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Beyond Bounds: The Life Of Lou – Part I

On the court, Lou Amundson’s a role player who provides the gritty hustle plays. Off the court, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ forward with the long locks is far from fitting into any one simple stereotype.

01/26/2013

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Twins Blog: TwinsFest, Fifteen’s 5k & The Winter Caravan

Between the Vikings and the Wild, Minnesota sports fans have had their fill of drama and celebration this weekend.

01/07/2013

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Opinion: Obama’s #My2K Twitter Conversation Was A #Fail

Liberals are apparently not nearly as interested in the “fiscal cliff” as the conservatives are because they really believe that Barack Obama will take care of things for them again.

12/10/2012

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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

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TTYM: A ‘Bear’ Naked Tweet, A NASCAR Brawl And No Horsing Around For Berry

What one thing terrifies the NFL’s Eric Berry on the field? Ndamukong Suh’s personal hygiene is more important than you.. And find out how soccer sensation Hope Solo and former Seattle Seahawk Jerramy Stevens spent their […]

11/16/2012

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Minnesota Democrats Make Leadership Choices

Democrats who won legislative majorities in Tuesday’s election are picking their top leaders.

11/08/2012

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Good Question: Why Do We Have To Pay More For Using Less?

For most businesses, supply and demand rules the day. But utilities like Xcel Energy encourage their customers to conserve. Then when energy use is down, they ask the Public Utilities Commission for a rate increase.

10/29/2012

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Reality Check: The 1st Presidential Debate

It may have been a surprise to some, but the first presidential debate had a great deal of substance.

10/03/2012

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Twitter Feeds Bullied Washburn H.S. Students

A Twitter user is getting a lot of attention this week at a Minneapolis High School for all the wrong reasons after someone started a “burn book” at Washburn High School.

09/19/2012

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Best Foodies To Follow On Twitter In Minnesota

Minnesotans love their food. What better way to stay on top of the best in the area than with updates directly from the experts? Follow these Minnesota Twitter accounts for all things food.

09/05/2012

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Minneapolis ‘Food Truck Fair’ Goers Angry Over Waiting

It was meant to be a day full of food and fun, but the inaugural Minneapolis “Food Truck Fair” made quite a few people upset.

08/06/2012

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Esme’s Blog: The Ridiculous Gabby Douglas Hair Debate

Of all the great, crazy, fun, fascinating aspects of being on Twitter and following the Olympics, there are also some startlingly obnoxious, irrelevant, and degrading aspects to the medium as well.

08/04/2012

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Beyond Bounds: St. Cloud Native Gunning For BMX Olympic Gold

It’s about that time. You’re wondering, “Who should I root for in the 2012 Olympics?” Look no further than Alise Post.

07/18/2012

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TwinsBlog: A Twins Game, A Free Ticket & A Crazy Night

I’ve been known to make some rash decisions in my life. I’ve sled down Suicide Hill on a metal lunch tray. I’ve worn white after Labor Day. And one time, I didn’t wait 30 minutes before swimming.

07/18/2012

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Xcel: Beware Of Scam Saying Obama Will Pay Your Utility Bills

Xcel Energy is warning its customers of a seemingly national scam that claims President Barack Obama will pay your utility bills.

07/11/2012

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Adrian Peterson On Arrest: The ‘Truth Will Surface’

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson took to Twitter to defend himself after a scuffle in Texas put him behind bars.

07/09/2012

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Opinion: “Digital Politics” Is Here Without The Candidates

With all the communicative access to current local, national, and global information, expecting the masses to settle for media headlines and sound bites is insulting to today’s technologically-aware audience.

07/05/2012

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Jablonski Tweets Big Step In His Recovery

A high school hockey player who was paralyzed last year says he made a big step Tuesday in his recovery.

05/29/2012

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Wis. Officials Unknowingly Break Law With Facebook

Wisconsin elections officials are reminding voters that posting photos of completed ballots on Facebook or Twitter is illegal — but high-ranking members of both political parties apparently missed the memo.

05/25/2012

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Twitter War: GOP’s Kriesel, Kiffmeyer Spar Over Stadium Vote

A very public war of words is brewing between two popular and controversial Minnesota House Republicans.

05/14/2012

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Oakdale Teen Planning ‘Porn Prom’

The Twin Cities high school student who was told he couldn’t bring a porn star to prom as his date is making alternate plans. He said he is planning on holding a “porn prom” at the same time as his school’s prom this Saturday.

05/08/2012

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Taking Customer Complaints Into The World Of Social Media

Remember when the best way to complain to a company was with paper and pen, or maybe a typewriter? Not anymore. Now, we send emails, fill out web forms, and complain even more publicly on social networks, like Facebook and Twitter.

04/27/2012

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Bill Would Put Facebook Off-Limits To Employers

Minnesota lawmakers are joining a sudden move to block employers from asking applicants for their passwords to social networking sites. The Associated Press reported earlier this month that some public and private employers were seeking the passwords as a way to find out more information about their applicants.

03/27/2012

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School Rejects Boy’s Porn Star Prom Date

A Twin Cities high school student has been told that he will not be allowed to bring the porn star he recruited to be his date to prom.

03/22/2012

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Twins Players Get Interactive With Fans Via Twitter

Twins baseball has become interactive, but not only on the field. It’s also now on the Internet, and it’s taking baseball to a whole new level and making it personal. They’re using the social media network Twitter to get closer to their most passionate fans.

02/11/2012

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