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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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It’s Official: Minnesota Is The Best State To Live In

Minnesota has been ranked as the best state to live in (tied with New Hampshire) by Politico Magazine. That's up one spot from last year, and is based on things like income, unemployment, poverty, housing, education, health, and crime. Mississippi has found the bottom of another list.

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Snowy Weekend Possible Across Central Minnesota

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until Noon today for the possibility of sleet and freezing rain making the morning drive slick. Then another system moves in Saturday night and Sunday bringing a better chance of accumulating snow, with 2 to 4 inches possible in Saint Cloud.

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