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4 Things To Know: Prince’s New Track, Bro Crash & More

These are the four stories you need to know about for Friday, July 31. They include a potential special session over the low walleye levels in one Minnesota lake, as well as a funky new jam from Prince’s corner.


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Michele Bachmann’s ‘Sharknado’ Reviews Are In

The deliberately campy “Sharknado 3″ debuted on the SyFy channel Wednesday evening, and there was a cameo by a very familiar Minnesotan. In the movie, “The Today Show” tosses to a live interview with former Rep. Michele Bachmann to talk about the evacuation of the eastern seaboard as the Sharknado storms swirl about.


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33 And Unmarried? Ooh, Hate To Break This To You But …

Researchers say they’ve figured out the right time to tie to knot. Sociologists at the University of Utah say people should get married between the ages of 28 and 32. Past studies showed that waiting longer to get hitched usually led to more stability, but this new research found that the odds of divorce decline significantly between the ages of 28 and 32.


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Twin Cities Firefighters, Cops Meet In Hot Dog Eating Contest

There are plenty of rules when it comes to eating properly. Etiquette matters. No one wants to be around someone who stuffs food in their mouth and chews like a wild animal. Unless it’s a hot-dog eating contest.


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Minnesotans To Meet: The Pair Behind ‘Dogs Of Instagram’

They have nearly 2 million followers on Instagram and a healthy enough business that they would walk away from full time jobs, all because of a dream about a dog. Lucy the pug and Boston terrier mix became the first ever post to the Dogs of Instagram account. But her owners are quickly becoming behind-the-scenes stars.