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Podcast Page: 1-15-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee!

Listen to the Oscar nominations as they are announced, plus shocking news on Target. All on the PODCAST PAGE for Dave Lee. Click the link above to head there.

01/15/2015

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Podcast Page! 1-14-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

A hump day version of the WCCO Morning News. Click the link above to hear the highlights.

01/14/2015

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PODCAST PAGE: 1-13-15 Dave Lee-The WCCO Morning News

A bitterly cold Tuesday morning on the Morning News With Dave Lee….Click the Link Above to listen back to your favorite segments.

01/13/2015

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Democrats Say Walker Distracted By Presidential Ambitions

Republican Gov. Scott Walker is distracted by his exploration of a presidential run, top Wisconsin Democrats complained Monday, noting that he’s speaking at political events in Iowa and California this month when they say he should be focused on solving the state’s $2.2 billion budget shortfall.

01/12/2015

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Dayton Pushes For Gas-Tax To Raise Money For Road Repairs

Gov. Mark Dayton blasted the new Republican Majority in the Minnesota House Friday for what he calls a “phony” transportation plan. Republicans yesterday unveiled a “no new taxes” plan to fix roads and bridges, but Dayton called it “fantasy.”

01/09/2015

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Podcast Page: 1-7-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee-John Hines In…..

Many metro school districts closed their doors today due to severe windchill….

01/07/2015

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PODCAST PAGE: 1-6-15 John Hines For Dave Lee!

New Speaker of The House Kurt Daudt and Sarah Shahi join John Hines….click the link above to head to the Podcast Page….

01/07/2015

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Things To Know As Lawmakers Return

An altered power structure, new faces, old fights and an unrecognizable Capitol building will shape the Legislature’s 2015 session.

01/04/2015

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LEGISLATURE ’15: Budget, Bridges, Booze And More

The strike of a gavel Tuesday will start Minnesota’s Legislative session, a marathon of bills, amendments, debate and disagreements that will run into the spring. Here’s a taste of what may be brewing at the Capitol this year.

01/03/2015

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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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Beyond Marriage, Challenges Ahead For Gay Rights Groups

Even as same-sex marriage edges closer to becoming legal nationwide, gay rights advocates face other challenges in 2015 that may not bring quick victories. In Congress, for example, liberal Democrats plan to introduce civil rights bills in the House and Senate that would outlaw a broad range of discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people.

01/01/2015

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Independence Party Demoted To Minor-Party Status In MN

The Independence Party is less mighty in the eyes of the state of Minnesota. The secretary of state’s office formally informed the party’s leader in a letter Tuesday that it has been downgraded from major- to minor-party status.

12/31/2014

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Being Uninsured In America Will Cost You More

Being uninsured in America will cost you more in 2015. It’s the first year all taxpayers have to report to the Internal Revenue Service whether they had health insurance for the previous year, as required under President Barack Obama’s law. Those who were uninsured face fines, unless they qualify for one of about 30 exemptions, most of which involve financial hardships.

12/29/2014

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Podcast: 12-23-14 John Hines For Dave Lee-Merry Christmas!

John Hines pinch hits for Dave Lee on Tuesday….Click the link above to hear something you may have missed.

12/23/2014

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PODCAST-12-22-14-The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee!

Dave Lee’s final show before Christmas….Click the link above to hear about future plans for the MN Lottery and more highlights from Monday.

12/22/2014

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Podcast Page: 12-16-14 Dave Lee

The Old Dutch Team of the week is a very special one….listen to the podcast by clicking the link ABOVE!

12/16/2014

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Podcast Page: Dave Lee 12-15-14

Monday Fun Day with Dave and Santa Claus. Click the link above to listen.

12/15/2014

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Minnesota House Puts Out Call For Top Cop

The next chief sergeant-at-arms of the Minnesota House will have something most recent predecessors lacked: A law enforcement background.

12/14/2014

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Podcast: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 12-12-14

12 shopping days left! Click the link above to hear about some great TECH GIFTS by heading to Dave’s PODCAST PAGE!

12/12/2014

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PODCAST PAGE-12-11-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Check out THAD A CLAUS and other highlights from Thursday’s show…Click the link above to head to Dave’s PODCAST PAGE.

12/11/2014

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Podcast Page: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 12-10-14

Congresswoman Bachmann talks to Dave Lee…..listen to that interview and other highlights by clicking the link above.

12/10/2014

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Podcast Page: 12-9-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee-John Hines Hosting

John Hines fills in for Dave Lee….and finds out about the 50th Anniversary of Rudolph….click the link above to head to the PODCAST PAGE.

12/09/2014

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With Landfill Fund Loan, State Costs Piled Up

Taking from the trash has wound up costing Minnesota big bucks. Custodians of the state treasury forked out $61 million this year — and owe about $40 million over the next few years — to repay a loan half that size from the state’s Closed Landfill Investment Fund. The fund is administered by pollution regulators to pay for programs that ensure proper environmental attention is given to more than 100 closed landfills.

12/08/2014

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Wetlands, Mining On Agenda For 2015 Legislature

One of the top environmental issues in the legislative session that opens in January could be how best to protect Minnesota’s wetlands.

12/07/2014

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