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AAA: Fourth Of July Gas Prices At 6-Year High

More than 40 million Americans are expected to travel somewhere this 4th of July holiday weekend and if you’re going by car, expect it to cost you. Gas prices are at a six-year high!

07/03/2014

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CDC: 38 Million Americans Drink Too Much Alcohol

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control shows tens of millions of Americans are drinking too much alcohol. And, the report finds that healthcare providers are not doing enough to tell people about the risks.

01/07/2014

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Mpls. Group Combats Al-Shabaab’s Recruiting Early On

The FBI is investigating to see if Minnesotans and Americans were involved in the terrorist attack at a Kenya mall. But so far FBI Agent Kyle Loven said there is no specific evidence that Minnesotans were part of the attack.

09/25/2013

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Lunch And Coffee May Drain Your Wallet More Than Gas

Most Americans monitor gas prices, but new research shows your lunch and coffee budget may be what’s really draining your pocket book.

01/24/2012

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American Students Abroad Told To Avoid Protests

Every year American colleges and universities send more than 270,000 students to study abroad and more of them are choosing unconventional destinations, which in places like Egypt can entice students to ignore well-meaning warnings from back home and plunge into the political upheaval in the streets.

11/30/2011

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Relative: Freed Americans Catching Up With Family

The brother-in-law of one of the Americans released from an Iranian prison says his wife is relieved to finally be with her brother again, and they are just enjoying catching up.

09/22/2011

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Good Question: Why Is The Poverty Line Just $11,000?

More Americans than ever before are living below the poverty line, and 544,000 Minnesotans are there too. But how is the poverty line determined?

09/14/2011

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Good Question: Why Do We Care About The Royal Wedding?

t may be the most watched television event in the history of the world. Perhaps 2 billion people will watch Prince William and Kate Middelton get married. So, why do so many Americans care about the royal wedding?

04/28/2011

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Good Question: Are Americans Unfairly Anti-Muslim?

When Rep. Peter King of New York called a hearing called “Radicalization in the American Muslim Community,” it brought into focus the dramatic and polarized emotions many Americans have towards Muslims.

03/10/2011

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