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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Wrapping Paper, Snow And Auld Lang Syne

Jen from St. Paul asked: Why can’t we recycle wrapping paper? In some places, like Minneapolis, you can.

12/27/2013

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Metro Transit Provides Free New Year’s Eve Rides For 3rd Year

Metro Transit and Miller Lite will provide free bus and light rail rides on New Year’s Eve for the third year in a row. From 6 p.m. till the last scheduled trip, residents will be treated to complimentary rides on all Metro Transit buses and light rail, METRO Blue and Red lines, Plymouth Metrolink, Anoka County and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority buses. Metro Transit officials say they have provided more than one million rides through the Miller Free Rides Program on New Year’s Eve, and for the last 16 years on St. Patrick’s Day.

12/26/2013

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Grocery Stores Aren’t The Only Shops Feeling The Thanksgiving Eve Rush

The day before Thanksgiving means big business for several local businesses. Dec. 23 is actually the busiest day of the year at Rainbow Foods in St. Louis Park, but Thanksgiving Eve is a very close second.

11/27/2013

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State Patrol Reports 25 DWIs On New Year’s Eve Overnight

We all know the dangers of drinking and driving. And yet every year on the holidays, we’re reminded to find a safe ride home.

01/01/2013

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Twin Citians Prepare To Party Down On New Year’s Eve

Twin Cities’ residents have a variety of different ideas of how to celebrate on New Year Eve. WCCO found party planners everywhere, from the liquor stores to the swimming pool.

12/31/2012

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December Is The Most Popular Time For Engagements

It looks like love is in the air this time of year. According to The Knot.com, 16 percent of couples get engaged in December making it the most popular time of year for men to pop the question.

12/31/2012

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New Taxi Squad Announced For New Year’s Eve

There have been no drunk driving deaths in the state for the last four years on New Year’s Eve. Police are hoping tonight becomes a fifth in a row.

12/31/2012

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Taxi Squad To Remind Motorists To Choose Safe Ride

Authorities in Anoka County are rolling out a new campaign to curb drinking and driving.

12/30/2012

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DeRusha Eats: Grower Champagne

If you’re of age, you’ll probably be ringing in New Year’s Eve with a glass of bubbly. But instead of picking your usual champagne, why not try something unique from small family farmers.

12/29/2012

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Best Family-Friendly New Year’s Parties In Minnesota

From rockin’ rollercoasters to candlelit hikes, we’ve got you and your family covered this New Year’s Eve.

12/28/2012

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Officials Urge To Have A Safe, Sober Ride On New Year’s Eve

State safety officials are urging motorists to plan for safe and sober ride this New Year’s Eve as they strive to have a fifth straight year of zero drunk driving deaths.

12/27/2012

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5 Easy Tips To Plan The Perfect Party

Holiday get-togethers are ramping up. With New Year’s next up, we got tips from the experts on how to plan the perfect party.

12/22/2012

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Indictment In New Year’s Eve Quiznos Robbery

Michael Scott Luedtke, 25, was indicted Wednesday in federal court for his role in the New Year’s Eve armed robbery of a Quiznos sandwich shop in Roseville, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.

05/16/2012

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St. Paul Man Sentenced In Fatal New Year’s Stabbing

A St. Paul man has been sentenced in the New Year’s stabbing death of a 20-year-old man.

05/16/2012

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Mass Text On New Year’s Eve Lands Woman In Jail

Jennifer Bartsch, 39 of Winona, said she sent out a mass text to everyone in her phone. That happened to include a man who had a restraining order against her.

01/03/2012

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Families ‘Rock The Universe’ At MOA New Year’s Eve

Families will ring in the new year Saturday with the “Rock the Universe” party at the Mall of America’s Nickelodeon Universe. The event runs from 6 p.m. until midnight on New Year’s Eve.

12/31/2011

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Firefighters Warn Of Spike In Fires Over New Year’s

Drunk drivers aren’t the only safety issues that spikes on New Year’s — it is one of the biggest days for fires, too.

12/30/2011

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DWI Patrols Stepped Up For New Year’s

The State Patrol is encouraging people with New Year’s plans to make plans now for a ride home. Troopers are stepping up enforcement over the holiday weekend, to keep drunk drivers off the roads.

12/30/2011

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A Guide To NYE Events, Activities For Families

The ball might drop a little earlier at these celebrations, but who’s counting? Well, that is to say, other than the kids counting down to “midnight” at these pint-sized parties that end well before midnight.

12/30/2011

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A Guide To Romantic New Year’s Eve Dinners

Sometimes the loud, crowded, dizzying, drunken New Year’s Eve scene doesn’t fit the bill.

12/28/2011

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Consumer Confidence Up With 2012 On Horizon

Are you planning to go out and celebrate New Year’s Eve, or stay home and save money? This month’s Consumer Confidence Survey says more of us may be feeling like a bigger party this year compared to last.

12/27/2011

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Pick-A-Side: What Accessories Will You Pair With Your NYE Outfit?

Still trying to pull together an outfit for New Year’s Eve? Pick some of your favorite accessories here for easy pull together ideas.

12/27/2011

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Guide To New Year’s Eve In Minneapolis

If the Mayans were right and 2012 really is going to bring the end of the world, as we know it, we may as well mark the end of this one with a bang.

12/21/2011

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve. Features an all-star cast that includes Ashton Kutcher, Lea Michele, Jessica Biel, Sarah Jessica Parker, Josh Duhamel, Katherine Heigl, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Halle Berry, and more. (Photo: Andrew Schwartz/Warner Bros. Pictures)

Movie Blog: ‘New Year’s Eve’ Fizzles, ‘Young Adult’ Pouts

When asked which holiday I’m least interested in, I usually answer either Valentine’s Day or New Year’s Eve. So go figure that director/superstar-ringmaster Garry Marshall has followed up his formless salutatory Valentine’s Day with an even more star-studded “not a sequel” sequel about New Year’s Eve.

12/09/2011

Set on Christmas night, Arthur Christmas reveals the answer to every child’s question: “So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?”  James McAvoy leads the cast as Arthur, Santa’s younger son who must complete an urgent mission before Christmas morning dawns.  The animated film also features the voices of Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent and Bill Nighy. (Photo: Ardman Animation for Sony Pictures Animation)

Gallery: Holiday Movie Preview

From blockbuster sequels to 3D spectaculars, we take a look at the must-see films of the holiday season.

11/14/2011

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