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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has just released its annual State of the Climate report, which says it hasn't been this hot since scientists started tracking global temperatures in 1880.

A separate analysis, by NASA scientists, came to the same conclusion.
Global temperatures soared above the 20th century average last year, as the climate continues to change. It hasn't been this hot since scientists started tracking global temperatures in 1880.
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Which pieces of music you think are essential to an appreciation of classical music? Tell Classical Minnesota Public Radio!

Classical MPR's Top 50. Illustrations by Corey Sweeter. As part of Minnesota Public Radio's 50th-anniversary celebration, we're asking you to select the pieces of music you think are essential to an appreciation of classical music. Make your picks, and we'll count them down in February during our Winter ...
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"'History of Wolves' is as beautiful and as icy as the Minnesota woods where it's set, and with her first book, Fridlund has already proven herself to be a singular talent."

Related: If your 2017 resolutions include a plan to #readmore be sure to follow The Thread by MPR News

Emily Fridlund's electrifying debut novel 'History of Wolves' is a contemporary coming-of-age story about a young woman -- but it avoids the familiar story arc so common to other novels in that genre.
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Join Classical Minnesota Public Radio for Bring the Sing in Rochester on January 14th! You’ll work with conductor Joseph Osowski, sing with choral enthusiasts from your community, and hear the results on the Choral Stream.

Don't miss this unique choral experience!

Bring the Sing - Rochester
Conductor Joe Osowski
Saturday Jan. 14 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Lourdes High School's Fine Arts Auditorium
Do you love to sing? Classical MPR seeks voices of all abilities for the second season of Bring the Sing, a community singing event that is part choral workshop, part recording session. Registration is now open for Bring the Sing's Rochester event, scheduled for the morning of Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. Learn more about the event, and sign up to participate.
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Sing up to Sing! Classical Minnesota Public Radio's Bring the Sing choral community event will be in Rochester, Minnesota on Saturday Jan. 14th.

Do you love to sing? Classical MPR seeks voices of all abilities for the second season of Bring the Sing, a community singing event that is part choral workshop, part recording session. Registration is now open for Bring the Sing's Rochester event, scheduled for the morning of Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. Learn more about the event, and sign up to participate.
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"These are thrilling read for teenagers and anyone who has ever been a teenager." - Tracy Mumford

From historical fiction to dystopic fantasies, these young adult novels make for thrilling reads.
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"She has consistently made compelling records for years, and I for one am always looking forward to what she has to say next." - Mary Lucia of The Current
'Haley Bonar's voice is like honey, and I love the way she thinks,' writes Mary Lucia. 'I have no idea what Haley's song 'Stupid Face' is exactly about, and it doesn't really matter to me. If she's singing it, I'm listening to it.' Mary has selected Haley Bonar's track 'Stupid Face' as the DJ Pick of the Week for Jan. 16, 2017.
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Until 1996, the Regents did, just as the financial overseers of eight of the 13 Big Ten schools do.

“The board is the public’s last opportunity to review and ensure that not only the selection, but the compensation … is consistent with our expectations as an institution and as a state,” Regent Darrin Rosha tells Minnesota Daily today
New University of Minnesota football coach P.J. Fleck could make $18 million over five years, the largest contract ever given out to a U of M coach. And some members of the Board of Regents think the board should have somethi...
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The century-old store's location on the Nicollet Mall made it one of the most visible retail properties in Minnesota, and one of four that the chain described as its "legacy" stores. The other three are in San Francisco, New York and Chicago.

The century-old store's location on the Nicollet Mall made it one of the most visible retail properties in Minnesota, and one of four that the chain described as its "legacy" stores.
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"It's designed kind of like a torpedo isn't it? It looks very stealthy," - Jon Blessing

Filed under one more way Minnesotans embrace winter...

Jon Blessing has only been able to sail his ice boat half the winters he's owned it. But the years ice, wind and snow conditions are right make it worth the wait.
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"Good news, Minnesota, Santa likes you. A lot."

Good news, Minnesota, Santa likes you. A lot. Larry Jefferson, a retired U.S. Army veteran who plays Santa Claus, has returned to his Dallas home after four days at the Mall of America that landed him plenty of attention beca...
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Check out favorite books for young readers from The Thread by MPR News.
From magic watches to made-up languages to big sisters and bigger dreams, here's a look at The Thread's favorite books for young readers.
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