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Best Local Organizations For Holiday Donations In Minnesota

Be a do-gooder and make someone’s holiday brighter this year.

12/08/2014

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Fundraiser Held For Father Of 3 Severely Injured By Drunken Driver

A man who survived a horrible accident has already endured a long road and still has a ways to go. But he reached a significant milestone Saturday.

12/07/2014

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Minnesota Veteran Returns To Pearl Harbor On 73rd Anniversary

A Minnesota veteran returned to Pearl Harbor Sunday to pay respects to the comrades he lost at war on the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack.

12/07/2014

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Neighbor’s Surveillance Footage May Help In Kidnapping Investigation

A neighbor’s surveillance camera may help Minneapolis police find a suspected kidnapper. On Saturday, police say a stranger approached the 7-year-old girl on the 3100 block of James Avenue North and asked her to help him look for a lost puppy. The girl left with the man, but after hours of searching, the girl was found safe and sound.

12/07/2014

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No. 16 Missouri Facing Minnesota In Citrus Bowl

No. 16 Missouri and Minnesota will meet in the Citrus Bowl on Jan. 1 in a matchup of Southeastern Conference and Big Ten foes. The game will be played for the first time since the renovation of the Orlando Citrus Bowl. It is sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings. It was previously called the Capital One Bowl.

12/07/2014

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Vikings Race Past Harvin, Jets 30-24 In Overtime

Jarius Wright’s 87-yard touchdown reception from Teddy Bridgewater in overtime gave the Minnesota Vikings a 30-24 victory over former teammate Percy Harvin and the New York Jets on Sunday.

12/07/2014

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What To Do During A Holiday Staycation In Minnesota

There’s no need to leave Minnesota for a great vacation this holiday season.

12/06/2014

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Excellent Educator: DaVinci Academy’s Mark Slechta

For a lot of students, it’s their favorite subject in school — Gym. You’d think gym teachers have the best job right? Well it’s not just fun and games for Mark Slechta, the Phy-Ed teacher at DaVinci Academy in Blaine.

12/05/2014

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Best Ways To Celebrate Hanukkah In Minnesota

There are more ways to celebrate Hanukkah in Minnesota than just spinning a dreidel.

12/05/2014

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Wages Creep Up Slowly, Housing Market Does Too

Minnesota’s economy is headed in the right direction but many people may not be feeling it in their paychecks yet. That’s one takeaway from a report released Thursday. The budget forecast shows state government on pace for a $1 billion surplus.

12/04/2014

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Best Places For Holiday Cocktails In Minnesota

Using fresh and unusual ingredients, cocktails have evolved into an art form and can excite all of the senses with just one sip. Check out these cocktail bars for some of the best and most creative holiday refreshments.

12/04/2014

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Judge Asked To Detain Alleged Terror Recruit

Federal prosecutors are asking a Minnesota judge to reconsider his release of a man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Abdullahi Yusuf was arrested last week, six months after FBI agents stopped him at the Minneapolis airport as he prepared to leave the United States.

12/03/2014

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Nye’s Will Likely Become High-Rise Residential Space

Nye’s Polonaise Room, a Northeast Minneapolis institution, recently announced it would be closing its doors after 65 years. According to a local developer, Nye’s owners are partnering with them to possibly turn the iconic space into a high-rise residential building, with some commercial space underneath.

12/03/2014

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Coach Who Photoshopped Girl Into Child Porn Sentenced To Probation

A 41-year-old Brooklyn Park volleyball coach will serve five years of probation for photoshopping a family friend’s face onto a child pornography image, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

12/03/2014

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Minnesota Athletes Who Returned To Where They Started

Torii Hunter is returning to the Minnesota Twins. It prompts the question, who are some of the more famous athletes to get their start with an organization, leave for greener pastures but eventually return to where it all began?

12/03/2014

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