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Meet Olympian John Shuster Online Twitter, Talks About Why Curling Is The Best Sport In The World

John Shuster called in to the KOOL 101.7 morning show and we talked about the fundraiser coming up this Sunday, and how you can learn from the team to curl. I also asked him about striving for the gold and why curling is the best sport in the world.

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Source:  Superior Police Department
Source: Superior Police Department
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Superior Police Look For Dylan Pattee; Felon Warrant For Burglary Charges

Have you seen this man?  The Superior Police Department is looking for the public's help in finding Dylan Pattee - who is wanted on felony burglary charges.

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(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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This Man’s Film Could Save Your House From Burning Down

Dave was an average guy like everyone else. He tried to save money, go green, do the right thing recycling. That's what got him in trouble and eventually burned down his house. He decided to turn his misfortune into a lesson for everyone.

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Courtney Burress
Courtney Burress
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John Shuster Meet And Greet To Help Team And Family Get To The Olympics

John Shuster and his team thrilled us with the American Curling matches to qualify for the next round to make it to the Olympics. Then he beat world teams to become an Olympic entry. Now he needs your help. It costs a lot of money to get to the Olympics, both for the team and for the families.

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(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Rayman Makes Cop Giggle at His Driver License Photo

I got pulled over this morning on my way to work. I had passed a vehicle that was going extremely slow, and unbeknownst to me, it was in a no passing zone. Soon red lights were flashing in my mirror as I pulled into the radio station parking lot.

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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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The Next Round Of Snow Removal Begins January 23 For Duluth

The city of Duluth has been doing a good job clearing snow and removing it from downtown streets and other streets. Now the next round is set to begin so here's the schedule so you don't get a ticket.

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(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Second District Residents Encouraged To Apply for Vacant City Council Seat

Now that the city council seat for the second district is open, residents are encouraged to apply. If you have had an interest in serving the public or getting involved, read on.

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What Is The U.S. Border Patrol Doing on Highway 53 in Wisconsin?

Several times during the last few weeks, I've spotted a parked U.S. Border Patrol vehicle parked behind a huge snow drift near the 53 and highway 2 cutoff. The vehicle was running, and looked to me as if they were perhaps looking for someone in much the same way as the State Troopers look for speeding vehicles. During the summer months, I would see the Border Patrol maybe three or four times, but it seems they've stepped up their presence as of late. 

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(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
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Barkhad Abdi, Cast by Lake Nebagamon Woman in Captain Phillips, Nominated For Oscar

On January 13th, I posted about Debbie Kaszynski from Lake Nebagamon, and the fact she cast a then unknown Barkhad Abdi in the supporting role in Captain Phillips. Lake Nebagamon Woman Attends Golden Globe Awards Ceremony. The film was up for a Golden Globe award, and even though it did not win an award, I said there would be more good things to come from Debbie, and I was right.

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Owner of Global Village Duluth Issues Apology for ‘MLK Day Black Sale’ – Apology Draws Criticism From Some

Downtown Duluth retailer Global Village Duluth stirred up a heated conversation on their Facebook page, following their fourth annual "MLK Day Black Sale" drawing criticism about the theme of the sale and terminology used to promote it. Earlier today (Tuesday, January 21), the owner issued an apology on the business's Facebook page, but that apology still has some crying foul.

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Source: Jessica MacDonald/TSM
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Free VHS Giveaway At UMD

Get 'em while you can and watch 'em while you can still find a VHS deck.  The Kathryn A. Martin Library on the campus of the University of Minnesota-Duluth is emptying their video cassette holdings.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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Duluth Business “Global Village Duluth” Uses Controversial Martin Luther King Day Marketing Tactic

Millions of Americans celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day today, remembering the legacy left by the iconic civil rights advocate. One Duluth business decided to use the civic holiday dedicated King to use what many are calling questionable marketing.

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