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'Bus Rapid Transit' Promises Quicker Rides Through The Twin CitiesIn a just a few months, there will be a new way to get around in the Twin Cities - and it's 20 percent faster than a bus.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Flower Shop In MinnesotaThe roots grow deep at Hallstrom's Florist and Greenhouses. The historic town of Red Wing is the perfect home for this fourth-generation shop. "It's going to start way back in 1886.
Extra! Extra! 'Newsies' Opens At Orpheum Theatre"Newsies" runs from February 9 – 14 at the Orpheum Theatre. Tickets cost $39 to $139. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the Hennepin Theatre Trust online.
Shane Co.'s 'Perfect Gift for Her' QuizGet some Valentine's Day gift ideas for your special someone right here.
5th Graders Run White Bear Lake RestaurantYou never want too many cooks in the kitchen -- especially if they are just 10 or 11 years old. But Donatelli's Italian Restaurant in White Bear Lake continued a tradition Tuesday they started eight years ago.
Local Alzheimer's Association Chapter Focuses On Diversity At ConferenceJust about everybody knows someone who has been touched by dementia. But did you know that Hispanics/Latinos and African-Americans in the United States are at a higher risk for Alzheimer's Disease?
Valentine's Day Recipes From Bonefish GrillSurf and turf is a classic meal, and perfect for Valentine's Day. This Tuesday, Herb Schatteles from Bonefish Grill in St. Louis Park stopped by to prepare the iconic dish along with desert and a cocktail. Here are the recipes for you to wow your significant other this holiday.
Minnesota Doctor Develops At-Home Test To Detect Colon CancerIt's been one year since Mayo Clinic researchers got the go-ahead on a potential game-changer. A test that people could take at home that screens for the second-most deadly type of cancer: Colon cancer.
Good Question: How Long Can Athletes Stay In The Game?At 39 years old, Peyton Manning is now the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl. He's been playing 18 years in the NFL, which is 15 years longer than the average NFL player.
St. Paul Woman, 91, Wins Tricycle For Granddaughter With AutismA 91-year-old St. Paul grandmother who says she never wins anything hit a mini-jackpot this weekend. This is Mary Pat behind her shiny new adult-sized, motorized tricycle.
Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (Feb. 8-12)Here is a list of who's hiring this week!
It's Not Too Late To Book Your Spring Break TripEven though it's just a few weeks away, we found out it's not too late to take advantage of some great deals to warm weather destinations.

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