Good Questions: Warming Up The Car, Wind Chill & State Of The UnionEach Friday, we answer some of our viewers' burning questions. This week, John Lauritsen finds the best way to warm up your car in the winter, some unfamiliar faces at the State of the Union address, and how meteorologists measure wind chill.
Local Somali Business Owner Attends SOTU Address With Sen. Al FrankenWhen President Barack Obama issued his final State Of The Union address Tuesday evening, Sen. Al Franken was there -- along with a successful local Somali business owner as a guest.
Minnesota Politicians Respond To Obama's Final SOTUPresident Barack Obama's final State of the Union address struck an optimistic tone, combining an ambitious agenda with hope for the future. But he was less positive about the current state of things in Washington. A number of Minnesota politicians also offered their take on Obama's address.
4 Things To Know: Bitter Cold, Turkey Bombing, SOTU, And Pennies & NickelsFrom the bitter cold gripping the state of Minnesota to the bombing in Istanbul that left 10 dead, here is a look at the top four stories for Jan. 12, 2016.
Rep. Ellison Asks Lawmakers To Invite Muslims To SOTUOne day ahead of President Obama's final State of the Union address, Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison is asking members of Congress to bring a Muslim as their guest.
Ellison Calls For Lawmakers To Bring Muslim-Americans To SOTURep. Keith Ellison has laid down a challenge to colleagues -- including U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin -- to bring a Muslim American as his guest to President Obama's State of the Union address, according to reports from Washington.
Local Somali Business Owner To Attend State Of UnionThe owner of Afro Deli & Catering restaurants in Minneapolis and St. Paul plans to attend President Barack Obama's State of the Union address next week.
Obama In State Of The Union: Tax Wealthy, Help Middle Class
Politico: Minnesota Is Best State In The NationPolitico.com has ranked Minnesota as the top state in the nation in their second-annual poll that coincides with President Obama's State of the Union address The poll is "an appraisal of the state of the states of the union," according to author Margaret Slattery, and is inspired by the 1931 series "The Worst American State" by legendary journalist H.L. Mencken.
Interview: Sen. Franken On Obama's Tax ProposalsJust days before the State of the Union address, the White House disclosed a plan Saturday night to increase taxes on the wealthy. Minnesota Sen. Al Franken was in the WCCO studio Sunday morning to talk with Esme Murphy about the president's proposal.
Good Question: Does Twitter Reflect Public Opinion?When big news happens, it can seem like everyone flocks to Twitter. But, studies show only 19 percent of adults who use the Internet are on Twitter and only 3 percent use it regularly.