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Posted at 10:06 AM on July 5, 2012
by Michael Olson
Filed under: Around MN
[View the story "Fireworks fill the hot summer sky in Minnesota" on Storify]Fireworks fill the hot summer sky in MinnesotaIt was the hottest 4th of July on record in the Twin Cities, heat records were broken across the state.Storified by Minnesota Today · Thu, Jul 05 2012 05:37:11#independenceday #fireworks #minneapolis #mplswiringa#fireworks #minneapolis #powderhornparkBenny#4thofjuly #duluthabigailspieseBayfront Festival Park in Duluth. Celine on loud speakers. Can't wait for Lee Greenwood. #strib4thchrisrstribMother Nature fireworks near Brainerd. Glad to be back home! http://pic.twitter.com/R56ETzf5Ron Hustvedt Fireworks were Amazing ha http://pic.twitter.com/HLK9sTA9Abdi Mahamoodfireworks! ❤������������������������ http://pic.twitter.com/IRyOzFqoHaley AndersonHappy 4th of July! Fireworks in Minneapolis is AWESOME http://pic.twitter.com/ZVu8PZpjJamie TiowFireworks by the lake >> ������������ http://pic.twitter.com/6KoKYIslJamila Nothing better than a mpls skyline with some fireworks http://pic.twitter.com/516XE9akSeeMyths#FIREWORKS http://pic.twitter.com/56kr15SHDanielle Harper #fireworks #MinneapolisNickGreat view of the fireworks at @padillaspeer tonight! #4thofJuly http://pic.twitter.com/qZ6380M8Laura Jollie#minneapolis #Fireworks #SHAPE #NK #LastTriumphCrew http://pic.twitter.com/DZy2YF3cLast Triumph @StarTribune: "Berry American" http://pic.twitter.com/R8wLPxuaJodi Whitworth
Storified by Minnesota Today · Thu, Jul 05 2012 05:37:11
The arrival of warm weather in Minneapolis marks a new beginning for "singing season," a nod to the past when thousands of people flocked to Minneapolis parks to sing together for the fun of it.
Dr. Eoin McKiernan talks about what it means to be Irish.