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Hughes Picked As MVP, Pitcher Of Year For Twins

Phil Hughes has been named most valuable player and pitcher of the year for the Minnesota Twins in 2014. Hughes set a major league record for strikeout-to-walk ratio and posted a 3.52 ERA in 32 starts, his first season with the Twins.

10/16/2014

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Gala Set For 10th Annual Minnesota Dance Awards

The 10th annual Minnesota SAGE Awards for Dance will be presented next month in Minneapolis. This year, nine awards will be presented to honorees in six categories, including outstanding dance performance, outstanding performer and outstanding performing ensemble.

09/06/2014

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Minneapolis Police Honored For Bravery, Dedication

They risk their lives every day to protect us, and on Thursday members of the Minneapolis Police Department were honored for their dedication at a ceremony held by Chief Janee Harteau.

02/13/2014

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People’s Choice Nominations Announced, ‘Glee’ Leads With 8

Nominations were announced Tuesday at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills for the 40th annual People’s Choice Awards.

11/05/2013

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Twin Cities Film Fest Announces Award Finalists

The winners of the 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest will be announced at a closing night gala Saturday. Festival organizers have announced 16 finalists for the slate of awards.

10/26/2013

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Mauer Named Twins MVP, Perkins Pitcher Of Year

Joe Mauer has been named most valuable player of the Minnesota Twins for the third time in five years. The Calvin Griffith Award was announced Thursday, along with winners of the other annual honors voted on by the Twin Cities chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.

10/17/2013

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Mpls. 911 Staff Honored For Response To Accent Shooting

Members of the Minneapolis 911 staff will be honored Wednesday for their work in responding to several critical incidents from last year.

03/27/2013

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St. Paul Fire Dept. Presents Awards For Heroic Rescue Of Teen

More than a dozen Twin Cities’ firefighters and medics received a prestigious award Tuesday for saving the life of a 17-year-old girl.

02/26/2013

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MN Represented In 9 Categories Of James Beard Awards

They are called the “Oscars of the food world.” The James Beard Foundation recently announced Minnesota is represented in nine categories.

02/20/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Kia Johnson Wins Nat’l Titles & Nat’l Scholarships

Turns out, Kia Johnson has her older brother — and that B+ she got back in elementary school — to thank for the deluge of success she’s enjoyed lately.

12/01/2012

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Gophers Hand Out Team Awards At Banquet

The University of Minnesota football team and the Goal Line Club celebrated the 2012 season with its annual awards banquet Sunday afternoon at the Hilton Hotel in Minneapolis.

11/26/2012

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Price, Former Twin R.A. Dickey Win Cy Young Awards

David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets won baseball’s Cy Young awards on Wednesday.

11/14/2012

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Charlie Awards Celebrate Twin Cities Food, Drink

Foodies will celebrate the Twin Cities restaurant, food and drink industry at the second annual Charlie Awards this weekend.

11/10/2012

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Movie Blog: Your Oscar Ballot Cheat Sheet

The ballots are in and the votes are being tabulated. The Oscars will be handed out this Sunday evening and it’s looking to be a big night for The Artist and Hugo, which lead the race with 10 and 11 nominations, respectively.

02/22/2012

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Eau Claire’s Bon Iver Wins Best New Artist

The man behind the Wisconsin indie folk band Bon Iver gave a shout-out to his hometown of Eau Claire during Sunday night’s Grammys.

02/13/2012

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Meet The Man Who Saved Adele’s Voice

With all this success, it was only a year ago that Adele didn’t know if her career in front of the microphone could continue.

02/13/2012

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54th Annual Grammy Awards To Feature First Dance Music Segment

Grammy show producer Ken Ehrlich had considered putting dancing/electronica music into the ceremony in the past, but could never quite figure out how to incorporate the high-energy club feel in front of a sometimes staid audience.

02/07/2012

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2012 GRAMMY Nominees Album To Be Released January 24

The 2012 GRAMMY Nominees album will be released digitally and in stores January 24, 2012. The album features 22 hits from some of the GRAMMYs’ most popular nominees.

01/23/2012

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WCCO Radio Wins ‘Large Market Station’ Of 2011 Award

WCCO Radio won the “Large Market Station Of The Year” award at the 2011 NAB Marconi Radio Awards Thursday night.

09/15/2011

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JT Loves Sports

Justin Timberlake dives in and preps for his award show presentation.

07/08/2011

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Medals Honor 20 Who Risked Lives To Help Others

Two Minnesota men who jumped into action when a small plane went down just received a big honor.

04/07/2011

Top Award For Prince

Minneapolis-native Prince has received BET’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

06/28/2010

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