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For Vikings Lineman, Hurricane Katrina Remains A Vivid Memory

As Saturday approaches, marking the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in and around New Orleans, Isame Faciane’s memories of what happened that day are still vivid, and continue to impact him a decade later.

08/25/2015

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A Food Lover’s Guide To New Orleans

One of the best parts about going on vacation is being able to sample new cuisine options and trying food that you may not have back home. This is one of the reasons why many food lovers make plans to visit the New Orleans area.

08/18/2015

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A Music Lover’s Guide To The South

Guide to five of the most important cities to visit in the South for music lovers

08/07/2015

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Ex-NFL Player Sharper Pleads Guilty To Rape In Louisiana

Former New Orleans Saints player Darren Sharper pleaded guilty Monday to rape in a Louisiana drug-and-sexual-assault case, completing a series of pleas in four states that will see him serve at least nine years in prison.

06/15/2015

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5 Must-See New Orleans Sites

There are so many things to see and do in the New Orleans area, but only a handful are sights you do not want to miss seeing.

06/02/2015

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Best Waterfront Destinations In The US

Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.

04/22/2015

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Thunder Beat Timberwolves, 138-113, But Still Miss Playoffs

Russell Westbrook went out with a bang.

Westbrook scored 37 points in Oklahoma City’s 138-113 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night that was rendered moot by New Orleans’ playoff-clinching in over San Antonio.

04/15/2015

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5,200-Mile Canoe Journey To Arctic Reaches Twin Cities

Four young men from St. Cloud — along with two of their friends — are taking a spring break trip that’s hard to fathom. Theirs is a nine-month journey that will wind through 10 states and five Canadian provinces.

04/06/2015

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Fmr. Viking’s Drug, Sexual Assault Case Moves To New Orleans

Once a football hero celebrated in New Orleans for his role in the Saints’ Super Bowl season, Darren Sharper is returning to the city in disgrace to complete plea deals on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women. He has resolved similar charges with pleas in Las Vegas and Arizona and a no-contest plea in Los Angeles under a multi-jurisdictional plea deal announced last month.

04/04/2015

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Davis Leads Pelicans Past Sinking Timberwolves 110-88

Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-88 on Sunday.

03/29/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Sazerac

Every Saturday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he heads back to Lyn 65 in Richfield for a drink that provides a taste of “The Big Easy.”

03/28/2015

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Best Romantic Springtime Destinations In The US

Springtime is one of the best times of the year to visit a romantic destination in America.

03/18/2015

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America’s Best LGBT Vacation Destinations

Make plans to enjoy a vacation at some of the most gay-friendly destinations in America. All of these cities offer plenty of things to do, places to eat and opportunities to show your pride.

01/20/2015

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Vikings List Greenway As Doubtful With Broken Ribs

Linebacker Chad Greenway has been listed as doubtful by the Minnesota Vikings to play Sunday, with his broken ribs still healing.

10/10/2014

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Vikings Send Cassel, Rudolph To See Specialists

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is scheduled to see a specialist about a muscle injury that forced him out of the game at New Orleans.

09/22/2014

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Saints Get First Win Of Season, 20-9 Over Vikings

Drew Brees passed for 293 yards and two touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints won for the first time this season, 20-9 over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

09/21/2014

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Vikings QB Cassel Breaks Foot, Bridgewater In

The Minnesota Vikings say starting quarterback Matt Cassel has an injured toe and that his return to Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints is questionable.

09/21/2014

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Floyd, Greenway, Rudolph Active For Vikings

Minnesota defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, linebacker Chad Greenway and tight end Kyle Rudolph are all active for Sunday’s game against New Orleans after the three starters had been listed as questionable on Friday’s injury report.

09/21/2014

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With Peterson Out Of The Picture, Vikings Look For Weapons

The Vikings’ next big challenge isn’t New Orleans as much as learning to play without All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson.

09/18/2014

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AP Will Play Sunday, Releases Statement On Incident

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday morning that running back Adrian Peterson will practice this week and play Sunday at New Orleans. Hours later, Peterson issued a statement on the incident, opening up about the child abuse allegations for the first time.

09/15/2014

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New On CBS Primetime, ‘NCIS: New Orleans’

“NCIS: New Orleans” is a drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in New Orleans.

09/10/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-20-14

Miss something from today’s broadcast? Click the link above to head to the PODCAST PAGE….

05/20/2014

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Owners To Decide Tuesday On 2018 Super Bowl Site

The Big Easy, Naptown or the Twin Cities. That’s the choice facing NFL owners when they vote Tuesday on the site of the 2018 Super Bowl, choosing among New Orleans, Indianapolis and Minneapolis. Each city has hosted the big game, albeit just once for Indy and Minny.

05/19/2014

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Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.

05/13/2014

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