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Vineeta Sawkar brings you the day's most important and impactful news stories, talks with the news-makers and influencers we need to hear from, and brightens your day with fun anecdotes and stories along the way. Add in the latest weather, traffic, and

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    How big of a factor will weather be for turnout in the Georgia runoff?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 4:37


    George Eskola from WJBF TV in Augusta, Georgia, talked with Vineeta this morning about the big election featuring a former Viking. 

    It's the "Mark Coyle Memorial" Bowl at Yankee Stadium!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 5:49


    A former AD at Syracuse and now he's the current AD at Minnesota.   Mark Coyle chucked when he talked about the Pinstripe Bowl matchup with Vineeta today on The Morning News. 

    Timberwolves Today: Do the Wolves have a "Leadership Gap?"

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 6:58


    Alan Horton on candid remarks from Coach Finch at practice on Monday. 

    Will the snow we have still be here for Christmas?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 2:24


    Paul Douglas with the latest on The Morning News with Vineeta. 

    "Let's put it this way, we aren't going to get Carlos Correa on the discount rack."

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 7:13


    Henry Lake talking with Vineeta on The Morning News about the negotiations between the Twins and the free agent shortstop. 

    What role will inflation play in the soon to be released budget forecast?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 5:12 Transcription Available


    Blois Olson with a preview on today's edition of The Morning Take on The Morning News with Vineeta.

    More inflation fears had stocks opening lower today.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 4:47


    Jill Schlesinger with her weekly update on The Morning News with Vineeta. 

    Henry Lake on Vikings moving to 10-2 after a win over the Jets!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 6:39


    Plus reaction to a Purdue blowout over Minnesota in the Big Ten Men's Basketball opener. 

    Trevor Noah says goodbye to The Daily Show this week.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 5:11


    Matt Roush, our TV Insider joined Vineeta for his weekly segment on The Morning News. 

    Vikings squeak out another win at the wire!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 7:29


    Dan Mizutani from the INSIDE PURPLE and GOLD Podcast joined Vineeta to recap a fantastic win over the Jets. 

    A moderate week weather wise for WCCO Listeners!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 3:26


    Paul Douglas with the latest update on The Morning News with Vineeta. 

    Minnesota GOP is the same as it ever was.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 5:02


    David Hann is back as the leader of the Minnesota GOP.   Analysis from Blois Olson on The Morning Take. 

    November jobs report is out this morning.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 6:03


    Reaction from Pete Najarian on The Morning News with Vineeta. 

    The world is watching the World Cup!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 6:40


    Fox is scoring big ratings for the tournament.   More on The Rash Report. 

    Minnesota native helping out with getting out the vote in Georgia.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 4:45


    Jerome Richardson is knocking on doors for the Democratic candidate in Tuesday's runoff.

    Hold on to your hats tonight! It will be windy!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 2:59


    Paul Douglas with a weekend weather outlook on The Morning News!

    "Our 97 is better than their 97!"

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 6:10


    Is Kaprizov better than Connor McDavid?   Henry Lake and Vineeta discussed the abundance of young stars that our local sports teams have right now.

    A Dakota County meeting took a wrong turn last night. What happened?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 4:38


    Michael Brodkorb was among the hundreds of people in the audience and they got quite the shock before the meeting started.

    A week late, but it's time for the Prep Bowl!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 7:35


    The 6A Title game tonight features the two top teams in the metro and both are undefeated. Star Tribune Prep Sports Ace, David LaVaque joined Vineeta with a preview on The Morning News. 

    First State Dinner since the pandemic and Washington loved it.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 5:47


    President Biden and his wife hosting the leader of France, Emmanuel Macron and his wife on Thursday night.   More from Margaret Brennan of Face The Nation.

    Timberwolves Today: Wolves outlast Grizzlies in playoff like atmosphere.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 5:27


    The crowd was into it, as the Wolves took down Memphis.   Alan Horton and Ryan Tanke, the C.O.O. of the Wolves and Lynx, joined Vineeta on The Morning News. 

    December is a big month for movies! Rusty Gatenby joined Vineeta with a rundown.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 5:17


    An Avatar sequel 10 years in the making.....and a film about a 600 pound man are among the highlights. 

    Anthony Edwards whispered this to someone on Wednesday: "I am the truth."

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 5:48


    Who did he say that to?   Find out from Henry Lake, who joined Vinetta after a big Wolves win on Wednesday!

    Two local stars remember the life of Christine McVie.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 9:42


    Mary Jane Alm and Jana  Anderson.on passing of Christine McVie, who died Wednesday at the age of 79.  Mary Jane Alm sings the Christine McVie Parts in Rumours and Dreams , A Fleetwood Mac tribute show.   Jana toured with Fleetwood Mac as a backup singer for 7 years, but after McVie left the band.

    Holiday fun with apps for all.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 4:29


    Betsy Kershaw with a rundown of a couple of different apps and websites that can give you hours of joy!

    Troubling times ahead for Minneapolis Public Schools.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 5:45


    School Board Chair Kim Ellison talked with Vineeta today on The Morning News about the latest data and a murky future for one of the state's largest school districts.

    Last November, just an inch of snow. November 2022, 13 inches!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 9:11


    Paul Douglas with more.....

    Student loan forgiveness is a massive mess for President Biden.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 5:30


    Blois Olson with more on The Morning Take. 

    The hot stove is cooking for Twins fans.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 7:14


    Derek Falvey, the President of Baseball Operations for the Twins,joined Vineeta today on the Morning News for an update on free agency, including talks with Carlos Correa.

    Nordic skiing is booming, especially with kids.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 4:37


    Tuesday's snow is just what the doctor ordered for snow lovers.  Amy Cichanowski, the Executive Director of The Minnesota Youth Ski League, and their ranks have doubled in the last four years.   Why?   Find out. 

    Taylor Swift and Turkey. Two things we searched for in November on Google.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 4:38


    Google Trends expert Chaquita Vaughn joined Vineeta with a recap of November on The Morning News. 

    Midweek Motivation: Dress For Success Twin Cities.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 5:07


    Helping to empower women through employment.   That is the driving force behind this Twin Cities non profit that is celebrating 30 years.   CEO Stephanie Silvers joined Vineeta on The Morning News to discuss. 

    Can the injury to Karl Anthony Towns actually help the Timberwolves?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 3:56


    You maybe surprised what Henry Lake told Vineeta today on The Morning News! 

    It took 40 years, but she is now an official citizen of the United States!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 4:47


    Panhia Yang was one of 1,000 people who wear sworn in as new U.S. Citizens on Tuesday.   She talked with Vineeta on The Morning News. 

    It takes a lot to impress Paul Douglas when it comes to weather, and he was impressed on Tuesday!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 3:52


    Up to 9 inches and more with drifts says Paul Douglas.   Impressive Mother Nature!

    Lawmakers to get involved in potential rail strike.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 4:39


    Blois Olson with more on The Morning Take. 

    Minnesota United Sporting Director Manny Lagos on the World Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 5:30


    Minnesota United's Sporting Director Manny Lagos joins Vineeta to talk about MNUFC's World Cup watch party and what he sees from team USA.

    Timberwolves talk with Cal Soderquist

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 7:12


    Boy have the Wolves been struggling so far, what are some positives we can take from this stretch of season and what comes next for the Wolves. 

    Paul Douglas tells Vineeta the snow is finally here!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 6:07


    What to expect from the oncoming snow, and what to make of the volcano eruption in Hawaii.

    MnDOT's Anne Meyer on the snowy roads

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 3:16


    Anne Meyer with MnDOT gives us updates on road conditions on a snowy Tuessday.

    The Morning Take with Blois Olson: Walz inaugural, codification of certain marriage and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 4:32


    Blois Olson joins Vineeta for his daily Morning Take, what's going on in the world of politics? He's got the answers.

    Cyber Monday and Black Friday mean one thing to Americans. More debt.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 6:04


    Jill Schlesinger with a word to the wise on today's segment of Jill On Money on The Morning News with Vineeta Sawkar. 

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