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Dayton Victory Speech Includes Call For Cooperation

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is calling on his political opponents to join him in building a better state.

11/04/2014

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NFL Commissioner Breaks Silence On Adrian Peterson

When leadership was calling, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell seemed to be missing in action. Goodell was saying very little publicly concerning the domestic violence case of Baltimore Raven star Ray Rice.

09/19/2014

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‘Vocal Fry’ May Be A New Trend, But It Could Hurt Your Career

The way a person talks says a lot about them. Do you speak with authority? Are you soft spoken? An increasingly common “style” of talk is raspy and creaky. It’s called the vocal fry.

06/11/2014

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Dayton Asks To Delay State Of State Speech

Gov. Mark Dayton is asking for more time to prepare his State of the State speech before a joint session of the Minnesota Legislature.

04/09/2014

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CDC: 1 In 68 U.S. Kids Identified With Autism

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 U.S. children have been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to the report, entitled “Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children Aged 8 Years,” the number of children identified with ASD is growing, with the estimate about 30-percent higher than in previous studies.

03/27/2014

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Hillary Clinton Heads To Minn. For Speaking Event

With many guessing about her 2016 plans, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is delivering a speech to a Minnesota audience.

10/27/2013

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Real Capt. Phillips Of Movie To Speak In Minn.

Capt. Richard Phillips, the hijacking survivor who inspired the new movie “Captain Phillips,” is coming to Minnesota to speak. Phillips is scheduled to appear Dec. 8 at Beth El Synagogue’s “Heroes Among Us” series in St. Louis Park.

10/12/2013

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Bachmann: Obama Failed To Articulate Why U.S. Military Force Is Needed In Syria

In response to President Barack Obama’s address on Syria Tuesday night, Rep. Michele Bachmann released a statement, saying not only had Obama failed to provide clear reasoning as to why U.S. military intervention might be needed but that his administration’s handling of the whole situation has been “stunningly incompetent and incoherent.”

09/10/2013

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Good Question: What Makes A Speech Timeless?

Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King gave a speech that’s still considered one the greatest of all time.

08/28/2013

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Minn. Celebrates 50 Years Since MLK’s ‘Dream’ Speech

On this day in 1963, King called for racial and economic justice on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. On Wednesday, President Obama, along with former presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, stood in the same spot.

08/28/2013

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MN Man Recalls ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech 50 Years Later

Almost 50 years ago, hundreds of thousands gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It was a march to fight for jobs and equal opportunities, featuring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who gave his groundbreaking “I Have a Dream” speech.

08/22/2013

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Positively MN: Longtime Speech Coach Leaves Undeniable Legacy

If it’s 3 o’clock on any given afternoon, you can probably find Pam Wycoff listening to a speech. As the head coach at Apple Valley High School for 24 years, Wycoff has spent countless hours teaching students the intricacies of public speaking.

05/09/2013

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Klobuchar Barbs Obama At Gridiron Dinner

Always a target for humorous barbs, President Barack Obama is tossing out a few of his own during the annual Gridiron Club and Foundation dinner. The event features political leaders, journalists and media executives poking fun at each other.

03/09/2013

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Hamline Professor Reviews President’s Inaugural Address

Hamline University Professor David Schultz joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News

01/22/2013

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