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Total Solar Eclipse Sweeps Across Indonesia
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How And When To View The 2017 Solar Eclipse In The Duluth / Superior Area

A solar eclipse will sweep across the United States on Monday, August 21, 2017. The cool thing about this eclipse is that everyone in the United States will be able to see it. It just won't be a total eclipse for everyone, depending on where you are. What will the eclipse look like in the Twin Ports? How and when exactly can you see it? Here's what to know.

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2017 CMT Music Awards - Show
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Peter Frampton Freaks Out Over Video On Minnesota Stage Over The Weekend

Instead of "Frampton Comes Alive" - it was Frampton (be)comes angry on Sunday, as he performed in Red Wing, Minnesota.  During a show at the Treasure Island Casino, Peter Frampton halted his performance twice over the video content that was being shown on the big screen monitors behind him.

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Ian LaFont via YouTube
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Duluth Woman Raps Maid Of Honor Speech To Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air Theme Song [VIDEO]

At a July wedding at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth, the bride's sister turned her Maid of Honor speech into a rap to the 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Theme Song. 

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An Aspirin A Day Could Prevent Both Heart Disease And Colon Cancer
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Local Health Officials Suggest Patients “Ask About Aspirin” To Reduce Heart Risks

You only get one heart;  that's why it's important to take care of the one you have!  For many years now, medical research has shown a correlation between daily intake of aspirin for some patients and a reduced risk of heart-related issues.  Now, local health officials are prompting people to learn more.

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Rising Energy And Food Prices Cause Wholesale Prices To Spike Upwards
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Downtown Duluth Farmers Market Happens July 25

The pick of the crop is yours  - Tuesday, July 25 - as the Downtown Duluth Farmers Market returns to Lake Superior Plaza.  From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, shop the harvest you'll find from local farmers and gardeners.

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ProFishermanJones on YouTube
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Was It Really A Muskie That Bit The Girl On Island Lake North Of Duluth?

It's clearly very tragic that an 11 year-old girl had to have her foot surgically repaired after an encounter with an underwater creature on Island Lake, north of Duluth earlier this week. The graphic visuals of the damage done to this girl's foot are painful to look at, and one can't even imagine having actually been the victim. While it's undeniable that something attacked this girl, one has to wonder, what was it really that caused this carnage?

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Speed Limit Increases On Four Northland Highways

The phrase "put the pedal to the metal" comes to mind - but perhaps that's not what officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation had in mind when increased the speed limit on four Northland highways.  Within the next two weeks, sections of some highways will see speed limit increases from 55 to 60 mph.  The move is the result of traffic and engineering studies - which took crash rates and physical attributes of each roadway into account.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Why You Need To Sign Up For The Insane Inflatable 5K Today

Last year we had so much fun with the Insane Inflatable 5k, the run is coming back for another year. There is still time to register and save money. 

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What Will Superior Senior High School Look Like After Multi-Year Renovation? [Video]

In April, contractors and community leaders broke ground on the $56-million renovation of Superior Senior High School.  The work will totally re-make the 1960's-vintage building into a modern facility.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Wondering Why It Has Been So Hazy Lately In The Duluth Area?

Looking out over Lake Superior the last few days, seeing the horizon hasn't been an easy thing. A haze has descended on the Twin Ports, making for an interesting orange-tinted sunrise this morning and raising questions among locals of why that is happening this week...

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TSM - Nick Cooper
TSM - Nick Cooper
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North 58th Street Closure In Superior July 19 & 20

Railroad track maintenance will require parts of North 58th Street to be closed July 19 and 20 in Superior.  The closure is expected to last only during the daytime hours.

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Obama's New Budget Calls For Major Investments Into Public Works Projects
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$4.2 Million Resurfacing Project To Start On Highway 37; Major Impacts Expected

Drivers who take the Highway 37 short-cut on the Iron Range can expect major impacts for the rest of the summer as MNDOT crews kick-off a $4.2 million resurfacing project.  The good news: When it's done, it'll greatly improve the roadway.

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