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Minneapolis, Minnesota Weather Forecast and Conditions  Weather Channel   
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Nature Notes  2018  |  2019
Climate of Minneapolis–Saint Paul - Wikipedia

Sports  2019

Global Terror 2016-2017  | War on Terror  |  ISIS    

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How to help Natural Disaster Victims

Moon Phases 

2018–19 NHL season - Wikipedia 
October 3, 2018, and will end on April 6, 2019
Official Site of the National Hockey League NHL.com

2018–19 NBA season - Wikipedia 
October 16, 2018, and end on April 10, 2019

50 States & Washington, D.C. +


How To Help Victims Of The Camp Fire « CBS Sacramento

2019 Daytona 500 - Wikipedia  Feb. 17, 2019, Daytona Beach, Florida
2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Schedule NASCAR.com

Latest Minneapolis & St. Paul News and Events | City Pages 


MLSsoccer.com
Major League Soccer - Wikipedia  MLS 

Home: BirdCast
Live Migration Maps: BirdCast
Birds 

This month, it’s Graduation time, and there are Commencements and Graduation Parties (Usually in May for Colleges and in June for High Schools)  Our graduation page -  Letter 2 | Graduation photos & videos  

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series | Official Site Of NASCAR  Standings

Wimbledon Championships, England; see Tennis Grand Slams
Home - The Championships, Wimbledon 2019 - Official Site by IBM  July 1-14, 2019


Tour de France, France < http://www.letour.frLetter 165 | レター 165   July 6-28, 2019
 
There’s an outdoor concert every night this summer in the Twin Cities, and many are free – Twin Cities  May 31, 2019


FINA World Aquatics Championships - Wikipedia  South Korea
18th FINA World Championships fina.org - Official FINA website  July 12-28, 2019

National Night Out     Aug. 6, 2019, 1st Tuesday in August



15750 19
0810 
500 years ago, Europeans set off to explore the world  France24, Aug. 10, 2019
Explorer

15749 190809  More than two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage | Al Jazeera  Aug. 9, 2019
The Hajj, Islam′s annual pilgrimage to Mecca, begins  Deutsche Welle, Aug. 9, 2019

15748 190809  Vikings vs. Saints Preseason Week 1 Highlights NFL 2019 - YouTube
NFL: Preseason - Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints  34-25
NFL.com - Official Site of the National Football League NFL.com
Sports  2019

15747 190809  Illinois State Fair officials unveil popular butter cow - YouTube
Illinois State Fair  Aug. 8 -118, 2019, State Fair Grounds, Springfield, Illinois
Butter sculpture - Wikipedia
Butter sculptures at the Iowa State Fair - Wikipedia
Iowa State Fair | Nothing Compares
  Aug. 8 -118, 2019, State Fair Grounds, Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa State Fair - Wikipedia

Princess Kay of the Milky Way Butterhead Sculpture, Minnesota State Fair, Minnesota

15746 190809     Aug. 9 -11, 2019 & 16-18, 2019     Game Fair, Armstrong Ranch, Anoka, MN < http://www.gamefair.com/ > Game Fair (Photos)

15745 190809     August 10, 2019     India Fest - IAM, Minnesota State Capitol Grounds, St. Paul, MN
St. Paul Hosts IndiaFest - YouTube  2015

15744 190809     Aug. 9 -11, 2019     Irish Fair, Harriet Island Regional Park, St. Paul, MN < http://www.irishfair.com/ >  Irish Fair (Photos)

15743 190807  Protesters chant as Trump visits Dayton, El Paso Yahoo, AP Aug. 7, 2019
Trump visits shooting victims in Dayton, El Paso, but mostly stays out of public view - ABC News Aug. 7, 2019
15735 190805-0806  Trump’s Latino supporters say they’re sticking with him after El Paso shootings  MSN
People Gather for Vigil in Collin County After 2 Mass Shootings - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
So Many People Were Shot In Chicago This Weekend, A Hospital Had To Briefly Stop Taking Patients  BuzzFeedNews
List of mass shootings in the United States in 2019 - Wikipedia
2019 El Paso shooting - Wikipedia  El Paso, Texas
2019 Dayton shooting - Wikipedia  Dayton, Ohio
Chicago, Illinois
America 

15742 190807  MARSHMELLO - LIVE at Ultra Music Festival Miami #ULTRA2019 - YouTube
Marshmello - Alone (Official Music Video) - YouTube
Marshmello - Together (Official Music Video) - YouTube
Marshmello - Stars (Official Music Video) - YouTube
Marshmello - Wikipedia
Music  

15741 190807  Billboard Hot 100 - Top 50 Singles (8-10-2019) - YouTube
Music

15740 190807  Risky Business debuts, launches Cruise to stardom - Aug 05, 1983 - HISTORY.com
Risky Business (1983) - IMDb
What the F - Risky Business (1-4) Movie CLIP (1983) HD - YouTube  1 > 4
Risky Business Official Trailer #1 - (1983) HD - YouTube
  

15739 190806  Jupiter Engulfed and the Milky Way  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  August 7, 2019
Moon Meets Jupiter
  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  July 10, 2016
Astronomy 

15738 190806  “Talladega Nights” released in theaters - HISTORY  Aug. 4, 2006
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) - IMDb
Talladega Nights (1-8) Movie CLIP - Dear Lord Baby Jesus (2006) HD - YouTube

15737 190806-0807  Akita: Swaying Lanterns Brighten Summer Nights - Journeys in Japan | NHK WORLD-JAPAN | On Demand
🏮🕯Like glowing ears of rice, candle-lit paper lanterns on bamboo poles fill the night sky at the Akita Kanto Festival. Known as kanto, each pole is 12 meters high, holds 46 lanterns and weighs 50 kg
Akita Travel: Kanto Matsuri (Kanto Festival)
Akita Kantō - Wikipedia
Akita Prefecture - Wikipedia
Info from Explore Japan Info

15736 190805-0806  Miguel Sano's walk-off 2-run home run Game vs Braves August 5, 2019 2019 MLB Season - YouTube
Sano's walk-off home run propels Twins to 5-3 victory Braves-Twins Game Highlights 8-5-19 - YouTube
Official Minnesota Twins Website MLB.com
Sports  2019

15735 190805-0806  Trump’s Latino supporters say they’re sticking with him after El Paso shootings  MSN
People Gather for Vigil in Collin County After 2 Mass Shootings - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
So Many People Were Shot In Chicago This Weekend, A Hospital Had To Briefly Stop Taking Patients  BuzzFeedNews
List of mass shootings in the United States in 2019 - Wikipedia
2019 El Paso shooting - Wikipedia  El Paso, Texas
2019 Dayton shooting - Wikipedia  Dayton, Ohio
Chicago, Illinois
America 

15734 190805  BOSTON – best events, festivals, and fun things to do – August 2019
Top 10 Massachusetts Summer Events of 2019 - New England Today
Massachusetts

15733 190805  US seniors fulfill dreams, fight depression with virtual reality  France24, May 8, 2019

15732 190804  These Perfectly Timed Nature Photos Will Make You Laugh Out Loud  MSN, redbook, July 16, 2019
Wildlife

15731 190804  Can't-Miss Summer Festivals & Events in DC | Washington.org
Washington, D.C.

15730 190804  Chicago Summer Festival Guide 2019 | abc7chicago.com
Chicago, Illinois 

15729 190804  Weekend Box Office Results for August 2-4, 2019 - Box Office Mojo
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) - IMDb  2  The Lion King (2019) - IMDb  3  Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood (2019) - IMDb


15728 190804  Songbirds are being snatched from Florida’s forests  National Geographic, July 25, 2019
Birds  | 
Wildlife

15727 190803  Whose fault is plastic waste in the ocean? Environment All topics from climate change to conservation  Deutsche Welle, July 31, 2019
Plastic Pollution

15726 190803  Our Question: "Why do girls want to be princesses?" Online, we found many articles related to our question.
Here is an example. How "princess movies" are keeping girls from becoming leaders | Apolitical  2017

15725 190803  Summer Events in San Francisco: 2019's 20 Best
California

15724 190802  Why Are 96,000,000 Black Balls on This Reservoir? - YouTube  2019
Silver Lake Reservoir - Wikipedia
Shade balls - Wikipedia
L.A. Says Goodbye to ‘Shade Balls’  2015
Los Angeles, California

15723 190802  Osprey Camera - Live video of Audubon osprey nest Explore.org
Birds

15722 190802  The Ocean is Way Deeper Than You Think - YouTube

15721 190801  LOS ANGELES – best events, festivals, fun things to do – August 2019
California 

15720 190801  Top 10 Michael Jordan Quotes - BrainyQuote
Michael Jordan's Basketball Lesson - YouTube
Sports  2019

15719 190801  Little Africa Fest in St. Paul expands to two days this August – Minnesota's Annual Little Africa Festival Presented by AEDS of Minnesota  Aug. 3 & 4, 2019, Hamline Park, St. Paul, MN, Little Africa Festival
Little Africa Cultural Festival of Minnesota 2018 (Little Africa Hamline Park, St. Paul, Minnesota) - YouTube

15718 190731  NYC Events in August 2019 Including Cultural Events and More  TimeOut, July 2019
New York 

15717 190731-0801 
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15716 190731  Top 50 Plays from the 2019 First Half MLB Highlights - YouTube
Sports  2019

15715 190730-0731  The Troggs take their signature hit, “Wild Thing,” to #1 - Jul 30, 1966 - HISTORY.com
The Troggs - Wild Thing - YouTube
Major League 1989 - Wild Thing Song - Entire Scene (HD) - YouTube
Major League (1-10) Movie CLIP - I've Been Cut Already (1989) HD - YouTube  1 > 10
The Troggs - Topic - YouTube
Music 

15714 190730  Is Indian Runner Dharam Pal Singh the World's Oldest Marathoner? - The Atlantic  July 29, 2019
Sports  2019

15713 190730  Weekend Box Office Results for July 26-28, 2019 - Box Office Mojo
The Lion King (2019) - IMDb  2  Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood (2019) - IMDb  3 
Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) - IMDb
  Toy Story 4 (2019) - IMDb

15712 190730  Longest Home Run For Every MLB Team 2019 Season - YouTube
Sports  2019

15711 190730  World's LARGEST JELLO POOL- Can you swim in Jello? - YouTube

15710 190730  Beautiful beaches around the world  National Geographic
Travel 

15709 190729  Power ranking the 2019 NFL head coaches - AOL News  July 17, 2019
NFL releases 2019 training camp start dates - NFL.com
Sports  2019

15708 190729  Nature Notes July 29, 2019, 12:30 p.m. Richfield, MN, Sunny 
Neotropic Cormorant* (lifer), Double-crested Cormorants; some spread their wings to dry them, Egrets, Mallard families, Cardinals, Canada Geese, Red-winged Blackbirds,
Hwy: Red-tailed Hawk,
St. Paul, MN   Great-crested Flycatcher songs, House Sparrows, Cottontail rabbit (young), 
in bloom: Pineapple weed, Yarrow, Wild Bergamot, Sumac, Water lily,
Neotropic Cormorant Overview, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
"Thank you so much for info on the Neotropic Cormorant, Richfield, MN, Julie." It looks like a storm brought the Neotropic Cormorant here. Hope the Neotropic Cormorant will be able to find its way back home.  The Secret Relationship Between Birds and Hurricanes | NPR
July 28, 2019, Maplewood, MN, Rain
Cardinal family, Gray Squirrel, Starlings, Mourning Dove, Barn Swallows,
lots of pesky mosquitoes, Monarch
in bloom: Joe-pye weed, Cup plant,
Oakdale, MN
Red-tailed Hawk, Egret,
Nature Notes 
2019   

15707 190729  Artist Raku Inoue makes colorful insects out of plants  National Geographic, August 2019 issue
This reminds us of Crop art - Wikipedia, which we enjoy at the Minnesota State Fair.
Art 

15706 190729  Testing if Sharks Can Smell a Drop of Blood - YouTube
Fish

15705 190728  Official website of Tour de France 2019 videos
Egan Bernal rides to victory in 2019 Tour de France  France24, July 28, 2019
Last kilometer - Stage 21 - Tour de France 2019 - YouTube
Summary - Stage 21 - Tour de France 2019 - YouTube
Tour de France 2019 Stage 21 EXTENDED HIGHLIGHTS NBC Sports - YouTube
Best of - Tour de France 2019 - YouTube
How much money the winner of the Tour de France earns  CNBC
2019 Tour de France - Wikipedia
Tour de France, France < http://www.letour.frLetter 165 | レター 165   July 6-28, 2019
Sports  2019  |  extreme sports 
15691 190724  Summary - Stage 17 - Tour de France 2019 - YouTube
15654 19071Tour de France - YouTube
Summary - Stage 9 - Tour de France 2019 - YouTube
The Tour De France Explained in Animation - YouTube
Tour de France, France < http://www.letour.frLetter 165 | レター 165   July 6-28, 2019
Sports  2019  |  extreme sports

15704 190728  Wimbledon's Funniest Moments - YouTube  2018
Sports  2019

15703 190728  The Inuit strive to keep their culture alive as ice melts National Geographic, July 23, 2019
Inuit - Wikipedia
Canada  |  Alaska
Global Warm Expedition  |  Climate Change

15702 190727  Nature Notes from Craig's Walk
July 27, 2019, 8 a.m. @ Bass Ponds, around 15 attendees, Sunny
Robins and a Red-bellied Woodpecker feeding on chock cherries, Grackle, Indigo Bunting songs, Red-eyed Vireos (songs), Nuthatch, Cardinal, Mallard, Red-winged Blackbirds, Wood Duck family, Yellow Warbler, Goldfinches, Marsh Wrens, Swamp Sparrows (calls), Song Sparrow songs, Common Yellowthroats, Redstart songs, Catbirds songs & calls, Great Blue Heron, Egrets, Barn Swallows, Kestrel, Ospreys flying low in circles (2), Turkey Vulture, Willow Flycatcher* songs,
Gray Squirrel, Chipmunk
Monarch, Green Darner, Damselfly, Bees, Japanese beetles,
In bloom: Wild Bergamot, Blue Vervain, Swamp Milkweed, White Campion,
Seeds/Fruits: Thistle, Chock cherry, Mulberry

Willow Flycatcher – Fitz-bew! - YouTube
Willow Flycatcher Sounds, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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Hwy: Egret, Red-tailed Hawk, Raccoon roadkill (2)
Curly Dock seeds

Nature Notes  2019
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge < http://www.fws.gov/refuge/minnesota_valley/ >, Bloomington, MN  
our Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge page

15701 190727  Regan Smith shatters Missy Franklin's World Record in 200m backstroke | NBC Sports - YouTube  South Korea
Lakeville's Smith wins gold at worlds, but Olympics 'away from the center of my focus' - StarTribune.com  Lakeville, Minnesota
Regan Smith (swimmer) - Wikipedia 
born February 9, 2002, an American swimmer. She holds the world record in the 200-meter backstroke (long course). 
Sports  2019
15681 190721  Team USA wins gold in Men's 4x100m free relay at 2019 World Swimming Championships NBC Sports - YouTube
FINA World Aquatics Championships - Wikipedia  South Korea
18th FINA World Championships fina.org - Official FINA website  July 12-28, 2019
Sports  2019



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