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Klobuchar Meets With First Responders For 911 ReformThe push is in response to a woman killed by her estranged husband when her daughter couldn't call for help from a hotel room.
Consumer Reports: Natural Bug Spray Less Effective Than SyntheticWith the impending doom of mosquito and tick biting season upon us, you may want to consider new testing by Consumer Reports when choosing your bug repellent.
Sources: Federal Investigation Into Jamar Clark Shooting CompleteThe Department of Justice and FBI were investigating whether or not the officers violated Clark's civil rights.
The Safety Measures At Minnesota’s Largest ZoosSt. Paul's Como Zoo has eight western lowland gorillas, the same kind of endangered animal as the one killed at the Cincinnati Zoo. You can look at them through glass in their indoor space, or across a fence in their outdoor habitat.
2 Killed In SUV-Motorcycle Crash In Western Wis.Two people have been killed in a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV in western Wisconsin.
U Of M Opens Wrestling Investigation After Drug ClaimsThe agent for the longtime University of Minnesota wrestling coach disputes allegations from a team member that the coach covered up the wrestlers' plans to sell and use an anti-anxiety drug.

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U Of M Opens Wrestling Investigation After Drug ClaimsThe agent for the longtime University of Minnesota wrestling coach disputes allegations from a team member that the coach covered up the wrestlers' plans to sell and use an anti-anxiety drug.
Leaderboard: Quiet PleaseJordan Spieth, the second-ranked golfer on the PGA Tour, silences the doubters, at least for now, with win at Colonial.
Joe Mauer Named AL Player Of The WeekNot much has gone right for the Twins this season, but one bright spot has been the performance of Joe Mauer.
Keidel: Don't Underestimate The Warriors Like I DidDid the Warriors win the Western Conference Finals, or did the Thunder give it to them? Either way, Golden State is favored to repeat.
Vikings Waive Injured DE B.J. Dubose, Sign DT Bruce GastonThe Minnesota Vikings have signed defensive tackle Bruce Gaston and waived defensive end B.J. DuBose with an injured designation.
This Week In Golf: Spieth Puts It Together To Win Dean & DeLuca InvitationalJordan Spieth overcame recent struggles with consistency, shooting four rounds in the 60s to win the Dean & DeLuca Invitational at Colonial.

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of JulyThe Fourth of July holiday is a time when families get out and celebrate the birth of our nation. For this holiday, many communities across the country host festivals that feature live entertainment, food, vendors, activities and fireworks.
Best Zoo Exhibits In MinnesotaTake advantage of the out-of-doors this summertime by visiting a zoo.
Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near MinnesotaBackpacking through Minnesota is a relaxing and inexpensive way to vacation. The state has many recreational parks, forests and wildlife preservation sites. With a GPS, backpack gear and good walking shoes or hiking boots, you'll be ready to roll on.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Savory Rhubarb RecipesIt's Rhubarb season. They're stacked like cord-wood at the Farmers Market. It's good in more than just pie however! Dara gives you 5 savory ways to use it!
Best Movie Theater Deals In MinnesotaIt's not as expensive as you think to catch a flick in Minnesota. Check out the deals at these local theaters.
Best Places To Go Dancing In MinnesotaLift your mood with happy feet at these five great dance venues.

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Uptown Theatre Celebrating 100th Anniversary With Classic Movie WeekThe iconic Uptown Theatre is kicking off its 100th anniversary celebration this weekend with screenings of classic films like "Seven Samurai," "King Kong" and "Citizen Kane."
Tap Talk: Oliphant Brewing - Wisconsin's Mystical Brewery
Wander Minnesota: The Summer Festival KickoffWhile there are festivals year-round across the state, summer is really prime time. The following is just a sample of what's going on in June.
Mike's Mix: Camping CocktailsAs we get closer to summer and the weather gets warmer, more and more people are breaking out the tent and heading to the woods. Mike Augustyniak has three cocktails that are perfect for sitting around the campfire.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From an outside reggae party Thursday night to a major independent hip hop festival at the state fairgrounds on Sunday, here are the four shows and events to see this weekend!
MNfusion: Local Designer Creates Gift For Florence + The MachineShake it out before grabbing at seat the Xcel Energy Center for Florence + The Machine. The British indie rockers will come through the Twin Cities are on June 2.

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