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What is John Stack Looking For in Rayman’s Back Yard [VIDEO]

If you should see Chief Sewer Engineer John Stack wandering around with Jim Dawson in your yard the next couple of days, don't worry, there not looking for buried treasure. John and Jim are checking certain sewers in low lying areas in Lake Nebagagamon

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(Getty Images Frederick M. Brown)
(Getty Images Frederick M. Brown)
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Actress Patty Duke to Speak on Mental Illness in Duluth

Actress Patty Duke shares her struggle with mental illness, and her recovery, in Duluth May 29th. "An evening With Patty Duke" kicks off with a social hour at 6 p.m. in the Great lakes Ballroom of the Duluth Holiday Inn. Although admission is free, however pre-registration is required @ the foundation.

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(Photo by USD)
(Photo by USD)
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It’s Not a Bird, It’s Not Superman, It’s the Gypsy Moth Spray Plane Over Wisconsin

It's that time of year again when low flying planes will be spraying for gypsy moth in Wisconsin. Spraying usually begins in May and lasts until the end of June, depending on weather conditions.

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(Photo U.M.D.)
(Photo U.M.D.)
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Astronomy Day this Saturday May 10th at U.M.D.

If you're into astronomy, or would like to learn, you won't want to miss  Astronomy Day this Saturday at U.M.D. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. You will see a scale model of the solar system, dark sky shows, and there are even workshops.

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Why Do Poor People Smoke More?

Even though people are smoking less, a new report shows that poor people are smoking more than ever. A logical question is "if they are poor, where do they get money to smoke?" The answer is alarming. According to an article in CNN, cigarette manufacturers have lowered the price of smokes in poorer neighborhoods, and increased the use of billboards and cigarette brands in lower income neighborhoods.

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(Photo by Tiffini M. Jones/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)
(Photo by Tiffini M. Jones/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)
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Chris Allen Broadcast Live From USS Tiger Shark In Duluth/Superior Bay (April Fool)

I'm so excited!! This morning I took a picture of the sub coming up as I met them up north in a secret location. I was brought to the sub via small boat by LT John Harrison, and then boarded for my journey to Duluth/Superior, and live broadcast on KOOL 101.7

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(Photo Kool Staff)
(Photo Kool Staff)
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Severe Winter Could Delay the Twin Ports Shipping Opener

Shipping on the Great Lakes, mainly, the Twin Ports, has been down of late. The main reason of course has been the lack of demand due to the recession, and now the severe winter weather we've just experienced, threatens to delay the start of Twin Ports shipping

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(Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
(Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
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Today Is World Down Syndrome Day, Here’s A Video That Will Make You Feel Good, And Maybe Cry

Today is World Down Syndrome Day. So many things people still don't know about it, and this video may help you to understand even if you fear it. So many myths that people have believed over the years.

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(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
(Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
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When is the Best Time to Put Up Your Birdhouse? [VIDEO]

I have several birdhouses in our yard. I remember the first time I out them up, it was in the late Spring, and by then the birds already had a place to live. So when is the best time to put up your birdhouses.

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(Photo TSM Center)
(Photo TSM Center)
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Some People Just Don’t React To Music

When I first read the headline in The Verge, I thought it might be a joke. But, it's not. For someone like myself, it was hard to believe that there are people that actually have no response to any type of music, be it Symphony, Blues, Country, Pop, R&R or even Gospel.

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VOLODYMYR GRINKO
VOLODYMYR GRINKO
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What Do Creative People Do Differently? A New Study Puts The Focus On Common Traits Among Creative Types

Are you a "right brain"-type of person or a "left-brain"-grounded individual.  A new research study suggests that creative-types tend to have common tendencies that others don't.

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(Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
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Solar Cycle Complete As Sun Starts 2014 With A New Alignment

A new year a new sun - at least if you're talking about its alignment.  2014 marks the mid-point of a 22-year cycle for the sun, completely flipping it's polarity back to where it was in 1997.

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