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Shelters Looking For Cat Lovers To Ease Overcrowding

Feline friends come in different sizes and colors. And Jocelyn LaBerge with Feline Rescue, Inc. in St. Paul says springtime marks the beginning of the cat craze. “This happens every February, March and April, all the cats go into heat and now they have their liters,” LaBerge said.

06/10/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Apples, Donations & Escalators

Becca from Sartell asked: Why do we give an apple to a teacher? Some believe the apple is a symbol is knowledge. But others suggest that back in the 1800s, frontier families were responsible for feeding teachers and apples happened to be plentiful. The tradition continues even after families no longer fed teachers.

04/04/2014

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Len Druskin Restructures, Closes Several Twin Cities Stores

Twin Cities fashion retailer Len Druskin will close several stores in the coming days and weeks in a restructuring effort. In an email by Michael Druskin, president of Len Druskin, Inc., the company will close three of its nine locations in the Twin Cities – all three of which are located in Gaviidae Common in downtown Minneapolis. LD Len Druskin and LD Blues will close on Sunday, Jan. 26, and Len Druskin Man will close sometime in February.

01/24/2014

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Good Question: Are Bigger Headphones Better For You?

Throughout the day, many of us listen to music at the office, on the bus and on the street.

01/22/2014

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Good Question: Minnesota & Fortune 500 Companies

It’s a source of pride for many Minnesotans – the number of Fortune 500 companies that call Minnesota home. “We live in an amazing state, so I thought a big percentage were here,” said Diane Anderson, of Minneapolis.

09/25/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With Camila Alves McConaughey

She’s a mother, a model, a designer and a wife to a superstar husband. So, it’s easy to see why Macy’s wanted Camila Alves for their brand ambassador.

09/09/2013

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Good Question: What Is The Best Way To Save For College?

According to Fidelity’s annual College Savings Indicator study, about 69 percent of families say they’ve already started saving for college, up from 58 percent back in 2007. That’s a good thing, because Campus Consultants, Inc. estimates the average college tuition for public school 20 years from now to be close to $50,000 a year. For private school, it could be $85,000 a year.

08/22/2013

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Good Question: How Do Fireworks Get Their Shapes, Colors & Sounds?

Fireworks might have been invented in China 1,500 years ago, but we’ve been using them to celebrate since the U.S.A.’s first Fourth of July.

07/04/2013

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Minn. Farmer Blames Pesticides For Big Bee Die Off

As farmers get underway with their spring planting, some bee farmers in Minnesota are already counting their losses. In the last couple days one major producer reported that thousands of honey bees suddenly died.

05/16/2013

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Lumberjack Days Employee Charged With Theft By Check

A Stillwater man who worked for the annual Lumberjack Days Festival has been charged with five counts each of theft-by check and issuing dishonored checks.

11/09/2012

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Best Childbirth And New Parent Classes In Minnesota

Adults make difficult decisions constantly, from retirement to first homes, which job to take or which car to buy, but nothing is quite as overwhelming as preparing to be a parent. Every step is full of often unsolicited advice and new changes with an endless stream of decisions to make. Minnesota’s best parenting classes are designed to alleviate that pressure, educating parents about everything from pregnancy to postpartum, no matter your planned approach.

05/25/2012

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Windshield Installation: A Matter Of Life & Death

As you drive to work or run errands, you may not realize you could be “looking through” one of the biggest risks on the road.

05/07/2012

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Fear Grips Taxi Community After Fatal Shooting: Victim ID’d

Police in North Minneapolis are working leads in a cab driver’s death, but no arrests have been made.

03/15/2012

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Rise, Inc. Celebrates 40 Years After Modest Beginning

In a tough economy, getting a job can be the toughest job of all. But for people like Mary Kester, try finding work when you’re disabled.

08/03/2011

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Best Men’s Big & Tall Clothing Shops In the Twin Cities

If you’re bigger than the “average” male, finding something that fits you just right can be quite a challenge.

CBS Minnesota–11/03/2010