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Local Restaurant’s Creative Valentine Message Makes Me LOL

My husband and I don't usually celebrate Valentine's Day, but after running some errands we found ourselves with the throngs of Northland lovebirds dining together at a restaurant.  When I saw their Valentine message it made me giggle.  Kudos to Texas Roadhouse for their meaty message.

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Facebook To Acquire Photosharing Site Instagram For One Billion Dollars
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This Weeks Must-See Instagram Posts From Duluth-Superior

The snow.  The ice.  Snowblowers.  Valentine's.  Engagements.  Pizza.

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City Of Superior’s Crosstown Trail Closed Temporarily Due To Weather

Usually, closings due to weather in the winter are related to cold and snowy conditions.  This bit of news is actually just the reverse:  The City of Superior announced that the Crosstown Trail - that routes its way through the heart of the city - will be closed effective immediately due to warm weather and deteriorating trail conditions.

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Two Killed, Nine Injured In Movie Theater Shooting In Lafayette
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Armed Officers Searching East Hillside Neighborhood in Duluth

According to WDIO, armed officers are searching through the East Hillside neighborhood in Duluth.

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Flash Mob Action To Propose Marriage In Beijing
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You Will Be Proposed To Today By This Man, Chris Allen Reveals Secret

Valentine's Day is one of the biggest days for women to be proposed to, or for women to propose marriage to their boyfriends. What makes people finally take it to the next level? According to the Daily Mail, the You and Your Wedding people have put together a list of names that guarantees you will be asked the big question. 

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UPDATE: WITC Medallion Has Been Found, Sno-Week Continues

Every year B105 has fun giving out the clues to find the WITC Medallion and ultimately help you win up to $500.  My original blog was about the fact that maybe you didn't know what the medallion looked like, so to increase your chances of winning I showed the picture above.  It must have helped, it's already been found.

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U.S. Skies and Roads Busy Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend
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MNDOT Wants Your Opinion On I-494/Highway 62 Congestion Relief Project

The freeway route that cuts through the heart of the Twin Cities metro is in for some improvements and the Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to know your opinions.  MNDOT wants to ease congestion on the corridor, and they would like to know what you think.

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Local Third Graders Address The Issue Of Seat Belts On School Buses

When I was a child seat belts, car seats or restraints for a child in a moving vehicle were nonexistent. I remember standing between my parents on the bench seat of the gas guzzling Chrysler as a toddler. When my daughter was young she could still sit in the front seat with me because cars weren’t all equipped with air bags. As time went on they became more strict until where we are today. Infant seats, rear facing car seats, car seats for toddlers and by law children in the back seat until they’re a certain age or weight. So, it has always baffled me that a vehicle that carries our children every week day for 9 months out of the year doesn’t have restraints of any kind, except for the driver.  While it has been brought up in legislation before, still nothing has done about it. Is it because of funding? Estimated costs to equip a school bus with seat belts is approximately $8000. Totally worth the money if it saves the lives of our children, don’t you think?

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Food Network Magazine Cooking School 2016
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Wisconsin-Based Sargento Cheese Recalls Products

A popular brand name of cheese is recalling some of their products due to Listeria Monocytogenes contamination.  Plymouth, Wisconsin-based Sargento Cheese is asking consumers not to eat 7 different varieties of their cheese-line that contains Longhorn Colby.

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National Retail Federation Holds Annual Expo In New York
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22nd Annual Iron Range Young Leaders’ Make A Difference Day Conference Happens February 13

What happens when you put more than 350 youth leaders in a conference room for half a day?  Organizers from the Iron Range Youth in Action (IRYA) believe that you get an investment in the future of our area.  That's the driving reason behind the Iron Range Young Leaders' Make A Difference Day Conference and the 22nd annual event is happening Monday, February 13 at Fortune Bay Resort.

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Existing Home Sales And Prices Hit Record High
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Land Auction Nets St. Louis County Nearly $600,000

Successful would be one word to describe the land auction held by St. Louis County on February 9.  19 different properties were sold to the highest bidders, netting county coffers nearly $600,000 to the bottom line.

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Arby’s Data Breach Affects More Than 350,000 Credit Card Accounts

If you ate at Arby's recently, you might want to check your credit card statement a little more closely.  The company has announced that credit card data for more than 355,000 customers was included in a security breach that was accessed via malware on cash registers.

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