Phoebe Waller-Bridge reacts in the audience before appearing on stage to accept the award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series for "Fleabag

'Fleabag' creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge dominates the Emmy Awards

'Fleabag' dominated the comedy categories, while 'Game of Thrones' goes out a winner.
A frame from a video by researchers in China showing a self-driving bicycle, with a neurotrophic computer chip that helps it understand certain comman
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Self-driving bike uses technology that mimics human brain

September 22
The bicycle may demonstrate the future of computer hardware. It navigates with help from what is called a neuromorphic chip, modeled after the human brain.
The new kitchen in the Asa Parker house, which will be open during the Homes by Architects tour. The house was already more than a century old when th
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How one of the oldest homes in Marine on St. Croix was rescued and restored

September 21
"Ultimate volunteer" rescued and rejuvenated a historic landmark house in Marine on St. Croix, a passion project carried on by his daughter after his death.
Hundreds of volunteers kept the event running smoothly.
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Northfield, Minn., throws a dinner party for 1,200 people

September 20
The dinner of homemade, farm-fresh local fare was free to all and accomplished three goals: celebrating, honoring and inspiring community.
Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson, Chris Mars and Slim Dunlap of the Replacements. Their “Don’t Tell a Soul” is being recast as “Dead Man’s Pop
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The Replacements get a redo on the album that purportedly 'ruined' them

September 21
Remade into a box set, 1989's "Don't Tell a Soul" was the Minnesota rockers' most commercially viable album. That was the problem.
Novelist Alice Hoffman is part of Talking Volumes, with her WWII-set “The World That We Knew.” She opens the series Sept. 25 at the Fitzgerald The
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'Write my life': A stranger's plea inspired Alice Hoffman's new novel

September 21
An encounter years ago led to Alice Hoffman's new Holocaust-inspired novel.
Nic Sabatke, left, with his daughter Mae, 1, and son Anders, 3, at a Twin Cities Dads playgroup at Omni Brewing with Keith Nagel and his son Sawyer, 3
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'You just have to own it': Twin Cities area stay-at-home dads seek community

September 21
Stay-at-home Twin Cities area fathers are banding together to build awareness, gain acceptance and have a little fun.
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Midwest Traveler: Iowa City is literature city, literally

September 21
This City of Literature has a dedicated writerly scene.
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This Minneapolis auto body shop has been fixing cars since the 1920s

September 19
New Central Auto Body has been fixing dented fenders since the Ford Model T was king of the road.
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