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More Schools Not Celebrating Halloween

More and more schools are doing away with the candy and costumes. Many have policies in place, out of respect to students who don’t celebrate Halloween. The plan is rather controversial because Halloween isn’t typically thought of as a religious holiday.

10/30/2012

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Meet The Man Who Tests Coffee

A Twin Cities man with a unique job has found his niche drinking coffee for a living. Patrick Dinkins calls coffee a mix of science and art. He loves the process, the taste and, of course, the aroma.

10/24/2012

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Grand Ave. Businesses Giving Back With Boo Bash

October is a slower time of year for giving to charity and the Grand Avenue Business Association is hoping to change that this year. A group of businesses in St. Paul wants you to think about giving back.

10/23/2012

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Twin Cities Families Upgrading Home Security Systems

More families in the Twin Cities are upgrading their home security. Home security companies have picked up a lot of business in recent of years because high tech packages are now more affordable.

10/22/2012

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New Swim School, Aqua-Tots, Opens In Eagan

Just because it’s getting colder, it doesn’t mean you should put the kids’ swimsuits away. There’s a new swim school open in the Twin Cities that focuses on kids.

10/18/2012

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Health Department Tracking Concussions In High School Athletes

For the first time, solid numbers are being collected in Minnesota on how concussions really affect high school athletes.

10/17/2012

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Tips On Staying Safe In A House Fire

October is National Fire Prevention Month across the country, so many local departments are taking extra initiative to show how fires can be prevented.

10/16/2012

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Twin Cities Hospital Uses Art To Help Kids Heal

There’s a program at a Twin Cities hospital that’s helping kids cope with the pain.

10/11/2012

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Paint Pub In Maple Grove Offers Classes For Beginners

Many out there want to try painting but are nervous about trying it unless they’re around other beginners. There’s a new spot in the Twin Cities now that offers classes to let those painters release their inner Vincent Van Gogh.

10/10/2012

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Stores All Set For Holidays With Seasonal Offerings

Halloween is still several weeks away yet already, some stores are getting ready for Christmas.

10/09/2012

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Are Warehouse Retailer Memberships Worth It?

Warehouse retailers Sam’s Club and Costco offer low prices with an upfront membership fee that can cost up to $110 a year. According to a retail expert, the membership can be worth the cost, but shoppers have to use it often.

10/08/2012

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Fear Buck Hill Frightmares’ New Find

Frightmares at Buck Hill lost a haunted house earlier this fall in a mysterious fire.

10/06/2012

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‘Frightmares’ At Buck Hill Opens Friday

Looking for a good scare this month as we head towards Halloween? The ‘Frightmares’ at Buck Hill in Burnsville will open Friday.

10/03/2012

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Little Free Libraries Popping Up In Twin Cities

In the past year hundreds of libraries have opened up in the Twin Cities. These libraries, however, are much small than traditional ones and are popping up in neighborhoods around the world.

10/02/2012

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Minneapolis Woman Adopts Bait Dog

A Minneapolis woman is hoping her dog can help save other canines from a dangerous and often deadly situation. Dog fighting is now a felony in all 50 states, but Cindy Schlichting believes more needs to be done to stop it.

10/01/2012

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