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Springtime Means Cleaning, And Checking Your Alarms And Batteries

We are finally losing some of the snow, with all the fast melting, we have some dry conditions on our hands. Now is a good time to check all your safety alarms. Have your fire extinguisher checked, check your smoke alarm, make sure batteries are fresh.

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The Germ-Filled Truth About Restaurants

I think you'd pretty much agree that we all enjoy an evening out at our favorite restaurant once in awhile. There are concerns when we dine out that many folks are unaware of. Germs for one. Germs that can turn a wonderful night out into a nightmare days later.

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Good Advice For Bacon Lovers, Rub Bacon On It, And Attend Baconpalooza

With Baconpalooza coming soon, I wanted to have an awesome recipe. That's hard! What do you do to improve bacon? Then I realized, bacon improves everything else. So that's when I started searching things that needed to be improved, and I found that it's just food that you add bacon to....that's it.

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City Of Duluth Says Trails Not Ready To Walk On

The weather is slowly getting better and the snow is melting. Because of that, it's good to check with the city of Duluth to see if it's time to get into the woods or on some of the bike trails. Here's what the official word is:

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Wisconsin Fishing Opener May 3rd, But Who’s Fishing?

Although the fishing opener is scheduled for the first weekend in May, unless a miracle happens, there will be few if any out to try their luck. Lake Nebagamon is just starting to thaw in areas by the shore, and unless we can put together several days of seventy degree weather, we won't make the opener.

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Fitgers 5K Saturday, Official Release For Traffic Detours

Fitgers 5k is coming this Saturday, and you are invited to enjoy the race. This is the race that sort of starts the Grandma's Racing Schedule. There are some traffic issues, obviously you can't drive in front of Fitgers. Whether you want to see the race or are in it, here are the traffic releases from the Duluth Police.

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Lunch With The History People Cancelled For Tomorrow Due To Weather

Due to the uncertainty of the weather, Gina’s presentation scheduled for tomorrow, has been cancelled and rescheduled. She will be back for her presentation on September 18, 2014.

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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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Want to Read a Really Great Rock Book? Check Out “California Slim” [REVIEW]

I recently completed a book by Andrew J. Bernstein titled California Slim The Music, the Magic, and the Madness. If you happen to be a baby boomer, this book will really hit home, or, if you are a student of rock, I guarantee you'll learn more from this book than you can imagine.

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Minnesota Cops Say: Keep Your Eyes on the Road, Not on Your Phone

Most of us have admit to have done this from time to time, however, some people make it a daily practice. Now the police in Minnesota are cracking down. It’s illegal to read, compose and send text messages or e-mails while driving, and for the next 10 days, law enforcement from more than 400 Minnesota agencies will join forces to catch those who do according to an article in the Star Tribune.

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Mark Poprocki
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I Know, Right? How A Current Trendy Phrase Is Used Incorrectly

Spend any amount of time with people between the ages of 10 and 30 and you're bound to hear the phrase. "I know, right?" be used in casual conversation.  In fact - the phrase has become so ingrained into current pop culture that I also notice older adults using the statement as well - as if they're trying to sound cool.

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Take A Virtual Tour Of Duluth

I have noticed some of the Big cities have virtual tours of some of their touristy things. You can tour buildings or historic sites. With all the natural beauty and the variety of places to go, I always thought every city ought to have a virtual tour.

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