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This past New Year’s Eve, a 14-year-old girl was celebrating at home with a friend when she received a video on her Snapchat account of two schoolmates calling her racist and derogatory names. When her adoptive father Brad Knudson found out, he decided to do something about it. After recording the bullying, he managed to contact the father of the kids in the video, Deron Puro, and explain his abhorrence. Read More
Get psyched! Musician and rapper Lizzo's new collaboration with Caroline Smith, "Let 'Em Say," will be performed on Saturday, Sept. 27, live at First Avenue in Minneapolis. The proceeds from the concert, which is presented by 89.3 The Current and Radio K  will go to the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. And you can listen to the dope new track here!  Lizzo's familiarity with gospel, R&B, rock and classical music can be heard in her 2013 album LIZZOBANGERS, produced by Lazerbeak (Doomtree) and Ryan Olson (Gayngs). Read More
In Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota, an ice tsunami started moving toward land at a rapid pace, destroying all property in its path. 40 mile per hour winds pushed ice off the lake onto 60 to 80 feet of land. The ice now covers about 2.5 miles of shoreline and some mounds grew as high as 30 feet! A conservation officer of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Christopher Tetrault, explained that when the strong gusts of wind blew big chunks of ice, the chunks "heave up bits of lighter, melting ice closer to shore up on the land." More wind means more ice on the land. Read More