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5 Cheap Spring Break Getaways In America

There’s no time to waste if you’re planning an affordable spring break vacation with your friends.

03/11/2015

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Podcast Page-1-2-15 John Hines Fills In For DAVE LEE On WCCO RADIO!

A Citrus Bowl recap on Friday, with John Hines in for Dave Lee. Click the link above to head to the PODCAST PAGE.

01/02/2015

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Mizzou Tops Gophers In Citrus Bowl, 33-17

Marcus Murphy ran for 159 yards, Russell Hansbrough added 114 yards and a touchdown and No. 16 Missouri beat Minnesota 33-17 on Thursday in the Citrus Bowl. Missouri (11-3) won its third straight bowl game to reach 11 victories for the fourth time in school history.

01/01/2015

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PODCAST PAGE: 1-1-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Happy New Year from Dave Lee and the gang……Listen back to highlights of his show that came live to you today from ORLANDO, FL. Click the link above for highlights of the show.

01/01/2015

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Gophers Spend New Year’s Eve Prepping For Citrus Bowl

The preparations started last week as the Gopher football team departed for a date in Orlando, and a bit of a mission.

12/31/2014

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Mizzou, Minnesota Primed For Citrus Bowl Matchup

At Minnesota, fourth-year coach Jerry Kill and the Golden Gophers (8-4) are celebrating a return to a New Year’s Day bowl for the first time since 1962.

12/31/2014

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Gophers Head To Florida For Citrus Bowl

The countdown to touchdown is officially underway as the Minnesota Gophers take off for Florida Thursday to play in the Citrus Bowl. They face number 16-ranked Missouri. The two teams square off on New Year’s Day at noon on national television. The coaches and players arrived on campus around 8:30 a.m. with their luggage in tow.

12/25/2014

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Gophers Fans Getting More Flights To Citrus Bowl

There is a lot of excitement over the University of Minnesota’s football team’s upcoming appearance at the Citrus Bowl — so much so that there’s a shortage of flights to Florida.

12/18/2014

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Gophers Fans Line Up Early For Citrus Bowl Tickets

There were customers in line when the University of Minnesota athletic ticket office opened for business Monday. They were there to buy tickets to the Gopher football team’s upcoming bowl game.

12/08/2014

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Best U.S. Family-Friendly Destinations

There are many family-friendly destinations in the United States that really know how to treat families like royalty. Here are just a few that keep families in mind.

06/04/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Best Budget Vacation Destinations

Check out these top five vacation destinations in the U.S. for those on a budget.

04/08/2014

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Cunningham Rejoins Timberwolves After Arrest

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham rejoined the team on Saturday, two days after he was arrested and later charged with felony domestic assault for allegedly choking his girlfriend during an argument.

04/05/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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Best Places In America For A Tropical Christmas

Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.

12/10/2013

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Spirit Airlines Adds Service To 4 New Cities From MSP

Minneapolis travelers looking for a cheap trip now have four more cities to choose from through Spirit Airlines. On Thursday, Spirit Airlines announced nonstop seasonal service between Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Los Angeles (LAX), Orlando (MCO), Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) and Tampa (TPA).

11/07/2013

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

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Love Carries Wolves Past Magic, 120-115

Kevin Love had 31 points and 17 rebounds and hit the game-tying 3-pointer with 10.2 seconds left to force overtime in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 120-115 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.

10/30/2013

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Spirit Airlines Adds 4 Non-Stop Flights From Twin Cities

It just got a little easier to fly non-stop from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to at least four cities. In the process, it got a little cheaper too. Officials with Spirit Airlines announced Monday they’re providing non-stop service to four more cities across America, starting in early November.

08/19/2013

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Bloomington Student Wins National Chess Tournament

David Floeder, a student at Olson Middle School in Bloomington, won the National K-12 U.S. Chess Federation Championship in Orlanda, Fla., last month.

01/07/2013

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Obama Phones Minn. Residents, Talks Fiscal Cliff

President Barack Obama is ramping up efforts to force Congress to make a deal.

12/12/2012

Fathers Day Activities

Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

06/07/2012

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Wolves’ Derrick Williams Getting Set For Dunk Contest

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Derrick Williams will participate in the slam dunk contest Saturday night as part of the NBA All-Star weekend. He’s got a plan, and he’s keeping it close to the vest.

02/25/2012

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Timberwolves Well-Represented At All-Star Weekend

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ improvement on the court is coming with a nice little side benefit. The franchise is well-represented at this weekend’s All-Star festivities in Orlando, Fla.

02/25/2012

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Cain Wins Early Florida Test Vote

Herman Cain won an early test vote in Florida that lacked most of the leading candidates’ participation.

09/24/2011

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