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Local Couples Tie The Knot On 11/12/13

Typically, Tuesday isn’t a huge day to schedule weddings, but this week is a different story. Because this Tuesday is 11/12/13, some couples have decided to take the plunge. Across the country, David’s Bridal estimates that 3,000 couples will exchange vows on the day.

11/12/2013

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Minnesota Records Most Job Openings In 12 Years

Wednesday brought good news for anyone looking for a job. Minnesota’s new job numbers show that the second quarter openings reached the highest level in 12 years, with employers reporting more than 72,000 openings — an increase of 15.3 percent from the same period a year ago. But almost half of the openings are for part-time jobs that average about $12.50 an hour.

09/04/2013

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New Research, Task Force Differ Over Mammogram Age

New research shows younger women are still getting mammograms even though a federal task force recommends differently.

04/19/2013

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How Much Does Weather Impact Voter Turnout?

It seems like every year we talk about what sort of impact the weather could have on the election. But Election Day snow is actually a rarity in Minnesota. Only twice in the last century has the Twin Cities seen even an inch of snow on Election Day.

11/05/2012

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Youth Football: Concussion Concerns Push Participation Down

The number of concussions in youth football has been declining in recent years; concussion concerns are a big part of that.

10/17/2012

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Drought Diminishing Monarch Butterflies

Minnesota is getting drier. Nearly 63 percent of the state is now rated as abnormally dry or in a drought, according to the U.S. Drought monitor.

09/06/2012

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2012 MN State Fair 2nd Best Attended In History

This year’s Minnesota State Fair total attendance numbers are out – and it was a close one.

09/04/2012

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By The Numbers: State Fair Facts & Tid Bits

About 1.7 million people will be coming through the gates for the duration of the fair. That means there is a lot of food consumed.

08/23/2012

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Good Question: What Is Pi?

On Pi Day, Sartell teacher Jennifer Kiewel wore her Pi Earrings and Pi Day Tattoos. Lindsey Smith’s made a pie with the symbol for Pi branded into the crust.

03/15/2012

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