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Minnesota Honors Native Son Prince


The sad news that legendary musician Prince passed away yesterday morning at age 57 sent shockwaves across the world.

No place was buzzing like Minneapolis, where a city lost one of its most famous natives.

From people descending upon Paisley Park shortly after the news broke to an all-night dance party at the legendary First Avenue music venue, residents remembered a local icon.

The sentiment remained true for Twin Cities sports teams as well. The area's professional sports teams dedicated their social media avatars to honor the 7-time Grammy winner.

Athletes from around the state followed suit and took to social media to share messages about the loss of a legend.

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