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PODCAST PAGE 2-12-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Senator Franken returns to SNL for the their 40th Anniversary Special….click the link above to head to Dave Lee’s Podcast page!

02/12/2015

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In First Term, Franken Makes Tech His Niche

Patting his notes for emphasis, Sen. Al Franken made an impassioned case: The Internet needs to be free for all, he said, not customized so that big corporations can optimize it.

10/05/2014

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TTYM: SNL Mocks The NFL, Will Ferrell Mocks Jeter And Giants Co-Owner Mocks The Cowboys

Here are four sports stories you may have missed this week.

10/03/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee! 9-25-14

Phil Hughes misses out on $500,000 by one out, and a winner on KEYWORD FOR CASH! Listen to those and other highlights from Thursday’s show by clicking the link above.

09/25/2014

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Laughs In Minnesota Senate Race Not From Franken

Someone has a sense of humor in Minnesota’s U.S. Senate race, but it’s not the former “Saturday Night Live” writer and comedian. As front-running Sen. Al Franken sticks with sober ads highlighting his work on issues including the mortgage crisis and mental health in schools, it’s Republican challenger Mike McFadden who is bringing the funny.

08/21/2014

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Longtime ‘SNL’ Announcer Don Pardo Dies At 96

Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on “Saturday Night Live.”

08/19/2014

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How To Save On Sightseeing In New York City

Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.

08/06/2014

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12-31-13 Rob Schneider Talks With John Hines On The Morning News

What a fun interview with John Hines….Hear Rob talk comedy and even some sports by CLICKING THE LINK!

12/31/2013

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Miley Cyrus Lampoons Rep. Michele Bachmann On ‘SNL’

As the shutdown of the federal government went into its sixth day, “Saturday Night Live” took a shot at Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachman. Show host Miley Cyrus performed a parody of her song “We Can’t Stop” in character as Bachmann.

10/06/2013

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Primetime Emmy Award Winners: Top TV Shows Of All Time

The Television Academy has honored hundreds of actors, actresses and television series for delivering exceptional work that has entertained millions of viewers around the world. Here’s a look at the top five television shows that have taken home the most Primetime Emmy Awards in history, since 1949.

08/22/2013

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Online Series ‘House Of Cards’ Makes Emmy History

Netflix’s “House of Cards” made Emmy history Thursday with a top drama series nomination, the first time that television’s leading awards have recognized a program delivered online as equal in quality to the best that TV has to offer.

07/18/2013

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Video: Memorable Recent Moments From Rep. Bachmann

Rep. Michele Bachmann has been at the center of many memorable moments in Minnesota politics in recent years. Here is a collection of some of the most notable or most watched videos on WCCO.COM from recent years.

05/29/2013

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Best Local Standup Comics & Comedians From Around MN

A surprisingly large number of comedians call Minnesota their home.

02/25/2013

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Gilda’s Club Chapter In Wis. Sticks With Name

Stung by the overwhelmingly negative reaction to removing the name of original “Saturday Night Live” cast member Gilda Radner from a cancer support group’s title, a Wisconsin chapter is borrowing one of the comedian’s catch phrases for its next announcement: Never mind.

01/23/2013

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Wis. Cancer Support Group Drops Gilda Radner’s Name

Younger generations might not recognize the characters popularized by comedian Gilda Radner. Nor might they remember Radner herself, an original cast member of “Saturday Night Live” who died 23 years ago and for whom a national cancer support group is named.

11/30/2012

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Tom Davis, Longtime Comedy Partner Of Al Franken, Dead At 59

Tom Davis, who for many years partnered with Al Franken, has died at the age of 59.

07/19/2012

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Shakopee Mayor Thanks SNL For Skit

The mayor of Shakopee is thanking “Saturday Night Live” for bringing his city into the national spotlight.

03/06/2012

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Elton John On Saturday Night Live

Elton John hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend and was part of a hilarious sketch spoofing the Royals. Take a look.

04/04/2011

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O’Reilly/Obama, Part 3?

You’ve seen parts 1 and 2 of the Bill O’Reilly/President Obama interview, but did you see Saturday Night Live’s version of “Part 3″? We’ve got the link.

02/14/2011

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Celebrities Who’ve Met Their SNL Impersonators

What do Sarah Palin, Mark Zuckerberg, Alex Trebek, Mark Wahlberg and Robert DeNiro all have in common? They’ve all been impersonated on SNL, and appeared on the show to meet their “twins”. We’ve got a link to the videos.

02/01/2011

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Pair of Saturday Night Live Sketches

“The Bar Mitzvah Song” and “Andy and Pee Wee’s Night Out” are two reasons to get caught up on this week’s Saturday Night Live if you missed it. We’ve got the links.

01/17/2011

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Jim Carrey SNL Promo’s

Jim Carrey chokes out Andy Sedakis to gain SNL dominance! … sort of.

01/06/2011

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Paul McCartney Owns SNL

Sir Paul McCartney was all over this week’s episode of Saturday Night Live and if you missed it, we’ve got links to some highlights.

12/13/2010

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SNL’s Jay Pharaoh on Letterman

One of the best Obama impersonations you’ll hear comes from SNL newcomer Jay Pharaoh. He was on the “Late Show with David Letterman” Monday night

11/24/2010

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Saturday Night Live Sketches

Chad mentioned a couple of funny sketches from SNL this weekend. To check out their “TSA Commercial” click here… For the sketch on the upcoming royal wedding click here…

11/22/2010

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