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Gas Prices Fall Across The Nation

The average national price for a gallon of regular gas dropped five cents over the past month to $2.39 a gallon.

04/13/2015

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State Patrol Putting The Brakes On Distracted Drivers

More than 300 law enforcement agencies across the state are on the lookout for drivers who are texting.

04/13/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: Tips To Alleviate Unhealthy Food Cravings

Have you ever wondered why you crave certain foods? It might be a sign of stress or anxiety. Senia Mae, a traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, Gets Us Movin’ with ways to alleviate the cravings without ruining your diet.

04/13/2015

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Best Places To Go Fishing Near Minnesota

Fishing is fun, easy and everywhere in this great state of 10,000 lakes.

04/11/2015

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Will Lawmakers Warm To Soccer Stadium Funding?

There’s a possible climate change at the Minnesota State Capitol. Top lawmakers will meet next week with the owners of Minnesota’s new Major League Soccer franchise to discuss public funding for a stadium in Minneapolis.

04/10/2015

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Gov. Dayton Pushes For Political Risks From House Republicans

Gov. Mark Dayton delivered an optimistic State of the State address at the Capitol. The speech rallied Democrats, but did not sway Republicans who oppose his transportation and overall spending proposals. On Friday, Dayton is still asking Republicans to forget about politics and take some risks.

04/10/2015

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Minnesota House Speaker: Sunday Liquor Sale Vote Will Occur

Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt says advocates of full liquor sales on Sundays can be assured that a vote will be held before the Legislature adjourns this year. But the top Capitol Republican stopped short of guaranteeing an outcome in the perennial fight.

04/10/2015

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Minnesota Pushes Bid To Land 2023 World’s Fair

After landing an upcoming Super Bowl and a Final Four, Minnesota is ready to push for its next big event: the 2023 World’s Fair. Organizers are preparing their bid for an event they hope will lure millions of tourists to see the latest in global technology and culture in the Twin Cities area.

04/10/2015

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Accomplish With Kylie: Animal Humane Society

Every year, 24,000 animals go through the Animal Humane Society at five locations across Minnesota. Usually an animal only spends 10 days in the shelter before being adopted, but there’s no time limit to how long an animal can stay. They couldn’t help all those animals find great homes if it weren’t for their 2,100 volunteers working with 300 staff members.

04/10/2015

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Report: NFL Appealing Decision To Overturn Peterson’s Suspension

A new report says the NFL is appealing the decision to overturn Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson’s suspension. ESPN Viking Reporter Ben Goessling reports the league believes Judge David Doty should have deferred to the league’s collective bargaining agreement.

04/10/2015

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Best Family-Friendly Bike Trails In Minnesota

Get out the Burley and take the family biking this weekend.

04/10/2015

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Page Education Foundation To Celebrate Its All-Stars

A charity founded by Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and Pro Football Hall of Famer Alan Page honors its own all-stars this weekend.

04/10/2015

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WCCO-AM, WDIO-TV, MPR Among Top Minnesota AP Award Winners

Winners in the 2014 Minnesota Associated Press Broadcasters news contest. Awards will be presented Friday night at the annual AP banquet at the Midwest Journalism Conference in Bloomington.

04/10/2015

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Dayton Pushes Major Spending Programs In Speech

On Thursday night, Gov. Mark Dayton is slated to deliver his annual State of the State address, the fifth speech of its kind for the two-term Democratic governor.

04/09/2015

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Eden Prairie Man, 56, Accused Of Stalking Local Radio Host

A 56-year-old man has been charged with stalking a popular local radio host over the past year, according to charges filed by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

04/09/2015

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Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week

From a large music festival-conference to a soul legend crooning it up in St. Paul, here are four great shows to see this week(end)!

04/09/2015

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Police Hope Ring Will Help Identify Remains Found Near Albert Lea

Authorities hope pictures of a ring may help solve the mystery of a man’s identity. A 10-carat gold ring with a large red stone was found with human remains near Albert Lea on Monday. It was described as resembling a class ring.

04/09/2015

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Report: Dunkin’ Donuts Headed To Twin Cities

After years of teasing, it sounds like Dunkin’ Donuts is coming to the west metro. The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal reports the donut and coffee chain is officially entering the Twin Cities market.

04/09/2015

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Youth Created Art On Display At The Intermedia Arts Center

The final paintings are being hung this week for an art show curated and created by kids. The exhibit, called “ME(me)”, opens this Saturday at Intermedia Arts Center.

04/09/2015

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Best Bars To Spend Your Tax Return/Celebrate End of Tax Day In Minnesota

You’ve worked hard all year, now is the time to splurge.

04/09/2015

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Dayton Offers Prospect Of More Reimbursement For Buffers

Gov. Mark Dayton is trying to find more money to reimburse farmers as part of his proposal for 50-foot buffers along Minnesota’s waterways.

04/08/2015

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Jennie-O Turkey Farm In Minnesota Hit By Deadly Bird Flu

Federal authorities have now confirmed that a ninth Minnesota turkey farm has been hit by a form of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry.

04/08/2015

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Husband Of Woman Missing For 18 Years Charged With Murder

The husband of a Minnesota woman who disappeared nearly two decades ago has been charged with murder.

04/08/2015

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Minnesota Walmart Employees Earning At Least $9 An Hour

Every Walmart employee in Minnesota is now earning at least $9 an hour. The pay raises for more than 7,700 Minnesotans went into effect last Saturday.

04/08/2015

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Local Music Tap: ‘Ghost Towns Of The West’ CD Release @ Cabooze

Despite geographical difficulties between bandmates, Minneapolis-based rockers, Ghost Towns Of The West, aren’t saying “farewell” just yet. In fact, they intend to play a memorable CD release show this Friday at the Cabooze. They’ll worry about the other stuff later.

04/08/2015

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