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Best Fourth Of July Events In Minnesota

We tend to celebrate Independence Day with more zest and gusto than any other holiday. Here are five particularly unique events going down in Minnesota this year.

06/27/2015

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Good Questions: National Anthem, Flu Names & Lakes

Gaylene from St. Paul asks: Why do we put our hands over our hearts during the national anthem? It is actually part of United States law. The U.S. Flag Code was adopted in 1923, and it says when the flag is present during the anthem, veterans and members of the Armed Forces should give the military salute.

06/12/2015

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Why Are Some Twins Players Absent For National Anthem?

The Minnesota Twins wrapped up their longest home stand of the season with another win Thursday at Target Field. While fans are happy with outcome of the games, some are concerned with what’s going on before they start.

05/07/2015

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 5-20!

An EPIC FAIL of our National Anthem is on the SMACK DOWN!

05/20/2013

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Gospel Choir Shocked By Cost To Sing National Anthem

Students from the Coon Rapids High School Gospel Choir thought it would be fun to sing the national anthem at a Timberwolves game.

10/02/2012

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Worst Anthem Ever?

You got to give 11-year-old Harper Gruzins credit for singing the National Anthem in front of a packed stadium. But, is this the worst version ever? You be the judge.

07/30/2012

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ Songs And Mosquito Bites

Why is the national anthem played before sporting events? And what causes the bump you get from a mosquito bite?

06/08/2012

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10-Year-Old At NBA Finals

10-year-old Julia Dale sings the national anthem at the NBA Finals in Miami. If you can ignore the peanut gallery taping the video, it’s America’s Got Talent type of stuff.

06/03/2011

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Marvin Gaye Singing The National Anthem

Cook’s not a big fan of “interpretive” versions of the National Anthem. Chad thinks this version from the ’83 NBA All-Star Game is the best he’s ever heard.

02/18/2011