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Duluth Receives Voice Of The People Award

After several years of reduced library hours due to city budget challenges, the voters of Duluth passed a referendum in 2011 that freed up additional funding for the library. This vote of confidence inspired the library’s staff and supporting organizations to take library services to the next level by not only restoring the hours that had been lost, but by organizing more programs and free events at the library than ever before.

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Source:  Childrens Book Review via flickr
Source: Childrens Book Review via flickr
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How To Make Paint For Kids Out Of Four Ingredients You Already Have At Home

One thing hasn't changed over the years:  Kids love to color and paint.  But have you seen the price of watercolor paints and supplies these days? Here's an easy recipe for a budget-friendly paint that's also non-toxic - meaning that if your little one accidentally gets some in their mouth, it's not going to harm them.  The four ingredients in this paint recipe are all edible.

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Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images
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Why Do We Have To Turn Off Our Devices On An Airplane, The Real Answer Not The Myth

When you are on a flight going on a trip, the crew on the plane always ask you to shut off your devices before take off, once you are back in the air you may turn them back on. So, what happens when you leave them on. I secretly left on my pad and ipod and tempted fate the lives of everyone on the plane.

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Irish Hurling Takes Place October 5 Park Point, So What Is Irish Hurling [Video]

You're invited to the Twin Ports Hurling club exhibition on Park Point October 5 at noon. What is Irish Hurling? At first I thought it was a bunch of people drinking green beer getting sick....but it's actually a sport and the twin ports has a team. Who knew?

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Talked Pet Of The Week and Barn Cats With Animal Allies

Jenny from Animal Allies called and we talked about cats, barn cats and senior cats. Right now barn cats are free of charge, and they have plenty to go around. The big thing is they want to find homes before it gets too cold.

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National Child Passenger Safety Week Is Sept. 15–21 Are Your Kids Safe

One of the most confusing things I think as a parent is some of the ways we make our kids safe. When I had to strap JJ, my first, into his seat I was baffled and wasn't sure I had the seat in the car right.

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Halo Muzic Launches Kickstarter Project Thursday 9/19, Asking For Support [VIDEO]

I have been following the career of our own Halo Muzic and watched all he has achieved. He is a great guy, great musician, and one of the few that you can let your child idolize. He is asking for your help to make his debut album. Here's how...

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(Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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What’s Hiding At Your House, Strike It Rich, Maybe With Antique Appraisal September 18

Everyone has that dream that they bought the Picasso at the rummage sale. Or the vase your aunt left you is an old link in the Chinese royalty. Today is your chance to find out if you have something you are sitting on that might bring in the money.

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(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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Lost Or Forgotten Things On An Airplane, How Big Of A Hassle Are They To Get Back

Ever left anything behind on a flight you took? I have, but it was a minor thing. Should you put a phone number or name on something? How hard is it to get something back once you have lost it, is one of the biggest questions. Think it's hard to get your luggage, try this on for size.

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(Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
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Fall Is Coming, Thursday August 29th Is Officially Move In Day UWS

If you went to college, you remember how it felt. The new place, a new stage in life and feeling that freedom of adulthood. If you are a parent of a college student, cue the crying. New and returning students move into the residence halls at the University of Wisconsin-Superior today, and new freshmen begin a three-day orientation program.

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Wanna Run A 5K For The First Time And You’re A Couch Potato? Here’s How [VIDEO]

There are more and more races popping up around the Northland and they all sound interesting. You want to run one or two, but you are a sitter, or someone who isn't as active, or maybe just a walker, here's a way to train for a 5K race that is your pace.

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Food Prep Shocker: Don’t Wash Your Chicken Anymore

How many of you prep your chicken breasts by washing them in the sink? Yes, I do too. Well, now the experts say, after testing, it is very unsafe to wash your chicken. You may be spreading the bacteria instead of washing it off.

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