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Do you text or respond to texts when you know the recipient is driving?
A Wisconsin case illuminates the other half of the growing texting-while-driving problem: the people with whom the drivers are texting.
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The key lies in Mercury's vibrato, which differs slightly from those of other classically trained singers.
Mercury is widely regarded as one of the best singers in rock history. Now, a recent study aims to explain why the late Queen frontman's voice was so special.
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“We just had a bunch of tapes laying around that people made in high school for their friends or had in their collection,” says [Simon Brooks of Minneapolis record store Dead Media].

“We started putting them up on the wall near the door,” Brooks continues, “with a sign: take one, leave one. Slowly it’s become a thing. You forget about it, then you look back and five or six tapes have come and gone. Cool, weird stuff shows up.”
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The James Beard Awards — the Oscars of the food world — are this weekend in Chicago. The Twin Cities has two finalists in the running for Best Chef Midwest — both strong contenders.
The James Beard Awards are this weekend in Chicago, and the Twin Cities has two finalists in the running for Best Chef Midwest -- Lenny Russo and Paul Berglund.
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Driving in the Twin Cities area this weekend? Plan ahead.
Part of I-35W is closing in the New Brighton-Arden Hills area, while I-94 will shut down from Minnesota Highway 280 to Snelling Avenue in St. Paul.
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Follow the Classical Minnesota Public Radio #choraltop25 today!
We're concluding our Voices of Spring programming on Friday, April 29, by counting down the top 25 favorite choral pieces, as voted by you. Listen 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and follow the countdown online.
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Tune in or stream Classical Minnesota Public Radio for a LIVE broadcast of #mnvarsity from The Fitzgerald Theater starting at 3 p.m. CT today, May 1st! http://www.classicalmpr.org/listen
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Despite the remoteness of these homes, they're not backwoods shacks with sagging metal roofs. Some of her listings sell for more than $1 million if there's a lot of land and if water rights are included.
One listing boasts of a modified bunker with a "very secure" iron locking door on the property and a root cellar that could be turned into an alternative living situation.
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Alice Whitelaw, co-founder of Working Dogs for Conservation, a nonprofit organization in Montana that trains dogs to sniff out invasive species, isn't surprised that a dog is helping prevent the spread of a deadly bee disease.

"Combined with all of the other tools we have, dogs are a really good application for a lot of conservation issues," she says.
The newest apiary inspector at the Maryland Department of Agriculture is Mack, a 2-year-old yellow Lab. He joined the team last fall to help his inspect beehives for a highly contagious bacterial disease.
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An unusual powwow was held last weekend in Bemidji, Minn., with the aim of bringing white and Native American communities together.

"We had so much fun last year, we wanted to do it again," Mayor Rita Albrecht said as she welcomed participants and visitors — native and non-native — to the second Bemidjigamaag Powwow held at the Sanford Center Saturday, April 23.

The Red Lake, White Earth, and Leech Lake tribes and the city of Bemidji joined in the celebration, which drew dancers and drummers from around the region.
An unusual powwow was held last weekend in Bemidji, Minn., with the aim of bringing white and Native American communities together.
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Will you join us for Classical Minnesota Public Radio's #mnvarsity event at The Fitzgerald Theater? Hear the excitement on Sunday, May 1, at 3 p.m.!

FREE but reserve your ticket at the link.
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Building owners have huddled to discuss safety in the skyways and that apparently has gotten some people nervous that even talking about safety could send the message that downtown St. Paul isn’t safe.
St. Paul's skyways can be pretty scary. They're often abandoned and the various nooks and crannies can be a perfect hiding spot for the occasional ne'er-do-well. And that's in the middle of the afternoon. So is closing a f...
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