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Mother’s Day

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Good Question: Why Do We Spend Less On Father’s Day?

Father’s Day is this Sunday. But unlike moms, dads shouldn’t expect to be showered with gifts. The National Retail Federation finds Americans are expected to spend $7.4 billion less on dads this Father’s Day than they spent on moms for Mother’s Day.

06/12/2014

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Mpls. ‘Miracle Baby’ Who Survived 11-Story Fall Returns Home

The Minneapolis toddler who got national attention after falling eleven stories from an apartment building, and surviving, is back home with his family. It was on Mother’s Day, May 11, at the Riverside Plaza apartments in Minneapolis when 15-month-old Musa Dayib slipped through a 5.5 inch slit on the family’s balcony.

05/26/2014

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Meet The Champlin Mom Who Has Fostered 500 Kids

On a day that celebrates moms, we talked to a woman who has played that role to 550 children. Stella Gamble, of Champlin, and her husband James have fostered those children through Hennepin County.

05/12/2014

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50K Attend Race For The Cure On Mother’s Day

Today is the day we celebrate all of the mothers in our lives. And that’s one reason why thousands of people are at Mall of America Sunday morning.

05/11/2014

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Minnesota State Fair Grounds Hosts ‘Craftstravaganza’

The annual Craftstravaganza was held Saturday on the Minnesota State Fair Grounds in St. Paul, Minn. From little monsters, to doggie beds, and funny cards, last minute Mother’s Day shoppers, and shoppers otherwise, got a chance to find some really unique items made by local artists and designers.

05/10/2014

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E.S.P.’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Show mom how much you appreciate all she does by getting her something from E.S.P.’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide.

05/08/2014

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Good Question: Why Do We Like Getting Flowers?

This Mother’s Day, Americans are expected to spend an average of $163 on mom. According to the National Retail Federation, 81 percent of people will send cards and 66 percent will give flowers. Sweaters, books, CDs, gardening tools, a day at the spa and brunch rounded out the list.

05/07/2014

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Five Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day In Minnesota

Here are five creative activities that might spark your imagination for a fun Mother’s Day with mom in Minnesota.

05/02/2014

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Book Gift Ideas For Mom On Mother’s Day

These books from Simon & Schuster will make the perfect gift for any mom this Mother’s Day.

04/27/2014

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Spend Mother’s Day Celebrating With Grandma

Don’t forget to show Grandma some love on Mother’s Day this year. Here are some great activities and crafts to show Grandma just how much you care.

04/27/2014

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5 Mother’s Day Cocktails She’s Sure To Love

Forget breakfast in bed, encourage Mom to rest her feet and relax with a daytime drink, served by you.

04/27/2014

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide For Mom’s In Need Of ‘Me’ Time

Need some gift ideas for Mother’s Day? All suggested gifts are perfect for pampering the most important lady in your life.

04/27/2014

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Women Reveal What They Love About Being ‘Mom’

Despite the obvious differences in lifestyle, a stay-at-homer and a working mom share what they adore about the crazy world of motherhood.

04/27/2014

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5 Classic Moms In The Movies

Hollywood never gets bored with mothers. Over the years, they’ve glorified, vilified, and otherwise memorialized enough great mom characters to fill a book—and now, Richard Corliss has written just that with Mom in the Movies.

04/27/2014

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Good Question: How Is The 35W Bridge Lit?

Last month, the I-35W bridge was bathed in royal blue to symbolize the fight against colon cancer. “It was unbelievable, absolutely stunning. I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Anne Carlson, the executive director of the Colon Cancer Coalition.

04/15/2014

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