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MILLION DOLLAR IDEA, A NEW REALITY-TV SHOW, SHOWCASES INVENTORS--AND MAYBE THE NEXT BIG THING

For LeRoy and Cecilia Shinler, the best part of family snowmobile outings was the bonfire cookout they would enjoy deep in the icy woods near their hometown of Russ City, Minn. There was just one small problem: lugging the grill with them was no fun at all. Then about 12 years ago, LeRoy dreamed up an ingenious solution, a portable, lightweight grill that can be rolled up to fit in a small bag. Now, thanks to the exposure provided by a local Minneapolis, Minn., TV show called Million Dollar Idea, the Shinlers have started to turn their brainstorm into a real...

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