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Funeral Held For Aurora Movie Theater Shooting Victim Jonathan Blunk
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Senseless Vandalism At The Ely Area Veterans Memorial Angers Me

You've heard this rant from me before and I'll say it again, "I just don't get it!"  What does one get out of damaging property that doesn't belong to them?    For instance, when the Two Harbors honking tree was cut down and when that young man caused extensive damage to the DTA hub in downtown Duluth just before it opened. Why, why, why?

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Iguacu Falls A Finalist In New Seven Wonders Of Nature Contest
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$10 Senior Lifetime Pass For National Parks Expected To Go Up; $70 Increase Before The End Of The Year

They say that we should never grumble about growing older as it's a privilege that not everyone gets to experience.  Plus,  there are many perks to take advantage of - from discounts at restaurants to the lifetime fishing license.  Seniors have also been able to purchase a Lifetime Pass to the National Park System for only $10;  however, if you're 62 or older and want to get one for yourself, you'd better hurry.

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Cathy Kates
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Get Your Wisconsin Vehicle Tabs With A Vending Machine? [VIDEO]

Being from Minnesota and having stood in lines at the DMV, I couldn't believe my eyes.  While visiting my sister who lives in the state of Wisconsin I ran across the Wisconsin E-Z Tab machine at a grocery store.  Wait, what....a vending machine that gives you your license tabs?  Wow, that makes life easier doesn't it?  Now you can put it on your grocery list:  milk, eggs, sugar and tabs for your vehicle.

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Annual March For Life Held In Washington DC
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Grant Money Awards Duluth 60 New Recycling Bins For Park Spaces

Recycling that pop or water bottle will be a whole lot easier the next time you're enjoying one of Duluth's parks.  The city was recently awarded grant money to provide for 60 new recycling bins to be placed in the park system.  300 cities applied for the money and Duluth was one of 41 communities to receive the grant money.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Superior Named One Of The Best Small Cities In America to Start a Business

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When it comes to the best small cities in which to start a business, Superior, Wisconsin comes in as one of the best around the country.

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MNDOT Plans Bridge Inspections; Ramp Closures Happen April 24-27

With two major bridges in the Twin Ports - not to mention an interstate highway and miles of highway - road maintenance is a significant concern.  The crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation work diligently to inspect and repair the roadways we use each and every day.

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State Budget Standoff Continues In Madison, Wisconsin
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Wisconsin Runs Out Of License Plate Number Combinations

Something significant is about to happen!  According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, their agency is about to run out of available three-letter/three-number combinations.  A post and story on their Facebook page suggests that the current set-up has lasted for about 31 years before hitting the end of the line for remaining plate numbers.

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See The Star Wars: The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer Now

With so many people thinking of cancelling Christmas just to go see the next Star Wars installment, Disney has wet the whistles of eager fans to see some of the new movie. Is Luke Skywalker the last Jedi? Is he teaching the last Jedi? Is he thinking of renaming this exclusive group of fighters? I don't know.

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Lovers Celebrate Valentines Day
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Spring Has Almost Sprung For The Rose Garden, Your Help Is Needed For Raise The Roses

No this is not going to be a program about finding faith, it's the annual "Raise The Roses" program to get the rose garden overlooking the lake ready to be full and beautiful again. The City Of Duluth are looking for volunteers and again it's a chance to learn.

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Did You Get An NES Classic? If Not, You Might Be Out Of Luck

Were you one of the thousands of people that wasn't able to get your hands on an NES Classic after they came out last November? If you were hoping to get one when the supply caught up, you might be out of luck.

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Hermantown Hockey Coach Bruce Plante Announces Retirement

After 28 seasons with the team, Hermantown Hawks boys hockey head coach Bruce Plante has announced his retirement. Plante ends his career with the Hawks on a high note, collecting back-to-back Class A State Championships with his team.

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Chester Creek Concert Series Releases Line Up Of Musicians

The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation has put together a line up for the 2017 season for music in the park at the Chester Bowl Park. There are some surprise names on the list including Cresent Moon, our winner of the best area band, Breanne Marie and the Front Porch Sinners, and Mary Bue, who put out the best local music cd recently.

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