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Anoka Hosts Halloween Stamp EventA Minnesota town known as the "Halloween Capitol of the World" is kicking off their spooky celebrations.
Group Calls For End To Animal Testing At HCMCProtesters are camped outside a Minneapolis hospital calling for an end to using live animals in medical testing. Many of the protesters are Minneapolis doctors and residents, and they are fighting for animal rights.
Regency Beauty Institute Abruptly Closes All 79 LocationsThe Minnesota-based cosmetology school Regency Beauty Institute abruptly closed on Wednesday.
Wis. Sen. Attends Baking Contest Instead Of Vets Home TourThe state senator calling for a review of conditions at Wisconsin's largest veterans home opted to judge a baking contest rather than tour the facility this summer.
Minneapolis Listed As One Of America’s Most Dangerous CitiesFollowing the FBI’s release of 2015 crime statistics earlier this week, Minneapolis was named one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S.
DeRusha Eats: Spitz In Northeast MinneapolisThe fastest growing sector of the restaurant business is fast-casual: entrepreneurs trying to become the next Five Guys or Chipotle. A Twin Cities accountant and financial analyst is hoping he's onto something with Spitz.

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A Look Back At 5 Key Swings From Ryder Cup HistoryMomentum means everything at the Ryder Cup. Shot to shot, match to match, even era to era, it's swung back and forth between the United States and Europe, sometimes at a glacial pace and occasionally with head-turning speed.
Road To The Ryder Cup: Tom Lehman's Ryder Cup MemoriesMinnesota native Tom Lehman has both played in Ryder Cups and captained a team. This year, he's a vice-captain at Hazeltine.
Lynx Open Semifinals With 113-93 Win Over MercuryCoach Cheryl Reeve and the Minnesota Lynx were not leaving any doubt: nearly two weeks between games was beneficial for the defending WNBA champions.
Ryder Cup Players On The Importance Of CaddiesYou know the names headlining the Ryder Cup: Jordan Spieth, Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy. Some of the names we are not as familiar with are on the course with the golfers, and their job is just as important.
Twins Fall To Royals 5-2 For 102nd Loss, Most Since 1961Taylor Rogers, the fourth of five Twins pitchers, took the loss after allowing three runs, three hits and two walks.
At 46, Phil Mickelson Is No Ryder Cup RookieThe passion runs deep for the oldest player on the Ryder Cup's 2016 USA team; a player who remains the gallery's favorite.

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Anoka Hosts National Halloween Stamp EventThe Minnesota city is known as the “Halloween Capital of the World” (0:30). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Sept. 29, 2016
Noon Weather ReportAfter a cool, wet week, the weekend looks to be sunny and relatively warm, Matt Brickman reports (1:54). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Sept. 29, 2016
Interview: Ryder Cup General Chair Patrick HuntHe spoke with Ali Lucia and Matt Brickman about bringing the Ryder Cup to Hazeltine National and the upcoming opening ceremony Thursday evening (2:36). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Sept. 29, 2016
Prepping For The Ryder Cup Opening CeremonyAli Lucia reports from Chaska’s Hazeltine National where Team USA fans are supporting their golfers by wearing the stars and stripes (2:02). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Sept. 29, 2016

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Wander Minnesota: Autumn FestivitiesFall foliage, apples and pumpkins, Halloween—the weather is changing, and so is the nature of the festivals. There's a lot happening around the state in October.
MNfusion: Theater Latte Da's 'Ragtime' Brings 1900's To Modern DayFor some, history is obsolete. Often, younger generations fail to see how people of the past relate to their lives.
Tap Talk: Northgate Brewing, Tin Whiskers Brew-Off At Moto-IIt's that time of year again. Colors are changing, leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping and two Twin Cities brewers are preparing for the next brew-off.
MNfusion: 'Rummage' Brings Local Beer, Music & Wares To ForefrontMinnesotans love to talk about how much they love Minnesota. And, they love to support local Minnesota businesses. Now, a new event is taking that to the next level by bringing together local beer, bands, food and shops in the home of all things Minnesota – the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.
Wander Minnesota: Dining Near the Ryder CupThe Ryder Cup is set to take place at the Hazletine National Golf Clubin Chaska starting this week in Chaska. If you're heading out to watch some or all of it, here are some suggestions for places to eat in the surrounding area that won't involve national chains.
Mike's Mix: Smoked High West Old FashionedMaking spirits, wine and beer takes a team of people. But usually, there is only one person responsible for the flavor.

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Wander Minnesota: Autumn FestivitiesFall foliage, apples and pumpkins, Halloween—the weather is changing, and so is the nature of the festivals. There's a lot happening around the state in October.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Pork Loin RecipesI love pork loins, they’re perfect to build a dinner party around and they make the house smell great. Here they are, Dara's Top 5 Pork Loin Recipes!
Best Pottery Shops In MinnesotaLooking for the perfect piece of pottery?
Best Fall Festivals In MinnesotaHere are five festivals for family fun.

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