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Pete & Cindy in the Morning

Wake up the kids, make some breakfast, let the dog out, suck down some coffee, take a shower, shave (legs or face, up to you), brush your teeth, put on your socks, realize socks don’t match, put on new socks, get kids off to school, hop in car, commute to work.

We’re just here to help make it all go a little smoother. Everything you need to know to start your day here in Central Minnesota, and maybe even a smile or two. News, weather, traffic, and sports — and fun (we think that’s the most important part).

Thanks for startin’ your day with us!

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Join Us For ‘Pete & Cindy’s Skate Against Cancer’ March 22nd

You're invited to join the 98.1 crew on Sunday, March 22nd at St. Cloud's Skatin' Place for 'Pete & Cindy's Skate Against Cancer.' It's the perfect opportunity for kids from 2 to 92 to shake off cabin fever! $5 gets you admission, skate rental, door prizes, games, and more -- with 100% of the money going to the American Cancer Society.

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St. Cloud Apollo Drops Breck 1-0 In Overtime

The St. Cloud Apollo Boys Hockey team (23-4-2) stung #4 seed Breck (21-8) 1-0 in overtime last night in the quarterfinals of the Minnesota Class A Boys Hockey Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Apollo advances to face Hermantown (26-2-1) Friday in the semifinals.

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Denver Dumps Timberwolves 100-85 At Target Center

The Minnesota Timberwolves (13-47) took one on the chin from the visiting Denver Nuggets (22-39) 100-85 last night at the target Center in Minneapolis. A struggling Nuggets team found a game against Minnesota just what the doctor ordered.

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Minnesota Vikings Trade Matt Cassel To Buffalo Bills

The Minnesota Vikings have traded quarterback Matt Cassel to the Buffalo Bills, in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick. Cassel has played 10 seasons in the NFL, and arrived in Minnesota in 2013. He was the starter at the beginning of last season before injuring his foot.

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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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March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and take it from a guy who was diagnosed with Colorectal cancer in 2002 -- if you have it, you want to find out early through screening; instead of late because of symptoms. By the time you have symptoms it's likely a lot farther along than you'll want it to be.

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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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Wild End Ottawa’s 5-Game Winning Streak With 3-2 Win

The Minnesota Wild (34-22-7) remained one of the hottest teams in hockey by beating one of the other hot teams in hockey, the Ottawa Senators (27-23-11), 3-2 last night in a shootout at the Xcel Energy Center In St. Paul. Ottawa had won five in-a-row before last night. The Wild have won three in-a-row, and six of their last seven.

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Puck Drops On Minnesota Boys State Hockey Tourney Today

The 2015 Minnesota Boys State High School Hockey Tournament kicks off today at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The eight-team Class A tourney kicks off this morning at 11 AM with Mahtomedi facing New Ulm. St. Cloud Apollo takes on Breck in the final opening round Class A game of the day tonight at 8 PM.

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Attention Minnesota, Here Comes Spring

Yes it snowed today, and yes it will drop to -10˚ tomorrow morning, but you won't believe your eyes when you see the forecast high temperatures for St. Cloud in the 10-day outlook. Are you ready?

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See Keith Urban At The ‘Taste Of Country Music Festival’ In New York

Want to take your best friend to see Keith Urban at the 'Taste of Country Music Festival' at Hunter Mountain in New York this June? Well you've come to the right place -- because we want to send you there!

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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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