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35 Years Ago: AC/DC Breaks Through With ‘Highway to Hell’

With 'Highway to Hell,' AC/DC finally secured its long-hoped-for U.S. breakthrough. Then tragedy struck.

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John Rodriguez
John Rodriguez
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Avenue Closure Near Walmart In Cloquet To Affect Traffic Starting August 6

The Gillette Avenue entrance to Walmart and other area businesses in Cloquet will close Wednesday, August 6 for seven days. Traffic will be directed to the Doddridge Intersection and to an alternate entrance to the stores.

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How AC/DC Recorded ‘Highway To Hell’ – Exclusive Book Excerpt

In an exclusive excerpt from Jesse Fink's 'The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC,' we learn how AC/DC created the legendary 'Highway to Hell.'

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Nathan Allred
Nathan Allred
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Arctic Cat’s 50 Year History The Showpiece Of Wisconsin Couple’s Collection; Benna Ford Roush Superior Watercross Shootout Happens August 16 & 17

Arctic Cat snowmobiles have a rich history in the Northland!  Many people remember the glory days of the 1960's and 1970's when the company dominated the sled scene with cutting-edge technology and plenty of clothing and accessories to go along for the ride.

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Ken Pilon
Ken Pilon
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What Are The Most Boring Places In Wisconsin?

Wisconsin is the Dairy State - home to cheese, beer, and plenty of fun things to do and see.  But not every community is fun and games apparently.

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Bayfront Blues Festival Owner Chris Mackey [INTERVIEW]

I recently had a chance to do a short interview with the owner of Bayfront Blues Festival, Chris Mackey. I always get pretty excited around this time of year because of Bluesfest, and I sure hope to see som

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Can I Put Political Signs On The Highway Right Of Way? Learn What The Minnesota Department Of Transportation Has To Say About Political Signs

It seems like it's almost always the election season.  One of the ways that it's evidenced is the population of political signs that appear almost everywhere.  One of the most-visible places for these signs is along roadways.  Major highways bring lots of traffic and with it - potential voters.  But is it legal to post political signs along the highway right of way?

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Observations From Minnesota Vikings Training Camp – July 31, 2014

The Minnesota Vikings are wrapping up their first full week of training camp under new head coach Mike Zimmer, and optimism among players and fans continues to run high.

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Live Blog from Minnesota Vikings Training Camp – July 31, 2014

Follow the latest from the WEBC visit to Mankato! Insights, photos, and more to come from the afternoon practice. Tweet @nickcooperonair or @WEBC560 with questions and comments.

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iConcertsTelevision via YouTube
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Bayfront Blues Festival Artist Canned Heat [INTERVIEW]

The 26th Annual Bayfront Blues Festival will have legendary Canned Heat headlining Saturday, August 9th, from 9:15-10:30. I interviewed the band historian and drummer since 1967, and he's the author of the best music book I've ever read, 'Living The Blues', Fito de la Parra. He tells us not only the story of Canned Heat, but also about the bands they played with, the historic Woodstock story, his playing with groups like the Shirelles, Platters, Shirley & Lee, Mary Wells, Etta James and many more.

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joespubfan via YouTube
joespubfan via YouTube
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Bayfront Blues festival Artist Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers (INTERVIEW)

Most everybody loves zydeco. It's happy music and the crowd loves it. Enter Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers who are not by any stretch your typical band. With their combination of zydeco, r&b, blues, funk r&r and pop, Bayfront Blues Festival goers will enjoy a well rounded show with this band.

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LZ Productions Used by Permission
LZ Productions Used by Permission
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UPDATE: More Extras Needed In SDanka’s War, Being Filmed In Northern MN

The directors of "SDanka's War", have sent out an all points bulletin looking for more local talent if you would like to be an extra in the movie. You must dress the part and look the part. Please follow the guides and contact the casting director.

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