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Good Question: How Does Air Conditioning Work?We're so used to it by now that many of us don't twice about how we keep our homes at a pleasant 70 degrees.
Memories of '91 Return At Twins, Braves MatchupIt was one of the greatest World Series ever played, if not the greatest. It was truly something special when the Minnesota Twins and the Atlanta Braves met 25 years ago.
Malala Yousafzai Visits MinneapolisThe youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize made a stop Tuesday in the Twin Cities.
Minnesota Bluegrass Festival Celebrates 40 YearsThe Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival will be held Aug. 11-14 at El Rancho Mañana in Richmond.
46 Philando Protesters Arrested Outside Governor's MansionDozens of people were arrested Tuesday as police in St. Paul cleared protesters from Summit Avenue in front of the governor's mansion, where demonstrators have camped out following the police shooting death of Philando Castile earlier this month.
First Minnesota-Harvested Sweet Corn Expected To Sell FastNothing says summer in Minnesota quite like fresh picked, locally grown sweet corn. And roadside stands are popping up all across the state to sell the traditional dinner treat.

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Braves Beat Twins 2-0 In Majors-Worst MatchupLucas Harrell pitched six innings, Adonis Garcia homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the worst teams in the majors.
Memories of '91 Return At Twins, Braves MatchupIt was one of the greatest World Series ever played, if not the greatest. It was truly something special when the Minnesota Twins and the Atlanta Braves met 25 years ago.
Twins Interim GM Antony Focusing On Trade DeadlineRob Antony's job of replacing long-time mentor Terry Ryan has come with no guarantee he'll be part of that future.
Summer Festival Highlights Big July For Hockey Coaches, PlayersThat's right, since the MSHSL allowed coaches to work with their teams in the off-season, July is a competitive month.
2016 PGA Championship PreviewThe PGA Championship, the PGA Tour's final major, tees off this week at Baltusrol Golf Club. CBS Sports' broadcast team previews the action.
U.S. Bank Stadium Celebrated With Scratch-Off Lottery GameThe Minnesota lottery is celebrating the upcoming Vikings season at U.S. Bank Stadium with the launch of a new scratch-off game.

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Best Flea Markets In MinnesotaFlea markets are a popular activity throughout Minnesota. Some are scheduled weekly,and some occur once a year. Here are the five most noteworthy markets in Minnesota.
5 Traditions To Start Your Back To School RoutineWhat memories do you use to help document your child's progression through school? Here are five different traditions you can begin this year.
Best Outdoor Swimming Spots In MinnesotaDon't let summer pass you by. Get in the water at these local swimming holes, rivers, lakes and ponds.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Grilled Potato RecipesPotatoes and the grill are perfect together. Smokiness, crispiness and everything that makes a potato delicious. Here are Dara's Top 5 Grilled Potato Recipes!
Best Old School Arcades In MinnesotaBars and arcades throughout Minnesota feature video games of all types from all eras. Here are five best places where you can still find those great vintage electronic games.
Best Hangout Spots After Bar Close In MinnesotaDon't let closing time close out your night.

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MNfusion: Blackeye Roasting Co. Opens S. Minneapolis Location
Tap Talk: Freehouse, A Brewpub In Mpls' North LoopWhat started as two servers dreaming up a breakfast restaurant concept has now blossomed into a successful restaurant company: Blue Plate Restaurant Company.
Mike's Mix: Fine Spirits ClassicEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, Mike checks out a couple of cocktails from the Fine Spirits Classic.
'Microbe And Gasoline' Not As Fantastic As You'd ThinkFilmmaker Michel Gondry, known for his hyper-inventive visual style in movies like "The Science of Sleep" and "Mood Indigo", is back with a new work on boyhood and friendship, but his latest looks quite a bit different than the produced-to-the-hilt movies for which he is known – and, at least for me, appreciated. The difference is so great it’s as if the director has challenged himself to take his imagination out of the poetry-and-props clouds and place it into an environment that’s earthier, a realm in which the hints of realism could grow.
Tap Talk: Aquatennial Mess Hall Showcases 4 Craft BreweriesThe four "Best Days Of Summer" are upon us in Minneapolis – the Aquatennial has returned. Celebrated since 1939, the summer event is now in its 77th year.
Wander Minnesota: Where To Beat The HeatIt sounds like we're in for a few days of intense heat and humidity. While there are people who really enjoy this weather there are plenty who don't.

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