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Quick Bite: 3 stories to read over lunch


Gorilla briefly escapes enclosure at Como Zoo

A gorilla escaped its enclosure – but not "gorilla proof barriers" – at St. Paul’s Como Park Zoo Thursday morning. No visitors were at risk, the zoo confirmed on Twitter.

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Free, cheap things to do during All-Star Game weekend

Tickets to the much-anticipated All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis next Tuesday are expensive, but there are some free and cheap events for fans to enjoy in the days before the big game.

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‘Insane’ riders take on world’s tallest water slide

In case you missed it ... the Midwest is now home to the planet's scariest slide. The Kansas City attraction is 168 feet tall – taller than the Statue of Liberty and higher than Niagara Falls. And only a 264-step climb.

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