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4 Things To Know: B.B. King Passes Away, Bike To Work Day & More

From the passing of a legendary blues man to National Bike To Work Day, here are the four stories to know for Friday, May 15.

05/15/2015

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Freebies & Deals Offered Tax Day

The upside of Wednesday’s tax deadline is the freebies. Whether you owe money or you’re celebrating a return, ease your tax pain with these freebies and discounts.

04/14/2015

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4 Things To Know: High Winds Fuel Fires, McDonald’s Wages & More

These are the four things you need to know for Thursday, April 2.

04/02/2015

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Service Workers Intend To Strike On Tax Day Over Wages

A group of workers in the fast food, janitorial, and other service industries say they will strike in protest of low wages. The group, known by the name Fight for $15, said that they are planning to mobilize on Tax Day — April 15.

03/31/2015

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Some McDonald’s Locations To Serve Breakfast All Day

Ever rushed to get breakfast at McDonald’s before they switch the menu over to lunch? Someday, it might not be too late if you’re craving an Egg McMuffin for dinner.

03/30/2015

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Good Question: Why Isn’t Seafood Considered Meat?

Each Friday during Lent, Catholics are supposed to give up meat, so many turn to fish. That had Chuck from Clearwater wanting to know: Why is fish not considered meat? According to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, abstinence laws say meat is considered something that comes only from animals that live on land, like chicken, cows, sheep or pigs.

03/16/2015

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Good Question: What’s Wrong With Antibiotics In Our Food?

McDonald’s announced Wednesday that it will phase out its practice of using chickens raised with human antibiotics over the next two years.

03/04/2015

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McDonald’s Manager Fired After Teen’s Viral Meltdown

It’s video that’s gone viral, and it was shot inside a Twin Cities fast food restaurant. It shows a McDonald’s worker behind the counter having a complete meltdown. Cellphone video captured what happened late Saturday night inside the McDonald’s in St. Paul’s Midway Shopping Center.

02/10/2015

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Police Ask Woman With Kangaroo To Leave Wis. McDonald’s

A Beaver Dam police officer says he’s certain he’s never responded to a call like the one he handled recently at a McDonald’s restaurant. Officer Rich Dahl responded to an anonymous complaint from a customer about a woman who brought a kangaroo into McDonald’s. Dahl said Tuesday the woman had the baby kangaroo wrapped in a blanket and tucked in an infant car seat.

02/03/2015

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Viral Food Critic Tackles McDonald’s In Latest Review

The North Dakota food critic whose review of Olive Garden went viral in 2012 is back in the spotlight after she decided to review the McDonald’s restaurants in the area.

01/22/2015

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Mpls. Man Pleads Guilty In McDonald’s Parking Lot Shooting

A Minneapolis man plead guilty to attempted murder in a shooting that occurred in a McDonald’s parking lot in late August. Clarence James Dickens, 21, was charged with one count of second degree murder, one count of possession of an assault weapon and two counts of dangerous weapons drive by shooting.

12/17/2014

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Charges: Woman Smoked Meth At McDonald’s With Kid In Car

A Lino Lakes woman faces charges after police say she was seen smoking meth in a McDonald’s parking lot with a 14-year-old child in the car.

11/14/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 11-12-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to actor Martin Sheen and other highlights from Wednesday by clicking the LINK above.

11/12/2014

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Sheriff: Man, 32, Arrested For Chasing After 14-Year-Old Girls

Benton County officials say sheriff’s deputies arrested a 32-year-old man on Monday after he allegedly chased after two 14-year-old girls over the weekend.

10/15/2014

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Fast Food Workers Protest Wages At Mpls. McDonald’s

Fast food workers and union supporters briefly took over a Minneapolis McDonald’s restaurant Thursday. It was part of a nationwide protest in 150 cities by fast food workers demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage.

09/04/2014

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McDonald’s Manager Charged With Sexually Touching Employees

An assistant manager at a Lakeville McDonald’s has been charged with criminal sexual conduct after allegedly touching two employees – one of whom was under 18 – in inappropriate ways. According to the criminal complaint, Marco Antonio Arevalo-Santiago, 27, allegedly engaged in inappropriate conduct on four occasions with an under-aged male employee.

05/13/2014

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Man With Service Dog Sues Minneapolis McDonald’s

A Minnesota man is suing McDonald’s after he says a manager told him he wasn’t welcome with his service dog. Robert Mingo uses a wheelchair. His dog, a springer mix named Max, helps with everyday tasks. Mingo filed a discrimination lawsuit against the store.

04/24/2014

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Good Question: Why Isn’t Seafood Considered Meat?

Each Friday during Lent, Catholics are supposed to give up meat, so many turn to fish. That had Chuck from Clearwater wanting to know: Why is fish not considered meat? According to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, abstinence laws say meat is considered something that comes only from animals that live on land, like chicken, cows, sheep or pigs.

03/13/2014

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Minn. House Dems To Live Week On Minimum Wage

As Minnesota’s legislative session nears, one of the state’s minimum-wage champions has issued a challenge. Five House colleagues accepted Golden Valley Democrat Rep. Ryan Winkler’s invitation Tuesday to live for a week on the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.

02/18/2014

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Woman Abducted In Sartell, Assaulted, Released

Sartell Police are asking people to be on alert after a 56-year-old woman was kidnapped in a McDonald’s parking lot. It happened around 9:40 p.m. Wednesday night near Highway 15 and Stearns County Road 1. When the woman came out of the restaurant and got into her vehicle, a masked man was waiting for her. Police Chief Jim Hughes says the man asked for money and told the woman to drive.

02/13/2014

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Season Of Hope: A Reunion In Litchfield

On Monday nights throughout December, WCCO is going back to visit people whose stories touched us this past year. With generous support from our friends at Slumberland and Pandora Jewelry, it’s our hope to make Christmas unforgettable for these families. In this week’s “Season of Hope,” we go back to Litchfield High School. In April, we introduced you to two girls who invited boys from their special education program to senior prom.

12/09/2013

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Off Menu Items: See What You’re Missing Out On At Popular Restaurants

You may be missing out on some fabulous food simply because it’s nowhere to be found on the menu. We talked to several Twin Cities restaurants, coffee houses and fast food chains that all boast off-menu items.

11/26/2013

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McDonald’s Returns To MSP Airport

They’re lovin’ it — the “they,” in this case, being the travelers who demanded the return of McDonald’s to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. It may not sound like a big deal to some, but others say it’s been a super-sized issue.

09/26/2013

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Good Question: Who Has The Healthiest French Fries?

On Tuesday, Burger King released a healthier french fry: the Satisfry. The fast-food restaurant says it has 20 percent fewer calories and 25 percent percent less fat compared to regular fries. It’s made with a different batter so less oil is absorbed.

09/24/2013

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