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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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Minnesota’s Morning Show: When’s The Best Time To Drink Coffee? [Watch]

For me the question of "When do I drink my coffee?" is not an either/or proposition. I'm more of an 'all of the above' guy when it comes to my java consumption. Cindy claims there's evidence that suggests a right time and a wrong time to down a cup of joe.

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Minnesota Twins Continue To Amaze Me

Maybe it's because we've had to endure four straight horrific seasons, or maybe it's because there are legitimate reasons to be pessimistic about this years team; but as Bill Parcels once said, "You are who the numbers say you are." And the numbers say the Twins (26-18) are in second place, two games out of first.

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It’s Graduation Season, So What’s Your Advice (In Four Words)?

It's high school graduation season in Minnesota, in fact St. Cloud Cathedral kids get their diplomas Friday night, followed by Sauk-Rapids-Rice next Tuesday, and Sartell-St. St Stephen on May 30th. What advice would you give today's graduates (using only four words of course)? Here's what we came up with this morning.

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Are You Minnesota Enough?: Great Lakes Aurora Hunters [Watch]

Seriously, this is one of the best online series I've come across; called 'Are You Minnesota Enough?' created by the folks on the TPT Rewire team. It celebrates MN food, lakes, lifestyle, and more -- and is always good for a self-deprecating Minnesota laugh don't ya know.

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