Gregg Litman

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2,000 Served At Half-Mile-Long Table In St. Paul

Sunday supper is an old school tradition that’s still alive and well in some families. And it was alive on a grand scale in St. Paul Sunday, where they shut down Victoria Street for a half-mile to serve 2,000 people on an incredibly long table.

09/14/2014

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NFL’s Larry Fitzgerald Takes Lucky Students On Shopping Spree

Every year, Arizona Cardinals’ star wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald holds a kids camp at a high school in Richfield. And on Monday, the star receiver took a few of the kids shopping for sporting goods.

06/23/2014

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Popular Minn. Parade Band’s Nearly $50K Float Stolen

A popular parade band may have to go silent this summer because its float has gone missing. The custom float that takes the Zuhrah Shrine Steel Drum Band to parades around the state was stolen this weekend, which means they could miss parades in more than a dozen communities this summer.

06/02/2014

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Minn. Man Delivers Fawn After Pregnant Deer Killed By Car

After its mother died in a traffic accident, a baby deer is alive thanks to a good Samaritan — and his trusty pocket knife. Polly Rixe is a wildlife rehabilitator licensed to the Department of Natural Resources. Now, she’s nursing the special fawn back to health.

05/20/2014

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Minn. DNR Launches New App For Anglers

After a long, harsh winter, summer is finally around the corner — at least fishing season is. And now that the Walleye Opener is coming up this weekend, anglers will have a new tool. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources just launched a new mobile-friendly website Wednesday that includes all of the complicated rules and regulations for each lake, in one easy-to-understand place.

05/07/2014

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‘Lyft’ Ridesharing Launches In Minneapolis

The folks at Lyft are throwing a party and readying to add the cars with the pink mustaches to the streets of Minneapolis. Lyft revolves around a smartphone app that links passengers and drivers for what they call a peer-to-peer experience.

02/27/2014

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Scandia, Minn. Dog Breeder Takes Top Honors At Westminster

The top dog at the annual Westminster Dog Show has a local connection. A Wire Fox Terrier named “Sky” was named best in show last night — the 14th time her breed won that honor.

02/12/2014

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Hopeful Snow Messages Appear Outside St. Cloud Hospital

In this coldest of winters, somebody is doing something special to warm the hearts of patients at a Minnesota hospital.

02/10/2014

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Users Swear By Social Media-Fueled Navigation App Waze

Remember when going on a road trip meant unfolding maps, plotting your course, and writing out step-by-step directions? Technology has changed all that, with GPS units and map apps to track our trips. Waze users report accidents, stalled vehicles and traffic jams, and it all gets factored into travel estimates.

11/05/2013

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Innovative Therapy Helps Minn. Girl Deal With Traumatic Past

A girl scarred by unspeakable horrors in her home country of Colombia is now telling her story. It’s all thanks to an innovative therapy helped her heal – and regain memories of her lost father.

09/23/2012

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Best Buy’s Geek Squad Hosts Summer Camp For Kids

It’s camp season for many kids, but while most of them are outside, a unique one is going on indoors, inside Best Buy’s world headquarters in Richfield.

07/10/2012

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Electric Bikes In High Demand

Electric bike have been around for a while, but with gas prices going up, so are sales worldwide – and two local businesses are on the ground floor of this emerging trend.

04/24/2012

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