MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From Presidential hopeful Chris Christie visiting Minnesota to a Sept. 11 memorial going up in Pennsylvania, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Sept. 10.
Minnesota plays host to one Republican presidential hopeful while another cancels.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be at the Minikahda Club in Minneapolis Thursday to raise money for his campaign.
His competitor, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, was also scheduled to make an appearance at the Minneapolis Club today. That’s now been canceled.
Rubio’s spokesman says he’ll stay in Washington to be a part of the Iran nuclear deal vote.
A memorial opens Thursday to honor the victims of United Airlines Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
Video, artifacts and photos tell the story of the people who wrestled with 4 hijackers for control of the airplane on Sept.11, 2001.
One of those people was Bloomington-native Tom Burnett Junior. Forty-four passengers were killed.
Flight 93 was the only plane among the four commandeered by terrorists that failed to reach its intended target.
Stephen Colbert crushed it as the new host of “The Late Show.”
Approximately 6.6 million viewers tuned in for Tuesday night’s premier, according to Nielsen ratings.
That’s double the amount of people watching exactly one year ago.
WCCO was the No. 1 station in the country for Colbert’s debut, so thank you everyone for watching!
Expect more vibrant fall colors this year!
The DNR says there’s been a good amount of rainfall and no drought across the state.
As long as things hold over the next few weeks, the colors should be magnificent.
Peak fall color usually begins along the Canadian border in the middle of this month.
If you want to see when the leaves will peak in your area, check out the map here.