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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.

01/21/2014

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Ring In Navidad With The Holiday Treat ‘Tamales Dulces’

For as long as anyone can remember, Mexican families have been gathering around at Christmas time to make “tamales dulces.” Milissa Silva-Diaz and her mother Maria are keeping the tradition alive at El Burrito Mercado in St Paul. “Tamales go back from the Aztecan, Mayan civilizations,” Milissa said. “And because it’s such a great comfort food and it travels well.”

12/25/2013

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Good Question: How Did Poinsettias Become Part Of Christmas?

We know Christmas must be close when we see poinsettias decorating offices, public spaces and homes. “I like them because they’re pretty and last long,” said 8-year-old Abby, who was buying one for herself and one for her mother at Bachman’s on Tuesday night.

12/17/2013

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Another Look At The Science Museum’s Up-Coming Maya Exhibit

We are just a couple of days away from the opening of a huge new exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota. It’s all about the ancient Maya, people who lived in places like southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and El Salvador centuries ago.

06/19/2013

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St. Paul Pastor Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Affair With 16-Year-Old

A West St. Paul pastor has pleaded guilty in connection with having an affair with his 16-year-old parishioner, and even leaving the state with the juvenile to flee to Mexico.

05/08/2013

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Mother’s Day Celebrations From Around The World

Ever wanted to know how and when Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world? We take a look at the annual traditions of five countries to find out.

04/29/2013

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Minn. Among States Where Drug Cartels Expanding

Law enforcement authorities say Mexican drug cartel operatives who once stuck close to the U.S.-Mexico border are establishing a greater presence in the Upper Midwest.

04/01/2013

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Monarch Butterflies Coming From Mexico Are Disappearing

Scientists report a drop of nearly 60 percent in the number of Monarch butterflies making it to their winter home in Mexico this year — the lowest level since record-keeping began 20 years ago.

03/14/2013

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Body Of Robbinsdale Man Missing In Mexico Recovered

The body of a Robbinsdale man who went missing after bodysurfing in Mexico has been located Sunday morning.

03/03/2013

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New Help In Hunt For Missing MN Man In Mexico

The wife of Mark Stoneberg, who has been missing off the coach of Puerto Vallarta since Tuesday when he went body surfing, says there’s renewed hope in the search.

03/02/2013

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MN Man Goes Missing While Bodysurfing In Mexico

The family of a Robbinsdale man says he has gone missing after bodysurfing in Mexico on Tuesday.

02/27/2013

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Woman Charged With Kidnap Of Minn. Child

A Minneapolis woman has been charged with kidnapping after police said she befriended another woman and then made off with her 8-month-old son.

02/22/2013

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Winter Getaway Deals Still Available

Airlines are keeping busy with people booking trips left and right for warm weather destinations.

01/07/2013

Mexico City Wal-Mart

Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.

12/19/2012

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Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

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