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The Hilarious World of Depression  

"The Hilarious World of Depression" is a new podcast spearheaded by John Moe, a Minnesota radio voice familiar to many listeners. In the series, John chats with big names in the field of comedy, including Andy Richter and Peter Segal, about their first-hand view of depression, divorce, and other mental health issues. John stopped by to share some stories from the series and how it could help those struggling with their own health.

Surprise Furnace Giveaway  

Our latest furnace giveaway recipient is mom of two, Jennifer Johnson from Bloomington! If you need reliable heat and your budget is tight,  Apollo Heating and Air Conditioning can help.

Patriots Day  

Patriots Day is a movie based on true events during the Boston Marathon bombings. It happened April 15,2013. The story does touch on terrorism and the search for the two men involved in the bombings. However, the big part of the story is a message of courage and love. It’s not just about being Boston Strong. It’s about having a strong country.

Kid Connection: CJ  

Horse Therapy is a treatment that can physically and emotionally help to treat things like ADHD, anxiety, dementia and depression.

1/10 Host Chat  

Steve and Elizabeth discussed a new study about the cost of raising a child - over $233,000 from birth to age 17! Plus, another study was a hot topic of conversation that said that people who swear just might be more honest people in the long run. 

Hidden Human Computers  

During World War II dozens of African American women mathematicians were hired by NASA and a new book called, "Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA is based on their story. Author and American studies professor, Duchess Harris is here to talk about this book she co-wrote with Sue Bradford Edwards.

“Silence” Interview with Liam Neeson and Adam Driver  

It was twenty eight years in the making for famed director and producer Martin Scorsese. His new movie, “Silence”, stars veteran actor Liam Neeson, Adam Driver, and Andrew Garfield.

As Seen on TV with Emily   Back To Top

It’s a new year and that means the chance to check out a whole new list of As Seen On TV products. It’s a multi-million dollar business, but how well do some of these products work? Emily puts four of them to the test.

1/2 Host Chat   Back To Top

Dez from the new KS95 Morning Show fills in for Elizabeth and chats about her holiday festivities!

Kid Connection: A Look Back at 2016   Back To Top

Since we started our kid connection series nearly two years ago -- 13 kids have been placed with adoptive families. Even though we celebrate that number, there are still hundreds of school aged kids in Minnesota dreaming of a permanent place to call home.

“Holiday Happiness” at Mall of America with Emily   Back To Top

The holidays are fun with family, food and fun. They can also be a bit stressful with all of the shopping and together time. So, Emily is on a mission to bring a little laughter and a smile to folks who are doing some last minute shopping at Mall of America.

Wild Mountain Mature Skiers   Back To Top

Wild Mountain in Taylors Falls is open and ready for winter fun. The ski destination is about an hour from the cities and yet it looks like you’re a world away on a winter adventure.

Furnace Giveaway   Back To Top

For the sixth year, TCL and Apollo Heating and Air Conditioning are giving away furnaces to those struggling to keep warm in their own homes. TCL's Mike Marcotte surprised the first recipient, a retired school aid from Apple Valley who puts others before herself.

Emily Sits Down with Natalie Portman and co-stars from “Jackie”   Back To Top

“Jackie” is a new movie about Jackie Kennedy. Known for her elegance and her poise, “Jackie” is about the moments after Jackie Kennedy’s husband, John F. Kennedy, is assassinated. It’s powerful and the actors portrayals are compelling.

12/14 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve tells Elizabeth about a recent trip he took.  It’s the experience called Flyover America at Mall of America that he is talking about.  During the holidays there is even a bonus stop…the North Pole!

12/13 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth discuss the best way to read a book - kindle, on your phone, or an actual book.

Transform Your Life With Empower Jars   Back To Top

This time of year especially we tend to be in a constant state of rush. If you're looking for ways to be more present and slow down, you might be surprised to hear that a simple mason jar can transform your life! Life and business strategist Jasna Burza has great tips on how you can start 2017 with success! 

Emily talks with Jessica Chastain and John Lithgow from “Miss Sloane”   Back To Top

“Miss Sloane” hits theaters Friday, December 9th. The movie is about Elizabeth Sloane, a powerful and ruthless lobbyist who will do anything to win. Miss Sloane is played by Jessica Chastain. Her performance is so powerful that there is already Oscar buzz surrounding her work.

Good Company: Manhattan Toy Company   Back To Top

Manhattan Toy Company is based right here in Minnesota. Their office in downtown Minneapolis is where all the toy magic begins. Designs and color trends are researched. Ideas are then brought to life with toy designers on hand. They take a concept to reality. From there, the designs and drawings are sent off to a factory to get them made. They are then shipped back to Eden Valley, Minnesota. That’s where they are all packaged up and shipped out all over the world to places like Asia, Australia and Canada.

12/6 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few pressing topics.  If you are one of the many Minnesotans upset over the lack of snow, go to wear the snow is!  Hawaii has gotten more than two feet of snow

Nicole Remini-Wiskow Talks About Her Family and Scientology   Back To Top

Nicole Remini-Wiskow is the sister of actress Leah Remini, who's docu-series on A&E called "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" is getting all kinds of buzz. Nicole is living in the Twin Cities and stopped by to talk about how her family has dealt with Scientology with the power of positivity.

12/2 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve debates with TCL Movie Critic Paul McGuire Grimes about whether or not “It’s A Wonderful Life” should be considered a holiday movie. 

12/2 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Paul reviews two possible Oscar nominees  in theaters right now.  Head to his website to see his interview with Marlon West, head Animator form Disney’s Mona.

Kid Connection: Kortez   Back To Top

TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson introduces us to school age children looking for a place to call home.  She met thirteen year old Kortez and took him to make a stuffed animal at Build-A-Bear.  What she learned was that what he really wants is something much more important.

The Happy Medium: Speaking the Language of Intuition   Back To Top

It's been 7-years since our next guest has written a book and we'd say it's about time! Our Happy Medium is one of our most asked about guests so it's no wonder her fans have been anxiously awaiting the pen to hit the paper.

Ask the Derm: How Can I Get Natural Full Lips?   Back To Top

It's no secret that many of the Real Housewives have had a little somethin' somethin' done...especially the lips.  Lisa Rinna from the Beverly Hills franchise, openly admits she's no stranger to over-plumping them up and has said it was a big mistake.

Uptown Woodworks   Back To Top

What started as a fun, creative outlet has now turned into a business for two young entrepreneurs. Garret Faust and Harrison Blankenship met through a mutual friend. They hit it off and realized they could create unique wood pieces for art in just about any setting and that’s when Uptown Woodworks was born.

A Dedication to Prince   Back To Top

The December 2016 issue of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine is dedicated to a Minnesota icon. Stories about Prince from those who knew him best are highlighted, going all the way back to his childhood in Minneapolis. Chris Clayton, the Deputy Editor at Large for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine shares some of his favorite tales from months of research.

11/23 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s a funday from the kids in Northfield!

Crayola Store Shopping Spree   Back To Top

TCL’s Kelli Hanson was Live at the Crayola Store at Mall of America where three kids paired up with a U.S. Marine to shop till they drop, or for at least 64-seconds! The Shopping Spree is an annual tradition for Crayola, which will also hold the same event in Pennsylvania and Florida. The bundles were duplicated and donated to Toys for Tots this holiday season.

 

11/22 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve visited with a bunch of kids from Northfield.

11/21 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve & Elizabeth are already talking about  Black Friday.

"A Black Night for the Bluegrass Belle" Author Ian Punnett   Back To Top

The death of Verna Garr Taylor was ruled a suicide back in 1936. But lots of questions about her death remain, especially within her own family. Former radio personality Ian Punnett's grandmother was Verna's first cousin and he was inspired to tell the true version of what happened that night. 

11/18 Host Chat   Back To Top

We put a call out and boy did we get a response!  Flemish Giants are loose in the studio!

11/16 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things.

11/15 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a very emotional performance on Dancing with the Stars.

11/14 Host Chat Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve catch up on some of today’s topics.

Friday Funday at U.S. Bank Stadium   Back To Top

Steve has some fun at U.S. Bank Stadium during their Holiday Boutique!

Emily Sits Down with Naomi Watts from “Shut In”   Back To Top

Shut In is a new movie starring Naomi Watts. She plays a child psychologist who is trying to cope with the loss of her husband while taking care of her bedridden son. Meanwhile, one of her young patients goes missing. He’s believed to be dead and Naomi starts to believe the child is haunting her.

Kid Connection: Michael   Back To Top

Thursdays on Twin Cities Live we introduce you to a school-aged kid here in Minnesota in need of a family. Meet Michael, a 17-year-old who has a smile you won't soon forget. Michael wanted to go roller skating so Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson took him to the Roller Garden where she learned he can skate and he can dance!

11/10 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve start the show off without a whole lot to say!  They join in on the “Mannequin Craze!”

11/9 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about the newest events of the day!

Santa’s Arrival at Mall of America   Back To Top

Santa is getting ready for his arrival at Mall of America. He’s back Thursday, November 10th with a special holiday carnival.

11/8 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things…including the countdown to the mirror ball!

11/7 Host Chat   Back To Top

It’s Hug a Bear Day!  Steve brought the White Bear from White Bear Mitsubishi out and about to see how many hugs he could get!  Richard Herod from White Bear Mitsubishi wants you to text “BEAR” to 42379.  He will donate $1 to Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of MN for every text received before the end of the show today.  Plus, they are donating 250 bears to them if they receive at least 250 texts!

Amy Adams & Jeremy Renner   Back To Top

“Arrival” is a sci-fi movie about a mysterious spacecraft that arrives. A team of experts tries to make contact to figure out who they are and why they are here.

11/3 What's Happening This Weekend   Back To Top

TCL's Local Guy About Town, Mike Marcotte, shares his picks for What's Happening This Weekend.

11/3 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few things…including World Series Champion Cubs!

CMA Red Carpet Preview   Back To Top

TCL’s Kelli Hanson is getting ready to hit the red carpet for the Country Music Association Awards.  She lets us in on a little sneak peek!

11/2 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.