The Morning News with Vineeta Sawkar

The Morning News with Vineeta Sawkar

The Morning News with Vineeta Sawkar

CATEGORY: News
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 sports…it’s the best way to start the day!
  1. May 27, 2022
    7 min
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    Seimone Augustus: Minnesota Lynx Great
    Seimone Augustus joins the WCCO Morning News to talk about having her jersey retired this weekend.
  2. May 27, 2022
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    Marley McAliley: Google Trends Expert
    What are some of the top things trending as we head into Memorial Day Weekend?Tom Hauser finds out when he talks to Marley McAililey from Google
  3. May 27, 2022
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    Mike Max: First Look At Sports
    Deven Smeltzer pitches seven strong innings but the Twins drop the opener of their series with Kansas City 3-2.Mike Max has more in his first look at sports
  4. May 27, 2022
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    The Morning Take with Blois Olson
    DFL leaders at the Minnesota Capitol say they would push forward with efforts to rewrite the state’s gun laws during a possible legislative special session days after the Uvalde shooting.Blois Olson has more in…
  5. May 27, 2022
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    Face The Nation: Margaret Brennan
    Tom Hauser is in for Vineeta Sawkar.He talks to Margaret Brennan about the tragic Uvalde shooting and who she has on this Sunday on Face The Nation.
  6. May 26, 2022
    9 min
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    Brad Finstad wins the GOP special election in the 1st District.
    He talked with Tom Hauser about Gun Control, Abortion and other subjects that will driver voters this election cycle.
  7. May 26, 2022
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    Twins fall to Detroit to snap 6 game winning streak.
    Mike Max and Tom Hauser on a game that slipped through the Twins fingers.
  8. May 26, 2022
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    What was your first baseball glove?
    Mike Max and Tom Hauser talk with Chelsey Falzone-Chelsey is the Twins Manager of Youth Engagement for the Twins.   They gave out 3,000 baseball gloves on Wednesday in the Twin Cities!
  9. May 26, 2022
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    Talking to your kids about violence and grief.
    Dr. Michael Troy is with Children's Minnesota, and has a few tips for parents who are looking for answers right now.
  10. May 26, 2022
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    Should Minnesota schools arm teachers?
    Deb Henton is head of the School Administrators Association and has been a teacher, Principal and Superintendent ...she has seen it all, and talked with Tom Hauser.
  11. May 26, 2022
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    Would the Governor call a special session just for Gun Control?
    Blois Olson talks with Tom Hauser on The Morning News
  12. May 25, 2022
    9 min
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    Twins 1st Pitch: Nick Gordon!
    The multi talented utility man told Vineeta Sawkar and Mike Max, about playing different positions, even pitching, and what is up with the Gong in the clubhouse?
  13. May 25, 2022
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    Remembering George Floyd: Film maker D.A. Bullock.
    A member of the group, RECLAIM THE BLOCK, D.A. is now in post production with a film about the murder of George Floyd, the protests, and the trial of Derek Chauvin.
  14. May 25, 2022
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    Jeff Ettinger will challenge Brad Finstad for the CD 1 open seat.
    Ettinger, the former CEO at Hormel Foods, talked with Vineeta today on the WCCO Morning News.
  15. May 25, 2022
    6 min
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    Should athletes, actors etc. speak up in times of crisis like we are in now?
    Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr is getting a lot of praise for taking a stance on Gun Control during his press availability yesterday.   Mike Max with more.
  16. May 25, 2022
    11 min
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    "His name was George." George Floyd 2 years later
    Robert Samuels is one of the authors of a new book about the life and times of George Floyd.
  17. May 25, 2022
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    Congressman Dean Phillips calls on Republican colleagues to pass gun reform bills
    Minnesota Congressman Dean Phillips called on his Republican colleagues to pass sensible gun legislation in the wake of shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas that claimed the lives of 19 children…
  18. May 25, 2022
    6 min
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    The Morning Take: Sadness is the word of the day.
    Blois Olson on the shooting and the reaction from politicians.
  19. May 24, 2022
    8 min
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    You will think differently about Gio Urshela after hearing this story.
    Cory Provus, the Voice of The Twins on The Twins 1st Pitch with Vineeta and Mike Max.
  20. May 24, 2022
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    Why did the Timberwolves go all in on Tim Connelly?
    Alan Horton is the voice of the Timberwolves and here is his reaction.

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