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Minnesota-Based Child Care Co. Strives To Make Kids Healthier

First Lady Michelle Obama called on private businesses to do their part in her fight against childhood obesity, and 150 of them are answering her call. A Minnesota-based child care company is one of them, and they are seeing results.

06/02/2015

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4 Things To Know: Terror Suspects Due In Court, Wild’s Loss & More

From terror suspects due in court to Minnesota Wild’s epic loss, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, April 23.

04/23/2015

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4 Things To Know: US Debt Limit, Robert Durst’s Arrest & More

These are the four stories you need to know about from Monday, March 16, 2015.

03/16/2015

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Minn. Woman Sits With First Lady At State Of The Union

A Twin Cities woman was President Obama’s guest at the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Rebekah Erler wrote the president last year about how tough the economy has been on her family.

01/20/2015

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Minnesota Woman To Be In First Lady Box During Obama Speech

A Minnesota woman who was highlighted last summer by President Barack Obama is getting another turn in the spotlight.

01/19/2015

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Minn. Democrats Hope A Visit From Clinton Will Help Poll Numbers

Upbeat music played while Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered an upbeat message to a crowd of 2,000 at St. Paul’s Macalester College Thursday. “I’m still feeling that grandmother glow,” Clinton said. The new grandma touted Minnesota’s economic recovery as a model for all states.

10/23/2014

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First Lady Rallies Voters In Minneapolis

Election Day is just two weeks away, and Minnesota Democrats are getting support from some of the most popular national campaigners. First Lady Michelle Obama was the main attraction at an energetic get-out-the-vote rally at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis. This was the first of three high-profile Democrats to be stumping the state for Minnesota Democratic candidates this week.

10/21/2014

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VP Biden Coming To Minnesota Next Week

The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Minnesota next week.

10/17/2014

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Michelle Obama To Campaign In North Minneapolis

Details have been released about first lady Michelle Obama’s plans to campaign in Minnesota next week for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken. The Minnesota DFL Party announced that Mrs. Obama would appear at a get-out-the-vote rally on Tuesday at Patrick Henry High School in north Minneapolis.

10/16/2014

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First Lady Michelle Obama To Campaign In Minnesota

First lady Michelle Obama has plans to campaign in Minnesota next week for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken. The Minnesota DFL Party announced that Mrs. Obama would appear at a Minneapolis get-out-the-vote rally on Tuesday. Further details weren’t released.

10/15/2014

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Michelle Obama Rallies Young Voters In Wisconsin

First lady Michelle Obama is rallying young voters in Wisconsin’s governor’s race, saying if they show up to vote Republican Gov. Scott Walker can be defeated. Obama appeared at a rally Tuesday near the University of Wisconsin campus before heading south to rally for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn at the University of Illinois.

10/07/2014

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Gov. Chris Christie Campaigning In Minnesota, Wisconsin

Republican Jeff Johnson’s campaign for governor is about to get a boost from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie, who is also chairman of the Republican Governors Association, will be in Minnesota on Oct. 13 to campaign for Johnson.

09/29/2014

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37th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Announced

Continuing a longstanding tradition, CBS will broadcast The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.

09/04/2014

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Rep. Kline Calls Russian Behavior ‘Way Beyond The Pale’

U.S. Rep. John Kline talked about the Malaysian Airlines disaster, school lunches and more with Esme Murphy on WCCO Sunday Morning.

07/20/2014

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Proposal Could Ban Junk Food, Soda Ads In Schools

Schools across the country may soon see the end of ads for junk food and soda. At the White House Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Agriculture Secretary rolled out a new proposal.

02/25/2014

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Good Question: Why Do White House State Dinners Cost So Much?

On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted French President François Hollande for an official state dinner at the White House.

02/11/2014

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Minimum Wage Debate Ramps Up Before 2014 Session

President Barack Obama shed a national spotlight on Minnesota Tuesday night when he praised a Minneapolis business owner during his State of the Union speech.

01/29/2014

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Minn. Woman To Be Michelle Obama’s Guest At SOTU

A recent University of Minnesota graduate has been invited to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address this week.

02/11/2013

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Opinion: Jamie Foxx’s Obama Is Our Lord And Savior Remark Is Ridiculous And Disturbing

No one can equate to God. And, it’s about time someone stood up to Jamie Foxx and his ilk to teach them that – or at least try to teach them that.

11/27/2012

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Mistral Raymond Overcoming Tragedy To Reach NFL Stardom

Mistral Raymond’s life could have taken a turn for the worse, if not for his grandmother and football. The second-year safety endured tragedy during college. Now, this season an ankle injury has tested his mental fortitude.

11/13/2012

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Clinton, Michelle Obama Make Early Voting Push In Wis.

Former President Bill Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama traveled across Wisconsin on Friday, as both Democrats and Republicans made a push to get supporters to the polls with the start of early in-person voting next week.

10/19/2012

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Opinion: Romney Gives Obama Debate Trouncing As Anniversary Gift

While Michelle Obama was complaining to the media that yesterday wasn’t much of a 20th anniversary for her and her husband, Mitt Romney was planning his anniversary gift to be presented on the national stage – a slam dunk performance in the first presidential debate against the basketball-loving president.

10/04/2012

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Opinion: Obama Says He Is Bored With Debate Prep, Really He’s Afraid To Defend His Failed Record

Preparing for this debate has got to be the most depressing thing Obama has ever done. He must be staring at facts and figures that he can hardly believe – and then realize he has to defend them come Wednesday night – with his biggest critic, Mitt Romney – and the nation – staring at him. It’s going to be terrible for Obama.

10/02/2012

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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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Michelle Obama To Visit Appleton Friday

More details are emerging about Michelle Obama’s return trip to Wisconsin this week. The Obama campaign say the first lady will speak to grassroots supporters at Lawrence University in Appleton Friday.

09/24/2012

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