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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

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Wishes In Flight: Kyra’s Story

Meet Kyra. She’s a bubbly 9-year old girl from Apple Valley, with one exception. “Kyra has cystic fibrosis,” said Mark, her dad. “She was diagnosed at 3 months.”

03/25/2014

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1-20-14 Michele Tafoya On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Michele Tafoya has talked numerous times with Richard Sherman after games…..what was her reaction to last night’s post game interview?

01/20/2014

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Visit A Vodka Distillery… In Paradise

If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!

01/17/2014

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DeRusha Eats: Lake & Irving

After the recent deep freeze, you might be dreaming of escaping Minnesota in favor of Hawaii or California. But brothers Chris and Andrew Ikeda did just the reverse, leaving those warm states to open a restaurant in their hometown of Minneapolis. This week, DeRusha Eats at Lake and Irving, where the Ikedas are bringing global influences to a local intersection.

01/11/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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Best Places In America For A Tropical Christmas

Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.

12/10/2013

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No. 8 Syracuse Outlasts Minnesota 75-67 In Maui

C.J. Fair scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds as No. 8 Syracuse held off Minnesota 75-67 on Monday in the first round of the Maui Invitational. The Orange (5-0) pushed through a late run by the Golden Gophers, who pulled within 67-65 with little more than two minutes left.

11/26/2013

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Best Winter Getaways In America

Whether it means hitting the slopes or riding the waves, many winter travelers have a few favorite destinations across America to cure the winter blues. The following are five of the best winter getaways in the U.S.

11/26/2013

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How To Do Hawaii Like A Man

Kauai is the place to visit if you like your slice of paradise served with a healthy dose of well-earned cuts and bruises, and a sore muscle or two. It’s an amazing, exotic place that’s definitely worth the visit, but if you’re going to attempt it — you should do it right. And here is how.

10/30/2013

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Most Relaxing Resorts In The United States

Embark upon a relaxing trip away from crowds and heavy traffic and into calmer, more peaceful destinations.

10/22/2013

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

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Best Post Labor Day Deal Escapes

Get the best deals the travel world has to offer this season, with these insider secrets from top travel pros.

08/12/2013

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After A Decade Away, Gopher Softball Headed To NCAAs

For the first time in 10 years the Gophers are going to the NCAA softball tournament. The squad finished second in the conference and is en route to Seattle to face Hawaii on Friday night in the Regionals.

05/14/2013

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MN Man Determined To Come Back From Rat Lungworm Disease

Minnesotans go to Hawaii to relax, get some sun and take in a little bit of paradise. But a Minnesota man went there and came back with a paralyzing disease.

02/17/2013

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