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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

There’s so much going on this weekend, from store openings to high fashion to a fundraiser with your dog. So, crack out your calendar, because we have some ideas on how to make the most out of your weekend.

09/11/2014

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3-Day Walk For Breast Cancer Cure Raises $2 Million

The Susan G. Komen Twin Cities 3-Day has raised $2 million for breast cancer research and community outreach programs, the organization announced Monday. Nearly 1,000 people took part in the 60-mile walk, which ended Sunday at the Minnesota State Capitol.

08/25/2014

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I-94 & I-90 To See Extra Patrols This Weekend

Drivers in 15 states – including Minnesota — are being asked to take part in a challenge on Interstate 90 and 94. If you’re driving on the two interstates from Aug. 1 through Aug. 4, expect to see extra patrols.

07/31/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s the last weekend of July, and there is absolutely no shortage of great things to do as summer gets ready to move into its final stretch. Here are three great suggestions to get you started.

07/24/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

Rain or shine — here are some of the best ideas Jason Matheson came up with for this weekend.

06/26/2014

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Mosquito Population ‘Explodes’ After Holiday Weekend

Now that the weather’s getting nice, Minnesota’s most common pest is popping out. The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District said over the Memorial Day weekend there was an explosion in the mosquito population.

05/28/2014

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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.

05/21/2014

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Movie Blog: Top Most Romantic Movies (And The Least)

While compiling a list of the best romantic movies, many of the titles I immediately shortlisted actually functioned as “anti-romantic” classics. And furthermore, many of the titles that were still technically lush, swooning depictions of starry-eyed bliss still retained elements of unrequited love.

02/13/2014

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Plenty Of Highway Closures For This Weekend

It appears we are right smack dab in the middle of our least favorite season in Minnesota — construction. As such, a number of road construction projects will tangle up traffic through the weekend.

08/15/2013

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Road Work Hampers Highway 62, 169 and I-35W This Weekend

There are three potential headaches awaiting motorists in the metro this weekend. A section of Highway 62 — between Highway 100 and 35W — is closed in both directions for the weekend, as crews are demolishing the Penn Avenue Bridge. The closure will last until 5 Monday morning, and detours are posted.

07/27/2013

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With Time Short, Minn. Lawmakers Meet Over Weekend

The Minnesota Legislature is meeting over the weekend as the clock counts down on the regular session. The House and Senate are both convening Saturday.

05/18/2013

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Morrissey’s Irish Pub Opens Just in Time For St. Patrick’s Day

Large crowds are expected at pubs across the Twin Cities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend. Festivities are expected to start as early Friday evening and last through Sunday night and into Monday.

03/14/2013

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Cold, Snow Postpone Xerxes Ave Bridge Construction

Falling temps and forecasted snow for Feb. 1-4 have caused MnDOT to postpone weekend construction on the Xerxes Avenue Bridge.

02/01/2013

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Buses Will Replace LRT In Downtown This Weekend

Some scheduled construction work means that buses will be replacing trains along a stretch of the Hiawatha LRT line this weekend.

08/03/2012

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Drivers Beware: Major Road Closures Across The Metro This Weekend

Get ready for yet another weekend of major road closures across the Twin Cities metro.

07/27/2012

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NE Minn. Flooding Could Disrupt Weekend Plans

Extensive flood damage in northeast Minnesota could disrupt your weekend plans.

06/21/2012

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Experts: Weekend Rains Deliver Minn. From Winter Dry Spell

Meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Chanhassen say the weekend storms have probably eliminated the drought in many areas of the state due to an unusually dry winter, which threatened lake levels and crop irrigation.

05/06/2012

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I-94 To Remain Open This Weekend; Construction Delayed (Again)

Interstate 94 in Minneapolis will remain open this weekend after plans to close the road fell through (again) due to the impending stormy weather, MnDOT said.

05/04/2012

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Weather Blog: Typical April Weekend

It will be a little cooler than average this weekend, and try to remember what April showers bring.

04/20/2012

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Movie Blog: Top 10 Movies Of 2011

If 2010 was a middling year that offered few movies I loved without reservation, 2011 is an embarrassment of riches. It’s entirely possible that Black Swan wouldn’t have even cracked the top ten this year, and at least five of the movies listed below would’ve probably been my #1 for the last two or three years running.

12/29/2011

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Weather Blog: Now We’re Talking!

Our temps finally shot up over average Friday with a high of 61 degrees (that’s 5 degrees warmer than average). Lucky for us, the mild air will stay in place right through the weekend.

10/21/2011

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No Charges In Weekend Stabbing Death

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has decided against filing charges in the stabbing death of a 22-year-old man, after video at the scene showed reason for self-defense.

08/22/2011

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Part Of Interstate 494 Closing This Weekend

A heavily traveled thoroughfare in the Twin Cities will be closed this weekend.

08/09/2011

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Weather Blog: The Heat Is On

This is the title of a great song from the Eagles’ Glenn Frey. It is also a good description of our weather for the next several days.

07/15/2011

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Weather Blog: Summertime

It is going to be hot and humid this weekend.

07/08/2011

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