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A/C Use Sparks House Fire, 4 Escape

Four people escaped a house fire Wednesday after firefighters believe extensive use of air conditioning may have caused the electrical junction box issues, which kick-started the fire.

07/04/2012

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Police: Man Arrested For DUI With 3 Children In Tow

A St. Paul man was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly driving under the influence while three children were in the car, police say.

07/04/2012

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Good Question: The History Behind Grilling

Independence day is the busiest grilling holiday of the year. Why are we so crazy about cooking over a grill? Jason DeRusha looked into the unusual history.

07/03/2012

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Healthy Grilling Tips For Independence Day

Wednesday is Independence Day, and many people in Minnesota will be firing up the grill. Would you believe that a typical cookout meal can have more than a day’s worth of calories and more than two days’ worth of unhealthy fat?

07/03/2012

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10 Red, White & Blue Food Ideas

America’s traditional colors are red, white and blue, and you can take your Fourth of July picnic, barbeque or pool party to the next level by serving Independence Day themed cuisine! All of these easy-to-make […]

06/28/2012

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Best Places to Watch 4th of July Fireworks in Minnesota

Every town and city across the country boasts its own Independence Day fireworks. If you’re looking for a show that is a little more elaborate, or includes a little more a tiny, hometown option, grab that blanket and the bugspray and head to the best places to watch the 4th of July fireworks in Minnesota.

06/15/2012

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Part 2: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, Modern

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2012

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2012

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Part 1: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, The Classics

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2011

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Top 5 Patriotic Movies

While America does love its movies about sexy bank robbers knocking off banks and street-racers smashing up cop cars, there’s still always an audience for a good patriotic movie. Whether it’s about the US of […]

06/13/2011

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Listen Live! CBS Radio Special July 4th Programming

Listen live to special Fourth of July programming at these CBS radio stations wherever you are across the country. Whether you’re looking for summer favorites or country classics, there’s a weekend-long playlist for you and […]

06/01/2011

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Wander Minnesota: Independence Day

July 4th is, amazingly, almost here already. There will be plenty of community celebrations and fireworks displays to choose from, both in the Cities and outstate. But there’s a multitude of other opportunities for fun and frolic too. Consider spending the day exploring one of these options.

06/23/2010

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