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Florida Residents Still Cleaning Up After Hurricane Jeanne
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On-Cor Chicken Patties Recall; Wisconsin Companies Products Sold In The Northland

Northern Minnesota and Wisconsin are included in a recall of food products made by a manufacturer in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.  A specific variety of On-Cor Chicken Patties are being recalled due to the potential of Foreign Matter Contamination - according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

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Bureau Of Engraving And Printing Prints New Anti-Counterfeit 100 Dollar Bills
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How To Get Your Unclaimed Money From The State Of Wisconsin

More than $400 Million worth of unclaimed property in Wisconsin waits for the rightful person to claim it.  Is any of it yours?

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What Is The Most Popular Halloween Candy In Minnesota?

Halloween is coming up quick and the candy that comes with the holiday is starting to show up everywhere. Have you ever wondered what the most popular Halloween candy is in Minnesota? 

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Do You Know What The Wisconsin State Pastry Is?

Have you ever wondered what the state pastry is for your state? Well I was curious as to what the official state pastry is for Wisconsin, and the answer was not what I expected.

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The 8th Annual New York Culinary Experience Presented By New York Magazine And The International Culinary Center - Day 2
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USDA Buys $20 Million Worth Of Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese In A Controversial Move

It's a story that's cheesy - but in a good way!  The United States Department of Agriculture has announced plans to buy $20 million worth of Wisconsin Cheddar cheese - to alleviate a dairy surplus in the state and contribute to food banks and other government assistance programs.

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You Can Help Construct A Boardwalk At Pattison State Park And Camp In The Process

Pattison State Park was one of my mom's favorite place for picnics when I was a child.  I loved it because I got to swim!  Eve, a Facebook friend shared that they will be working on changing the infrastructure of Pattison Park and your help would be appreciated, plus you can camp overnight for free because it will be a two day process.  Are you in?

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Apple's iPhone 7 And New Apple Watch On Sale In New York
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New Cell Phone Law Affects Wisconsin Drivers Starting October 1

If you're driving in Wisconsin in a posted Work Zone - you'd better lose the cell phone.  A new state law takes effect on October 1 making it illegal to be on a cell phone while you're operating a vehicle in a Work Zone.

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Store At Mall of America
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Wisconsin Dells Waterpark Hopes To Reunite Lost Teddy Bear With Guest

Did you leave a Build-A-Bear behind at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells recently? The popular water park has been using social media to try to reunite a rather well-loved bear that was left behind by one of their younger guests at their restaurant near the end of August.

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Napa Area Businesses Continue Recovery Effort From Earthquake
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What Is Chip Sealing And Why Does It Look Like The County Is Repairing Roads They Just Resurfaced?

I'll admit it - I had the same question when I recently saw orange cones and work crews on the newly-resurfaced Arlington Avenue:  Why does it look like the county is working on a road that they just made a year ago.  The signs along the roadway talk about "fresh oil" and "chip sealing" - but offer little to no information about what is really going on.

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Napa Area Businesses Continue Recovery Effort From Earthquake
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Repairs To Highway 35 South Of Superior Start August 22

Road crews with Douglas County will begin a chip-sealing project on State Highway 35 just south of Superior on Monday, August 22.  The work will involve repairs to the road surface in an effort to smooth the ride and make the route safer.

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New York City School Bus Drivers On Verge Of Strike
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Wisconsin Passes New School Bus Law

A new school bus law in Wisconsin brings the state in line with the other 49 states in regards to safety lights.  All school buses built after 2005 are now required to use an 8-light signaling system to alert drivers on the road the intentions of the bus driver.  Since the 1970's, the other states in the nation started evolving to this light system that uses flashing amber lights to signal an anticipated stop.  The law that passed yesterday (August 16) makes Wisconsin the final state in the union to join the system.

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Congress Works Towards Passing Temporary Extension Of Transportation Bill
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Late For Work Excuses That Only Apply In Duluth-Superior

When you think about it - we really have it easy commute-wise in the Twin Ports;  the average one-way drive to work for most of us is 20 minutes or less.  It should be easy to arrive at important destinations on time - most of the time.  That said, I think we all know of people who are chronically late for work and important appointments.

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