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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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Spring Forward: Daylight Savings Time Begins This Weekend

If the warmer temperatures aren't enough to convince you that Spring is near, maybe the start of Daylight Savings Time will help convince you. It officially starts at 2 AM this Sunday morning; so either before you go to bed Saturday night, or first thing Sunday morning -- roll your clocks ahead one hour.

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Cleanup From I-94 Pileup Near Clearwater [Watch]

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to 51 crashes yesterday in the St. Cloud area. One person was killed on I-94 and six others were hurt in a pileup that included 40 vehicles and forced the closure of the interstate in both directions. Here's some post-pileup cleanup B-roll video captured by StormChasingVideo.com.

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