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Duluth Police Department
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Duluth Police Unveil Monitored Meet-Up Spot For Online Transactions

Online-selling websites like Craigslist are great ways to get money for the old stuff you don't want.  But after negotiating a purchase price comes the next hurdle:  Where to meet to make the transaction.

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TSM Duluth
TSM Duluth
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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and Voyageurs National Park to Get Quarters Minted Celebrating Them

Voyageurs National Park and Apostle Islands National Lakeshore will be celebrated on new quarters coming to a coin jar or pocket near you.

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TSM - Nick Cooper
TSM - Nick Cooper
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I-35 Patching Project To Affect Drivers The Next Two Weeks

If you noticed some road work on I-35 this afternoon, it's part of a project that will occur the next few weeks.  Work crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will progress on a large-scale asphalt patching project during the daytime hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.  The schedule was designed to have limited impact on drive-time hours.

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St. Louis County
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Bridge Replacement On Highway 88 Starts August 7

A project to replace the bridge the crosses Burntside River west of Ely will begin on Monday, August 7.  The existing bridge on Highway 88 - which was constructed in 1938 - has reached the end of its serviceable life.

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St. Louis County Unveils New Flag Disposal Option

Anyone who's sat through an American Civics course knows a thing or two about flag etiquette.  From the proper way to handle and display the American Flag to what you shouldn't do with it, there is a whole list of things you need to know.

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Free Backpacks Are Distributed To Needy Students Ahead Of New School Year
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CHUM Collects Backpacks And Supplies For Those Who Need Help With Back-To-School Needs

The new school year will start sooner than you think;  while many look forward to adventure of the season, others look to back-to-school time with trepidation.  Many families in the Northland have a difficult time making ends meet all year long - but especially when clothes and supply shopping stretch their budget.

CHUM is looking to change that by organizing a backpack and school supply collection.  According to officials with the agency, participation can take many forms.  Scott Van Deale - CHUM's Distributive Services Director expands:

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Los Angeles's 405 Freeway Closes Completely For Bridge Repair
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Arrowhead/Haines Road Area By Highway 53 To See Construction Starting July 31

A busy section of roads in Hermantown will see some significant construction work starting Monday, July 31.  Crews with St. Louis County will be working on the area west of Arrowhead Road between Highway 53 and Haines Road - making improvements that will ease the traffic congestion.

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Credit: Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles
Credit: Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles
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Is This The Most Clever License Plate In Minnesota?

I think we've finally found it. The most clever license plate in the state of Minnesota has been discovered.

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Peter Frampton Freaks Out Over Video On Minnesota Stage Over The Weekend

Instead of "Frampton Comes Alive" - it was Frampton (be)comes angry on Sunday, as he performed in Red Wing, Minnesota.  During a show at the Treasure Island Casino, Peter Frampton halted his performance twice over the video content that was being shown on the big screen monitors behind him.

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Speed Limit Increases On Four Northland Highways

The phrase "put the pedal to the metal" comes to mind - but perhaps that's not what officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation had in mind when increased the speed limit on four Northland highways.  Within the next two weeks, sections of some highways will see speed limit increases from 55 to 60 mph.  The move is the result of traffic and engineering studies - which took crash rates and physical attributes of each roadway into account.

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Steve Tanko
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MNDOT Warns About Toxic Ditch Vegetation

What's the old saying about knee-high corn by the 4th of July?  That same principle could be applied to roadside weeds and vegetation;  by this point of the summer season, a lot of ditches are filled with overgrowth.  What you may not know or be aware of is that some of these weeds have the potential to be toxic even through skin contact.

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Sign Up To Volunteer At Super Bowl LII – Coming To Minnesota In 2018

The 52nd Super Bowl will be here before you know it.  On February 4, 2018 Minnesota will once again host football's biggest game - for the first time since 1992.  Just like any big event, organizers are putting together a crew of volunteers to donate their time to make sure it's a success.

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