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DWI Patrols Stepped Up

There is no excuse to drive drunk the Minnesota State Patrol says. Read how they are stepping up DWI enforcement this weekend and how you can get free rides here.

12/30/2011

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New Charge For Verizon Customers

Verizon is starting a $2 fee for customers who make one-time bill payments either online or by phone. That’s right, customers will be charged for the privilege of paying their bill. The charge starts on […]

12/30/2011

2 Shot At Minneapolis Bar

Two people were shot at the 4th Street Saloon on Broadway Avenue in Minneapolis overnight. [WCCO: Crime]

12/30/2011

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Kelly Clarkson Endorses Ron Paul, Backlash Ensues

“The first “American Idol” has announced who she wants to be the next American president. Her choice isn’t helping her approval ratings.” [HuffPost]

12/29/2011

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North Korea Calls Kim Jong Un ‘Supreme Leader’

North Korea declared Kim Jong Il’s son and successor “supreme leader” of the ruling party, military and the people during a memorial Thursday for his father in the government’s first public endorsement of his leadership. […]

12/29/2011

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Bradley Cooper Is Dating …

Zoe Saldana and Bradley Cooper are heating things up as the weather cools down, and they’re just about ready to start spreading the news. [NY Daily News]

12/29/2011

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$200K In Synthetic Drugs Seized

Law enforcement officials have arrested a woman and seized more than $200,000 in fake pot in Alma. According to the Buffalo County sheriff’s department, members of multiple law-enforcement agencies raided the home believed to be […]

12/29/2011

Ideas For New Year’s Weekend

If you need plans this weekend check out our ‘Working for the Weekend’ segment. There are candlelight walks, fireworks on ski hills and lots more. Make your plans today!

12/29/2011

Bachelor Farmer Is ‘Restaurant Of The Year’

The Star Tribune has called Bachelor Farmer the restaurant of the year. It’s owned by Gov. Mark Dayton’s sons Andrew and Eric, and it’s been winning raves since it opened in the North Loop of […]

12/29/2011

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Your Best Bet Against Food Poisoning

… is something you very likely already have in your home. It’s your automated dishwasher, which has the power to sanitize everything in it. [Yahoo! Shine]

12/29/2011

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Women Leaving The Workplace For Higher Education

The job market is looking a little more masculine these days, at least to judge from a recent New York Times article. Women are leaving the workforce in higher numbers in order to pursue higher […]

12/29/2011

Worst. National. Anthem. Ever.

Someone was way off key when this band in the video above played the National Anthem at a game in Iowa. Could this be the worst anthem ever?

12/29/2011

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Island Nation To Skip A Day Tomorrow

You’ve heard of falling back and springing forward, but the island nation of Samoa will shed 24 hours as it skips this Friday to head straight to Saturday. See why in the video below. [Yahoo! […]

12/29/2011

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2011’s Most Pirated Movies

As Gawker said, the most-pirated movies of the year are mostly … completely and totally horrible! Good job, Internet geeks with terrible taste in movies. [Los Angeles Times]

12/29/2011

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Sinead O’Connor Talks On 16-Day Marriage

Sinead O’Connor’s marriage stands among the shortest celebrity nuptials of all time. She told People Magazine that she ended the marriage “out of respect.” Regardless, I wish a doctor would tell her that, girl, she […]

12/29/2011

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The Great Public Breastfeeding Debate

It’s a touchy subject for many people, but last night’s Good Question delved into the topic of whether new mothers should breastfeed their infants in public. What do you think? [WCCO: Good Question]

12/29/2011

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The Longest Sentence In Internet History?

Odds are there have been longer run-on sentences than this: “Because I mean one of the truths about being a modern Western individual is that you likely have this idea about a person you want […]

12/29/2011

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Saving Money In 2011 And Beyond

We are looking back at some of the tips to save you money that were featured in The Good Life For Less blog this year. We talked about travel deals, beauty money-savers and ways to […]

12/29/2011

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Regaining Weight Bad For Your Health

Recent research has shown that even after dieting and losing weight, the body tends to try its best to regain the lost fat stores. Holiday times tend to be tough for those trying to stay […]

12/28/2011

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TCF Bank On Lake Street Robbed Twice In 2 Days

The Minneapolis FBI is searching for a man who allegedly robbed a TCF Bank on Lake Street twice in two days. [read the article]

12/28/2011

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Hubbard Co. K-9 Officer Punched, Injured During Incident

A K-9 Officer was sent to the hospital after being injured in an incident early Tuesday evening, according to the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office. [read the article]

12/28/2011

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Social Media To Blame For MOA Melee?

Police are looking into the role “Social Media” might have played, in those fights Monday inside Mall of America. [Star Tribune]

12/28/2011

Bon Iver’s New Workout DVD

One of Kanye West’s first hit songs was “The New Workout Plan.” One of the first times many of us heard of Bon Iver was when he collaborated with Kanye on his album “My Beautiful […]

12/28/2011

2011 Was Wild Weather Year

It was a wild year for weather in the United States. It seemed like we were covering a deadly blizzard, hurricane or major storm somewhere in America all year round. Here is a recap of […]

12/28/2011

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Old Embers Caused Christmas Day Fire In Conn.

Fire investigators said old fireplace embers caused the deadly Conn. fire that killed a family on Christmas Day. CBS News reports that: “Of the seven people in the home, there were only two survivors: the […]

12/28/2011

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