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Grant to bring high-quality internet to unserved Miltona township

Minnesota is awarding more than $23 million in grants to 30 projects throughout the state to help bring high-quality broadband access to underserved and unserved parts of the state. Gov. Tim Walz announced the grants Tuesday. He says the grants will help bring the state closer to its goal of ensuring that every Minnesotan has high-speed internet access by 2022. …

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Spotify Launches Customized Pet Playlists

Looking for the purr-fect music to make your cat happy? Spotify has you covered. On Wednesday, the streaming platform launched Pet Playlists, which give users the ability to make their very own customized 30-song mixes not just for felines, but any furry (or non-furry) friend. According to Elite Daily, all you have to do is choose what kind of pet …

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Use These Tips to Be a Kinder, More Conscientious Traveler

The New York Times writer Erinne Magree points out that being a kind traveler is every bit as important as being a savvy traveler, especially when dealing with staff and employees at hotels, restaurants and other locations. She has compiled the following list of kind suggestions for those those about to embark on their next trip. Address workers and employees by …

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“Joker,” “The Irishman,” “1917” & “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” Lead 2020 Oscar Nominations

Joker was the big winner at Monday’s Academy Award nominations, walking away as the most-nominated film with 11 nods–including Best Picture, Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix, and Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for Todd Phillips. The Irishman, 1917 and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood tied for second with 10 nominations apiece. All of those are also up for Best Picture and Best Director, …

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How to Make Snow Candles This Winter

Instead of building yet another snowman this winter, try your hand at making snow candles. Easy to make and requiring only a few tools and ingredients, this DIY art project uses freshly fallen snow as a mold for crafting molten-hot wax into candles. The results are wonky, oddly-shaped candles that may or may not have blades of grass or small …

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Losing Tongue Fat Can Improve Sleep Apnea Symptoms, Says New Study

According to a new study, losing tongue fat is something that can improve symptoms for people with sleep apnea, CNN reports. “In fact, the more tongue fat you lost, the more your apnea improved,” says the lead author of the study. So, how do you reduce tongue fat? “This study shows reducing excess fat in general can reduce tongue size,” …

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Athletes Will Sleep on Cardboard Beds at Tokyo Summer Olympics

It’s a sad reality that millions of homeless people around the world have grown accustomed to sleeping on cardboard, but this isn’t a hardship most Olympic athletes are used to enduring. That’s about to change, though, as the organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics just announced that all athletes will be sleeping on cardboard beds that are “stronger than …

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