Our STD rate might be on the rise, but at least Minnesota's teens are having safer sex: Between 2007 and 2011, the number of teens giving birth in the state dropped by more than 30 percent.See Also:
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All those dogs running around Lake Calhoun in the warmer months are deceiving: Relative to the rest of the country, not that many Minnesotans own a pet.See Also:- Internet Cat Video Film Festival purrs into Minnesota- Lily the black bear gives birth to two cubs live on webcam [VIDEO]- Minnesota's la ... More >>
According to a new study, Minnesota is far and away the healthiest state in the Midwest and the fifth-healthiest in the country -- but that's not to say there isn't room for improvement. LISTS LOVE MINNESOTA:-- Minnesota is the least miserable state, according to Bloomberg-- Minnesota is the state o ... More >>
A Harvard PhD student recently analyzed Google search data from the 2004 and 2008 presidential election cycles in hopes of determining to what extent the Obama vote was limited by racial prejudices.SEE ALSO:-- Minnesota is the least miserable state, according to Bloomberg-- Twin Cities 4th-most peac ... More >>
As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more artists are creating music that demands our attention. Combine the music with talented filmmakers locally and beyond, and you have a fruitful mix of distinct skills that generates more locally connected music videos than ever before.
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Southeast Engine is an Ohio alt-country band that charges down the open highway pinned between grit and grace. Singer Adam Remnant's voice is one-of-a-kind in that it has an everyman's quality -- even if you're hard-pressed to find anyone who sounds quite like him. For those enraptured by the vocal ... More >>
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After traveling the globe, conquering the world one plate at a time, Andrew Zimmern brings the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods home to roost. This season, which premieres Monday, Zimmern focuses entirely on food in the United States. To kick off the season, he's highlighting food from Minnesota. H ... More >>
If you're looking to crash into a deer, Minnesota's not a bad place to start.If you don't want to kill Bambi, destroy your car, and possibly hurt yourself and your passengers in the process... well, now you finally have that one missing reason to avoid the state of West Virginia. Minnesota is the ... More >>
Brett Favre: Come back, you'll age better than you will in Mississippi.Minnesota and the Twin Cities are used to getting ranked at or near the top in all sorts of lists aimed at young folks: We're hipsters, we bike, we're clean, we're fit, we're gay. Turns out, this place is pretty cool for the o ... More >>
Stephen Hemsley, CEO, runs the 11th most-hated American company.United Health, the Minnetonka-based healthcare corporation, is officially among the least popular companies in the country. The healthcare denier -- oops, healthcare provider -- came in No. 11 on a list of the 19 most hated companies ... More >>
WikimediaJucy Lucy, hearty eating.Bad news for anyone who crowed about the Twin Cities' spring ranking as the American College of Sports Medicine's fittest city in America.
Minnesota has ballooned in the last 16 years, going from a 14.6% obese population in 1995 to 25.3% today, according to ... More >>
What becomes of country singers when their glory days are but a distant memory? The narrative offered by Jeff Bridges tells the tale of a decline into and subsequent ascent from alcoholism paired with a fat songwriting check that, because you're such a good guy, you end up signing over to som ... More >>
Photo: DotBenjaminThe true price of a deep-fried Twinkie on a stickDo you look around at the State Fair and think, hmm, "sturdy Midwesterner" doesn't seem to do justice anymore to folks in line for deep-fried Twinkies on a stick? You're on the right track.
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Note: You can see Rick K. & The Allnighters performing from today through Sunday at Grand Casino Hinckley. More information can be found at the band's website, and on Steve Moore's website.The video of a shiny-jacketed cover band playing ZZ Top's "Sharp Dressed Man" at an outdoor pavilion in Te ... More >>