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Cathy Kates
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The DECC Shows Commitment to Sustainability with House Made Chips [VIDEO]

This year the DECC and the Arrowhead Home and Builder Show are both celebrating their 50 year anniversary. There has been many changes at the DECC throughout my lifetime, from the name change of the Duluth Arena to the DECC, to the addition of the Amsoil Arena, to the daily quest to utilize sustainability. One unique thing they are doing to be  sustainable is frying, seasoning and bagging their own chips.

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Homie Kates
Homie Kates
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Cathy Kates Forced To Use Unusual Dip At Boat And Travel Show [VIDEO]

My most favorite flavor of potato chip is Sour Cream and Onion, followed by Doritos.  Then it's a three way tie among BBQ, Sun Chips and Cheetos.  See the trend, all with flavors.  The DECC makes it's own potato chips, LOVE the crunch, but it needed something (besides salt) and my resources were limited.

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TSM Duluth
TSM Duluth
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Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Visits Duluth [PHOTOS]

Vermont Senator and Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders made a stop at the DECC in Duluth today, addressing a crowd estimated to be over 5,000 people on the platform for his campaign. 

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Timothy White used by permission
Timothy White used by permission
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KOOL 101.7 Welcomes James Taylor June 1st, Find Out How To Win Tickets

KOOL 101.7 welcomes James Taylor and his All-Star Band, brought to you by Beaver Productions. June 1st James Taylor will play the Amsoil Arena.  KOOL 101.7 has your chance to win tickets to  America’s iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor. Listen February 2nd to Chris Allen after the 7 in a Row. He'll tell you the James Taylor song of the day, and he will give you the James Taylor password.

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Nick Cooper/TSM~Duluth
Nick Cooper/TSM~Duluth
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Traffic Advisory For DECC And Bayfront Park Area TONIGHT

There is SO much going on at the DECC and near Bayfront Festival Park with Bentleyville tonight it prompted the Duluth Police Department to issue a Traffic Advisory.  I am volunteering at the UMD Bulldog's game for the Northern Lights Foundation tonight and will be going WAY early to make sure I get a parking spot and avoid traffic delays.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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DTA Offers Free Bus Rides To The Thanksgiving Meal At The DECC

It's a favorite local tradition for many, the 26th annual Twin Ports Thanksgiving Day Buffet held at the DECC on Thanksgiving Day, November 26. The community is invited to enjoy a free turkey dinner with trimmings from 11a - 4p and the DTA is offering FREE rides to the event.

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John Moore/Getty Images
John Moore/Getty Images
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2600 Pounds Of Turkey Roasted For Thanksgiving Day Buffet At DECC

It's a favorite local tradition for many, the 26th annual Twin Ports Thanksgiving Day Buffet.  Everyone is invited to enjoy a free turkey dinner with all the usual Thanksgiving trimmings on Thanksgiving Day, November 26.  It will be held at the DECC from 11a - 4p.

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Cheech And Chong Perform At The Palms
By: Ethan Miller Getty Images Entertainment
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Your Chance To Win Cheech And Chong with War Tickets On KOOL

Thursday January 8th, your first chance to win tickets to see Cheech and Chong with War on January 23rd at the DECC Symphony Hall. Do you know the voices of Cheech Marin or Tommy Chong?

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Cheech And Chong Perform At The Palms
By: Ethan Miller Getty Images Entertainment
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Cheech And Chong Bring “Up In Smoke” Tour With War To Symphony Hall, Win Tickets

You mention the names Cheech and Chong and two things come to mind, smokin' joints and wild comedy. This January the comedy duo come to Duluth with the band War. Billed as the "No Authority" comedy, the two comedy legends will perform some of their funny classics.

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Where Can You Get A Free Thanksgiving Dinner In Duluth? 24th Annual Thanksgiving Buffet Happens At The DECC On November 28

For the last 24 years, generous businesses, organizations, and individuals have given of their time, talent, and funds to put on a free Thanksgiving Day Dinner for individuals.  This year's event happens Thursday, November 28 from 11AM to 4PM at the DECC in Duluth.

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chris allen
chris allen
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Haunted Ship William A Irvin, Is It Really Haunted

For the second year in a row the William A Irvin has invited Duluth Paranormal Society to stay aboard the ship overnight and investigate again this year. Last year they collected stories and some film, using new technology and scientific methods to record proof or disprove. Click here to see.

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(Photo by Jerry T. Lai/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jerry T. Lai/Getty Images)
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Chicago’s Walt Parazaider Interview From The All Request KOOL Cafe

Legendary group Chicago is coming to the DECC Auditorium on Sunday, June 16th!  Walt Parazaider - one of the founding members - joined me on the All Request KOOL Cafe for an interview.

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