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Do you trust the NTSB report on the bridge collapse?

The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report pinned the blame for the collapse on design issues, not maintenance or inspection errors.

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Poll: What's your favorite Labor Day weekend plan?

# of votes   % of votes
Chilling at the cabin 19 20% 20%  
Going on a long bike ride or run 5 5% 5%  
Heading to the State Fair 6 6% 6%  
Relaxing at home with family and friends 42 45% 45%  
Taking a long nap 22 23% 23%  
Total Votes 68    

Editor's note: Instant polls are intended as entertainment. They are not considered to be true measurements of public opinion.

  • Updated: August 30, 2014, 07:24 AM
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Poll: Grade the Gophers in their season opener

# of votes   % of votes
A 112 6% 6%  
B 764 40% 40%  
C 865 45% 45%  
D 130 7% 7%  
F 49 3% 3%  
Total Votes 68    

Editor's note: Instant polls are intended as entertainment. They are not considered to be true measurements of public opinion.

  • Updated: August 28, 2014, 10:00 PM
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Poll: How will the Gophers do in their football opener?

# of votes   % of votes
Win by a lot against an overmatched opponent 619 64% 64%  
Win a close one and give fans cause for concern 234 24% 24%  
Lose a shocker to a lower-division opponent 118 12% 12%  
Total Votes 68    

Editor's note: Instant polls are intended as entertainment. They are not considered to be true measurements of public opinion.

  • Updated: August 28, 2014, 07:34 AM
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Poll: Which of these children of famous musicians has made the best music?

# of votes   % of votes
Rosanne Cash (Johnny Cash) 438 10% 10%  
Natalie Cole (Nat King Cole) 708 17% 17%  
Miley Cyrus (Billy Ray Cyrus) 186 4% 4%  
Jakob Dylan (Bob Dylan) 289 7% 7%  
Enrique Iglesias (Julio Iglesias) 255 6% 6%  
Norah Jones (Ravi Shankar) 842 20% 20%  
Ziggy Marley (Bob Marley) 164 4% 4%  
Rufus Wainwright (Loudon Wainwright, Kate McGarrigle) 163 4% 4%  
Hank Williams Jr. (Hank Williams) 1146 27% 27%  
Total Votes 68    

Editor's note: Instant polls are intended as entertainment. They are not considered to be true measurements of public opinion.

  • Updated: August 26, 2014, 04:33 PM
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Poll: How many games will the Timberwolves win this season?

# of votes   % of votes
50 or more 181 11% 11%  
40-49 402 24% 24%  
30-39 662 39% 39%  
20-29 313 18% 18%  
Fewer than 20 141 8% 8%  
Total Votes 68    

Editor's note: Instant polls are intended as entertainment. They are not considered to be true measurements of public opinion.

  • Updated: August 26, 2014, 08:21 AM
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Poll: Which TV show will win the Emmy for best drama?

# of votes   % of votes
Breaking Bad 410 65% 65%  
Downton Abbey 46 7% 7%  
Game of Thrones 76 12% 12%  
House of Cards 49 8% 8%  
Mad Men 13 2% 2%  
True Detective 39 6% 6%  
Total Votes 68    

Editor's note: Instant polls are intended as entertainment. They are not considered to be true measurements of public opinion.

  • Updated: August 25, 2014, 04:44 PM
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Poll: How do you feel about Kevin Love leaving the Wolves?

# of votes   % of votes
Thanks for the memories 1416 25% 25%  
Don't let the door hit you on the way out 3368 60% 60%  
It's complicated 864 15% 15%  
Total Votes 68    

Editor's note: Instant polls are intended as entertainment. They are not considered to be true measurements of public opinion.

  • Updated: August 23, 2014, 01:11 PM
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Poll: Which of Rick Nelson’s must-try foods at the State Fair do you most want to try?

# of votes   % of votes
Cap’n Crunch shake from West End Creamery 284 21% 21%  
Cinnamon/cream cheese monkey bread with caramel sauce from Lulu’s 625 47% 47%  
Portable chicken and waffle (with cajun fried chicken smothered in gravy) from Blue Barn 426 32% 32%  
Total Votes 68    

Editor's note: Instant polls are intended as entertainment. They are not considered to be true measurements of public opinion.

  • Updated: August 22, 2014, 09:00 AM
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Poll: What's your favorite Jeff Bridges movie?

# of votes   % of votes
The Big Lebowski 950 66% 66%  
Crazy Heart 71 5% 5%  
The Fabulous Baker Boys 42 3% 3%  
Starman 101 7% 7%  
Tron/Tron: Legacy 35 2% 2%  
True Grit 143 10% 10%  
Something else 107 7% 7%  
Total Votes 68    

Editor's note: Instant polls are intended as entertainment. They are not considered to be true measurements of public opinion.

  • Updated: August 21, 2014, 03:44 PM
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Poll: How closely will you follow the Lynx in the WNBA playoffs?

# of votes   % of votes
Very 405 47% 47%  
Somewhat 155 18% 18%  
A bit 102 12% 12%  
Not at all 208 24% 24%  
Total Votes 68    

Editor's note: Instant polls are intended as entertainment. They are not considered to be true measurements of public opinion.

  • Updated: August 21, 2014, 09:49 AM
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