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As is typical in a continental climate, the difference between average temperatures in the coldest winter month and the warmest summer month is great: The climate can be compared to Moscow in precipitation and temperature, although that summer is warmer in the Twin Cities.
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The snowiest winter on record was —84, when As of the U. White Americans make up about three-fifths of Minneapolis's population. This community is predominantly of German and Scandinavian descent.
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These immigrants tended to settle in the Northeast neighborhood, which Adult want real sex Salida ethnically rich and is particularly known for its Polish community. Jews from Russia and Eastern Europe began arriving in the s and settled primarily on the north side of the city before moving in large numbers to the western suburbs in the s and s.
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Mary's Orthodox Cathedral was founded inopened a missionary school inand in created the first Russian Orthodox seminary in the U.
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