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Big crowd welcomes 20th edition of Minneapolis' Holidazzle parade

Mild weather on opening night helped draw one of the biggest crowds to Minneapolis' signature holiday event.
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Mild weather on opening night helped draw one of the biggest crowds to Minneapolis' signature holiday event.

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