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This Baker Got The Official OK To Make Cupcakes. She Had Been Told They Are Illegal.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — One girl’s online boozy cupcake business has brushed up against bureaucracy — after she obtained OKs from city officials and state regulators this past fall. Holly Boltjes’ business doesn’t conceal its alcohol: The title of the business, which opened in November, is Intoxibakes, also Boltjes spent most of last year perfecting the recipes. …

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GWAR Gives Pet Shop Boys That The Treatment

File this one under Halloween cure or something you can’t unsee/unhear, depending upon your musical taste.GWAR may have lost   singer Dave Brockie (aka Oderus Urungus) before this summer, but that hasn’t stopped the thrash-metal outfit from haunting our musical nightmares.Never noticed these before? Picture the Orks from Lord of the Rings and you’re going to have it …

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Michigan Candidate Tests Whether Democrats Can Reclaim Midwest Out Of Trump And GOP

DETROIT — Gretchen Whitmer, a Democratic gubernatorial candidate, scaled the roof of their 58 workers union to survey what she expects is part of this onetime industrial boom town’s jobs potential: 600 made-in-Michigan solar panels making the construction energy self-sufficient. The 46-year-old former state Senate minority leader says she’s offering a progressive Democratic alternative to President …

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Blast In Somalia Kills 34 In Mogadishu Market

MOGADISHU, Somalia –  Somalia’s new president visited with victims wounded by Sunday’s car bomb which killed 34 people. President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed offered a $100,000 reward for information resulting in the arrest of people who proposed the blast. The explosion struck a busy market in the western portion of Mogadishu, said police Capt. Mohamed Hussein. “It …

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