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Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle – Heartland Democracy

“Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle” looks into the lives of the Somali population in Minnesota. In the second part of this series, WCCO’s Susie Jones takes a look at a program called “Heartland Democracy.”

06/04/2015

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Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle – How Young Men Are Recruited To Terror

“Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle” looks into the lives of the Somali population in Minnesota. In the second part of this series, WCCO’s Edgar Linares takes a look at how young men are being recruited.

06/03/2015

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Home Grown: The Somali Struggle – How Somalis Are Integrating Into American Culture

When Somali migration began in the 1990s, there were three places they went: The United Arab Emirates, South Africa and the United States. Cawo Abdi, a Somali sociology professor at the University of Minnesota, says the U.S. is the most coveted of all the places.

06/02/2015

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Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle – How Somalians First Came To Minnesota

“Home Grown, the Somali-American Struggle,” looks into the lives of the Somali population in Minnesota. In the first part of this series, WCCO’s Al Schoch tells us who these people are and what they left behind in their homeland.

06/01/2015

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Pool Safety Advocates Say More Should Have Been Done To Prevent Tragedy In St. Paul

There are still a lot of questions surrounding the near drowning of two young children in St. Paul. One of the two boys rescued Monday from an abandoned pool outside an apartment in St Paul is still in critical condition.

05/26/2015

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Benefit Held For Fmr. Mpls. Police Spokesman In The Fight of His Life

A benefit is being held Monday for a Minneapolis cop who’s in the fight of his life. Jesse Garcia is battling Stage 4 cancer that started in his stomach and has spread to his liver and the bones around his chest cavity.

05/25/2015

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Nigerians Living In Minn. Pray For Safe Return Of Abducted School Girls

The search continues for the nearly 300 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram almost a month ago in Nigeria. Dr. Kehinde Odusote said her reaction to the news at first was disbelief. “Nobody expected that wanting to have an education would lead young girls to find themselves in this situation,” Odusote said.

05/16/2014

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Broadcast Journalist (Full Time)

CBS Radio Minneapolis’s WCCO-AM, is searching for an experienced Broadcast Journalist. Primary duties and responsibilities include: conceptualizing, editing and producing stories for on-air, online & digital media platforms; reporting in the field and anchoring; developing and maintaining local contacts.

02/12/2014

Bruce Hagevik

After 39 Years, Bruce Hagevik Retires From WCCO

Bruce Hagevik never expected to become a news reporter — just a radio announcer.

03/14/2012

Michele Tafoya

Michele Tafoya Ending Show On WCCO Radio

WCCO Radio afternoon drive host Michele Tafoya announced that she’s ending her show. Tafoya, who also works for NBC Sports, says she wants to spend more time with her family.

01/24/2012

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Bob Shomper Named New WCCO Radio Program Director

WCCO-AM has named Bob Shomper Program Director of the station, it was announced today. Shomper has a long and respected career in radio and broadcasting and has received numerous industry awards, including being named one of America’s Top Programmers by Radio Ink Magazine.

05/04/2011

CharlieBoone

Charlie Boone To Retire From News Radio 830 WCCO

A long-time voice of the Twin Cities and legendary radio personality is retiring from News Radio 830 WCCO.

12/10/2010