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4 Things To Know: Crime In Mpls., Terrorism On NYE, Bill Cosby & MoreFrom violent crime being on the rise but arrests being low in Minneapolis to the threat of terrorism at New Year's Eve celebrations across the world, here are the top four stories to know for Jan. 1, 2016.
Coast Guard In Talks To Release Ship Stuck Outside Duluth HarborThe alleged environmental violations that have stranded a German-operated cargo ship for about a month outside the Lake Superior port of Duluth involved the discharge of oily water and negotiations are underway for the vessel's release, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Travel Guide To Oktoberfest In MunichTravel guide to the best events and beer tents to visit and information on last-minute accommodations
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Best International Festivals To Attend This FallA look at five of the best international festivals and events held in the fall.
'Phoenix' Achieves Moments Of Brilliance, Explores Identity After The HolocaustPerhaps the best thing about Phoenix, the latest film from German director Christian Petzold, is that the ending is perfect, absolutely perfect. Not only does it neatly wrap the post-WWII story together, it hits you with a punch of emotion so strong you’ll be teary-eyed and breathless as the credits roll in dead silence.
Found In A Dump, Lost Purple Heart Medal Heading To FamilyThe family of Wiljo Matalamaki clung to his Purple Heart, a tribute to a young man sent to World War II who never returned, whose body was never found. Then the medal, too, was lost.
From Poland To Minnesota, Vikings' Aiyegbusi Finds Home In A Foreign SportAt 6 feet 9 inches tall and 345 pounds, the only thing at training camp bigger than him is his fame. As only the 5th Polish player to ever sign an NFL contract, everyone's interested in Babatunde Aiyegbusi.
Germany Shelves Nazi Crimes Probe Of US ManGerman prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial.
Americans Taking Advantage Of Free College Tuition In GermanyTalk of which university to attend is a common conversation in the Mulholland household. "I have UNI, River Falls and Eau Claire," Hannah Mulholland said. Her brother and sister both left school roughly $30,000 in debt. That weighs on her mind, and her mom's.
Polish Prospect: Vikings Give Giant 27-Year-Old Tackle A TryBabatunde Aiyegbusi has limited American football experience in leagues in Germany and his native Poland. Yet the 27-year-old offensive tackle is getting a shot at the NFL.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Corned Beef In MinnesotaEvery year on March 17, everyone's a little Irish -- even if it's painfully obvious we're not. According to your votes, Stillwater's Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter German restaurant serves the best corned beef and cabbage in Minnesota, a typically Irish dish.

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