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31. Lake Superior: The Great Lake nearest the Twin Cities, and the world's largest freshwater lake.  
32. LRT: Light Rail Transit  
33. North Minneapolis: The area north of Glenwood Avenue, and between the Mississippi River and Theodore Wirth Parkway.  
34. CODEFOR: Uses computers to track crime patterns in Minneapolis.  
35. Prairie-Style Houses: Low lying, natural wood and stone, natural windows; pioneered by Frank Lloyd Wright.  
36. Colonials: Two-story box-like houses with symmetrical windows and a central door.  
37. Tudors: Houses featuring steep roofs, dark wood sides, and stone arches.  
38. Neighborhood Revitalization Program: A program focused on empowering residents to become involved in decision processes related to improving their neigh...  
39. Frat Row: A section of University Ave. in Minneapolis.  
40. Radio K: The University of Minnesota student-run radio station.  
41. Radio K: The University of Minnesota student-run radio station.  
42. Minnesota Daily, The: The campus newspaper of the University of Minnesota, one of the largest college newspapers in the U.S.  
43. Minnesota Daily, The: The campus newspaper of the University of Minnesota, one of the largest college newspapers in the U.S.  
44. Fred, The: The Weisman Art Museum, a modern museum, art gallery, and architectural landmark.  
45. Stadium Village: A shopping and dining area east of the University of Minnesota's East Bank campus.  
 
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Satan's Steed with his devily eyes with the Denver airport in the background

Satan's Steed is one of the nicknames of the blue horse sculpture just outside of the Denver International Airport. The horse's creepy red eyes attract all sorts of disgust from the Colorado public, who lament the fact that the sculpture is placed so prominently at the gateway to the city. Adding to the mustang's mystique, scupltor Luis Jimenez died when the horse's head broke off and fell on top of him. His sons finished the job and had it installed in February of 2008.

865 is the area code for the Knoxville area, which spells V-O-L. This is no coincidence, but rather a homage paid to the beloved Volunteer sports teams in the Knoxville area.

This is a reference to the historic 1834 Herkimer County Jail, located at the historic Four Corners on N. Main St. in Herkimer. This jail is famous for housing "American Tragedy" murderer Chester Gillette during his trial for the murder of Grace Brown in 1906.

1. The hodag is the official mascot of the Rhinelander area. The mythical beast is the the local high school's mascot. The University of Wisconsin-Madison's ultimate frisbee team has followed suit. They're called the Wisconsin Hodags.

2. The mascot for the Rhinelander area, the hodag is a mythical creature that resembles a large horned lizard-like beast.

The subject of a famous legend regarding a rich gold mine in the Superstition Mountains-likely exaggerated, but based on the life of "forty-niner" Jacob Waltz in the 1800s. Some people still venture into the mountains looking for the hidden 'treasure'.