man has gone before. The mall is unveiling “Star Trek: The Exhibition” this Friday, and Edward Moody was there Wednesday morning to make a fresh notation in his captain’s log.

05/14/2014

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Mall Of America To Feature Minnesota Photos

The Mall of America will feature more than 200 photos of Minnesota in the “Capture Minnesota” photography exhibit. The exhibit opens Friday in the Bloomington mall’s rotunda and runs through Sunday.

05/14/2014

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50K Attend Race For The Cure On Mother’s Day

Today is the day we celebrate all of the mothers in our lives. And that’s one reason why thousands of people are at Mall of America Sunday morning.

05/11/2014

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Star Trek Exhibition Coming To Mall of America

Fans of “Star Trek” will be out of this world when “Star Trek: The Exhibition” opens at the Mall of America. The exhibit opens a six-month run at the Bloomington megamall on Friday. Visitors can view one of the largest collections of “Star Trek” artifacts and information on public display.

05/10/2014

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Laura Sobiech Pens Book On Son’s Battle With Cancer

One year ago this month, Zach Sobiech’s “Clouds” was the No. 1 song on the iTunes chart. “Clouds” was released in December 2012, six months after doctors told Sobiech he had less than a year to live.

05/01/2014

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MOA Shoppers Can Soon Zip Line Across The Mall

If walking across the massive Mall of America in Bloomington is too strenuous for you, no need to worry, a new zip line can help you get moving. Crews at MOA are installing two zip lines the stretches across Nickelodeon Universe. The zip line starts 55 feet up above the Dutchman’s Deck ropes course.

04/30/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 4-30-14

CLICK THE LINK ABOVE to hear reaction to the verdict in the Byron Smith Trial and other notable highlights from today’s show with Dave Lee.

04/30/2014

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Robots Battle At Mall of America

It’s machine vs. machine when the Midwest Robotics League returns to the Mall of America for its 2014 regional competition this weekend. The completion features 15-pound robots battling each other in an arena in three-minute matches.

04/26/2014

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Trending Now: Weekend Fun, Happy Hour & Frozen Thriller

It is time to see what’s Trending Now on ‘CCO. And who knows more about what’s going on around town and around the country than Jason Matheson. LOCALLY Trending Now: Weekend fun ideas! Details: We’ve […]

04/25/2014

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Curiocity: Q&A With Ingrid Michaelson

You’ve most likely heard her songs on hit TV shows like “Grey’s Anatomy” or providing the soundtrack to models dancing in Old Navy commercials. But if that’s your only exposure to Ingrid Michaelson’s music, you’re certainly missing out.

04/22/2014

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MOA To Host Vikings Cheerleader Final Auditions

The Mall of America will host final auditions for the 2014 squad of Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders. Fifty-four finalists are scheduled to compete Tuesday night in the mall’s rotunda, from 7-9:30 p.m.

04/22/2014

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Good Question: What Happens To All The Trash At The Mall Of America?

Every year, 42 million people visit the more than 500 stores and restaurants at the Mall of America. Ultimately, that translates into an annual average about 10,000 tons of trash — or about 28 tons per day.

04/17/2014

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Charges: Comedian Sexually Assaulted Bar Employee After Show

A 40-year-old California man is accused of sexually assaulting an adult woman who worked at a Mall of America comedy club where he performed, according to charges filed Friday in Hennepin County Court.

03/21/2014

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Officials Break Ground On Mall Of America Expansion Project

Twin Cities leaders are breaking ground Tuesday on a project that will nearly double the size of Mall of America. MOA officials said when the project is done, you can expect a multi-level complex that will connect to the existing mall on all four levels.

03/18/2014

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Minnesota’s Best Attractions For Kids

Summer break? Holiday off from school? Weekend excursion? These kid-friendly hotspots are sure to make the little ones smile.

03/15/2014

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Spring Break Ideas For Kids: CSI At The Mall Of America

You don’t need to leave Minnesota to find excitement, especially when CSI comes to Mall of America. It’s a new entertainment feature where you can use the tools they provide to uncover a murder mystery.

03/13/2014

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Hard Rock Cafe Announces Official Plans For MOA

After being away for the last three years, Hard Rock Cafe is officially coming back to the Twin Cities. A press release on Tuesday announced the restaurant’s new Mall of America location, set to open during the summer of 2014.

03/11/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Minnesota For Spring Break

Minnesota is not usually first on the list for spring break, but it should be. This article will show you why.

03/08/2014

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