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All-Star Game A ‘Success’ For Minneapolis

About 160,000 people are exiting the Twin Cities Wednesday on the heels of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game. And the preliminary consensus is it was a success. Target Field housed more people the past few days than it ever has before. Around 50,000 people watched baseball’s best, and their families, roll down the Red Carpet in Tuesday’s parade.

07/16/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All': Hiccups, Away Games & QWERTY

Toni asked: What causes hiccups? The diaphragm, the muscle just below the rib, gets irritated and starts to spasm. That causes a person to take in air quickly. When that air hits our vocal cords, out comes the hiccups. Eating and drinking too quickly, excitement, swallowing too much or smoking can be common causes of hiccups.

05/16/2014

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Good Question: Reply All: MLB Start Times, Corn Silk, ‘Ski-U-Mah’

Judy from Minneapolis wants to know: Why do MLB games start at 10 minutes after the hour instead of on the hour? According to Twins spokesman Kevin Smith, the start time are to accommodate radio and television networks that come on the air at the top of the hour. It gives them time to set up the game, welcome everyone and sometimes take a commercial break.

08/30/2013

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Target Field Says ‘No’ To E-Cigarettes

More smokers are turning to electronic cigarettes as a less-expensive and less-regulated way to get their nicotine. But they’re still so new, governments and businesses are grappling with how to deal with them. E-cigarettes have a battery-powered heating element that produces vapor rather than smoke. They’re not restricted under Minnesota’s Clean Indoor Air Act, but many businesses – including the Minnesota Twins – are telling customers to put them away.

08/19/2013

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Even More Concerts For Target Field – Big And Small

Kenny Chesney’s “No Shoes Nation Tour” with the Zac Brown Band set a Target Field record last week with nearly 44,000 fans attending. In 2012, Chesney and Tim McGraw drew more than 42,500 fans to Target Field for their “Brothers of the Sun Tour.”

07/18/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Twins Leftovers, Stop Signs & Mileage

When Janice Godlewski and her nephew went to the Twins game in April, it was called off. So she asked: What do the Twins do with all the food that was made?

06/21/2013

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Twin Cities Students Reflect On Life Of Jackie Robinson

Students from Farnsworth Aerospace Magnet School today watched “42,” the story of Jackie Robinson.

04/29/2013

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Snowy Spring Postpones Third Game @ Target Field

Monday should have marked the 10th home game for the Twins this season. Instead, it marks the third postponed game at Target Field in 2013.

04/22/2013

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Good Question: Why Can’t The Twins Play In The Dome?

This Minnesota April has been highly unusual for the Minnesota Twins.

04/18/2013

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Target Field Gets Some Spring Training Of Its Own

With exactly two weeks away from the Twins home opener, it looks like anything but baseball season outside.

03/18/2013

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Rain At Target Field? No Problem

While most fans protect themselves by the grace of the poncho, Target Field uses a little more sophisticated technology.

05/28/2012

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Target Field To Become 100 Percent Smoke-Free

The last place where smokers could light up at Target Field is being snuffed out.

04/04/2012

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Unlocking The Twin Cities: Twins Clubhouse

Roughly 75,000 people a year take a behind the scenes tour of Target Field, but even they won’t see the clubhouse.

03/19/2012

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Another Ex-Twins Player To Be Cast In Bronze

The Minnesota Twins plan to add another bronze statue of a former player outside Target Field next year.

11/18/2011

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Twins Honor Troops With ‘Seats for Soldiers,’ Pregame

Not much is more American than a hot dog and outdoor baseball game.

07/03/2011

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