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Good Question: Why Can’t We Look At The Sun During An Eclipse?

When you’re told you could look at something that won’t happen again for 105 years, it makes you want to look. When all the people on TV tell you, “Don’t look,” it might make you want to look even more.

06/05/2012

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Keep Safe This Summer With These Apps

Summer means swimming, sunshine and fun, but it can also be a risky season with families hitting the beach, the pool and the trails on bikes.

06/04/2012

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Brunson Leads Lynx Over Sun, 85-72

Rebekkah Brunson had 14 points and 13 rebounds as the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx remained unbeaten with an 85-72 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Friday night.

06/01/2012

MAY 2012 CONJUNCTION JUNCTION TWO FOR LAS

Partial Solar Eclipse This Sunday

Skies will clear enough for us to see the partial solar eclipse Sunday night. It begins at about 7 p.m., and while it’s not a total eclipse it’ll be really cool because the when the sun sets around 8:45 it’ll be 60 percent eclipsed.

05/18/2012

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Unusually Warm March Temps Might Stick Around

Boaters cruised along the river in downtown Chicago. Golfers smacked balls in Minnesota. And an ice-breaking mission on Maine’s Kennebec River was the shortest in recent memory because the Coast Guard found no ice.

03/14/2012

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Study: MN Could Be Powered By Just Wind & Sun

Imagine a day when Minnesota is powered completely by solar and wind energy. At least one group thinks it could happen.

03/13/2012

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Hill, Suns Pull Away From Weary Minnesota 104-95

Phoenix’s old-timer injected the necessary energy for the Suns, and the weary Minnesota Timberwolves faded away at the finish.

03/01/2012

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Good Question: What Exactly Is A Sunburn?

After a cold winter, Minnesotans love soaking up the sun, at least, until the sunburn sets in. The pain, the swelling, the peeling — the price we pay for a summer glow. But what exactly is sunburn?

07/28/2011

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Moore Scores 26 To Lead Lynx Past Sun

Rookie Maya Moore scored a season-high 26 points, and Seimone Augustus added 20 as the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 90-67 on Saturday night.

07/09/2011

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Lynx Achieve Success And Still Strive For Greatness

The Minnesota Lynx are good, but they expect to be great.

07/08/2011

Four-legged friends want to party too! To be safe, don’t put your pooch in anything uncomfortable or too tight. (Photo Credit: Seriously Photographic (Jim))

Keep Your Pet Safe In Hot Weather

Dogs may look happy with their tongues hanging out of their mouths, but don’t let the grin fool you- excessive panting or drooling is actually a sign of heat stroke. Our four-legged friends are as susceptible to heat stroke, dehydration and even sunburn as we are, and proper precautions should be followed to keep Fido safe.

06/07/2011

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Weather Blog: Bright And Comfortable

Our average high this time of year is 76 degrees in the Twin Cities. We should top out in the 80s both days this weekend, with plenty of sun and a few patchy clouds at times.

06/04/2011

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Weather Blog: This Feels Better

Last Sunday and Monday we had highs in the chilly 40s.

05/07/2011

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April: 60s Today, Snow Tomorrow (Maybe)

Hope you enjoyed Monday’s weather, because Tuesday will be cold, windy and rainy. There is also a chance of snow.

04/25/2011

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Weather Blog: Sun, Then Rain

Our weekend will feature a mixed bag of weather. Plenty of sun for much of Saturday, then some showers at times overnight Saturday night and Sunday, with an isolated thunderstorm also possible.

04/02/2011

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