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Free IT Classes In The Twin Cities

Learn more at creatingitfutures.org.

07/16/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Free Entertainment Best Bets

It is that time, the one time during the week when we think about the weekend. This time, WCCO This Morning found plenty of fun, and free activities, around town.

06/11/2015

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Child Care Industry Cool To Free Preschool Push

Representatives of Minnesota’s child care industry say a push to fund all-day preschool will make their services more expensive. Senate Democrats want to set aside money for statewide preschool programs starting with the 2015 school year.

01/21/2015

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MN History Museum Toy Exhibit Free With Toy Donation

It’s one of the final few weekends for guests of the Minnesota History Museum to take a walk down a childhood memory lane. The exhibit, Toys of the 50s, 60s and 70s, runs through Jan. 4.

12/20/2014

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Ahead Of Storm, Delta Is Letting Passengers Reschedule For Free

Because of the snow in the forecast, Delta Airlines is prepping in advance. Right now, the company is letting passengers with flights for Monday reschedule without a change fee. These are for flights through the Twin Cities and Rochester.

11/09/2014

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Salvation Army Giving Away Free Coats For Kids

For the next six hours, every child in the Twin Cities is entitled to a free coat, hats and gloves. It’s because of Coats for Kids, a Salvation Army program going on all day Thursday in 11 locations.

10/30/2014

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ADA’s New Recommendations To Keep Kids Cavity Free

Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease in the United States. Now the American Dental Association has new recommendations to try to keep kids cavity free as long as possible.

02/12/2014

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As Cold Lingers, MOA’s Nick Universe Offers More Free Rides

With many schools in the area now on their fifth day off due to extreme cold conditions, some parents may understandably be trying to figure out how to combat cabin fever. Once again, the Mall of America’s Nickelodeon Universe is offering free rides.

01/28/2014

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Minn. Dentists To Offer Free Dental Care For Kids

Appointments are now open for needy children in Minnesota to receive free dental care next month. The Minnesota Dental Association will hold its annual “Give Kids a Smile” charitable event Feb. 7-8.

01/19/2014

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MOA’s Nick Universe Offering Free Rides All Day

As Gov. Mark Dayton’s decision to mandate all public schools be closed for Monday, many parents may be left wondering how to keep their children busy this afternoon. One potential and thrifty option was just announced at the Mall of America, where the Nickelodeon Universe amusement park will be offering free rides all day.

01/06/2014

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The Best (Free!) Hotel Happy Hours

Check out the best FREE hotel happy hours from around the US.

12/31/2013

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Metro Transit Provides Free New Year’s Eve Rides For 3rd Year

Metro Transit and Miller Lite will provide free bus and light rail rides on New Year’s Eve for the third year in a row. From 6 p.m. till the last scheduled trip, residents will be treated to complimentary rides on all Metro Transit buses and light rail, METRO Blue and Red lines, Plymouth Metrolink, Anoka County and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority buses. Metro Transit officials say they have provided more than one million rides through the Miller Free Rides Program on New Year’s Eve, and for the last 16 years on St. Patrick’s Day.

12/26/2013

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Where Are Gluten-Free Foods At The State Fair?

On the state fair’s website you’ll find a list of vendors with gluten-free foods, and the Northland Celiac Support Group also has a list available. In the food building alone, there are at least five places where you can order up something yummy without worrying about gluten.

08/28/2013

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Local Music Tap: Free Outdoor Music In Downtown Mpls. This Weekend

Free musical performances (and other attractions) are taking to Nicollet Mall this weekend as a part of the Dakota Street Festival.

07/25/2013

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Fridays Just Got Funkier: Keep An Eye Out For Free, Hidden Art

Do you like treasure hunting? If so, you should check out Free Art Fridays. It’s a Twin Cities version of an international trend. Artists hide small works, and if you find it, you keep it.

07/05/2013

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Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Brings Free Dental Care To Kids

A trip to the dentist is not always a fun thing for a kid. But it’s a little easier when the dentist comes to you. And, when it’s free.

11/12/2012

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MSP Airport To Offer Free Wi-Fi To Passengers

Travelers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will now have access to free Wi-Fi.

10/03/2012

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The Good Life For Less: Breakfast On Bruegger’s

Thursday is National Bagel Day and Bruegger’s is giving away three free bagels to anyone who ‘likes’ their Facebook page.

02/09/2012

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Metro Transit Offering Free Rides On New Year’s Eve

In an effort to stop drunk driving, Metro Transit and Miller Lite are teaming up to offer free bus and light rail rides on New Year’s Eve in the Twin Cities.

12/27/2011

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Megabus Giving Away 200,000 Free Rides

Megabus is offering free rides to those looking to get away after the holidays.

12/06/2011

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Hennepin Co. Offers Free, Low-Cost Flu Shots

Health officials agree that a flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself from getting sick. That’s why one county is stepping in to make a healthier community.

11/16/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Free Coffee Day

It is supposed to be another cold one Wednesday, but at least you can grab a free cup of coffee to warm you up.

11/08/2011

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The Good Life For Less: That’s A Lotta Meatballs!

Here’s a quick dinner idea for you either today or any another Monday in October.

10/03/2011

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People Watching Across Minnesota

People watching can provide hours of entertainment and best of all, it’s free. Find a comfy spot to sit and spend some time taking in the sites and people around you.

09/26/2011

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Dinner for Free: Happy Hours With Complimentary Food

Happy hour is great for discounted food and drinks, but if you’re trying to dine on a budget, nothing beats free. Here are your best bets for free food at local bars, pubs and restaurants.

09/19/2011

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