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Sumo Wrestlers  

Three Sumo Wrestlers, with a combined weight of 1400 pounds will be slamming into each other at the Rotunda in the Mall of America on Saturday, May 30th.  Steve made the huge mistake of getting in between them.

My Teacher Needs a Break Final Surprise!  

For the last several months, Emily has been surprising another deserving teachers with a trip to Tradewinds Island Resort in St. Pete Beach thanks to VISITFLORIDA.com.  In addition to the trip, Radiance Medspa in Woodbury provides a Microdermabrasion or a facial valued at $99.

5/29 Host Chat  

Kelli is filling in for Elizabeth, who has the day off. Meanwhile Steve found himself in a pretty uncomfortable place earlier today.

Kid Connection: Talondre  

Ten year old Talondre isn’t looking for what you would consider a traditional family.  Kelli took Talondre to opening day at Valley Fair where he opened up about his ideal home.

5/28 Host Chat  

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

Good Company: Coffee Queen  

Treating yourself to coffee shop coffee is a pleasure that many people start their day with.  Juanita Slagerman, from Stacy, realized she was spending an awful lot of money on coffee everyday.  Instead of stopping, she started making her own and turned it into a business.  Now she is known as the Coffee Queen.

5/27 Host Chat  

Elizabeth fills Steve in on her recent trip. They chat about a few other things as well.

70 Years of the Accordian   Back To Top

Florian Chmielewski has quite a few accomplishments under his belt.  He made a name for himself in the Minnesota State Senate in 1970 – and he’s been rocking the accordion since 1945!

5/22 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

Kid Connection: Levi   Back To Top

At seventeen years old, Levi’s biggest hope is to find a home.  Levi is just like any other typical 17 year old boy, he likes sports, to draw, and he loves to eat!  Levi enjoys cooking in the kitchen so Kelli Hanson took him to the kitchen of the hottest restaurant in the Twin Cities.

5/21 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things.

5/20 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

Em’s Adventures: Rugby   Back To Top

The guys from Minneapolis Mayhem set out to give Emily a lesson in something that she knows absolutely nothing about.  We are talking about rugby and Emily gets thrown right in the middle! 

5/19 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things, including taking summer photos in this not-so-summerlike weather!

Military Family Trip Giveaway   Back To Top

AAA Minneapolis teamed up with us to give a military family a trip to Disney World.  We know the sacrifice that every member of a military family makes when a loved one is deployed.  Emily surprised a Champlin family with the trip.

5/18 Host Chat   Back To Top

Our audience today is filled with participants in the Seattle Sutton’s Slim Down Challenge!

5/15 Host Chat   Back To Top

We welcome a special audience of members of the group Mothers of Pre-Schoolers (MOPS)!  Plus Steve is out and about for more May Day surprises!

Kid Connection: Chanel   Back To Top

Thirteen year old Chanel is usually the one giving the makeovers.  That’s one of her favorite things to do, so we decided to treat her to one at Minnesota School of Cosmetology.

5/14 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve started out his day paying up on a little bet he lost with Windy City Live!

5/13 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things.

As Seen on TV Product Testing   Back To Top

Emily loves to challenge all of the products that she sees on TV.  She puts them to the test to see if they really do all that they promise.

5/12 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

Twin Cities Moms Blog   Back To Top

Suzanne Cartmill and her friend and business partner, Beth Zustiak are just like most other moms you know.  They are balancing a lot of things.  Both are wives and moms and add to that, bloggers for Twin Cities Moms Blog.com.

Wild Ruffle   Back To Top

There are a lot of fashion bloggers out there.  In 2011, Cate Mezyk joined the group bloggers when she took her love of fashion online.  Two years later the blog, Wild Ruffle, Cate needed some help with her blog.  Her friend Tammy jumped on board to help out. 

Pinch of Yum   Back To Top

Creators of the blog, Pinch of Yum, Lindsay and Bjork Ostrom, share photos of the mouthwatering food that Lindsay cooks in their kitchen.  Along with those photos, they share stories and images from their life.  But it was the experiment they endeavored three years ago that made them stand out. 

5/11 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s an audience full of Minnesota Bloggers at Twin Cities Live!

Kid Connection: Reedy Family   Back To Top

Robert and Brenda Reedy changed their lives when they adopted the family they’ve always wanted.  When Asiah was in second grade and Jose was just in preschool, they met the Reedy’s for the first time.  Now at 17 and 14, they have been Robert and Brenda’s kids for ten years.

5/7 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

The Dinner Party Download   Back To Top

The Dinner Party Download is a fast and funny hour of conversations that are designed to impress your upcoming dinner guests.  Rico and Brendan talk about everything from food, art, and celebrities and are recording an episode of their show from the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul.

Charles Esten   Back To Top

Fans of ABC’s Nashville, love Chip Esten in the role of Deacon.  He is in town touring with ABC’s Nashville in Concert.  We are excited he made a stop at Twin Cities Live first!

5/6 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s a big day on TCL!  Steve and Elizabeth get the show started with a little host chat.

Learning Rx   Back To Top

If your child has struggled all year in math and reading, a three month summer break can be cause for worry.  A lot of what they have learned throughout the school year can be lost over the summer months.  Brain training at LearningRx might be the answer.

MN Wild Pre-Game Party   Back To Top

The Minnesota Wild are gearing up for a big night!  It’s the play-off game against the Chicago Blackhawks.  Emily is at the Xcel Energy Center where they are getting everything ready for the Pre-Game Party!

5/5 Host Chat   Back To Top

Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

Bravo's Jaime Primak Sullivan   Back To Top

Jersey Belle on Bravo TV follows the life of Jaime Primak Sullivan as she lives the upscale southern life in Mountain Brook, Alabama.  The outspoken New Jersey native and entertainment publicist has taken Mountain Brook, and television, by storm.

Cristela Alonzo   Back To Top

The ABC show, Cristela, is created, produced, written by and starred in by comedian Cristela Alonzo.  She is in town to be a part of MPR’s Wits show at the Fitzgerald in St. Paul.

5/1 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things.  Plus, Steve surprised some viewers with May Day baskets!

TCL's Luckiest Cook Winner!   Back To Top

The four finalists in our Luckiest Cook contest all presented their recipes cooking with FINNEGANS beer this week in the hopes of winning the title.  Not only do they get the title, they win a trip for two to Ireland from AAA Minneapolis and Trafalgar.

Kid Connection: Jaheim   Back To Top

Jaheim is your typical 13 year old boy who loves sports.  He’s also one of the 600 school aged kids in Minnesota looking for an adoptive family.

4/30 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things first.

Mother / Daughter Readings   Back To Top

There is a special bond between daughters and their moms.  Sometimes they know virtually everything about each other.  Our Happy Medium, Jodi Livon, is giving a couple of mother/daughter duo’s a reading.

4/29 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

4/28 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things to get the show started.

My Teacher Needs a Break Surprise #4   Back To Top

Emily surprises another deserving teacher with a trip to Tradewinds Island Resort in St. Pete Beach thanks to VISITFLORIDA.com.

4/27 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about the weekend and a few other things.

Russell Crowe   Back To Top

Days after his birthday, Emily sits down with Russell Crowe in Los Angeles.  They talk about his new movie, Water Diviner, his interest in the Minnesota Wild, and Emily gives him a birthday gift.

4/24 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things.

Kid Connection: Jahnia   Back To Top

Kelli Hanson introduces us to Jahnia, an 11 year old 5th grader who is one of the many Minnesota children without a permanent home.  Jahnia loves gymnastics so she got her own personal lesson!

4/23 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat at the beginning of the show.

Shark Tank   Back To Top

If you are a fan of ABC’s Shark Tank, you know there are some incredible people who pitch their business ideas trying to get money and support from the “sharks”.  If you have an idea that you would like to try to get financial backing for, you could be on Shark Tank.