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Street Signs Getting New Look Across The Twin Cities

Keep an eye on street signs. They’re all being swapped out everywhere because the federal government has new sign standards.

02/28/2013

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Convention Center Hosting Home And Garden Show

Wireless thermometers and lawn-mowing robots are merely a couple of the new gadgets you can find this week and weekend at the Minneapolis Home and Garden Show.

02/27/2013

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Man Dies After Assault At St. Paul Bar

Police are asking for help finding whoever is responsible for a deadly assault at a St. Paul bar. The assault happened shortly before a busy night at the Moonshine Saloon came to a close around 1:50 a.m. Saturday.

02/23/2013

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Adopt A Service Dog Through Helping Paws

A lot of people in the Twin Cities are animal lovers, and this weekend will give many the chance to use that passion to help people living with disabilities.

02/21/2013

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Local Church Uses Social Media To Its Full Advantage

There are some big-time players on Facebook and Twitter based right here in the Twin Cities. Some of them have very serious social media strategies, and if you’re not a pro-athlete or celebrity, followers on Twitter and “Likes” on Facebook do not come easy.

02/20/2013

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Local Restaurants Donate 1 Meal For Every Meal Bought

A new Twin Cities charity has a powerful idea that will allow you to feed the hungry both locally and around the world, and all you have to do is have dinner.

02/19/2013

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Henn. Co. Seeks More Water Patrol Volunteers

When responding to ice accidents, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says they want more resources.

02/16/2013

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Professor Hopes New Glove Will Help Firefighters In The Dark

Firefighters may have a new way to see in the dark, thanks to an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota.

02/12/2013

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Copeland To Receive 2nd Highest Civilian Honor From Obama

In the last 30 years, Mary Jo Copeland has made quite a name for herself in the Twin Cities. You may not know who she is, but President Obama does.

02/09/2013

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Local Janitor/Security Union Gives Go-Ahead To Strike

The SEIU Local 26 voted unanimously on Saturday afternoon to give their negotiators the power to strike. Thousands of workers who clean and protect building across the Twin Cities are ready to walk off the job.

02/09/2013

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Skijoring A Featured Event At City Of Lakes Loppet

This weekend the City of Lakes Loppet returns to Minneapolis, and once again dogs will be among those taking part.

01/31/2013

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Kids Get Teeth Cleaned Through ‘Give Kids A Smile’ Event

Thousands of kids in the Twin Cities are about to get some free dental work. There are still appointments available for the “Give Kids a Smile” event, happening this weekend.

01/30/2013

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Thousands To Hit St. Paul For Red Bull Crashed Ice

It was so cold Thursday that officials had to delay the start of time trials at the Red Bull Crashed Ice Championships in St. Paul, but tens of thousands of spectators are expected at the event with a full slate on Friday.

01/25/2013

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Guidelines To Warm Up Your Car Legally In Cold Weather

On cold mornings like this, your car may need a few minutes to warm up before you take off. But be careful how you warm up your car. There are rules on how it should be done legally depending on where you live.

01/22/2013

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Annual Breakfast Honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day In Minneapolis

Some people are off work Monday as we take time to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/21/2013

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Excelsior Entrepreneur Helps Hockey Players Check Sweating

With all the hockey and skating going on in the Twin Cities, there’s a whole lot of sweating going on. And we all know how uncomfortable that can be.

01/19/2013

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Improv Comedy Helping Improve Communication At Work

Many people are afraid of getting up in front of a group to give a speech, but there’s a popular way business professionals are getting over that fear. More and more people are taking improv classes.

01/17/2013

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Personal Trainer Doesn’t Let Going Blind Slow Him Down

If you suddenly lost your eyesight, what would you do? Faced with that life-changing event, one young man was forced to start over.

01/15/2013

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Mayo Clinic Announces Visitor Restrictions To Curb Flu Outbreak

Pharmacies and clinics are being inundated by customers rushing in to get their flu vaccinations. Now, south Minnesota hospitals are imposing visitor restrictions to combat the outbreak.

01/09/2013

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Artist Puts Up Twins Sandblasted Glass Art For Sale

Now that the Vikings’ season is over many Minnesota sports fans will start thinking about the Twins. Now there’s a chance to own something no other Twins fan will have. Twins fans may recognize two pieces of glass art.

01/08/2013

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Minneapolis Cleaning Up After Water Main Break

Hennepin Avenue is mostly back open Friday morning after a massive water main break caused a big mess in downtown Minneapolis.

01/04/2013

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Getting A Closer Look At The MOA Ice Castle

The cold weather sure has benefited that huge Ice Castle at Mall of America. It continues to grow, and now you can check it out for yourself.

01/03/2013

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Staying On Task With Your New Year’s Resolution

It’s time to kick start those New Year’s resolutions to live healthier. Many of us out there start strong, but then our fitness plan goes out the window after a couple months or even just a few days.

01/02/2013

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Early Morning Plymouth Apt. Fire Displaces Dozens

A fire in the west metro forced an apartment full of people out into the cold.

12/26/2012

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Rock Bottom Brewery Hosting Free Christmas Meal

Some local restaurants opened up on Christmas Day, just to serve the less fortunate. Rock Bottom Brewery in downtown Minneapolis is one of the spots serving up a big Christmas meal for those in need.

12/25/2012

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