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Certified Escort Vehicle?

June 25, 2011
Certified Escort Vehicle

I recently spotted a New York State Certified Escort Vehicle in downtown Minneapolis. What, exactly is a Certified Escort Vehicle? Who or what do they escort?

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We’re The 13th Least Stressed!

June 16, 2011
Minnesota Is The 13th Least Stressed State

According to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, Minnesota is the 13th least-stressed state. Good for us!

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Northeast Minneapolis Tornado Damage

May 23, 2011
Northeast Minneapolis Tornado Damage

Video from citizen journalists who were on the scene to document the aftermath of the devastating tornado that hit Northeast Minneapolis on May 22, 2011.

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Sharing A Body: An Inspiring Story From Carver County

April 24, 2011
Sharing A Body: An Inspiring Story From Carver County

Abigail “Abby” Loraine Hensel and Brittany “Britty” Lee Hensel are highly symmetric dicephalic parapagus conjoined twins.

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Coen Brothers

February 6, 2011

An infographic featuring facts about the Coen Brothers and their movies.

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Tour Of Target Field

May 25, 2009

The UpTake’s Allen Miller talks with Twins Executive Director of Public Affairs Kevin Smith about Target Field, the Twins new home starting in 2010.

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Minneapolis Celebrates Obama Victory

November 5, 2008

This video, taken last night by Minnesota Independent at Cedar-Riverside, shows the jubilation spilling into the streets over the election of Barack Obama as president.

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Bill Clinton Stumps For Al Franken & Barack Obama

October 31, 2008

In this speech he gave in Minnesota, President Bill Clinton eloquently lays out the reason it’s important to elect a veto-proof Democratic majority.

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Ron Paul Book Signing/Rally At Rosedale Mall

September 2, 2008

I stumbled into a Ron Paul rally at Rosedale Mall Monday afternoon. There were a lot of people there. Long lines snaked the length of the mall on both sides waiting to get their books signed at the Borders bookstore there.      

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Al Franken To The Swift Boaters: Checkmate

August 13, 2008

There are plenty of reasons to be critical of the campaign Al Franken has run to date, but his latest TV ad is not one of them.

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