MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — These are the four stories you need to know about from Thursday, Feb. 18. They include a vice presidential visit to Minnesota, and a presidential visit to Cuba.

Obama’s Cuba Trip Plans To Be Released

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The White House is expected to detail plans on Thursday of President Barack Obama’s historic trip to Cuba. The visit, which would happen as early as next month, marks the first for a sitting U.S. president in nearly 90 years. It comes after Cuba and the U.S. moved to reopen diplomatic relations 15 months ago.

Biden In Twin Cities Thursday

Vice President Joe Biden is wrapping up a three-state tour in the Twin Cities. On Thursday, he’ll be speaking at a private event at Union Depot in St. Paul, one of the many places that benefited from the 2009 Recovery Act. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act passed in Biden’s first year in office. The stimulus package pumped billions of dollars into infrastructure and unemployment benefits across the country. About $35 million of the $243 million it cost to renovate Union Depot came from the stimulus package. The project also created more than 3,000 construction jobs for the area.

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NBA Trade Deadline Arrives

The final buzzer for trades in the NBA arrives at 2 p.m. Thursday. Big-name players involved in trade talks, or at least speculation, include Houston’s Dwight Howard and Atlanta’s Al Horford. Last year, 12 trades involving 39 players clogged the league’s approval process for hours after the deadline passed.

2nd Powerball Ticket Cashed In Record Jackpot

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A Florida couple who won the largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history has cashed in their ticket. It’s the second of three winning tickets from the $1.6 billion drawing in January. The couple says they’re going to lead the same life they did before they won. But they’re still thinking about what they’re going to with the winnings.