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Loon Tube: A Dog Limps With His Owner Who’s On Crutches

A video has gone viral of a British man and his dog limping down the sidewalk together.  The man’s on crutches.  And the caption tells the story.  Quote, “Cost me [$400] in vet fees and X-rays.  Nothing wrong, just sympathy.” So the dog wasn’t injured, he was just imitating his owner.  The guy and his wife did a TV interview …

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Reminder: Deer Feeding Ban In Effect

Deer feeding and attractant restrictions remain in place in Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Rice, Scott and Washington counties. These counties were added on July 1, 2020, to the bans already were in place in the following counties affected by chronic wasting disease: Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Hubbard, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Mower, Olmsted, Steele, Todd, Wabasha, Wadena …

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Loon Tube: A Reporter Speaking Fluently in Six Different Languages

An Associated Press reporter named Philip Crowther can speak six different languages:  French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Luxembourgish. And a video of him filing live reports in each one of them has been racking up the hits on Twitter. From Dalton to Washington, here's my coverage for @AP_GMS of last week's events in French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Luxembourgish, …

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