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A Cute Little Girl In A Very Animated Fake Phone Conversation

Somebody posted video of their adorable little girl holding an old school phone, the kind with a cord . . . and she’s in the middle of a very animated conversation. Nobody’s on the other end, but she’s acting like somebody is.  She’s mimicking words and gestures that she’s seen from grownup conversations.      

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Elton John Brings His Farewell Tour To The Xcel Energy Center

Elton John, the number one top-performing solo male artist, has announced new concert dates to his sold out Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. These new dates complete the second year of the North American leg of Elton’s three-year worldwide tour. The tour will be stopping at the Xcel Energy Center for two nights, June 15th and 16th. American Express Card …

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A Guy Narrates A Tornado Ripping Through His Yard

Experts say that if you’re at home during a tornado, you need to get into a cellar, safe room, or basement.  This guy in Texas didn’t follow that plan. He stood in a doorway and filmed eight seconds of chaos that included his trampoline flying through the air.  This happened a couple of Fridays ago and the clip is making …

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Twins Manager Rocco Baldelli Captures AL Manager Of Year Award

It couldn’t happen to a nicer guy. Rocco Baldelli, who guided the Twins to 101 wins in his first year on the job, was named the American League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America on Tuesday. Not that it wasn’t close. Baldelli and Yankees manager Aaron Boone received the same number of first-place votes (13), …

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A Reunited Black Crowes Are Coming To Minnesota

I remember it like it was yesterday. I had just purchased The Black Crowe’s debut album “Shake Your Moneymaker” not knowing much about them. After one listen I was hooked on this band. A southern rock band with a heavy influence of Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith among others. How could this not be a success? Well it was for awhile, …

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El Tequila In Baxter To Move Into Former Olive Garden

I was so happy to here that one of my favorite restaurants in the area isn’t closing for a change, they’re simply moving. El Tequila, which is currently located on Audubon Way next to Fitquest, is moving to the old Olive Garden location on 371 In Baxter. El Tequila, part of the community since 2008, is expanding into a larger …

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Brainerd Eats: Chipotle In Baxter To Open November 19th

The countdown to burrito goodness is officially on… The popular casual fast-Mexican restaurant chain has announced that they plan to open the Baxter store on Tuesday, November 19th. A unique feature at the Baxter location will be a drive-thru window option. At this stage, burrito fans are unsure if it is only for online orders or if it will mirror a traditional …

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