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5 Office Changes That Increase Your Success At Work

Learn how to become more successful at work with these 5 simple tips from Thalma Lobel, author of “Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence.”

08/22/2014

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Good Question: What’s The Best Temperature For Your Thermostat?

We are expected to see 90-plus degree weather over the next few days. That will have a lot of air conditioners working overtime.

07/15/2013

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Ice Likely Ruining The Fishing Opener On Mille Lacs

For nearly two decades the Enno family has looked forward to the annual state fishing opener at their Twin Pines Resort, just south of Garrison.

05/08/2013

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Good Question: Why Do Women Tend To Be Colder Than Men?

It’s one of the most enduring arguments in any relationship: one person is too hot, another is too cold.

10/25/2012

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Calories, Credits And Baby Carrots

Betty Kline from Winona gets us started. As we vacillate between hot and cold weather, she wondered: Is it easier to burn calories in the winter or summer?

09/21/2012

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Summer In September: Mpls Reaches 95 Degrees

Just when you thought summer was over, Tuesday’s temperatures jumped to 95 degrees in Minneapolis.

09/11/2012

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Shakopee Firefighters Battle Fire In Sweltering Temps

With the thermometer in the 90’s, there are few tougher jobs than fighting a fire. But that’s what firefighters had to do in Shakopee Sunday.

07/01/2012

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Another Record-Breaking High On Tap For Sunday

One temperature record already broken, and we’re on our way to break another.

03/11/2012

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Today’s High Of 49 Ties Record From 2002

Today’s high of a balmy 49 degrees in January has tied a 35-year-old record.

01/09/2012

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Good Question: How Do You Use A Thermostat Efficiently?

The average household spends around $1,000 each year on heating and cooling bills. The good news is that there are ways to bring that down.

12/12/2011

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Best Ways To Go Green And Save Money

Reduce your carbon footprint. Go green. Recycle, reduce, reuse. Save the planet.

These are just some of the popular sayings we’ve heard over the years about protecting our environment and they’ve seemed to make a difference as the “green movement” grows bigger and bigger year after year.

The most significant impact may be the awareness raised about protecting the Earth, but the money-saving side effect has been a plus too.

That’s why we wanted to share 10 of the best ways to go green and save some green. We’ve talked with some experts in fields of energy efficiency and sustainable living — Mary Morse, the Communications Director at the Neighborhood Energy Connection (NEC) in the Twin Cities, and the folks over at ENERGY STAR as well as the Worldwatch Institute in Washington, D.C. — to help us bring you some easy ways to go green and save you money.

CBS Minnesota–11/09/2010

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