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Create DIY Road Trip Survival Packs

Road trip survival packs should include everything to keep the family safe and occupied while on a road trip.

07/16/2014

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Minn. Sues BP For $25M For Cleanup Of Leaky Tanks

The state of Minnesota is suing British Petroleum for $25 million, alleging the company double dipped when it sought state funds on top of insurance payments to clean up contamination from leaking petroleum storage tanks. The Department of Commerce and Minnesota’s Petrofund Board filed the suit Monday. It alleges that from 1988 to 2012, BP received hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance claims to clean up polluted properties statewide.

02/10/2014

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‘Wall Of Water’ Storm Has Crews Cleaning Up South Metro

Thousands of people are still waiting for their power to come back on after severe storms tore a path from St. Cloud to the Twin Cities Tuesday night.

08/07/2013

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Clean Up Stations Making It Easier For Minn. To Fend Off Zebra Mussels

The fight against invasive plants and animals just got easier. That’s good news because zebra mussels are becoming an increasingly bigger problem in Minnesota.

07/21/2013

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Crews Clearing Out St. Paul Log Jam, Could Complete It Today

A log jam at Raspberry Island near downtown St. Paul is finally being cleared. There had been a dispute between the city of St. Paul and the St. Paul Yacht Club as to who was responsible for cleaning up the debris. With the weight of the log jam pushing against the bridge, concerns arose over the bridge’s integrity. That’s when the city decided to step in and foot the bill, which is an estimated $25,000.

07/05/2013

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St. Paul Residents Clean Up After Friday’s Storm

Tree branches, stumps and limbs clutter many Twin Cities neighborhoods. Now that the rain has stopped, the cleanup has begun.

06/23/2013

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Mississippi River In St. Paul Getting Cleaned Up

There will be a good, deep cleaning along the Mississippi River Wednesday as volunteers head out by riverboat to pick up trash and debris in St. Paul. But there’s a fun twist to all that dirty work. At least some if not most of the trash collected will end up at the Minnesota State Fair in August.

06/12/2013

Great Lakes

Obama Budget Seeks $300M For Great Lakes Cleanup

President Barack Obama’s proposed 2014 budget calls for keeping a wide-ranging Great Lakes cleanup program near its current funding level.

04/10/2013

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Rochester Cleans Up From Storm Damage

Crews are working to clear the main streets in Rochester after a powerful storm swept through, knocked down trees, scattered debris and ignited a house fire.

09/05/2012

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Bloomington’s Curbside Clean-Up Popular With Residents

Sofas, TV’s, skis and furniture: Just some of the items you’ll see up for grabs on curbsides in Bloomington. It’s part of their annual “Curbside Clean-up Program.”

04/27/2012

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Iowa Lawmaker Injured Cleaning Up After Storm

An Iowa state senator and her husband were injured during the weekend as they worked to clean up from storms that rumbled through the state.

04/16/2012

Worker Computer

Tech Minute: Speeding Up A Slow Computer

Over time, your computer starts to slow down, so what can we do to speed it back up?

02/14/2012

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Occupy MN Protesters Cleaning Up But Not Leaving

Occupy Minnesota says they are all about transparency, non-violence and being a good neighbor, that’s why they tackled the issue of trash first hand.

10/16/2011

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Wis. Cleaning Up Damaged Forests Due To Fire Risk

The view from a plane above Burnett County, Wis. shows vast, green forests. But splitting many of those forests in half are paths of downed trees. They are victims of a July 1 windstorm and a potential threat for fire.

09/01/2011

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Hazardous Waste? Clean It Up Today

Got waste? Thursday is the day to clean it up.

07/21/2011

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