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Free Antique Appraisal Wednesday July 16

Next time you are in your garage or your basement you might look at that old salt shaker that Grandma gave you in a new way, if an expert were to tell you that it's worth some good money. Get out those nic nacs and haul 'em in to the Depot.

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Restaurants Review Their Customers; New Service Lets Them Track And Rate Your Preferences, Patterns, And Tips For Competitors

I think we're all familiar with restaurant reviews.  You know - you eat a meal at an establishment and then write a review online.  Plenty of websites allow amateur "foodies" to make or break their favorite restaurants.  But a new service allows the tables to be turned on you!

An Australian company called Dimmi ResDiary lets chefs and restaurant hosts notate and share what you're like as a customer.  Do you always send your food back?  They'll make a note.  Do you always complain that your steak was under-cooked?  It gets added to your profile - and shared.

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(Getty Images Frederick M. Brown)
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Actress Patty Duke to Speak on Mental Illness in Duluth

Actress Patty Duke shares her struggle with mental illness, and her recovery, in Duluth May 29th. "An evening With Patty Duke" kicks off with a social hour at 6 p.m. in the Great lakes Ballroom of the Duluth Holiday Inn. Although admission is free, however pre-registration is required @ the foundation.

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Tobacco Farms Not Honoring Child Labor Law

Kids under 18 can't buy cigarettes in the U.S., but they can legally work in tobacco fields when they're as young as 12, that according to an article posted in NPR.org. One of those kids is Eddie Ramirez, 15, who works the fields in the summer.

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It’s Not a Bird, It’s Not Superman, It’s the Gypsy Moth Spray Plane Over Wisconsin

It's that time of year again when low flying planes will be spraying for gypsy moth in Wisconsin. Spraying usually begins in May and lasts until the end of June, depending on weather conditions.

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Rayman presents Durbin a check, receives an award from MACV.

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Rayman presents Durbin a check, receives an award from MACV. (Photo Kool Staff)
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Durbin Keeney Regional Director of the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans Dies

Durbin Keeney was a Vietnam War veteran and served as regional director of the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans for more than a decade before relinquishing that post in September 2011, according to an article in the Duluth News Tribune. Durbin will always be remembered as a tireless worker assisting Veterans.

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(Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
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Applicants Interview For The Hardest Job In The World, See Their Reactions

The website rehtom.net, posted a job opening, saying they were looking for the right applicant. The job requirements were unbeliveable, still 24 people applied. So starts the video interviews.

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(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
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Tax Forms Are No Longer Available At Libraries, Get Them At This Government Link

Now that we are in the month of April, tax deadline is just a couple of weeks away, have you finished your taxes? If you still do them long hand, you can no longer get tax forms at libraries. Minnesota Tax forms are pretty much obolete, people can print them from websites and tax programs.

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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What Would You Do If You Won A Lot Of Money, New Lottery Winner Says Leave Me Alone

B Raymond Buxton came forward on April Fools day to claim his $425 million dollar prize. He asked that the media leave him alone, that the public leave him alone, and that he is allowed to live in private. Is that acceptable in today's society?

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Time To Make The Donuts by Bill Rosenberg, the Founder of Dunkin Donuts [REVIEW]

There is a very good chance that Dunkin Donuts will be coming Duluth. They plan to open many stores in Minnesota, and would like very much for one of them to be here in Duluth. My love affair with Dunkin Donuts goes back thirty years.

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(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
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There Are New Minnesota Tax Cuts, Officials Say Wait Till April 3rd To File

There are some new tax cuts enacted in Minnesota. Tax Officials are saying, if you haven't filed yet, you may want to wait until April 3rd. What about those who have already filed? Wait to hear from the Revenue Department, they will be going over the tax files, and sending additional money. Some may need to submit ammended tax forms.

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Severe Winter Could Delay the Twin Ports Shipping Opener

Shipping on the Great Lakes, mainly, the Twin Ports, has been down of late. The main reason of course has been the lack of demand due to the recession, and now the severe winter weather we've just experienced, threatens to delay the start of Twin Ports shipping

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