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St. Paul, MN
Senior Video Host — Minneapolis StarTribune
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Former TV anchor. Star Tribune video host.

Local 'Hockey Moms' reality TV show still searching for stars

startribune.com — If you have been to a youth hockey game, it's hard to miss them. Hockey moms are a breed apart. Some scream while their player shoots and scores, and others cower and cringe as their goalie is pummeled with a barrage of pucks. Those Minnesota hockey moms now have a chance at stardom.
Aug 20, 2015

MInn. is home to loud & dedicated hockey moms. New reality TV show wants to make them stars: strib.mn/1No7mYp pic.twitter.com/xjuUza7K6Z

Aug 20, 2015

RT @vsawkar: MInn. is home to loud & dedicated hockey moms. New reality TV show wants to make them stars: strib.mn/1No7mYp http://t.c…

Aug 20, 2015

Local 'Hockey Moms' reality TV show still searching for stars strib.mn/1No7mYp

#catvidfest takes over CHS Field tonight

startribune.com — Cat fanatics will be realizing a dream this evening. Thousands will gather at CHS Field in St. Paul for the 2015 Internet Cat Video Festival. The feline fun begins at 6:30 p.m. with cat-themed activities, face-painting, photo-ops and artist projects. Video screening will begin at 8:30 p.m.

Cat lovers converge on St. Paul for Internet Cat Festival tonight

startribune.com — Cat fanatics will be realizing a dream this evening. Thousands will gather at CHS Field in St. Paul for the 2015 Internet Cat Video Festival. The feline fun begins at 6:30 p.m. with cat-themed activities, face-painting, photo-ops and artist projects. Video screening will begin at 8:30 p.m.

State Patrol doesn't want you to slam on the brakes for wildlife

startribune.com — A State Patrol spokeswoman knows her advice will not be popular with animal-loving Minnesotans who think they are doing the right thing when they slam on the brakes. By Vineeta Sawkar  vineeta.sawkar@startribune.com A Twin Cities traffic camera video of cars swerving and braking hard to avoid a line of ducks crossing busy Interstate 35W is getting a strong reaction from the Minnesota State Patrol.
Jul 23, 2015

Today in unpopular advice: Patrol says don't make way for ducklings. Watch the great escape: strib.mn/1OoJ4KO pic.twitter.com/bxm50sOEui

Jul 23, 2015

RT @onecolleen: Today in unpopular advice: Patrol says don't make way for ducklings. Watch the great escape: strib.mn/1OoJ4KO pic.twitter.com/bxm50sOEui

Jul 23, 2015

RT @StarTribune: Watch the video: State Patrol doesn't want you to slam on the brakes for wildlife. strib.mn/1OoJ4KO pic.twitter.com/5LM9umMD8c

Jul 23, 2015

RT @StribGuy: Omigod!! @vsawkar story: State Patrol says don't swerve for duckings in the road!! strib.mn/1MKLSBr

Jul 24, 2015

People REALLY disagree with the state patrol saying don't brake for ducklings. 339 comments: strib.mn/1OoJ4KO pic.twitter.com/AMudZGPMww

Former candidate Stewart Mills cuts trademark locks after grilling 'incident'

startribune.com — Former Eighth District Congressional candidate Stewart Mills III is sporting a new short haircut after his long locks were singed at a barbecue on the Fourth of July. A picture on Mills' Twitter account showed the short cut. Mills tweeted, "Lost some hair, & a lot of pride, in a July 4 grilling 'incident.'
Jul 09, 2015

Former GOP cong. candidate Stewart Mills sans locks after July Fourth grilling 'incident' strib.mn/1Crustx

Jul 09, 2015

RT @SukiDardarian: Former GOP cong. candidate Stewart Mills sans locks after July Fourth grilling 'incident' strib.mn/1Crustx

Jul 09, 2015

RT @StarTribune: Ex-candidate Stewart Mills cuts his trademark long hair after July Fourth grilling 'incident' strib.mn/1Crustx pic.twitter.com/EA8ALMISbo

Jul 09, 2015

RT @StarTribune: Ex-candidate Stewart Mills cuts his trademark long hair after July Fourth grilling 'incident' strib.mn/1Crustx pic.twitter.com/EA8ALMISbo

Jul 09, 2015

The trademark long hair is gone. @stewartmillsmn tells me what happened at a July 4th bbq: strib.mn/1Crustx pic.twitter.com/dNnzzv3msW

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Former candidate Stewart Mills singes hair at barbecue and gets a cut

startribune.com — Former Eighth District Congressional candidate Stewart Mills III is sporting a new short haircut after his long locks were singed at a barbecue on the Fourth of July. A picture on Mills' Twitter account showed the short cut. Mills tweeted, "Lost some hair, & a lot of pride, in a July 4 grilling 'incident.'

Why die on Mars when you can live in South Dakota?

startribune.com — In a world filled with viral videos and social media content, South Dakota wants to stand out so it's using the slogan, "Why die on Mars when you can live in South Dakota?"

Hubble telescope spots smiley face emoji

startribune.com — NASA's Hubble telescope spotted what appears to be a smiling face in a galaxy cluster. NASA posted the picture on its website. It shows what looks like two glowing eyes, a button nose and the form of a smile underneath. There is even the shape of a head on the outer edges of the smile.
Feb 10, 2015

Emoji in the sky. Hubble telescope spots smiley face. Take a look: strib.mn/1A9hA9F

Squad car video of ex-Gophers QB Nelson: 'I didn't kick anybody'

startribune.com — Newly released squad car video shows former University of Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson right after he was arrested in May for an alleged assault in Mankato at bar-closing time. Nelson was arrested by Mankato police after a fight with Isaac Kolstad. Kolstad suffered severe brain injuries after the encounter.

Bauer Hockey plans first Minneapolis 'retail experience' store

startribune.com — Twin Cities hockey players could have one more option for gear starting this fall. Bauer Hockey plans to open its first "retail experience" store in Minneapolis. The company isn't specific about the location yet, but has taken to Twitter to tout a very player-friendly shopping experience.
Jan 09, 2015

Exciting news, hockey players. @BauerHockey plans 1st Mpls 'retail experience' store: strib.mn/1x50MIM @letsplay_hockey @followthepuck

Jan 10, 2015

Bauer Hockey plans first Mpls "retail experience" store. Hmmm ... Tell me more about this thing called ... "retail." strib.mn/1x50MIM

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Aug 27, 2015

Grateful I was able to walk away from this Porsche crash with bumps, bruises and no one else was hurt. Video: strib.mn/1MXk4xt

Aug 21, 2015

RT @rochelleolson: Vikings sign pact to buy land in Eagan for potential new Winter Park headquarters strib.mn/1LpoCMC

Aug 21, 2015

RT @StarTribune: Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. strib.mn/1NK5OoB pic.twitter.com/1h1dGBhCxS

Aug 20, 2015

@Themkeadmiral Just looked through the archives for a fun pictures of hockey moms.


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