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Survey Finds How Today’s H.S. Students Measure Future Success

Today’s high school students are putting the pressure on themselves when it comes to measuring success.

08/27/2015

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Survey: Mpls. Restaurant-Goers Are Over Bacon

What was once a popular menu item here in Minneapolis is now apparently on its way out. The restaurant guide Zagat asked people here how they felt about bacon. Half of those surveyed said they were “over it” as a food trend.

01/21/2015

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Survey: ATM Fees At Record High In America

Consumers are now paying record high ATM fees, according to a new survey by Bankrate.com. The average cost for using another bank’s ATM nationwide is $4.35 per transaction. As for the Twin Cities, the survey shows the area has the nation’s 12th-highest average ATM fee at $4.44

09/29/2014

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PODCAST: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 9-2-14

After 8 days at the State Fair, Dave and the gang return to the studio…..click the link above to listen back to Tuesday’s show highlights.

09/02/2014

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Real Estate Survey Lists Minnesota Among Least Patriotic States

A new list came out that Minnesota is at the top of, but it may not be something we should be proud of. In a new online survey, Minnesota was found to be one of the least patriotic states in America. Minnesota came in 49 out of 50. Last place for patriotism goes to California.

07/04/2014

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Survey: Americans Can Hardly Function Without Smartphones

The number of Americans who use smartphones is at an all-time high. Also, the number of people who say they can’t live without them is up. In a new Bank of America survey, nearly half of Americans say they wouldn’t last one day without their phone.

07/01/2014

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Road Rage Survey: Minneapolis No. 6 ‘Most Courteous’ US City

Believe it or not, Minneapolis has come a long way in the last 5 years when it comes to being courteous on the roads, according to a recent road rage survey. According to AutoVantage’s 2014 “In the Driver’s Seat Road Rage Survey,” Minneapolis now has the sixth most courteous drivers compared to the largest U.S. cities. In 2009, Minneapolis ranked fifth least courteous.

05/12/2014

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Survey Suggests Midwest Economy Losing Steam

An economist says a survey of bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests the regional economy is losing steam. The Rural Mainstreet Index dropped below growth neutral in the February survey, hitting 48.4, compared with 50.8 in January and 56.1 in December.

02/20/2014

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Dec. 26 Is Mall Of America’s Top Shopping Day

Think Black Friday is the Twin Cities’ busiest shopping day of the year? Think again. At the Mall of America in Bloomington, Dec. 26 has taken over the top spot, fueled by shoppers eager to return or exchange gifts, and sales that have become more appealing.

12/26/2013

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The Hottest Places To Shop, Gifts To Buy This Holiday In MN

A highly regarded local shopping survey says we we will be spending more this holiday season than we have in the past 12 years. The University of St. Thomas survey says the average household will be spending $837 this Christmas season.

11/20/2013

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Survey: TCF Tops List For Most Customer Complaints

TCF Bank customers have the most to complain about, according to a new consumer study. Research from the Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says that the Wayzata-based bank was at the top of the list when it comes to the number of complaints they get.

09/24/2013

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Good Question: Are Hand-Written Thank You Notes Extinct?

With graduation and wedding seasons going strong, many people are giving and receiving gifts. And, with those gifts, many of us were taught the proper response is a hand-written thank you note. But, a recent survey found 67 percent of adults think the ability to write a thank you note has died out as texting and emailing has become more popular.

06/04/2013

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Would You Donate A Kidney To A Stranger?

Would you donate your kidney to a stranger? A growing number of people are willing to do just that.

04/18/2013

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Minn. DNR Wants Volunteers For Frog & Toad Calling Survey

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with its annual frog and toad calling survey — where you sit out in nature, simply listen and record what you hear.The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with its annual frog and toad calling survey — where you sit out in nature, simply listen and record what you hear.

03/25/2013

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Health Watch: Autism Rates Underestimated In US

A new government report suggests the number of children with autism in the U.S. is underestimated.

03/20/2013

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What’s The Top-Rated Diet 3 Years Running?

If you’re trying to lose weight and build a healthier body, which diet really works?

01/09/2013

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MN Biz Survey Boasts Job Growth In 2013

On the outskirts of Sartell, Minn., sits a Minnesota success story. W3i develops mobile and web apps for companies around the world — and businesses is booming.

01/08/2013

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Minneapolis Earns High Marks In LGBT Rights Survey

Minneapolis earned high marks on gay rights from the Human Rights Campaign’s newly released survey of 137 U.S. cities. The HRC announced the results of their Municipal Equality Index survey.

11/28/2012

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SCSU Survey: Klobuchar Holds Large Lead Over Bills

A new survey from St. Cloud State University found that Sen. Amy Klobuchar has a large and probably insurmountable lead over Republican challenger Kurt Bills.

10/29/2012

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‘U Of M’ Struggling To Keep Up With Mental Health Cases

New research shows one in four students at the University of Minnesota is diagnosed with a form of mental illness every year. There are so many cases, in fact, the University’s mental health services is struggling to with demand.

10/29/2012

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SCSU Survey: More Voting No On Marriage Amendment

According to a new survey of 600 randomly-chosen Minnesotans of voting age, St. Cloud State University pollsters found that of likely voters, 51 percent planned to vote against the constitutional amendment to define marriage as solely between one man and one woman.

10/25/2012

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Minn. Kicking Off 2012 Agricultural Pest Surveys

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is conducting its annual surveys for new and emerging pests in some of the state’s key crops.

07/14/2012

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Mpls-St. Paul Parents React to Spoiled Kids Survey

A survey released last month by Bundle.com ranked Minneapolis children as the fourth city in the nation with the most spoiled kids.

07/13/2012

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Survey Shows 55 Percent Of Polled Residents Oppose Stadium

About 55 percent of Minneapolis residents surveyed said they were opposed to using taxes to help fund a new Vikings stadium, according to the Taxpayers League of Minnesota.

05/23/2012

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DNR Survey: Few Ice Houses In South-Central Minn.

A survey by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shows south-central Minnesota lakes are seeing the lowest number of fish houses in 35 years.

01/15/2012

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