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A Travel Guide To London, England

Read on for a visitor’s guide to transportation, dining, hotels and the top attractions in London.

08/05/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All': Red, Judge Robes & Gray Hair

Amerti asked: Why do we associate red with romance? For centuries, red has meant danger, strength, courage and love. It’s always been considered a powerful color that stands out to represent things that are powerful to people. Carol Bruess, professor of family studies at the University of St. Thomas, says it all probably comes down to what’s in our veins. “The heart is the organ that pumps ‘red’ blood through our life system, the body,” Bruess said.

02/14/2014

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Movie Blog: Walker Presents Best British Ads Of 2013

Just as there are people who love tuning into Super Bowl just to see what outlandish ways Dorito’s and Budweiser are going to advertise their products, there are many in the Twin Cities who annually look forward to trekking out to the Walker to pay for the privilege of watching commercials for an hour and a half.

12/05/2013

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Vikings Brought American Football To UK In 1983

Up until August 6, 1983, television was the only place the British had seen American football. Today, the NFL is more popular in England than ever, with an estimated 11.3 million British fans. But back then, the idea wasn’t popular with Vikings coach Bud Grant.

09/27/2013

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London Losers: Britain Welcomes Winless Vikes, Steelers

The NFL is back in London boasting the star power of Adrian Peterson and Ben Roethlisberger. Trouble is, their teams have nothing to brag about. The Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers are both 0-3 heading into Sunday’s game at Wembley Stadium.

09/24/2013

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Bachmann: A ‘Privilege’ To Attend Thatcher’s Funeral

Rep. Michele Bachmann said it was a “privilege” to attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher. Congresswoman Bachmann was one of three members of the U.S. House to attend the funeral in London.

04/17/2013

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Rep. Michele Bachmann To Attend Thatcher’s Funeral

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann was chosen Monday to be part of the congressional delegation headed to London for the funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

04/15/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

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Mums In Minnesota Abuzz Over Di Exhibit

As Mall of America is set to open “Diana: A Celebration,” there is one group of ladies more excited to see the exhibit than perhaps anyone else.

02/03/2012

2011 Walker Cup - Opening Ceremony

Golf Has A Bright Future In Its Amateur Ranks

The beauty of golf was on exhibit Sunday during the 43rd Walker Cup and if you are a golf fan, then you should be excited with what the future of the game has to offer.

09/12/2011

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