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Good Questions: Super Bowl, Social Security, Gas Gauge

Every Friday, we answer a few confounding questions submitted by our viewers. This week, Heather Brown takes a look at the Super Bowl’s viewership numbers, unused Social Security dollars, and the accuracy of gas gauges.

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BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 04: Fans camp out at the finish line of the Boston Marathon before the New England Patriots Super Bowl victory parade on February 4, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)

Three Awesome Moments From The Patriots’ Super Bowl Parade

The record snowfall that hit the Boston area kept the festivities on ice for an extra day but Patriots fans came out in droves to celebrate their fourth Super Bowl title of the Bill Belichick and Tom Brady era.

02/04/2015

New England Patriots players Julian Edelman (right) and Malcolm Butler were joined by Mickey Mouse as they celebrated their team's Super Bowl XLIX championship victory with a special cavalcade down Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyalnd park in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday. (Photo by Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland via Getty Images)

Five Facts You Didn’t Know About Patriots’ Cornerback Malcolm Butler

Even though he is now cemented in sports history for eternity, reaching this moment never came easy for Butler. Here are five things about the man behind the interception that you might not be aware of:

02/03/2015

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Super Bowl Drunk Driving Arrests Down Significantly In Minnesota

DWI arrests were about a third of the size of the five-year average. Preliminary numbers suggest an overall decline in drunk drivers in Minnesota.

02/02/2015

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady(R) is congratulated by Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

Winners And Losers From Super Bowl Sunday

While this may sound somewhat sophomoric, losers can sometimes be winners too (think gym class in elementary school).

02/02/2015

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2-2-15 PODCAST- The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee!

Super Bowl reaction on the WCCO Morning News. Kim Johnson from WCCO TV talks about Tom Brady, and more…..Click the link above to listen back to some of the things you may have missed today!

02/02/2015

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Best & Worst Super Bowl Commercials 2015

From a little puppy’s adventure to reunite with a friend …. to Kim Kardashian taking multiple selfies, here’s a look at what we think were the best and worst of Super Bowl ads in 2015.

02/02/2015

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Talking Points: A $4 Million Bet On A Super Bowl Ad

More than $4 million for a 30 second ad — that was the going rate for this year’s Super Bowl. But is it really worth it?

02/01/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to win Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Four Words That Defined Super Bowl XLIX

The New England Patriots are Super Bowl Champions and one of the first words that comes to mind when describing this one is unbelievable.

02/01/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Cameron Fleming #71 of the New England Patriots celebrates with teammates after defeating the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Three Pivotal Moments In The Patriots Run To The Super Bowl

What once seemed like a fleeting dream, has become a reality, largely in part to these huge moments that set the New England Patriots on a course for Super Bowl glory.

02/01/2015

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Patriots Beat Seahawks 28-24 For Fourth Super Bowl Win

Tom Brady threw for four touchdowns and Malcolm Butler intercepted Russell Wilson’s pass in the end zone with 20 seconds left, helping the New England Patriots hold on to beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 Sunday night for their fourth Super Bowl title.

02/01/2015

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Celebs React On Twitter To Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Performance

Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show just blew up Twitter. Here’s a look at the top celeb tweets.

02/01/2015

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Good Questions: RSVP Etiquette, Car Tabs, Stomach Gum

Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores the myth about gum’s durability in the human stomach, the source of car tab convenience fees and etymology of RSVPs.

01/30/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 18: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks runs the ball as he is hit by Ha Ha Clinton-Dix #21 of the Green Bay Packers in the first half during the 2015 NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field on January 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Is This The Only Thing That Can Stop “Beast Mode?”

On the field “Beast Mode” roams free without any natural predators, but off of the gridiron Lynch and his “Beast Mode” nickname are preparing for a legal battle that they might not be able shake off.

01/30/2015

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1-30-15 Podcast Page – The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

A Super Themed Friday show with Dave and the gang, click the link above to listen to something you may have missed!

01/30/2015

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Katy Perry On Super Bowl Halftime Show: ‘Jaws Will Drop And Faces Will Melt’

Katy Perry says her Super Bowl halftime performance will make you “Roar” — with animals.

01/30/2015

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This Week: Madonna Loves Swift & Blink-182 Loses A Member

This week, a new pop princess was crowned and a band just lost a member.

01/30/2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 22: MetLife Stadium, which will host Superbowl XLVIII next month, is seen on January 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In what is being called the first ever "cold weather superbowl," the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will face off in front of over 80,000 fans on February 2. Cold weather welcome kits have been produced for fans that will include earmuffs, hats, mittens, hand warmers, lip balm, and tissues, among other items. After a snowstorm hit the New York region with a foot of snow earlier this week, the NFL and local authorities are doing everying possible to prepare for a snowstorm on the day of the game. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

What If Super Bowl XLIX Were In New York This Year?

Now that winter storm Juno has come and gone. we can once again focus on the things that matter in life – like the Super Bowl.

01/29/2015

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Top Songs Katy Perry Should Perform At The Super Bowl

Here’s what the dream Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show set list should look like.

01/29/2015

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Authorities To Ramp Up DWI Enforcement Over Super Bowl

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is teaming up with former Minnesota Viking Chuck Foreman to crack down on drunk driving on Super Bowl Sunday.

01/29/2015

Minnesota Vikings v Green Bay Packers

9 Reasons The Vikings Haven’t Won A Super Bowl

Minnesota Vikings fans have yet to experience a Super Bowl title, but we’ve had plenty of close calls. The Vikings have been to the Super Bowl four times and are 0-4. They’ve also had three pretty painful NFC title games where they came out the losing end.

01/28/2015

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What You Need To Know In Entertainment – February 2015

February may be the peak of the winter blues with plenty of snow and lovesick couples to go around, but the month also has something else to offer that should cheer even the most sour spirits up.

01/28/2015

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 27: Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks addresses the media at Super Bowl XLIX Media Day Fueled by Gatorade inside U.S. Airways Center on January 27, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Prediction Machine Picks Seahawks Over Patriots In Super Bowl XLIX

Betting on the Super Bowl is undeniably an uncertainty and a risk. A much less risky bet would be that Paul Bessire’s PredictionMachine.com has the most thorough and sound reasoning for why the Seattle Seahawks will defeat the New England Patriots.

01/27/2015

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Podcast Page-WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 1-27-15

Tragic story out of New Hope….that story and others today with Dave Lee

01/27/2015

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Super Bowl Host City Still Reeling Over Sports Deals

The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl and the legions of fans who are shelling out big bucks to see the big game.

01/26/2015

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