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Mall of America Braces for Huge Black Lives Matter Protest Saturday

What happens when a national protest movement tries to disrupt a holy temple of consumerism on one of the biggest shopping days of the year? Shoppers will find out Saturday afternoon, when a h...
Gimme Noise Find more posts

The "Save Big Money at Menards" Jingle: A History

Certain homegrown songs get played quite a bit in the Midwest. While we've undoubtedly heard Prince's "When Doves Cry" and Soul Asylum's "Runaway Train" for decades, there's one song that seems...
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80: Cornmeal Galette with Ham and Sweet Corn from Black Walnut Bakery

If you're anything like us, the mere mention of pastries will make your blood sugar dance in anticipation. Chocolate, fruits, custard: We turn into sweets fiends when we gaze upon the butter-gl...
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What Exactly Makes a Good Ugly Sweater? [Video]

What Makes a Good Ugly Sweater? from Voice Media Group on Vimeo.'Tis the season for the mess of yarn, bells, tinsel, and pom poms that we call ugly sweaters. Once the embarrassing mainstay presen...
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