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Disorderly Conduct Charges Dropped In Pedal Pub Ambush

A disorderly conduct charges have been dropped in last month’s water gun ambush of a pedal pub that was being used by off-duty police officers. The lawyer for Jason Leonard Carlton said that his client had just had his charge dismissed in the May 23 incident.


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Descendant Of Triple Crown Winner Secretariat Births Twins, Treated At UMN Center

A descendant of the world-famous, Triple-Crown-winning racehorse Secretariat gave birth to twins last month and is being treated for complications at the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Medical Center.


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Security Boosted At Vikings Stadium After Man Gains Access

Security is being boosted at the new Vikings stadium after a photographer gained access to the under-construction building. Photographer Scott Heins published photos and an accompanying essay Wednesday on Deadspin.com.


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Twin Cities Swimmers Joining In On World Record Attempt

A new record for the world’s largest simultaneous swimming lesson could have been beaten on Thursday morning.


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Study: Cat Videos Have Value

For anyone who thinks watching cat videos on the Internet is a waste of time, think again. A new study posted in the journal Computers in Human Behavior examined how cat videos help improve your mood.