MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From Trans-Siberian Orchestra to CBS Late Night to plus size clothing, here’s a look at the top four stories for Tuesday, August 18, 2015.
The University of Minnesota is releasing new documents on the hiring of former athletics director Norwood Teague.
They show they paid Atlanta-based Parker Executive Search $112,000 to “conduct background investigations”
The firm recommended Teague, even though he was the subject of a sexual discrimination complaint at Virginia Commonwealth University. That complaint was settled.
Ladies, listen up: CBS Late Show host, Stephen Colbert plans to “truly respect women.”
He made the pledge in an essay for Glamour magazine.
The comedian is obviously not a woman, but he says he plans to bring many female comedians and public figures to the show. In the essay, he says he wants women to be more than how they’re currently portrayed on TV as “yogurt eating house hunters.”
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert debuts three weeks from today.
Melissa McCarthy Takes A Stand Against Plus-Size Label
Melissa McCarthy says labeling clothing as plus-size tells some women they’re not “worthy.”
So, the star of the CBS show “Mike and Molly” is taking on the fashion industry.
She’s launching her own clothing line called “Seven7” at major retailers. She wants to include all women.
The line comes in sizes four through 28 and includes leggings, tees and loungewear.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Returns To Minnesota
There’s a hint of fall in the weather, but we’re thinking ahead to winter.
The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has released the dates of it’s “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” rock opera tour.
They’ll play 100 shows in 60 cities. One of which will be St. Paul!
The group will be at XCEL Energy Center on December 30th. That is the last tour date!
Tickets go on sale to fan club members Sept. 9 and to everyone else nine days later.