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Border Entry Fee Study Sparks Northern Opposition

By Michael Hill’s estimation, 90 percent of the people pumping gas at his station just south of the U.S.-Canada border in Washington state are Canadians.

05/27/2013

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MN Man Impersonates Pink Floyd Singer For 100K In Healthcare

Police say a Minnesota man posed as a rock star — British accent and all — to get as much as $100,000 in medical treatment.

05/01/2013

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Movie Blog @ MSPIFF, Day 9: ‘Antiviral’

Canadian auteur David Cronenberg spent most of his career honing an idiosyncratic brand of cinema, label by critics as “body horror.” With films like “Videodrome” and “The Fly,” many of Cronenberg’s protagonists found themselves fighting an enemy within themselves, and usually with putrid and dire outcomes.

04/19/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Superior Surfing

In the dead of winter, Hawaii might seem like the only place for Minnesotans to hang ten. But a few times each year: The southeast winds blow in up from Canada kicking up the perfect waves on Lake Superior.

03/04/2013

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Will Pennies Soon Be A Thing Of The Past?

There was a time not that many years ago when a penny found resting on a sidewalk was quickly snatched up and put into a pocket.

02/05/2013

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Sold-Out Crowd Greets Wild At Opener

The Minnesota Wild dropped the puck for their opener at a sold out Xcel Energy Center Saturday night, with an attendance number of 19,298 – the 6th largest crowd in Wild history.

01/19/2013

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REWIND: It’s Carly Rae Jepsen’s World

The GRAMMYs’ Song of the Year category honors the very best in songwriting — and for the 55th Annual Awards, that includes the Canadian team who penned Carly Rae Jepsen’s“Call Me Maybe.” What you may […]

01/14/2013

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Best Of Minnesota: Skiing Area

Thousands of votes came in over the last couple of weeks, as we tried to find the best ski area in the state. Places a little closer to metro like Wild Mountain got huge support on Facebook. But the spot with the most votes lies just an hour from the Canadian border — Lutsen Mountains on Lake Superior’s North Shore.

01/12/2013

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Hundreds Attend Native American Protest At MOA

The group Idle No More held a major gathering early Saturday evening at the Mall of America. Idle is a protest movement focusing on the rights and interests of the First Nations peoples of Canada and Native Americans.

12/29/2012

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Canadian Archbishop Urges Minnesotans: ‘Vote Yes’

A religious leader from Canada visited the Twin Cities Monday to speak out against gay marriage. The Archbishop of Ottawa spoke at the University of St. Thomas, where the Minnesota Catholic Conference is underway.

10/08/2012

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Reality Check: Americans For Prosperity Health Care Ad

Americans for Prosperity says WCCO-TV was wrong to characterize the group’s ad as “based on a false premise: that the new healthcare law creates a government-run system.”

09/12/2012

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2 Minnesotans Hurt In Canadian Small Plane Crash

Two Minnesotans have been seriously injured when their small plane crashed trying to take off in Canada.

08/01/2012

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Rookie Diamond Keeps Shining For Twins

Scott Diamond grew up in Canada, seemingly destined to become a pitcher.

06/11/2012

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Canada Pledges $17.5M In Fight Against Asian Carp

The Canadian government says it will spend $17.5 million over the next five years to help prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.

05/28/2012

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Visitors Urged To Stay Off Ice In Voyageurs Park

Officials are warning visitors to stay off the ice in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.

03/20/2012

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