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President Barack Obama Answers Questions from YouTubers: Recap

President Obama reached out to a younger generation today with a live online interview with three of the most popular YouTubers on the internet.

01/22/2015

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President Obama Interview with YouTubers Bethany Mota, GloZell and Hank Green: Watch Live

President Obama will field questions today from representatives of the online audience, represented by popular YouTubers Bethany Mota, GloZell Green, and Hank Green.

01/22/2015

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‘Saved By The Bell’ Actor Pleads Not Guilty In Bar Fight

The actor who played Screech in the 1990s TV show “Saved by the Bell” has pleaded not guilty to charges resulting from a bar fight in southeastern Wisconsin. Dustin Diamond and his fiancee, Amanda Schutz, appeared in Ozaukee County Circuit Court Thursday morning on charges stemming from Christmas Day scuffle at a bar in Port Washington.

01/22/2015

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Viral Food Critic Tackles McDonald’s In Latest Review

The North Dakota food critic whose review of Olive Garden went viral in 2012 is back in the spotlight after she decided to review the McDonald’s restaurants in the area.

01/22/2015

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Local Music Tap: The Beer Dabbler Lineup

This weekend’s sixth annual Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival features beers from a staggeringly large amount of breweries, but also has some pretty great local music, too.

01/21/2015

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Rock The Garden Will Again Span 2 Days

Rock the Garden, the summer music festival held on the greenspace near Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center, will again be a two-day event.

01/21/2015

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Local Tap Talk: Insight Brewing Company

Over the last five years, the craft brewery movement has grown exponentially in Minnesota. The Associated Press says licensing records show two-thirds of Minnesota’s active breweries opened in 2010 or later. So we decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. This week features Insight Brewing .

01/21/2015

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Mayor Coleman Wipes Out On Red Bull Crashed Ice Course

It’s going to be a busy weekend in St. Paul, highlighted by the Red Bull Crashed Ice Skating Championships. The course is ready and the event starts Thursday, but Mayor Chris Coleman took his turn on the course Wednesday morning.

01/21/2015

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18 New Castaways Competing On The 30th Edition Of ‘Survivor’

CBS’ Emmy Award-winning series “Survivor” is returning for its 30th season in its 15th year anniversary.

01/21/2015

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Wander Minnesota: Omnifest 2015

The weather is unreliable at best in January for Minnesota, but if you need to escape the reality of cold, snow, and/or slush and mud, check out the annual Omnifest at St. Paul’s Science Museum of Minnesota. The festival runs through February 19. Plan ahead and pre-order tickets, especially for weekends—this is a popular event.

01/21/2015

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GRAMMYs Best New Artist: Ariel Rechtshaid on HAIM

We feature HAIM as seen through the eyes of producer Ariel Rechtshaid, who helped craft the band’s debut album, Days Are Gone.

01/21/2015

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GRAMMYs Best New Artist: Mary J. Blige on Sam Smith

The queen of hip-hop soul opens up about Best New Artist GRAMMY nominee Sam Smith and why his music is like medicine.

01/21/2015

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GRAMMYs Best New Artist: Charli XCX on Iggy Azalea

Best New Artist nominee, Iggy Azalea as seen through the eyes of her fellow nominee, collaborator and friend Charli XCX.

01/21/2015

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GRAMMYs Best New Artist: Melissa Etheridge On Brandy Clark

Melissa Etheridge, well known as a singer-songwriter, guitarist and activist, weighs in on Brandy Clark’s Best New Artist GRAMMY nomination.

01/21/2015

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Best Book Club Picks For Winter Reading

The freezing temperatures outside might make you yearn for warmer weather, but these long winter nights are the perfect time to burrow deep into a great read.

01/21/2015

CBS announced today the 11 teams racing around the globe for the opportunity to win the $1 million dollar prize, on a special dating edition of THE AMAZING RACE. The show kicks off the most extreme blind dates ever with a 90 minute premiere on, Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) and moves to it's regular time period on Friday, Feb. 27 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured: Top Row, L-R: Tyler Adams, Laura Pierson, Jeff Magee, Lyda Grawn, Michael Dombrowski, Rochelle Nevedal, Bergen Olsen, Kurt Jordan Belcher, Aly Dudek, Steven Langton, Lebya Simpson, C.J. Harris; Bottom Row, L-R: Jeffrey Weldon, Jackie Ibarra, Harley Rodriguez, Jonathan Knight, Blair Townsend, Hayley Keel, Jelani Roy, Jenny Wu, Ashley Gordon, Matt Cucolo Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

‘The Amazing Race’ To Feature All Dating Duos This Season

For the first time ever “The Amazing Race” will feature all dating duos with existing couples and singles set up on blind dates.

01/20/2015

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Large Crowds Expected In St. Paul Saturday For Several Events

If you’re going to be in St. Paul Saturday, you might want to plan ahead as it’s expected to be one of the busiest weekends of the year in the city.

01/20/2015

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NKOTB, Nelly And TLC Come To Xcel Energy Center

The Twin Cities must have it, the right stuff that is, because New Kids on the Block is coming to St. Paul! NKOTB will perform at the Xcel Energy Center on May 20 as part of their tour, “The Main Event.”

01/20/2015

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Motley Crue Coming To Xcel Energy Center Aug. 5

Officials announced Tuesday that Motley Crue will be coming to Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul for a show in August. It marks the final tour for the rock group after performing together for more than 30 years.

01/20/2015

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Kyle’s Widow Cancels Interviews For ‘American Sniper’

In the wake of the growing controversy over her late husband’s memoir, the widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle has decided to stay out of the limelight. Taya Kyle has called off a number of interviews that were scheduled this week.

01/20/2015

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‘American Sniper’ Astounds With $105.3M Over MLK Weekend

Clint Eastwood’s R-rated Iraq War drama “American Sniper” opened in January like a superhero movie in July, taking in a record $105.3 million over the Martin Luther King Jr. four-day weekend.

01/19/2015

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Finding Minnesota: Twin Cities Ukulele Clubs

When the winter blues start to set in, some people turn to sun lamps or supplements to lift their spirits. Others, though, find simple joy in a simple instrument.

01/19/2015

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Women Who Rock: Caroline Smith

Caroline Smith’s story is a coming-of-age tale. Only hers was done publicly, through music. In the matter of a few years, she went from playing folk rock as Caroline Smith and the Goodnight Sleeps, to Caroline Smith: soul-singer, chorus belter and feminist leader. Smith grew up in Detroit Lakes, her mom helping land her first show at a Minnesota summertime staple.

01/17/2015

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Movie Blog: Swedish Director Ruben Östlund At The Walker

One of the hard lessons of Force Majeure, the latest film from the “not yet household-name level but maybe getting there” Swedish director Ruben Östlund, is that life deals most humans a crap hand. And most humans respond to them with childish petulance, at best.

01/16/2015

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YouTubers to Interview Obama After State of the Union Address

President Obama, the leader of the free world, will field questions from representatives of the online audience, represented by three popular YouTubers.

01/16/2015

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2015 Academy Awards

“Birdman” was the top winner at the 2015 Academy Awards, winning best picture and best director. “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Whiplash” also earned multiple awards.

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Puppy Bowl XI Starting Lineup

Forget the Patriots, ignore the Seahawks. The REAL competition this year is between Drew Carey, Pepper, Faulkner and the rest of the starting lineup for Puppy Bowl XI. See them all here!

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2015 Oscar Nominations

The 2015 Oscar Nominations were announced Thursday morning, including lots of nominations for “Boyhood,” “Birdman,” and “The Imitation Game.” See all the contenders in the top categories here.

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Golden Globes’ Best & Worst Dressed

The stars came out in full force at the 2015 Golden Globes, and some brought A-game glamour to the red carpet while others chose duds that were … well, duds.

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