This being the Fourth of July weekend and all (Psst: The weekend started yesterday around noon), we’ll be getting a peek at one of our favorite oddities, the way people declare “dibs” on their parade viewing locations.
As you find such things this weekend, please snap a photo and send them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may consider awarding the most creative.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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