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Where Are The Best And Worst Drivers In The United States? Minnesota And Wisconsin Rankings Might Surprise You

I think everyone thinks that they're surrounded by the worst drivers in the country while on their daily commute - but  - how do those motorists around you rank on a list of the best and worst drivers in the United States?  An automobile insurance company recently reviewed statistics and came up with their rankings.

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John Shuster And Team USA Curling Now 2-1 After First Three Matches

John Shuster is trying to qualify for the Olympic games in Russia. He has to be one of the top two teams in Germany after this week. He had a rough start losing an ugly game to the Czecks, but his team's luck changed.

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Mayor Ness Turns Down His Raise From Duluth City Council

 

In an impressive move today, after the city voted to give Mayor Don Ness a raise, he refused to accept it. The city council voted a 25 percent pay increase,  from $78,000 to $97,500. He said it was the right thing to do.

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There’s A Turkey In The White House; Minnesota Turkeys Make Their Way For 2013 Pardon By Barack Obama

There's a turkey in the White House - and it's not what you're thinking and it also has Minnesota ties.  Two turkeys raised on a farm in Thief River Falls will play a central role in the 2013 Thanksgiving Turkey Pardon.

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The City of St. Cloud Bans Couches on Decks and Porches – Should Duluth and Superior Follow Suit? [POLL]

The St. Cloud City Council passed a measure this week to ban couches and other upholstered furniture from decks and porches. Should other cities like Duluth and Superior do the same?

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Don’t Be Fooled By The Minnesota Power Phone Scam, Here’s Details

Minnesota Power has released details about a phone scam going on with their customers. First of all, a warning to everyone, don't be afraid to ask questions of anyone calling you wanting information or money. If they are legit, they will have the right answers, and if they don't satisfy your curiosity, you can hang up. That being said:

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Archaeological Discoveries Unearthed In The Cloquet River? Lunch With The History People Will Reveal The Secrets

Did you know that the Cloquet River is one of the oldest rivers in the state of Minnesota. I didn't know that there was a grant given to study it and while they were looking at it, they found some things.

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(UPDATE) Minnesota Vikings Break It Off With Urlacher, Coach Frazier Says They Will Fill The Position With In House Talent

Brian Urlacher was reported to be talking to the Minnesota Vikings about playing the LB positon. This morning on the NFL network, Coach Leslie Frazier said they would start in house first. He didn't say it wouldn't happen, nor did he say it would.

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Never Forgotten Exhibit Opens To Honor Duluth World War II Hero

There are two Duluthians from WWII who received the Military’s highest honor, the Medal of Honor.  On Tuesday, May 7 2013, Veterans’ Memorial Hall will hold the opening event for an exhibit that showcases one of these local heroes, Major Henry A. Courtney, Jr.

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NY Gov. Cuomo Proposes Buying Homes Devastated By Sandy To Preserve Flood Prone Areas
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News Conference To Be Held on March 26; Northeast Minnesota Flood Recovery Efforts and Grants

People wishing to know what has been done so far with the flood recovery efforts and what is still to be done with some of the grants given to the area can attend a meeting to address those questions and talk about future efforts.

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New Prague Minnesota School in Lockdown, Students Reported Okay [UPDATED]

WCCO TV in Minneapolis is reporting a middle school in New Prague, Minnesota was placed on lockdown this morning after someone called 911 reporting a shooting within the school.

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State Of Hockey Ready For New (Although Shortened) Season, Could This Be The Year

Now that the NHL has settled their differences, they are hoping people forgive and forget. Immediately after the agreement NHL teams offered free tickets, scrimmages, and autograph sessions. The Wild will open the season this Saturday at 8pm against the Colorado Avalanche.

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