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Study With Voodoo Dolls Measures Anger & Hunger In Marriages

We know some people can get grouchy when they’re hungry. Now a new study is providing evidence that hunger and anger seem to go hand in hand — especially if you are married. The study is getting a lot of attention because voodoo dolls were used to measure how husbands and wives felt about each other at the end of the day.

04/15/2014

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Short-Term Renting Sees Restrictions In Lakeville

Instead of getting a hotel room for the night or weekend, travelers are now renting bedrooms that are inside a family’s home. These short-term rentals of spare rooms are taking place in hundreds of homes across the metro.The reservations are made online on websites like Airbnb and VRBO or Craigslist.

04/14/2014

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Canoe Found Near Lake Minnetonka Turns Out To Be Nearly 1,000 Years Old

Soon the lakes will be completely ice free, and we will see lots of people out on canoes. But there is one canoe in the west metro that will definitely not be going back into the water. That’s because archaeologists have just determined it is nearly 1,000 years old.

04/10/2014

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MN Office Of Higher Ed Gives College Financial Aid Advice

It’s that time of year when many high school seniors are getting their acceptance letters from colleges. And, just as importantly, details on the financial aid they’ve qualified for, or scholarships they’ve won.

04/09/2014

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Scholarships Available For Kids’ Summer Camps

In about two months, schools will be closing for the summer. That means, the kids will need some activities to keep from getting bored.

04/08/2014

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Mpls. Man Gets More Than 40 Years For ‘Senseless’ Bar Shooting

A Minneapolis man was sentenced Monday to more than four decades in prison for a crime the judge described as “senseless.” Last June, Vone Moua, the owner of Malina’s bar in St. Paul, was shot to death at closing time. It happened after a dispute about a $20 refund for a pool table fee.

04/07/2014

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Bit-O-Honey Rolling Down The Line In St. Paul, Jobs Soon To Follow

Pearson’s Candy has been a staple in St. Paul for a long time, but now it’s got a new look, a new candy and some new jobs.

03/26/2014

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Winter Crashes Overwhelm Auto Shops

Icy roads and this winter’s dangerous driving conditions are creating a new problem. With the huge number of crashes this winter, auto repair shops are swamped. Many repair shops are now telling customers they will have to wait four to six weeks before they can even start working on their car or truck.

03/25/2014

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Hennepin-Lyndale Bottleneck Getting Revamped, Starting Next Summer

Help is on the way for one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in Minneapolis, where Hennepin Avenue and Lyndale Avenue come together near the Walker Art Center.

03/24/2014

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Fire Destroys Million-Dollar Home In Orono

A million dollar home on Lake Minnetonka burned to the ground Thursday morning. The fire started around 9:30 a.m. at a home on Old Beach Road in Orono, Minn.

03/20/2014

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Bridging Hopes Spring Cleaning Will Increase Donations

A Twin Cities nonprofit that calls itself the largest furniture bank in the country is running low on its inventory. So it’s hoping spring cleaning will help.

03/19/2014

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Mower Co. Sheriff: Owners Of 22 Cows Found Dead Were In ‘Dire Straits’

The Mower County Sheriff’s Office has a gruesome case on its hands after 22 dairy cows were found dead in a barn. The grisly discovery was made a couple of weeks ago in Racine Township, which is just east of Austin, Minn.

03/17/2014

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Breck School Students Meet With Holocaust Survivor

Students at a Golden Valley school are learning about a painful part of history — in a very personal way. On Thursday afternoon, they met with a Holocaust survivor who has written stories about what his family went through.

03/13/2014

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Mpls. Police Reopen Cold Case On Bicyclist’s Death

The death of a bicyclist on his way to work five-and-a-half years ago is still fresh in the minds of Minneapolis Police. Jim Nisser, 65, was killed in the early morning hours of Sept. 11, 2008. He was biking to his job at the Minikahda Club near Lake Calhoun when he was struck from behind by an SUV at the intersection of Excelsior Boulevard and 32nd Street in Minneapolis.

03/12/2014

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School Districts Looking To Make Up Several Snow Days

School districts around the state are starting to make up days cancelled due to the extreme cold. In some cases, school was closed as many as six days this winter because of the sub-zero temperatures.

03/11/2014

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