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    May 15, 2013

    Dark Clouds: Embedded with Minnesota's misfit fans

    How Minnesota United FC's diehard soccer fanatics became a force to be reckoned with

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Your guide to Minnesota United FC's home opener

    Only six months ago, it seemed unlikely that Minnesota's second-division soccer team would even see a 2013 season. Yet here we are, one day away from the home opener, with a new team owner, new name, and new logo. Given all that's happened since last fall, when Minnesota -- then called the Stars - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    General Mills agrees to remove fruit images from its strawberry-less strawberry Fruit Roll-Ups

    Your suspicions were right: strawberry-flavored Fruit Roll-Ups don't actually contain any strawberries, and that "made with real fruit" slogan stamped on boxes can be a bit of a stretch.Starting in 2014, packaging for the popular snack food will have to be more up front about both of those claims. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Bill McGuire announces Stars ownership deal

    The Minnesota Stars are officially here to stay. Twin Cities businessman Bill McGuire announced that he's buying the second-division soccer team during a press conference at Brit's Pub this afternoon. Previously owned by the National American Soccer League, the Stars were in jeopardy of being disba ... More >>

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    October 28, 1998

    Can You Say "Synergy"?

    Microsoft Sidewalk unveils a national revamp and shifts its emphasis from entertainment listings to pure commerce