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Gas Prices So Low You Have To Crouch At The PumpIt's becoming a joy for motorists to pull up to the pump as gas prices continue to drop toward levels not seen in years, if not decades. Friday's national average is $1.69, but prices are even better in the Twin Cities.
Sanders, Clinton Making A Stop In Minnesota TodayDemocratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are getting ready for a stop in Minnesota.
Rally Planned To Dissuade Grand Jury Outcome In Jamar Clark CaseA group of protesters plans to rally in downtown Minneapolis to press Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to prosecute two police officers who fatally shot a black man last year.
Sheriff: Cloquet Woman Shot After Threatening Deputies With FirearmThe St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says a suicidal woman was shot and critically wounded after she threatened deputies with a firearm near a Duluth church.
Accomplish With Kylie: Helping PawsThe service dogs you see helping people around are always so impressive, but it takes years of training to reach that level.
Authorities Seek Help Locating Missing White Bear Lake ManThe Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is seeking the public's help locating a missing White Bear Lake man. According to officials, 20-year-old Joshua Tyler Papenheim was last seen by his roommate at 6 a.m. Wednesday.

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NBA Eastern Conference 2016 All-Star Roster BreakdownThe Eastern Conference is stronger than in years past thanks to new talent like Kyle Lowry and some older talent, like some guy named LeBron James.
Prep Blog: Friday's Top High School Match-UpsDon't look now, but we are already in state tournament time for the winter sports seasons. The State Alpine and Nordic Ski Championships were held this week at Giant's Ridge in Biwabik. This weekend, dancers take center stage at Target Center for the annual High-Kick and Jazz competitions among the top programs in the state.
Ovechkin, Capitals Beat Wild 4-3Alex Ovechkin scored three times in the second period for his 14th career hat trick, and the Washington Capitals beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Thursday night.
Wild Host Washington, Desperate To Get Out Of Losing SkidThe Minnesota Wild welcomes the Washington Capitals to Xcel Energy Center Thursday night, but right now they'd like to welcome a win. The future of head coach Mike Yeo is teetering, the team is in a downward spiral.
MN Olympians Auctions Medals For Grandkids' College FundsThe father-son collection, currently up for online bidding, will be sold later this month.
2016 NBA All-Star Weekend PreviewLooking to fill a football-size void in your sports life? Well, lucky for you, the NBA's All-Star weekend festivities get underway in Toronto this coming weekend.

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Best Indoor Basketball Courts In MinnesotaIf an outdoor basketball court is beyond your reach, or you prefer an indoor game, these spacious indoor courts are conveniently located and open to the public.
Best Valentine's Day Bars For Singles In MinnesotaJust because you're single doesn't mean you have to stay in this Valentine's Day.
Best Valentine's Day Dinners In MinnesotaEnjoy a most romantic evening with a reservation at one of these local restaurants.
Best Places For Dress Shoes In MinnesotaFinish your outfit with flair by selecting the best in footwear.
Best Shows In Minnesota To See On Your Valentines Day DateMake it a night to remember!
Best Valentine's Day Travel Destinations Near MinnesotaTake a romantic drive this Valentine's weekend to a tryst of your choice.

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MNfusion: Red Cow Offers Alternative To Fish Fry Fridays For LentOn Wednesday, the season of Lent began for Christians around the world. For many of Catholic denomination, this also marked the beginning of the end of meat on Fridays.
Prep Blog: Friday's Top High School Match-UpsDon't look now, but we are already in state tournament time for the winter sports seasons. The State Alpine and Nordic Ski Championships were held this week at Giant's Ridge in Biwabik. This weekend, dancers take center stage at Target Center for the annual High-Kick and Jazz competitions among the top programs in the state.
Guy On A Bike: Bikes As Tools For LearningBetsy Stretch is a self-proclaimed bike geek, and proud of it. So, when the MN Department of Education began implementing engineering science standards for middle school students, she used bicycles as a teaching tool in her classes at Marcy Open.
MNfusion: Director Sarah Rasmussen Talks First Show At Jungle TheaterRasmussen first fell in love with theater on a trip to Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater as a teenager. It was there that she saw her first play by William Shakespeare. It's appropriate then that Rasmussen begins her inaugural season with a love letter in the form of a Shakespearean romantic comedy – "Two Gentlemen of Verona."
Tap Talk: MN-Based Founding Fathers Brewing Co. Aims For National MarketFounding Fathers Brewing Company is a Long Lake-based company that's increasingly finding a foothold in the national market – with a patriot twist. That "twist" is actually a pretty big deal: The company donates half of its profits to help military families.
Bite Of Minnesota: One-Pot Sticky WingsIt's hard to believe that the Super Bowl has already come and gone. I'm not much of a football fan but I do enjoy the rituals of Super Bowl Sunday such as menu planning, a lazy Sunday, and an excuse to eat copious amounts of queso dip -- yes, the Velveeta + Rotel kind.

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