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State’s Arbor Month Celebration in Duluth This Wednesday

You may not know this, but May is Arbor Month in Minnesota. Which means it's time to get some new trees planted and growing. This year, Minnesota’s Arbor Month theme is “Plant Trees for a Brighter Minnesota.” Minnesotans are encouraged to replace trees lost during the past year’s floods, tornadoes, blow downs and snowstorms.

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Merlin Wants To Go Home With You, Animal Allies Pet Of The Week

Awww, aint he a cutey!! Wouldn't you like to take this guy home. He has a brother too!! Merlin is Playful and happy, but really needs your help if he is going to find a home.

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Springtime, Get Out and Walk, Enjoy Nature, But Avoid Some Of The Trials, Here’s a List

The weather is warming up and some of the trails in the Twin Ports are drying. That doesn't mean they are ready to use. Some are still having some drainage problems. There are some clumps of snow that are making some trails muddy, and if used could ruin that path for someone else.

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What Would Happen To Kids If There Was No Homework Or Tests At School, That’s The Alpha School In Canada, See What Happened To These Kids.

The Alpha Alternative School in Toronto, Ontario is celebrating 40 years. It's a school that doesn't give homework and doesn't ever test it's students. The students, parents and teachers are in together on deciding what the children learn. Some studies are working with other kids and going out in nature and learning.

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7 Month Old Baby Can’t Walk, But Can Water Ski, You Won’t Believe It

Babies are learning to swim before they can walk. There is new learning and testing to show babies are smarter than we give them credit for. Heck, in Canada they are already playing Hockey before they can walk.

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What’s Your Top 5 Chicago Songs Of All Time, Here’s Ed’s Top 5

My buddy Eddie and I were talking recently about Chicago coming to the DECC and what songs were our favorites. Every week we meet at my son's dance class, with his daughter, then we go to dinner. He and I discuss music a lot and so I told him I wanted to post this up.

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Registration for William A. Irvin 5K Is Closed As Of Today

News for those of you that are runners and don't want to do the big mileage, Grandmasmarathon.com announced that Registration for the 20th annual William A. Irvin 5K is now closed with the race reaching its field capacity. The 3.1-mile race, scheduled for Friday, June 21 at 6 p.m., accepted the first 1,900 registrants.

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2,000 Movies Disappear From Netflix, Contract Expires, Company Could Lose More

You may notice next time you sign on to your Netflix account that some of the movies you have been enjoying are gone. There is a reason for that, but it has Netflix shareholders nervous, especially after they bumbled a deal with starz last year that nearly crashed the company.

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Lions Club Pancake Day Thursday, Enjoy The Pancake Day Blues

Bill walks around and pours coffee for everybody, but if you stop him and ask him to, he will sing this orginal song, and he may ask you to sing. To help you out, here is the song so you can learn the lyrics. Obviously, when he did it, I needed help.

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Texting Safely, You Need A Seeing Eye Person, Watch This Funny Video That Might Be A Good Idea

We've heard the story that it's so unsafe to drive and text. Surveys have shown it's worse than driving drunk. Have you seen the video of the woman who walks into a wishing pool at a mall because she is texting. The guy who fell in a man hole for texting and walking.

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Norman Could Be Your Doorman, Pet Of The Week From Animal Allies

Every week we talk to Animal Allies to help get the word out on some of these great animals hoping to get them all adopted. Megen told us about Norman. I know that animals can't talk but Norman must be able to type, here's what he had to say.

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“In The Still Of The Night” Premiere This Friday At East High School To Benefit Duluth Speech Support Local Film Making [VIDEO]

A bus carrying speech team members from Florida are on their way to Birmingham for the national championships. Kind of the story of Duluth Speech team. They are raising money to send some of the team to nationals and hopefully win.  The bus in the movie doesn't make it......

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