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Banners Posted Across Lake Calhoun Signs

A number of signs around Lake Calhoun were altered on Wednesday to obscure the name of the recently controversial Minnesota historical figure. John C. Calhoun was a former war department secretary who helped bring Fort Snelling to Minnesota.

6 hours ago

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For Vikings Linebacker, Charleston Shooting Hit Close To Home

When a gunman shot and killed nine people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina in June, Vikings Linebacker Edmond Robinson found himself grieving.

08/10/2015

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Black Journalists Discuss Race In America

For the first time in its 40-year history, the National Association of Black Journalists is holding its yearly convention in Minneapolis. More than 1,500 members of NABJ are expected to show up at the Minneapolis Convention Center. They include TV and print journalists, as well as journalism students from across the country.

08/06/2015

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How-To Guide For Traveling Alone

If you’re thinking of taking a trip on your own, you might be surprised just how easy and enjoyable it can be.

07/29/2015

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Vacation Guide To Charleston, South Carolina

Want to take a trip to “The Best City In America?” Check out this vacation guide to Charleston, South Carolina from Mary Alice Monroe, author of “The Summer’s End.”

07/10/2015

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Target Pulls Confederate Soldier Costume

Target Corporation has removed a Confederate officer costume from sales on its website in the aftermath of the murders at a black Charleston, South Carolina church last week.

06/23/2015

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Charleston Massacre Renews Calls To Rename Lake Calhoun

Provoked because of the horror in Charelston, some people here in Minnesota are petitioning to change the name of a popular Minneapolis lake.

06/22/2015

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4 Things To Know For June 21, 2015

Here’s what you need to know for Sunday.

06/21/2015

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Mpls. Pastor: Charleston Tragedy About Evil, Not Race

Pastor David Keaton says the massacre in South Carolina has been at the forefront of conversations inside Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Minneapolis. He says some members are using social media to vent and pray.

06/19/2015

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4 Things To Know: Bud Kraehling Celebration, ‘Ghostbusters’ Pics & More

From the first court appearance in the South Carolina church massacre to a celebration of a former longtime WCCO weatherman’s life, here are the four stories to know for Friday, June 19.

06/19/2015

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Minnesota Holds Vigil To Mourn With Charleston

On Thursday night, people in Minnesota — and the rest of the country — tried to understand a massacre that happened in a church in South Carolina. Nine people were killed during bible study class.

06/18/2015

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White Gunman Caught In Killing Of 9 In Historic Black Church

An intense manhunt was underway Thursday for a young white man who joined a prayer meeting and then opened fire inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston, killing nine people, including the pastor. Authorities called it a hate crime.

06/18/2015

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4 Things To Know: Charleston Shooting, Buxton, ‘Grey’ & A New $10 Bill

Here’s a look at the stories you need to know for Thursday.

06/18/2015

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Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America’s Southern Region

Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.

05/13/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The U.S.

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Carrie Morey’s Black Pepper Biscuits

Carrie Morey’s Black Pepper Biscuits will give your Thanksgiving table just the right amount of Southern flair and keep your family running for more.

11/22/2013