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Bicyclist Killed On Franklin Ave. Wore Helmet, Lights, Just Moved To Mpls.

An experienced bicyclist who recently moved to Minneapolis was run over and killed Monday night by an alleged drunk driver. Marcus Nalls was biking home from his new job at the downtown Hyatt Regency. He was then run over by a van on West Franklin Avenue and pinned underneath. Crews had to use special equipment to lift it off him.

02/05/2014

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Mpls.-Based ‘Drumlite’ To Light Up Super Bowl Drum Kits

An idea born inside a University of St. Thomas dorm room will be front and center during this year’s Super Bowl half time show. Minneapolis-based Drumlite was recruited to light up the drum set of the show’s feature performers — Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

01/29/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Mankato’s Million Lights

If you’re into huge holiday lights displays, there’s a new one in Minnesota that’s worth a road trip. It’s already one of the brightest in the state in just its second year.

12/08/2013

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Good Question Reply All: Stadium Lights, Goose Bumps, And More

Heather Brown answers all your questions, from where did goose bumps get its name to where do bird go during a thunderstorm.

10/04/2013

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Mpls. Traffic Expected To Improve With Upgraded System

It’s one of the most common complaints from anyone driving downtown: timing the traffic lights to get a string of greens is a bit like hitting the lottery. But for anyone rushing between appointments or trying to get home after a long day at the office, shaving minutes off the daily commute is a payoff worth every penny.

09/03/2013

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Minneapolis Turning Out Lights For ‘Earth Hour’

Minneapolis is turning out the lights in city buildings for an initiative called “Earth Hour” to raise awareness of climate change.

03/23/2013

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Mpls. To Turn Out Lights For ‘Earth Hour’ Saturday

Some Minnesota cities will turn off the lights Saturday for “Earth Hour.” The City of Minneapolis will turn off all non-essential electricity in major municipal buildings from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

03/22/2013

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Electric Run Coming To St. Paul In May

Typically, running at night is dangerous and stupid, but when you add a million watts of light and sound — it’s another story.

02/21/2013

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New Traffic Signal Technology Cuts Drivers’ Wait Time On Hiawatha Ave

New technology has improved traffic signal timing on Hiawatha Avenue, helping drivers spend less time at red lights, the city of Minneapolis says.

02/06/2013

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Power Outage Stops Super Bowl For Half Hour

Power went out at the Superdome early in the third quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday with the Baltimore Ravens leading the San Francisco 49ers 28-6.

02/03/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 12-11.

Hilarious Free Throw is up against Holiday Gangnam Style Light Show on THE SMACK DOWN! Click the link above to see the video and vote.

12/11/2012

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 11-27!

A Holiday Light Show goes Gangnam Style! Click the above LINK to see the video and vote on the Smack Down!

11/27/2012

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Mall Of America Decks The Halls For Black Friday

Mall of America is getting ready for the big rush of shoppers. The plan is to have all the decorations set for Black Friday. Extra help is hired to put up all the tinsel and lights. The work started right after Halloween, and is still going on.

11/21/2012

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Good Question: Why Are Bugs Attracted To Light?

We all know that bugs are even worse at night when the street lamps come on or the front porch light. So why are bugs attracted to light?

07/19/2012

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Minn. Governor’s Residence Kicks Off Holidays

The Minnesota Governor’s Residence is kicking off the holidays.

12/01/2011

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