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Ask An Expert: Tips For Traveling Alone

Jack Ezon, President of Ovation Vacations in New York City and an A-List Travel Agent by Travel+Leisure, offers expert advice on traveling solo.

12/17/2013

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New WTC Tops Chicago’s Willis Tower As Tallest In U.S.

A group of architects has decided that the new World Trade Center tower is the tallest building in the U.S., surpassing Chicago’s Willis Tower. With the 408-foot needle, the building stands at a symbolically important 1,776 feet and 325 feet taller than the 1,451-foot Willis Tower.

11/12/2013

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Never Forget

The Daily Beast put together an amazing collection of iconic photos from NYC on 9/11. Take a look and share your memories of that day on our Facebook page.

09/11/2013

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Wis. Budget Panel Votes To Prohibit Sugary Drinks Bans

No Wisconsin city could prohibit the sale of large, sugary drinks as was done in New York City under a provision that has been added to the state budget.

05/09/2013

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Tech Used To Catch Boston Suspect Deployed Daily In Minn.

Police say the Boston Marathon bombers planned more attacks in the heart of New York City.

04/25/2013

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Son Of Accent Signage Victim To Meet With NYC Mayor Bloomberg

A Minneapolis high school student lost his dad in one of the worst workplace shootings in Minnesota history. Now, he will meet with other relatives and survivors of mass shootings and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to talk about taking action against gun violence.

12/16/2012

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Celebrity Neighbors: Experts Weigh In On How It Affects Property Values

Will having a celebrity neighbor help or hurt your home’s value?

11/21/2012

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East Coast Nailed By Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy

Sandy has combined with a strong cold front resulting in the first winter storm of the season in western North Carolina.

10/29/2012

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Good Question: Do Calorie Counts On Menus Change The Way We Eat?

Do you really want to know that a McDonald’s quarter pounder with cheese has 520 calories? McDonald’s is putting calorie information right on its menus. Every one of its 14,000 restaurants will have calories next to the Big Macs and the french fries by Monday night.

09/12/2012

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Even Children Feel The Effect Of 9/11

A sixth grader at Minnetonka Middle School East shared his story of Sept. 11, 2001 with his classmates on Tuesday. He was too young to have memories of the actual day, when he was in New York City with his family.

09/11/2012

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2 Dead, Many Injured In Shooting Near Empire State Building

Multiple people have been injured and at least two people killed in a shooting near the Empire State Building. At least nine people were shot when gunfire broke out at 34th Street and Fifth Avenue at 9:07 a.m. Friday.

08/24/2012

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Forbes Ranks Twin Cities 2nd Worst For Renters

If you’re thinking of renting in the Twin Cities, think again. Forbes Magazine says that the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is second only to New York City among the nation’s worst cities to rent an apartment.

06/14/2012

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Minn. Men Win Board Game Record After 54 Hours

Two Minnesota men with an odd hobby have now made history. Brett Carow and Sam Hennemann broke the Guinness World Record for “longest marathon playing a board game” on Saturday.

06/09/2012

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Get A Jump On Holiday Toy Shopping Now

If you think now is too soon to start think about the holiday shopping season, tell that to retailers. There are less than 300 days left to think about what to buy.

03/05/2012

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Wis. Teen Wins At Important Ballet Competition

A 13-year-old Whitefish Bay girl has won first place in the world’s largest student ballet competition.

01/29/2012

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‘Wall St.’ Protests Coming To Minnesota

A Minnesota group is planning to stage a protest in solidarity with the demonstrations that resulted in hundreds of arrests in New York.

10/03/2011

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Priests Recall How A Cup Of Coffee Saved Them On 9/11

Two Minnesota priests are in New York City to commemorate 10 years since the Twin Towers fell and to mark the morning their own lives were spared.

09/11/2011

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Special Programming Set For 9/11 Events

CBS will provide a broad look back and forward with special programming during the weekend marking the historic 10th anniversary of the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

09/01/2011

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Story Corps Helps Preserve Voices On 9/11 Memories

The Story Corps project gives strangers a place to share and connect through quick audio clips recorded in booths around New York and San Francisco, as well as those submitted online.

09/01/2011

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iPhone App’s Augmented Reality View To Restore Twin Towers In NYC’s Skyline

A new iPhone app aims to restore the missing Twin Towers to a virtual view of New York’s skyline.

09/01/2011

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Reverend Susan Turchin: Let’s Make This World More Compassionate, Post-9/11

Following the events of 9/11, one New Yorker sought to offer friendship and support to a key group in her neighborhood: the local mosque.

09/01/2011

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Rabbi Shmuley: Focus On Values Needed Most For Post-9/11 America

Renown author on spirituality and culture Rabbi Shmuley Boteach shared his reflections on how America has changed in the course of the decade since the events of 9/11.

09/01/2011

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Reverend Diane Berke, One Spirit Learning Alliance Co-Founder, Remembers 9/11

The co-founder and spiritual director for New York’s One Spirit Learning Alliance praises forgiveness does not mean condoning harm, but freeing oneself from past pain.

09/01/2011

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Sister Camille D’Arienzo: Build Bridges Instead Of Bombs

A former president for the Leadership Conference of Women Religious shares her experiences and concerns about the future of forgiveness after 9/11.

09/01/2011

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Swami Ramananda: 9/11 Showed Importance Of Uniting Despite Differences

The president of the Integral Yoga Institute sees a oneness within all despite the difference the horror of 9/11 tried to emphasize.

09/01/2011

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