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June 25, 2019 - 9:53 am
Tuesday fans are gathering to celebrate Michael Jackson's memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop's death. "Ten years ago today, the world lost a gifted artist and extraordinary humanitarian," the Jackson estate said in a statement to The Associated Press. "A decade later, Michael Jackson...
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May 05, 2019 - 8:33 am
An end of an era at WCCO radio. Jim Gilbert, the noted naturalist who hosted Nature Notes for 42 years, announced his retirement at the end of his final show on Sunday. "Being on 'CCO has made me a small part of the voice of the upper midwest," Gilbert told long-time co-host Denny Long. "It'given...
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Lindsey Peterson
March 15, 2019 - 5:30 am
September 1st, 1955. The average cost of a new house was $10,950. You got gas for 23 cents a gallon. That new technology that was all the rage? Black and white Television. A new TV would set you back a shocking $100. McDonald's fast food chain was started by Ray Kroc. Escalation in Vietnam was...
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This is Mike Max
January 15, 2019 - 11:22 am
Mike Max, the long-time host of WCCO radio's "Sports to the Max," is taking over for one of the Twin Cities' most familiar sports personalities. Maxie on Tuesday was named sports director at WCCO television. It's a familiar place for Mike, who started his career at Channel 4 as an intern and sports...
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Harrison Smith of the Vikings
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September 11, 2018 - 4:40 am
Vikings safety Harrison Smith says the Green Bay Packers will be tough test on Sunday, with or without quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Smith debuted his WCCO radio show Monday night live from the Lone Oak Grill in Eagan, and said Packer week is always big. "We understand the importance of this, and we...
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Sloane Martin
September 08, 2018 - 4:29 pm
The WCCO-TV Pulling Together fundraiser officially raised $146,557 for Fraser Minnesota. The annual tug-of-war pitted teams on both sides of the river. In the first competition, the Minneapolis Fire Department with Mayor Jacob Frey beat St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and his city's fire department...
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August 22, 2018 - 10:17 am
By: Lindsey Peterson, WCCO Program Director Today, with the start of the Minnesota State Fair, we're introducing a new logo and a change to our station branding. As you see above, we're now referring to ourselves as "News-Talk", moving away from what we've used the past decade, "News Radio". Our...
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