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U Of M's Humphrey School Hosts Madeleine Albright

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — At the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, future leaders heard from the original “Madam Secretary” — Madeleine Albright.

The former Secretary of State explained how the world is far more complex than when she served under President Bill Clinton. 285 more words


Whistleblower Says Archbishop Nienstedt Must Step Down

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In her first in-depth television interview, the whistleblower in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis abuse scandal says Archbishop John Nienstedt must step down. 459 more words


Judge OKs 'Monumental' Settlement In Minn. Church Abuse Case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP/WCCO) — Victims of clergy sex abuse stood next to Catholic church leaders in Minnesota on Monday to announce a settlement to a novel lawsuit that includes new measures to keep children safe. 852 more words


Dayton Talks On Ebola, MNsure & The 'Unaware' Ad

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – On WCCO Sunday Morning, I did an extended interview with Gov. Mark Dayton.

With just over three weeks until Election Day, Dayton is enjoying a 10-point lead over his Republican opponent Jeff Johnson, … 118 more words


Talking Points: Ellison Talks Ebola Concerns In Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An estimated 20,000 Liberians live in the Twin Cities, which has one of the largest Liberian communities in the United States.

Liberian residents here say misinformation about Ebola has left them and their families feeling like outcasts.  155 more words


Minnesota Twins Fans Have Mixed Feelings On Gardenhire's Firing

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — While some fans say firing Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire is long overdue, others say they feel torn by loyalty to a manager they genuinely liked as a person. 264 more words


AUDIO: The Caliphate, Islamic State & US Airstrikes on ISIS

On September 27 2014 I spoke about the development of ISIS on CBS Radio, on Saturday Night with Esme Murphy. Among the subjects of our discussion were the Wahhabi creed, the concept of the Caliphate and Islamic State, and concerns about current US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. 128 more words