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How Do Fireworks Work? Funny You Should Ask

Fireworks are as much a part of July Fourth as barbecues, parades and red, white and blue, but have you ever stopped to think what makes them flare up in the first place?

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July 4th Fireworks In and Near Rochester for 2015

It may seem a little hard to believe, but summer’s finally in full swing and we’re already into July. Attention this time of year turns to the annual July 4th Independence Day celebrations that take place across the country. There are a lot of festivities going on in Rochester and around Southeastern Minnesota, as well.

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4 Best Trails to Go Biking With the Family in Duluth & Superior

The Twin Ports is home to miles and miles of biking trails.  There's mountain bike trials, paved trails, and beautiful scenery all around.  Here's 4 of the best paved trails in the Northland to go biking on with the family.

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Muted Monday: Week 4 Answer

Week 4 stumped SO many people! Here's the answer.

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Lionsgate Rolls the Dice on New ‘Monopoly’ Movie, Hires Oscar-Nominated Writer

If you didn’t get your fill of board game movies with either Battleship or Ouija, don’t worry, the trend isn’t going anywhere. After years in development, Lionsgate is moving forward with a Monopoly movie with a script by Oscar-nominated writer Andrew Niccol.

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Were You Part of Facebook’s Psychological Test?

We've heard a few times that Facebook uses us (without our knowledge) to test what influences us. More than a million people changed their profile picture last week to support gay marriage, but were you actually supporting a Facebook study instead??

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“ASK A TROOPER” With Sgt. Troy Christianson of the Minnesota State Patrol

Question: I have a question regarding electronic proof of auto insurance. I no longer receive a paper printout of my proof of auto insurance. Is this acceptable if a person is required to show it on a traffic stop or crash?

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The Commission Talks 4th Of July Block Party

Have you heard of the Commission yet? It's a group of local young professionals that meet on a regular basis to discuss new things they wish to OR are already working on in the city. Coming soon, a huge 4th of July event. 

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2 Rochester Men Start A Healthy Snack Company

Jeffery Schmidgall and Jared Menzel of Rochester say they thought up "Bubba's Fine Foods" while on a camping trip. 

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Use Caution In Work Zones During July 4th Holiday Travel

If you plan to get away for the July Fourth holiday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds you to use extra caution while traveling through highway work zones.  MnDOT officials say that many projects will be shut down for the holiday, but there are still many work zones around the state that will affect travel

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