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Winter Driving Could Cost Duluth Almost $100,000 This Year

According to Jena Pike with our news partners, the Northland's News Center, the City of Duluth will be ponying up more cash to keep us safe while we're battling winter driving.  While I appreciate the concern, I hate that we have to put out such a phenomenal amount of money!

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Hot Pizza From A Vending Machine? HOW?

Nothing is worse than putting your $1.25 in the vending machine anticipating that piece of soft, strawberry flavored licorice.  You hear the bag slide out, reach down, rip open the bag....AND, ROCK HARD!  Bummer!  So, when I heard that they have a new vending machine that makes and distributes hot pizza within 90 seconds and in a variety of flavors...I'm leery.  What do you think?

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Creator of Doritos Passes; Buried With Chips

Love, Love, Love Doritos....especially with salsa!  My daughter likes to lick all the cheese off first, then eat the chip.  It's a staple in our house and I've never really thought about where they came from, until now.  The creator of Doritos has just passed at age 97.  Here's the history of  how Doritos came to be.

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Richard I Bong Veterans Historical Center
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World War II Iconic Photos Recreated By Local Celebrities In Calendar-Benefits Richard I Bong Heritage Center

What an awesome idea!  Re-creating WWII iconic photographs using local celebrities!!!  I am honored to be  part of this project and thank everyone involved for the opportunity to help raise funds for the Richard I. Bong Heritage Center.  Yes, that's Michelle Lee from the Northlands News Center on the cover, as Rosie the Riveter.  Great job, Michelle!   Want to see my re-created photo?

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"Let's Rock Elmo" Coming Soon To A Kid Near You! - Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images
"Let's Rock Elmo" Coming Soon To A Kid Near You! - Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images
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Toys R Us Chief Merchandising Officer Predicts The 15 Hottest Toys This Holiday Season

I know it's not even October yet and I'm talking about Christmas shopping but I remember as a kid that it was never soon enough to pick out what you wanted for presents. Of course there wasn't internet when I was a kid, so I had my trusty catalogs where I would give star ratings next to the toys I wanted.

Kids today have it made! Not only do they have the internet, but they have stories like this telling them what is the toy to have this year. Of course, this list will help mom and dad too so enjoy!

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Win $25 Gift Certificates And Get Garden Fresh Veggies At Superior’s Farmer’s Market

Wednesday is the last Market Day with the Superior Business Improvement District, but not the last Farmer's Market (that goes till the end of  October, every Wednesday 11-2).  I've been the lucky enough to broadcast from Center City Park in Superior every other week ALL summer long at the Farmer's Market and get in on all the fresh harvest, home-made breads, soaps, crafts and yes, even meats!  It's in conjunction with Market Day, where several Superior BID businesses have sidewalk sales, what fun!!! Here's what will be there tomorrow.

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Life Simplified? Heinz Dip & Squeeze Packets

I'll admit it.  I get frustrated trying to open those tiny little packages of ketchup.  Usually end up trying to tear it open with my teeth, resulting in a squirt of ketchup in my mouth, or down the front of my new white, button-down-the-front shirt.  Life has been simplified by Heinz, with their new Dip and Squeeze packets.  Why didn't they come up with this sooner?

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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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5 Ways To Keep Up Your Self-Esteem While Job Searching

With the current state of the economy, there are more and more people looking for work.  Everyone at one time or another has been there, looking for their next job.

The key is to stay positive during the process and know that your next job is out there, you just have to keep your head up and continue to believe in yourself.  That can be easier said than done, so here are 5 ways that will hopefully help you do just that.

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Weekend Box Office: ‘The Help’ Stays Number One for the Third Week

Earning a total of $123 million at the box office in the month since its release, ‘The Help’ kept its number one spot in theaters for the third week in a row, becoming the first film to do so since last summer’s ‘Inception.’

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Steve Jobs Stepping Down as Apple CEO

Steve Jobs is stepping down as chief executive at Apple, the company said on Wednesday. Jobs will remain at the company as chairman, but he and his iconic black turtleneck will be replaced by former Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook.

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“Cathycation” Week Three: Mall of America=School Clothes Shopping!

Welcome to Week Three of my Cathycation visits to Eagan, MN, and another opportunity to get your name in the drawing for a Cathycation Get-away of your own, compliments of the Eagan Convention & Visitors Bureau.   This is PERFECT timing too...after all, school clothes shopping is in full swing, or....at least you should get a start!

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5 Things That Are No Longer Around in Duluth / Superior

I LOVE reminiscing about places we USE to have in Duluth/Superior....there's nothing like sitting around with a group of friends saying "Remember the....."?  Then, the stories start!  That's how the idea for this blog started...my husband was talking about the big slide at the Lake Superior Zoo when we were kids...it was part of a small amusement park they had in the parking lot.  It's not there anymore, but I DID find a picture....when you're done reading my blog, tell me what YOU miss in the Twin Ports.  Make me say " I remember that!"

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