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She Became A U.S. Citizen At 97, Now She’s Casting Her First Vote

For the first nine decades of her life, Chengyi Pan was a Chinese citizen. She remembers the days during World War II when American pilots dropped daily supplies, including toothpaste and chocolate.

10/30/2014

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Twin Cities Fails To Make List Of Snobbiest U.S. Cities

Minnesota nice? You betcha? Minneapolis-St. Paul may be a lot of things, but the Twin Cities are definitely not snobby, according to a new list of rankings from Travel + Leisure.

10/14/2014

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Minnesota Ranked The 2nd Happiest State

Not that Minnesotans need to be reminded of all the things that make their state one of the greatest to live in — and not that we are not biased in these matters — but there’s another list confirming it. Minnesota is the second happiest state in America.

09/29/2014

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Real Estate Survey Lists Minnesota Among Least Patriotic States

A new list came out that Minnesota is at the top of, but it may not be something we should be proud of. In a new online survey, Minnesota was found to be one of the least patriotic states in America. Minnesota came in 49 out of 50. Last place for patriotism goes to California.

07/04/2014

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17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

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Duluth Voted The ‘Best Town In America’

The votes are in and the best town in America is? You betcha, it’s Duluth, Minnesota. Outside Magazine asked voters which town was the best place to live, if they love an active lifestyle.

06/16/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

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Kenwood Among America’s Best Romantic Restaurants

When it comes to the most romantic new restaurants in America, The Kenwood in Minneapolis is among the top, according to Travel + Leisure Magazine.

02/12/2014

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The 5 Best Stadiums In The NFL

From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.

11/25/2013

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America’s Most Hipster Cities

Pretty much any US city, short of maybe Birmingham, AL, has some elements/neighborhoods of hipster culture at this point (you really just need a fixed-gear bike shop, right?), but these 10 cities are vying for the title of hipster-est. Behind Williamsburg, of course.

11/15/2013

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Curiocity: 2 Mpls. Bakeries Make The Daily Meal’s 50 Best In America

Minneapolis is home to not one, but two of the best bakeries in America — at least according to The Daily Meal’s latest report.

11/14/2013

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America’s Seven Best Beercations

You love beer. You love vacations. So it’s only natural you’ll like this rundown of America’s seven hottest travel destinations with a hopping beer scene.

11/01/2013

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They Thought It Was Patriotic, The School Saw It As Suspendable

Students said they wanted to show their love for their country, but a superintendent believes it went a little too far. The result? More than a dozen students are suspended for drawing on doors and windows and scattering small American flags outside their high school.

10/03/2013

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Meet Minnesota’s Newest American Citizens

As America celebrates Independence Day, 30 immigrants celebrated something even more personal. The men and women from 20 nations became American citizens Thursday morning after months of studying.

07/04/2013

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