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‘Looks Like We’ve Been Hacked’: Mpls. Police Tweet

The Minneapolis Police Department said their Twitter account had been hacked Monday evening after it offered the department’s 2,382 followers a couple of weight loss links.

09/23/2013

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Best Local Art Enthusiasts In Minnesota To Follow On Twitter

With Twitter, you have a direct link to those dedicating their lives to the arts, and the art scene they represent. Follow the following tweeters to get the scoop on Minneapolis/Saint Paul art.

09/16/2013

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State Patrol: 225 Drunk Drivers Caught Friday Night

More than 200 drivers are facing drunk-driving charges after just one night of increased patrols. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, 225 drivers failed sobriety tests during Friday night. The department is also tweeting information about those arrested for DWI, including age, gender and blood alcohol level of offenders. The arrest location is also noted, but the names of the offenders are not revealed.

08/17/2013

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Authorities Live-Tweeting DWI Arrests As Enforcement Increases

You may think you’ve heard it before, but troopers say people aren’t really listening. Lt. Eric Roeske with the State Patrol said Friday that “with over 500 killed in the last five years, drunk driving remains a huge problem.”

08/16/2013

Suspects Heather Schwarz Horst and Aaron Allen. (credit: St. Paul Police)

Cops: 2 Arrested In Connection With Slain MN National Guard Sgt.

St. Paul Police say they’ve arrested two people in connection with the shooting death of a Minnesota National Guard sergeant earlier this week. According to the St. Paul Police Department’s Twitter account, 24-year-old Heather Schwarz, of St. Paul, and 25-year-old Aaron Allen, of South St. Paul, have been arrested, and authorities aren’t seeking any other suspects. Charges are expected on Monday.

08/10/2013

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Austin Texas Brings Traveling Tunes To MN, Across The U.S.

The folks in Austin Texas sent a couple of musicians on the road trying to lure visitors back to Austin for a big music festival. It may not look like much, but the 1970s Airstream in Uptown Minneapolis is a traveling music machine.

08/07/2013

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New Survey Shows Young Adults Have Social Media Regrets

Have you ever posted something on social media, then thought maybe it was a bad idea? A new survey finds a lot of young people are worried that something they posted to Facebook or Twitter will come back to bite them some day.

07/30/2013

Social Farewell

Concerned What Your Last Tweet Might Be? A Minn. Business Can Help

A Twin Cities man is offering a solution to a sensitive problem involving social media. As we share so much of our personal lives online, what if that tweet about your cat or the Facebook post about your lunch ends up being your final message?

06/20/2013

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Hitler Teapot Controversy

The internet is buzzing over a JCPenney billboard. Does this teapot look like Hitler? Twitter and Reddit users seem to think so. Share your opinion on our Facebook page. Check out the billboard and tweets […]

05/28/2013

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Celebs Read Mean Tweets

Celebs read mean tweets. It’s hilarious. Check it out.

05/10/2013

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Twitter, Minnesotans React To House Approving Gay Marriage

More than 1,000 people showed up at the state Capitol and some showed up as early as 7:30 a.m.

05/09/2013

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Twins’ Perkins Comes Through For Fan In Despair

Twins fans know pitcher Glen Perkins usually comes through with the save of the game. But on Sunday, he came through as a hero for one fan in particular.

04/29/2013

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Sports World Reacts To Boston Marathon Bombing

America was left stunned after at least two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon, killing three people and leaving 176 injured, 17 of those critically.

04/16/2013

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Presidential Hot Water

President Obama comments on his friend Attorney General Kamala Harris. Are the comments sexist? Tell us on our Facebook page.

04/05/2013

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