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Pete Hanson

I'm just a regular Minnesota guy that grew up on the north-side of the Cities (Fridley), spent some quality time at the U of M, chill on the weekends at the family cabin near Duluth, bleed Vikings purple, and miss the North Stars. I have a short attention span; and enjoy Pink Floyd, Johnny Cash, Zac Brown, 80s hair bands, coffee, beer, scotch, and long sunset walks on the beach. (One of those isn't true.) I'm a two-time cancer survivor now (Colorectal 2002, Kidney 2014), and know that life is damn short -- so by all means we should be playing as hard and as often as we can. I think that's it. (Did I mention that I have a short attention span?) Hit me up below on Facebook & Twitter.
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Happy 4/20: Here’s Minnesota’s Congressional Marijuana Score Card

While the origin of marijuana's reference to '420' is debated, there's no doubt that April 20th is a day of importance for supporters of the legalization of marijuana. NORML is a group dedicated to the legal access of the drug. Here's their scorecard for Minnesota legislators as posted on attn.com.

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Tinder’s Most Right-Swiped Jobs (#5 Radio Personality)

If Tinder is any indication, 'Radio Personality' is one of the most appealing jobs for a man to have; right up there with Pilot, Entrepreneur, Firefighter, and Doctor. Here's the rest of the list -- as well as the occupations that men find the most appealing for women to have.

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Statewide Tornado Drills Today Across Minnesota

The National Weather Service is partnering with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety today to conduct tornado drills in preparation for the upcoming severe weather season. 98.1 Minnesota's New Country will be participating in the drills. Schools, businesses and other facilities are encouraged to conduct tornado drills as well.

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Hennepin County Gets Wake Up Call (Literally), As Civil Defense Sirens Go Off This Morning

Hennepin County (Minnesota's most populous county, and home to Minneapolis) tweeted an apology to residents today, following an error in their system that caused civil defense sirens to go off just after 6 o'clock this morning. Now that's a rude awakening!

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Vikings Hype Video Will Make You Feel a Little Better About Minnesota Sports

The Twins are off to their worst start ever. The Wild are limping into the playoffs following five straight losses. The Timberwolves have been out of playoff contention since week two. Maybe this Minnesota Vikings hype video will help make you feel a little better.

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