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College students, you’ve landed in a new city full of new things to gape at, listen to, cackle about, snowboard off of and eat.We’re going to tell you what the locals know and what might take you years to learn: The secrets of these cities.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach.
The growing Twin Ports food scene exploded in the past year with additions to an already outstanding array of eateries. This sampling of new places includes restaurants for all kinds of situations: dates, nights out with friends, quick-and-cheap, and pricey — for when Mom and Dad visit.
While a single newspaper article could never do justice to a music scene as surprisingly fertile as Duluth’s, let’s try it anyway. You need to know who’s who before you go out and spend your hard-earned cash — oops … that should read: “money for groceries your too-trusting parents gave you.” Regardless, here are some random thoughts on the Twin Ports music scene. Hopefully, at the end you’ll at least have a rudimentary knowledge of what makes this place tick.
The Northland has a rich and unique assortment of venues that host music on a regular or semi-regular basis. Bars and clubs, dining establishments and concert halls of all sizes bring musicians that run the gamut of musical styles.
Nothing sheds the stress of classwork like a good run, and Duluth’s college students are fortunate to have some excellent wooded trails within a few blocks of campus. Trail running — as opposed to running on streets — is very popular in Duluth from one end of town to the other.
The provocative signs students were asked to remove Thursday in some of Duluth’s college neighborhoods were violating a city ordinance, but it’s an ordinance that is enforced only in certain circumstances, police said.
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