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On this day in 1970 ...

On Sept. 19, 1970, the "Mary Tyler Moore" show premiered on CBS. What fictional Minneapolis TV station employed Moore's character, Mary Richards? A) MTM-TV B) WJM-TV C) WHZ-TV For the answer, click on the headline above...
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The Minnesota Historical Society tells us that Mary Richards throws her hat in the air on the Nicollet Mall, and a classic TV comedy was born 33 years ago today.

Mary Tyler Moore'scharacter, Mary Richards, worked at WJM-TV.

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Here's an official reel of show bloopers:

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