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Local Music Tap: The Beer Dabbler Lineup

This weekend’s sixth annual Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival features beers from a staggeringly large amount of breweries, but also has some pretty great local music, too.

01/21/2015

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Local Tap Talk: Insight Brewing Company

Over the last five years, the craft brewery movement has grown exponentially in Minnesota. The Associated Press says licensing records show two-thirds of Minnesota’s active breweries opened in 2010 or later. So we decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. This week features Insight Brewing .

01/21/2015

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Bloomington Cops ID’d In Fatal Shooting

The Bloomington Police Department has released the identities of the police officers involved in fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man. On Jan. 15, Bloomington police were called to the 9900 block of Briar Road just after 11 p.m. on a report of a suicidal person. When officers arrived, they accounted an armed, white male outside the residence.

01/21/2015

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Best Mussels In Minnesota

Taste the ocean with a plate of mussels at these fantastic local restaurants.

01/21/2015

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Best Massages In Minnesota

Find peace and relaxation with nice, long massage.

01/20/2015

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Protesters Stage ‘Die-In’ At Official MLK Day Program

A number of protesters staged a “die-in” at the state’s official event honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy to demand changes to police practices. The protesters also joined hands and held signs bearing messages such as “White Silence = Violence” as politicians such as Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Rep. Keith Ellison, and Sen. Al Franken addressed the crowd.

01/19/2015

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From Car Lots To City Budgets, Cheap Oil Means Change

Cheap oil doesn’t only mean cheaper gas in the tank. It means that a car dealer in Illinois is shuffling the inventory of models he’ll be selling, that more students in Wisconsin may get school-provided iPads, that some planned projects in a Southern California city will get delayed, and that some expected oilfield hiring in North Dakota and Texas may not happen.

01/19/2015

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More Than 100 934th Airmen Return Home

After four months away deployed overseas, some families got to welcome their loved ones over the weekend. Airmen from the 934th Airlift Wing showed some Vikings spirit, waving a flag and arriving aboard two giant C-130 airplanes Sunday afternoon.

01/19/2015

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Vehicle Breaks Through Ice Into Lake Ida

A vehicle broke through the ice in Douglas County on Sunday evening. Two people were inside the vehicle when it broke through the ice on Lake Ida near Betsy Ross Point. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened at about 7 p.m.

01/19/2015

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Best Books Based In Minnesota

The Minnesota book market has been quite lively lately with five new books written by its people or written about its people.

01/19/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: The Safe Way To Detox

Detox diets are a popular way to cleanse your system or lose weight. Beyoncé tried the Master Cleanse to slim down for her role in Dream Girls and lost 20 pounds in 2 weeks. But are detox diets safe? Nutritionist Sue Moores from Kowalski’s says they can be.

01/19/2015

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Best Hotel Pools In Minnesota

Make a splash when you travel to these local hotel pools.

01/17/2015

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Archdiocese Of St. Paul & Minneapolis Files For Bankruptcy

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, saying it’s the best way for the church to get as many resources as possible to victims of clergy sexual abuse.

01/16/2015

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Reality Check: Minnesota’s Evolving Rural Profile

Since 1960, it’s been an unstoppable population shift, and a new study from the Center for Rural Policy and Development shows a 50-year migration from rural Minnesota to the urban corridor stretching from St. Cloud through the Twin Cities and Rochester.

01/16/2015

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Uptown Hair Salon Goes Green, Diverts 95 Percent Of Waste

Wave Salon in Uptown has become Minnesota’s first green salon. They are able to divert 95 percent of their waste by recycling hair, chemicals, foil and plastic.

01/16/2015

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