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Accomplish MN: Samantha Gets Her Wish Of Meeting A Mermaid

Samantha Crook is a sweet, soft-spoken first grader with a ready smile. But over the last two years, she’s had to overcome a lot. “In Samantha’s case, she was never sick. She was sick for just about two to three days before she was diagnosed, so we had no indication,” Samantha’s mom, Teri Crook, said.

02/25/2015

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Guide To Vacationing In Honolulu

Experience paradise by planning a luxurious vacation to Honolulu.

02/24/2015

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Best Romantic Winter Destinations For Couples

Couples looking for a romantic winter destination in America will enjoy any of these five beautiful places.

12/19/2014

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Have A Romantic Vacation In Hawaii

While some romantic activities in Hawaii seem obvious, such as a sunset promenade along Waikiki Beach or watching the sunrise at Haleakala, there are many other great ways to reaffirm a couple’s love for one another.

10/29/2014

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Top Spas for Couples In The U.S.

It doesn’t get much better than embarking upon a romantic spa getaway for a bit of well-deserved pampering. Even if it’s just a weekend excursion, a spa getaway is not only a great way to escape the daily rigors, but it can also reinvigorate both the body and a couple’s relationship.

10/24/2014

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Lauren’s Science Corner: Lava, Lahars, and Magma, Oh My!

On Friday, the Big Island of Hawaii declared a state of emergency as lava flows from the Kilauea volcano threatened a residential area. Mount Kilauea has been constantly erupting since 1983, yet in late-June new vents, cracks in the Earth’s surface through which lava erupts, opened on the volcano’s north-eastern flank.

09/09/2014

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Most Popular Destination Wedding Locations

Planning a destination wedding offers couples the opportunity to plan a unique wedding where they can say “I do” in front of a breathtaking background. All of these locations offer unique venues, luxurious resorts and beautiful settings.

08/29/2014

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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

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Travel Guide For Honolulu’s Waikiki

From hotel accommodations to recommendations for dining, use this handy guide to Waikiki to get you around the island.

07/03/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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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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