Voices from the Black Lives Matter March in St. Paul [Video]

Voices of the Black Lives Matter March on Martin Luther King Jr. Day from Voice Media Group on Vimeo.

Thousands took to the streets in St. Paul on Martin Luther King Day as part of the Black Lives Matter #ReclaimMLK march.

We talked to a handful of the marchers about the importance of marching on the holiday, youth involvement, and bringing people together.

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Black Lives Matter Protesters: "We Should Have Attention Brought to the Issues of Inequality in Minnesota" [Video]

Powerful Statements from Black Lives Matter Protesters at the Mall of America from Voice Media Group on Vimeo.

Over the weekend, thousands of protesters showed up at the Mall of America to gather in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Scenes from the Black Lives Matter Rally at the Mall of America


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TimberTrolls Release Awesome 90210-Themed Intro for 2014-15 Timberwolves [VIDEO]

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Just in time for the 2014-15 season, the mysterious Spain-based group of Timberwolves fans called the TimberTrolls are back with a new 90210-themed video.

As is always the case with the TimberTrolls' work, it's pretty cool -- and prominently features Ricky Rubio.

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Video of Steve McPherson's Daughter Reenacting Iverson's "Practice" Rant Goes Viral

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After breakfast Saturday, local freelance writer Steve McPherson had some spontaneous fun with his daughter Maggie.

Little did he know the ensuing video would end up being praised by everyone from BuzzFeed to Herman Cain.

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Tim Post's "Date Night" spoof is hilarious [VIDEO]


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John Oliver's Devastating Takedown of Miss America Has a Local Angle [VIDEO]

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This was a big moment for the Society of Women Engineers, whose president lives in the Twin Cities.
Sunday night, John Oliver, host of HBO's Last Week Tonight, eviscerated the Miss America competition for its misogyny and misleading claims about the amount of scholarship money it doles out to women.

Though Miss America officials claim to make $45 million in scholarships available to contestants -- the pageant promotes itself as "the world's largest provider of scholarships for women," in fact -- the money it actually provides is just a fraction of that.

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City Pages' Bob Davis coverage gets love on Colbert Report [VIDEO]


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Deer Appears to Fly Away After Being Hit by Squad Car [VIDEO]

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Yesterday, the State Patrol published footage of one of its squad cars slamming into a deer in Hubbard County.

The interesting thing about the footage, however, is how the deer appears to fly away after being hit.

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Serge Vorobyov makes it rain money once again, this time at State Fair [VIDEO]

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Serge's stunt coincided with the busiest day in the fair's history.
Serge "The Car Hauler" Vorobyov first gained notoriety last holiday season thanks to a viral video showing him tossing $1,000 in one dollar bills around the Mall of America's rotunda.

The month or so that followed was a dramatic one for Serge, with relationship strife, half-baked ideas to recapture the magic of the Black Friday stunt, and finally, a trip to jail. But now, Serge is back up to his tried and true trick -- tossing dollar bills around like it ain't no thing.

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"Minnesota nice" Kevin Love jersey burning is pretty funny [VIDEO]

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K-Love is a beast, but it's time for a change of scenery.
Cleveland fans were pissed as hell when LeBron took his talents to South Beach in 2010 and burned his jerseys on the streets to show it.

Sure, Kevin Love ain't no Bron. But as news broke last week that he's on his way out of town, you'd expect there to be some First Avenue angst about the second-best player in Timberwolves history leaving Minneapolis, wouldn't you?

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Crazy SuperAmerica brawl caught on camera

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Scenes from the ruckus.
:::: UPDATE :::: Here's the police report about that crazy SuperAmerica ruckus

A wild and woolly brawl at the SuperAmerica on Lyndale at 22nd Street in south Minneapolis was filmed by a bystander. The footage was later published on Facebook.

The seven-minute melee involves fisticuffs, a fire extinguisher, broken car windows, threats of gun violence, and exactly zero cops.

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Here's video of that St. Paul road sign flashing, "Local Moms Need C**k"

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Courtesy photo used with permission of Neal Lambert
Raising awarness about the plight of local moms...
A reader named Michael got in touch and sent us video he shot of that road sign on St. Paul's Shepard Road that was messed with last week to read... well, you can see it at the top of this page.

Michael was so shocked to see the message about local moms and their needs as he drove along that he pulled off and shot a few seconds of footage, then set the clip to Frank Sinatra's "My Way."

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