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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

Off The Menu Items

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

French Fries

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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Cops: Bloomington McDonald’s Robbed At Gunpoint

Bloomington police are investigating after an early Saturday morning robbery at a McDonald’s. The incident took place at 3:30 a.m. on Nicollet Avenue as police said a man walked in, showed a gun and forced employees into the kitchen area.

09/21/2013

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Police Investigating Robbery At Plymouth McDonald’s

Police in Plymouth are looking for three masked individuals who pulled off an early morning robbery at McDonald’s. Authorities said the incident happened early Wednesday morning at the McDonald’s restaurant on the 2700 block of Annapolis Circle North, which is near Interstate 494 and Highway 55 in Plymouth.

09/04/2013

Fast Food

NEWSCLICK: Fast Food Workers Get Pay Raise?

News Click: $15 an hour too much?

08/01/2013

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MN Dairy Farmers Adjust To Declining Milk Consumption

Janet and John Bremer are dairy farmers in Hastings, and have seen a lot of changes over the years. “When my in-laws first began this farm, there was only three cows — we now milk 128 every morning and every night,” Bremer said. The couple said they understand the decline.

07/24/2013

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A Prom To Remember: McDonald’s And 2 Special Dates

The dress, dinner and dance may not be as fun on prom night without the perfect date.

04/30/2013

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Police Seek Suspect In Robbery Of Buffalo McDonald’s

Police in Buffalo said they are looking for a suspect after the McDonald’s restaurant in Buffalo was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night.

04/25/2013

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Good Question: How Much Fish Do Americans Eat During Lent?

It is the time of year when people line up on Friday nights to get a fried piece of white fish.

02/19/2013

Woman Gets 10 Years For Role In McDonald’s Robbery

A Rochester woman was sentenced Wednesday to more than 10 years in prison for helping an armed robbery of a McDonald’s in June of 2011, the Justice Department said.

02/06/2013

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