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Movie Blog: Walker Presents Best British Ads Of 2013

Just as there are people who love tuning into Super Bowl just to see what outlandish ways Dorito’s and Budweiser are going to advertise their products, there are many in the Twin Cities who annually look forward to trekking out to the Walker to pay for the privilege of watching commercials for an hour and a half.

12/05/2013

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Vikings Brought American Football To UK In 1983

Up until August 6, 1983, television was the only place the British had seen American football. Today, the NFL is more popular in England than ever, with an estimated 11.3 million British fans. But back then, the idea wasn’t popular with Vikings coach Bud Grant.

09/27/2013

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London Losers: Britain Welcomes Winless Vikes, Steelers

The NFL is back in London boasting the star power of Adrian Peterson and Ben Roethlisberger. Trouble is, their teams have nothing to brag about. The Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers are both 0-3 heading into Sunday’s game at Wembley Stadium.

09/24/2013

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Eagan Man Found With $12K Worth Of Khat At O’Hare

An Eagan man has been charged with violating the Illinois Controlled Substance Act by bringing almost 90 pounds of the stimulant plant khat into the United States from the United Kingdom. The Chicago Tribune reports that customs agents at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport stopped 20-year-old Dominic Running with more than $12,000 worth of khat, a plant that’s chewed like tobacco and contains a stimulant similar to amphetamine.

09/01/2013

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Mother’s Day Celebrations From Around The World

Ever wanted to know how and when Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world? We take a look at the annual traditions of five countries to find out.

04/29/2013

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Bachmann: A ‘Privilege’ To Attend Thatcher’s Funeral

Rep. Michele Bachmann said it was a “privilege” to attend the funeral of Margaret Thatcher. Congresswoman Bachmann was one of three members of the U.S. House to attend the funeral in London.

04/17/2013

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Rep. Michele Bachmann To Attend Thatcher’s Funeral

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann was chosen Monday to be part of the congressional delegation headed to London for the funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

04/15/2013

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Study Links Aspirin With Fewer Cancer Deaths

Researchers say they’ve found major new benefits of a common medicine. They say aspirin can drastically cut cancer deaths.

12/06/2010

The Nite Show with Mischke – 8/25/10

Mischke shows his religious side with stories about his Catholic school upbringing, a priest who is alleged to have coordinated a famous British bombing, and a pastor who wants to “save” a high school.  Also, […]

08/26/2010

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