Behold, The State's Final Beer? A vendor hawks his wares at a Minnesota Twins spring training game against the Orioles. Let's just say that beer and hyperbole are not strangers. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Fort Snelling historic site in Minneapolis has been closed by the state government shutdown. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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