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Post by Bigbeer » Sat Mar 14 3:54 am

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That is unbelievable. He's never been a hockey guy, but when the man is 100 freaking years old and still working and doing what he was born to do, what can you say?
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Post by D2D » Sat Mar 14 2:51 pm

Bigbeer wrote:
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Quit?
Always an option, of course. It's not like the University is going to fire him!
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Post by gopherguy13 » Fri Mar 27 9:45 am

The Power Trip announced a Kickstarter to make the Initials Game an actual board game available for purchase. They set the goal at $30,000 and it is set to run for a month.

They hit the $30,000 goal before the Initials Game was even over (about 15 minutes), and it's currently at $84,000+

I don't think I've seen a local radio show with such a dedicated following. Kind of remarkable.
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Post by Cowgirl » Fri Mar 27 12:25 pm

Out of curiosity, what is the initials game?

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Post by gopherguy13 » Fri Mar 27 12:32 pm

Cowgirl wrote:
Fri Mar 27 12:25 pm
Out of curiosity, what is the initials game?
Every Friday they play it. Each week will have a specific set of initials, say "PK", for example. Every answer in the game will have those initials. Then Cory (the host) reads off clues, people try to guess what it is first.

Ex:

1. Originally from Wisconsin
2. Career has taken him to Toronto and Pittsburgh, among other places
3. Was criticized by Toronto media for eating too many hot dogs
4. Played college hockey at Minnesota

Answer: Phil Kessel

It makes for good radio, and has gotten really popular since they started doing it. Probably their marquee item of the whole show.
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Post by gopher6 » Fri Mar 27 12:33 pm

Cowgirl wrote:
Fri Mar 27 12:25 pm
Out of curiosity, what is the initials game?
They give 2 initials for the day then ask questions regarding some one or something and they try to answer the question

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Post by D2D » Fri Mar 27 12:37 pm

Since this is a Gopher hockey site I guessed the right answer to the above softball right away! But beyond that easy one I don't think I would do very well with the game. Things don't instantly pop into my old head as fast as they once did. :confused2:
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Post by MATT » Fri Mar 27 8:50 pm

gopherguy13 wrote:
Fri Mar 27 9:45 am
The Power Trip announced a Kickstarter to make the Initials Game an actual board game available for purchase. They set the goal at $30,000 and it is set to run for a month.

They hit the $30,000 goal before the Initials Game was even over (about 15 minutes), and it's currently at $84,000+

I don't think I've seen a local radio show with such a dedicated following. Kind of remarkable.
Damn I just went on to buy one and it’s up to 160k now.

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Post by Slap Shot » Sat Mar 28 1:42 am

MATT wrote:
Fri Mar 27 8:50 pm
gopherguy13 wrote:
Fri Mar 27 9:45 am
The Power Trip announced a Kickstarter to make the Initials Game an actual board game available for purchase. They set the goal at $30,000 and it is set to run for a month.

They hit the $30,000 goal before the Initials Game was even over (about 15 minutes), and it's currently at $84,000+

I don't think I've seen a local radio show with such a dedicated following. Kind of remarkable.
Damn I just went on to buy one and it’s up to 160k now.
I don't think that's the price they will charge for a game, but rather the amount they are fundraising to develop and create the game, which they will in turn sell like other boardgames.
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Post by MATT » Sat Mar 28 9:19 am

Slap Shot wrote:
Sat Mar 28 1:42 am
MATT wrote:
Fri Mar 27 8:50 pm
gopherguy13 wrote:
Fri Mar 27 9:45 am
The Power Trip announced a Kickstarter to make the Initials Game an actual board game available for purchase. They set the goal at $30,000 and it is set to run for a month.

They hit the $30,000 goal before the Initials Game was even over (about 15 minutes), and it's currently at $84,000+

I don't think I've seen a local radio show with such a dedicated following. Kind of remarkable.
Damn I just went on to buy one and it’s up to 160k now.
I don't think that's the price they will charge for a game, but rather the amount they are fundraising to develop and create the game, which they will in turn sell like other boardgames.
Yeah, I meant that is how much they raised. I pledged $40 which is the lowest pledge to get the game.

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Post by Handyman » Sat Mar 28 11:58 pm

gopherguy13 wrote:
Fri Mar 27 9:45 am
The Power Trip announced a Kickstarter to make the Initials Game an actual board game available for purchase. They set the goal at $30,000 and it is set to run for a month.

They hit the $30,000 goal before the Initials Game was even over (about 15 minutes), and it's currently at $84,000+

I don't think I've seen a local radio show with such a dedicated following. Kind of remarkable.
As someone who was in Vegas when they were last year...you have no idea. They fill up BWW at 330am Vegas time for the live broadcasts. So much fun :)
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Post by Norm » Wed Apr 01 10:24 pm

There is absolutely nothing going on in the sports world now. But every local newscast still has news weather and sports. At 20 past the hour they say "now lets toss it over to Joe Blow, who has nothing meaningful to talk about, for sports."

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Post by D2D » Thu Apr 02 12:08 am

Norm wrote:
Wed Apr 01 10:24 pm
There is absolutely nothing going on in the sports world now. But every local newscast still has news weather and sports. At 20 past the hour they say "now lets toss it over to Joe Blow, who has nothing meaningful to talk about, for sports."
Trades, draft and signing info mostly dominates the sports segment.
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Post by JWG » Thu Apr 02 10:34 am

This turned out about how you'd expect.
The Athletic ranks the local NHL broadcast teams.

https://theathletic.com/1710155/?source ... aMB_Slnr2k
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Post by F Da Sue » Thu Apr 02 12:49 pm

JWG wrote:
Thu Apr 02 10:34 am
This turned about how you'd expect.
The Athletic ranks the local NHL broadcast teams.

https://theathletic.com/1710155/?source ... aMB_Slnr2k
Russo retweets damn near every Athletic hockey article. Wonder why he's not retweeting this one?

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Post by frozen4champs » Thu Apr 09 8:25 am

Another long timer from the Neighbor is retiring before Sid.

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Post by JWG » Thu Apr 09 10:57 am

I wonder if planned or if accelerated. 'CCO was trying to trim costs and maybe he wasn't going to retire now but was told or given an incentive to do so?
Not saying that's true, just wondering. They did remove Esme Murphy from the radio side.
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JWG wrote:
Thu Apr 09 10:57 am
I wonder if planned or if accelerated. 'CCO was trying to trim costs and maybe he wasn't going to retire now but was told or given an incentive to do so?
Not saying that's true, just wondering. They did remove Esme Murphy from the radio side.
I like Mike Lynch. The guy has personality, which helped getting weather info within the confines of what WCCO radio has evolved into the past 10 years...a 24-7 infomercial with a little bit of content sprinkled in. For those of us who listed to Cannon occasionally on the way home from work in the 1990’s or Eric Eskola playing Sid like a fiddle the Monday morning after Viking games...what’s happened to this radio station is SAD!

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Post by D2D » Thu Apr 09 2:53 pm

bearpaw28 wrote:
Thu Apr 09 12:39 pm
For those of us who listed to Cannon occasionally on the way home from work in the 1990’s or Eric Eskola playing Sid like a fiddle the Monday morning after Viking games...what’s happened to this radio station is SAD!
Other than the live sports they used to broadcast I quit listening to 'CCO when Steve Cannon retired.
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Post by Norm » Thu Apr 09 3:39 pm

D2D wrote:
Thu Apr 09 2:53 pm
bearpaw28 wrote:
Thu Apr 09 12:39 pm
For those of us who listed to Cannon occasionally on the way home from work in the 1990’s or Eric Eskola playing Sid like a fiddle the Monday morning after Viking games...what’s happened to this radio station is SAD!
Other than the live sports they used to broadcast I quit listening to 'CCO when Steve Cannon retired.
I don't know how any body can stand all those commercials.

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Post by gopher6 » Mon Apr 13 4:35 pm

Gerby to be on Kfan on a cold call soon

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Post by gopher6 » Tue Apr 14 4:22 pm

Scottie Boweman will be on Buritto at 5:15 with Nanne

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Not great...


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Post by gopher6 » Sun Apr 26 1:27 pm

Kfan replaying 2009 playoff game vs Dallas we win 30-3 😎

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Post by MATT » Sun Apr 26 2:09 pm

MATT wrote:
Fri Mar 27 8:50 pm
gopherguy13 wrote:
Fri Mar 27 9:45 am
The Power Trip announced a Kickstarter to make the Initials Game an actual board game available for purchase. They set the goal at $30,000 and it is set to run for a month.

They hit the $30,000 goal before the Initials Game was even over (about 15 minutes), and it's currently at $84,000+

I don't think I've seen a local radio show with such a dedicated following. Kind of remarkable.
Damn I just went on to buy one and it’s up to 160k now.
Officially funded today, $355k pledged versus their $30k goal.

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Post by Laxref » Fri May 01 2:59 pm

Looks like Skor North is done.

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Post by Gopherguy05 » Fri May 01 3:37 pm

Yeah...other than Mackey and Judd everyone else got fired.

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Post by HockeyBum » Fri May 01 4:29 pm

Laxref wrote:
Fri May 01 2:59 pm
Looks like Skor North is done.
I really liked Skor North, so I'm sad about this news. Unfortunately, with no sports on the horizon and the economy in the tank (presumably advertising revenue way down), this is probably just the beginning of job cuts for the whole industry.

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Post by Karlsson » Fri May 01 5:56 pm

Sven canned by KARE. Leaving it at that.

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Post by Grovetown Scotty » Fri May 01 6:00 pm

Karlsson wrote:
Fri May 01 5:56 pm
Sven canned by KARE. Leaving it at that.
Sven's old man Kip was an Olympic Ski Jumper.

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Post by gopherguy13 » Fri May 01 6:54 pm

Wow, big day in Minnesota broadcasting.
Ease your mind, have a banana or two.

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Post by Don Adams Wheel of Justice » Fri May 01 8:10 pm

Karlsson wrote:
Fri May 01 5:56 pm
Sven canned by KARE. Leaving it at that.
None of my clients know my political beliefs. No sense pissing off half of the market. Sven should have known better.

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Post by Karlsson » Fri May 01 8:36 pm

Don Adams Wheel of Justice wrote:
Fri May 01 8:10 pm
Karlsson wrote:
Fri May 01 5:56 pm
Sven canned by KARE. Leaving it at that.
None of my clients know my political beliefs. No sense pissing off half of the market. Sven should have known better.
Agreed. I don't think it as as much as half, but it was undoubtedly enough that the station was given no choice. It's a ratings-driven industry.

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Post by Iceburg » Fri May 01 8:39 pm

Grovetown Scotty wrote:
Fri May 01 6:00 pm
Karlsson wrote:
Fri May 01 5:56 pm
Sven canned by KARE. Leaving it at that.
Sven's old man Kip was an Olympic Ski Jumper.
Interesting, I never made the connection.
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Post by The Rube » Fri May 01 9:32 pm

Karlsson wrote:
Fri May 01 5:56 pm
Sven canned by KARE. Leaving it at that.
I'm missing something here, but I liked Sven, when I actually *watched* the news.
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Post by JWG » Fri May 01 11:08 pm

The Rube wrote:
Fri May 01 9:32 pm
Karlsson wrote:
Fri May 01 5:56 pm
Sven canned by KARE. Leaving it at that.
I'm missing something here, but I liked Sven, when I actually *watched* the news.
Sven got a little controversial in his social media work as of late, you can find it if you want to look for it.
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Post by The Rube » Fri May 01 11:29 pm

Gotcha.
MNGophers29 wrote:When the wife asks, I will just tell her "Rube said it was ok"!! LOL!

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Post by The Rube » Fri May 01 11:32 pm

Found it. Yeah, can't say stuff like that in today's world.
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Post by Maize » Fri May 01 11:34 pm

Karlsson wrote:
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Agreed. I don't think it as as much as half...
Given the nature of his job, I would have guessed far less than half.

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Post by Handyman » Fri May 01 11:43 pm

HockeyBum wrote:
Fri May 01 4:29 pm
Laxref wrote:
Fri May 01 2:59 pm
Looks like Skor North is done.
I really liked Skor North, so I'm sad about this news. Unfortunately, with no sports on the horizon and the economy in the tank (presumably advertising revenue way down), this is probably just the beginning of job cuts for the whole industry.
If they have cruddy ratings like SKOR did yeah. Sorry but no matter how they brand that crap it will always fail because the people they have on the air are flat out awful.
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Post by The Rube » Fri May 01 11:47 pm

Handyman wrote:
Fri May 01 11:43 pm
HockeyBum wrote:
Fri May 01 4:29 pm
Laxref wrote:
Fri May 01 2:59 pm
Looks like Skor North is done.
I really liked Skor North, so I'm sad about this news. Unfortunately, with no sports on the horizon and the economy in the tank (presumably advertising revenue way down), this is probably just the beginning of job cuts for the whole industry.
If they have cruddy ratings like SKOR did yeah. Sorry but no matter how they brand that crap it will always fail because the people they have on the air are flat out awful.
And in this market, at least, loyalty is anound. There's a reason that KFAN is the top sports station, and KQ is the top morning show. In this area, we stick what we grew up with, fair or not. You reallllllllly have to shine to get a listener nowadays.
MNGophers29 wrote:When the wife asks, I will just tell her "Rube said it was ok"!! LOL!

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Post by GoldenRube » Sat May 02 8:02 am

The Rube wrote:
Fri May 01 11:47 pm
Handyman wrote:
Fri May 01 11:43 pm
HockeyBum wrote:
Fri May 01 4:29 pm
Laxref wrote:
Fri May 01 2:59 pm
Looks like Skor North is done.
I really liked Skor North, so I'm sad about this news. Unfortunately, with no sports on the horizon and the economy in the tank (presumably advertising revenue way down), this is probably just the beginning of job cuts for the whole industry.
If they have cruddy ratings like SKOR did yeah. Sorry but no matter how they brand that crap it will always fail because the people they have on the air are flat out awful.
And in this market, at least, loyalty is anound. There's a reason that KFAN is the top sports station, and KQ is the top morning show. In this area, we stick what we grew up with, fair or not. You reallllllllly have to shine to get a listener nowadays.
Not only that but you have to compete with those that listen to their own recorded music instead of listening to the radio which I do most of the time. I also had Sirius radio when I worked 40 Minutes from home because unless it's a Twins or Wild game I never listen to AM/FM, way to many ads for me..
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Post by D2D » Sat May 02 8:47 am

GoldenRube wrote:
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I also had Sirius radio when I worked 40 Minutes from home because unless it's a Twins or Wild game I never listen to AM/FM, way to many ads for me..
Sirius/XM for me also. About the only time I listen to AM/FM is on the way home from a Gophers hockey game for Frank and Wally's recap. As for other local sports like Gophers football, Vikings and Twins, I've usually set the DVR so when I'm in the car I don't listen because I don't want to know the score!
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Post by Grovetown Scotty » Sat May 02 9:35 am

The Rube wrote:
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Looks like Skor North is done.
I really liked Skor North, so I'm sad about this news. Unfortunately, with no sports on the horizon and the economy in the tank (presumably advertising revenue way down), this is probably just the beginning of job cuts for the whole industry.
If they have cruddy ratings like SKOR did yeah. Sorry but no matter how they brand that crap it will always fail because the people they have on the air are flat out awful.
And in this market, at least, loyalty is anound. There's a reason that KFAN is the top sports station, and KQ is the top morning show. In this area, we stick what we grew up with, fair or not. You reallllllllly have to shine to get a listener nowadays.
I listen to the KQ morning show every morning on the way to work. They are always good for a few laughs and some of their bits are legendary.

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Louie was on today with Barreiro and they had Glen Sather on. It was some good radio for hockey fans, especially those who grew up in the Gretzky era. The stories those guys can tell and their memories are always amazing to me. They are rattling off who scored goals in games and who was traded for who. It is crazy to hear all the connections Louie has In the world of hockey.
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Golden FE Ranger wrote:
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Louie was on today with Barreiro and they had Glen Sather on. It was some good radio for hockey fans, especially those who grew up in the Gretzky era. The stories those guys can tell and their memories are always amazing to me. They are rattling off who scored goals in games and who was traded for who. It is crazy to hear all the connections Louie has In the world of hockey.
Heard some of the aftermath, it was quite good. I love reading those old anecdotes and such, the history, from the mouths of the people who experienced it.
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Golden FE Ranger wrote:
Tue May 05 11:16 pm
Louie was on today with Barreiro and they had Glen Sather on. It was some good radio for hockey fans, especially those who grew up in the Gretzky era. The stories those guys can tell and their memories are always amazing to me. They are rattling off who scored goals in games and who was traded for who. It is crazy to hear all the connections Louie has In the world of hockey.
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Post by frozen4champs » Fri May 08 8:02 pm

Kare 11 loses another meteorologist. May need to bring back Paul Douglas to cover some shifts the way it is going.

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Ahhh... the backyard... site of the nightly protests to return Cheers.
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Post by Zwak » Fri May 08 9:15 pm

Interesting article about KFAN and their continued success even without sports:

https://www.twincities.com/2020/05/08/k ... ut-sports/
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Zwak wrote:
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Interesting article about KFAN and their continued success even without sports:

https://www.twincities.com/2020/05/08/k ... ut-sports/
Because they talk about a multitude of things besides sports. Always have. ;)

I really like the station because of it. I liken it to USCHO/GPL. Sports is the main focus, but hey, we can talk about other things, too.
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Post by Norm » Fri May 08 9:55 pm

frozen4champs wrote:
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Kare 11 loses another meteorologist. May need to bring back Paul Douglas to cover some shifts the way it is going.
He just got here.

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Norm wrote:
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Kare 11 loses another meteorologist. May need to bring back Paul Douglas to cover some shifts the way it is going.
He just got here.
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Post by davescharf » Sat May 09 1:51 pm

Maybe Yanet Garcia would be interested in the job?
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davescharf wrote:
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Maybe Yanet Garcia would be interested in the job?
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We watch Fox9. When Jennifer McDermed gives her forecast my doplar lights up. Jeez she has the beautiful baby blues.

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davescharf wrote:
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Maybe Yanet Garcia would be interested in the job?
Who in the heck is---OHHH. Well, damn.
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Frankie sweet music Viola to be on Burrito 3:55 today

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Former Kare11 meteorologist lands at the Weather Channel.

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Watching the news today is surreal.
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Bigbeer wrote:
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Watching the news today is surreal.
I’ll tread lightly here cuz I like this message board but to see your city the center of the worlds attention is a little odd.

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Post by Grovetown Scotty » Thu May 28 6:27 pm

Laxref wrote:
Thu May 28 5:57 pm
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Watching the news today is surreal.
I’ll tread lightly here cuz I like this message board but to see your city the center of the worlds attention is a little odd.
Hot spot at University and Hamline in St. Paul. Buildings on fire.

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Post by Laxref » Thu May 28 7:34 pm

Grovetown Scotty wrote:
Thu May 28 6:27 pm
Laxref wrote:
Thu May 28 5:57 pm
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Thu May 28 5:48 pm
Watching the news today is surreal.
I’ll tread lightly here cuz I like this message board but to see your city the center of the worlds attention is a little odd.
Hot spot at University and Hamline in St. Paul. Buildings on fire.
Not sure on the specific reason but Apple Valley Target shut down now, a buddy of mines wife works in the dental office inside of there and she cannot leave the building right now.

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Seems like Target stores are being targeted for some reason

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Post by Bladepuller » Thu May 28 9:34 pm

Ah..... This is too easy......Because there is a bullseye there?
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Bladepuller wrote:
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Ah..... This is too easy......Because there is a bullseye there?
#fakenews
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Laxref wrote:
Thu May 28 5:57 pm
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Thu May 28 5:48 pm
Watching the news today is surreal.
I’ll tread lightly here cuz I like this message board but to see your city the center of the worlds attention is a little odd.
Remember earlier today when this was just surreal?
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Post by Bigbeer » Fri May 29 12:47 am

Watching Ch4....Frank can't be happy that this is cutting into his boom boom time with Amelia
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Post by gopher6 » Fri May 29 6:29 am

CNN had a reporter arrested this am in MPLS all he was doing was his job

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Post by Grovetown Scotty » Fri May 29 8:14 am

No offense, but 170 businesses destroyed and hundreds of people out of their homes. Who gives a rats ass about a CNN reporter.

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Post by Cowgirl » Fri May 29 8:29 am

gopher6 wrote:
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CNN had a reporter arrested this am in MPLS all he was doing was his job
I heard they got a governors apology and were unarrested.

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Post by 00xtremeninja » Fri May 29 8:53 am

Grovetown Scotty wrote:
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No offense, but 170 businesses destroyed and hundreds of people out of their homes. Who gives a rats ass about a CNN reporter.
Adds a little more fuel to the fire (no pun intended) that it was a person of color reporter and that right down the road a white reporter is able to continue doing his job. So on live TV we get an example of what the outrage is all about.
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