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Kimmel Lies to People About the 4th of July [Watch]

Happy 4th of July! Let's celebrate by watching Jimmy Kimmel make fun of how little Americans know about the holiday in this edition of 'Lie Witness News.' Thank you ABC. Thank you Jimmy. Thank you Val's (for no reason other than I like hamburgers).

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Minnesota Fireworks Law: If It Flies Or It Explodes, It’s Illegal

Staying out of trouble when it comes to Minnesota fireworks laws is pretty simple -- if it flies or explodes, it's illegal. Bottle rockets, firecrackers, and roman candles are out. Sparklers, snakes, spark emitting fountains, and poppers are in -- but remember, none are allowed on public property.

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Minnesota Ranks 34th On List Of Most Patriotic States

The 4th of July is just a few of days away, so the number crunchers at WalletHub have fired up the old Patri-o-meter to determine which states are the 'most patriotic.' Minnesota came in at 34th on their list. Virginia nabbed the top spot; New York finished on the bottom.

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Minnesota Fireworks Law: If It Flies Or It Explodes, It’s Illegal

Staying out of trouble when it comes to Minnesota fireworks laws is pretty simple -- if it flies or explodes, it's illegal. Bottle rockets, firecrackers, and roman candles are out. Sparklers, snakes, spark emitting fountains, and poppers are in -- but remember, none are allowed on public property.

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Fourth Of July Jello Shots [How To Video]

Looking for special something to bring to your 4th of July bash? How about these easy-to-make 4th of July jello shots? (Seriously, I was convinced I was going to make these for an entire 30 seconds -- before I realized I had some cold PBR in the fridge; conveniently already in red, white, and blue cans.)

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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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Memorial Day Ceremonies Planned Around St. Cloud Area

There are plenty of events and ceremonies in honor of Memorial Day this weekend. The National Moment of Remembrance will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday. All Americans are encouraged to take a moment of silence in honor of the men and women who have died in service to the United States.

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U.S. Skies and Roads Busy Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend
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Some Tips from AAA for Your Memorial Weekend Travel

One of the biggest travel weekends is ahead of us and many will be traveling all around the state but, before you do, check out these tips from AAA

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How Much Ice To Perfectly Chill A 12-Pack

How much wood could a woodchuck chuck? How much ice do we need to perfectly chill a 12-pack?

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Category: Beer, Holidays, Science
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I’ve Only Celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in Maple Lake and It’s A Blast

St. Patrick's Day is a pretty big deal in Central Minnesota, with many towns celebrating it in a big way.

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St. Patrick’s Day By The Numbers

The economic number-crunchers at WalletHub have done it again, this time digging into the numbers behind St. Patrick's Day -- driven by 33 million Irish-Americans (and the hoards of others that claim to be Irish for a day).

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Category: Holidays
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The Best Time To Send Those Flowers For Your Valentine This Year…Tomorrow!

Here's the scoop guys or maybe gals (for that matter),  since Valentines day is on a Saturday this year it's best to send the flowers tomorrow.

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