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Duluth Housing Summit To Be Held February 13

Discuss long range plans, design goals, and provide a road map for the future of Duluth's housing at a summit to be held Thursday, February 13 in the Harborside Room at the DECC.

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Source: TSM composite image from provided image
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Duluth Police Search For Jason Lee George Moore On Felony Warrants For His Arrest

The Duluth Police Department is trying to locate Jason Lee George Moore - the Property Crimes Wanted Person of the Week - in connection with two felony warrants out for his arrest.

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(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Duluth Public Library Hosts Health Fair On February 6

If you made New Year's resolutions - but aren't keeping them, this would be an excellent opportunity to get back on track!  The Duluth Public Library invites you to "reconnect with your healthy New Year's resolution".  As a kick-off to their Health Happens at Your Library series, they're hosting a health fair on Thursday, February 6 from 5 til 7PM  in the Green and Gold Rooms.

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(Photo by Orlando /Three Lions/Getty Images)
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Why Does Minnesota Have Such Unique-Sounding Names For Towns; A Top Ten List Spotlights The Best

If truth be told, probably every state is home to communities with unique-sounding names.  Most of these communities were established long-ago, and many of the names pay homage to their founders. Living in Minnesota, we've all probably heard interesting city names - especially in the Northland.

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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Cold Weather Might Be Good For Us; An Opinion Piece Makes The Case That Our Recent Weather Might Be Beneficial

No matter what happens in the remaining months to come - the Winter of 2013-2014 will go down in the record books as one of those winters.  You know the type:  snow and cold;  Okay, lots of snow and lots of cold.  Contrary to what you might be thinking about our recent weather - it may be beneficial to you.

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(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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How Much Of A Benefit Do Trees Provide Our Environment? An Easy-To-Use Calculator Helps Assess The Gain

Ever wonder how much of a benefit that tree in your yard provides you?  Everyone talks about the financial and environmental perks of planting trees - but defining the value is difficult.

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(Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
(Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Can It Snow When It’s Really Cold? The Science Behind The Myth That Cold And Snow Never Go Hand In Hand

Live in the northland for any length of time and you'll hear the adage:  It can't snow when it gets cold - or - it's too cold to snow - or - something along those lines.  And it's true, there appears to be a correlation between the temperature and the chances of significant snowfall.  But what about the science behind the claim?  Is there factual evidence that can back the claim up?

Yes and no.

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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(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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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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(Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
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How To Use A Median Correctly; Avoid Accidents At Intersections With These Tips

Every driver on the road went through the testing process prior to getting their license, but it seems that some people either forgotten the rules of the road or have gotten sloppy as the years have gone by.  This can be especially noticeable when it comes to intersection etiquette.

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