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Forbes Ranks Twin Cites #17 On ‘Best For Business’ List

Forbes looked at the 200 largest metros in America and ranked the Twin Cities 17th on the 'Best for Business & Careers' list for 2015 -- right between San Antonio, TX at #16 and San Francisco, CA at #18. Raleigh, NC topped the list, followed by Des Moines, IA at #2.

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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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11 Year-Old Writes Letter Asking Wild To Acquire Her Dad (And They Did)

11 year-old Minnesotan Jordyn Leopold wrote a letter to the Minnesota Wild, telling the team she missed her dad -- asking them to acquire the Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman. Yesterday the Wild brought Leopold home to Minnesota.

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20 Things Minnesotans Should Brag About (But Don’t Because It’s Not Nice)

A couple of years ago Buzzfeed published a list of things that Minnesota is famous for. Here are the top-20 things from that list -- and frankly I think we need to throw the ol' 'Minnesota Nice' out the window and do some good old fashioned bragging.

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Minneapolis Among Top-10 Cities For Football Fans

With the Super Bowl approaching, the brainiacs at WalletHub took a look at the 142 biggest cites in America and determined which were the best cities for football fans. Green Bay finished in the top spot. Las Vegas finished last. Minneapolis came in at #10. Here's the full list.

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Saint Paul Named 2nd Best NHL City In America

Home of the Minnesota Wild and the Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul has been named the second best 'NHL City in America' by SmartAsset.com. Minnesota's top-ranked hockey fan base, combined with a high quality of life put the Capitol City near the top of the list. Pittsburgh, PA came in at number-one.

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Minnesotans: Where We Come From Today

With immigration such a big issue, the New York Times published a state by state breakdown of where the population of each state has come from. It was interesting to see where the Minnesotans of today are from. Here's how our current make-up shakes down.

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Lack Of Snow Rough On Many Minnesotans

From outdoor enthusiasts to business owners -- this winter's lack of snow has been bad news for many Minnesotans. In fact, it's actually been the third mild winter in a row. Here in St. Cloud, we're 14" below average since December 1st, and 28" below where we were this time last year.

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Minnesota Named Second Happiest State

In an article published by the smarty-pants over at WalletHub, Minnesota was determined to be the second happiest state in America -- second only to Utah. Things like financial well-being, physical & mental health, environment, social connections, outlook, jobs, volunteering, and sports participation were taken into consideration.

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No Powerball Winner Means Wednesday’s Jackpot Is $450 Million

Nobody won last night's Powerball drawing, setting up Wednesday's jackpot at an estimated $450 million. The biggest Powerball jackpot ever was $591 million, claimed by a single winner in 2013. If you win and take the cash option the one-time payout will be $304 million. I've got my ticket on the fridge.

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Tonight’s Powerball Drawing Worth An Estimated $380 Million

Got your ticket for tonight's Powerball drawing yet? Brisk sales across Minnesota and the rest of the country caused the estimated jackpot to jump another $20 million yesterday. If you win and take the cash option the one-time payout will be $257 million. I've got my ticket on the fridge.

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2016 To Feature Outdoor Minnesota Wild Game At TCF Bank Stadium

The NHL announced yesterday that the Minnesota Wild will host the Chicago Blackhawks outdoors at TCF Bank Stadium on February 21, 2016. It will be the Wild's first outdoor game. It will be Chicago's fourth outdoor game, and it's third in three years.

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