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My Favorite Sports Moment: Hank Aaron’s 715th Home Run

April 15, 2012
My Favorite Sports Moment: Hank Aaron's 715th Home Run

David Erickson’s favorite sports moment was the ability to see the effect Hank Aaron’s 715th home run had on his African American friend’s family.

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Young Adult by Diablo Cody

December 28, 2011
Young Adult by Diablo Cody

Charlize Theron’s performance in Diablo Cody’s Young Adult is fantastic, which I expected. I didn’t expect, however, to see that it was shot in Minneapolis.

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Landslide by Stevie Nicks At Mystic Lake

August 28, 2011

Stevie Nicks performs Landslide at the Mystic Lake Casino amphitheater on August 24, 2011.

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Marcus & Michele Bachmann Solve Marriage

July 19, 2011
Marcus & Michele Bachmann Solve Marriage

What makes Marcus and Michele Bachmann so virulently anti-gay? The truth hurts.

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Miss Minnesota Believes Evolution Should Be Taught

June 23, 2011
Miss Minnesota Believes Evolution Should Be Taught

Miss Minnesota, Brittany Thelemann, believes evolution should be taught in school. Good for her!

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Circle Me, Bert!

June 22, 2011
Circle Me, Bert!

Hall of Fame pitcher Bert Blyleven, a former Minnesota Twins pitcher and their current television color commentator had a habit of circling fans on screen. And fans, of course, have reacted by bringing Circle Me, Bert! signs to the ballpark.

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Pawlenty’s Debate Performance Skewered By Colbert

June 19, 2011
Tim Pawlenty On Colbert Report

This is pretty funny. Stephen Colbert lampoons Tim Pawlenty’s GOP debate performance.

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Minnesota Government Shutdown

June 18, 2011
Minnesota Government Shutdown

This video features parents and grandparents and the caregivers who assist them twenty-four hours a day sharing their feelings on funding for older adult services in the face of a potential Minnesota government shutdown.

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Joe Mauer Can’t Sing

May 31, 2011
Joe Mauer Can’t Sing

We know that Minnesota Twins superstar catcher Joe Mauer can’t seem to stay healthy but did you know he’s a horrible singer, too?

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Hubert H Humphrey Centennial Reunion & Policy Discussion

May 25, 2011
Hubert H Humphrey Centennial Reunion & Policy Discussion

On the date of the 100th birthday of former Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, Minneapolis City Hall will host a series of discussions about politics and policy that Humphrey has influenced locally and nationally.

The day will conclude with a reunion of former Humphrey staff and Humphrey family members and presentation of Humphrey Liberalism awards to a number of dignitaries who influenced Humphrey or carried on his work.

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