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Bike Sharing Programs Gaining TractionMillions of Americans drive to work every day, but a new option is becoming popular. More people are borrowing a bike for their commute.
MPD Increasing Patrols In North Mpls. To Combat Gun ViolenceNeighbors say the violence and fear is at an all-time high in north Minneapolis.
Victim, Suspect Identified In Fatal Blaine Hit-&-RunA 27-year-old Blaine man is in custody after a hit-and-run crash killed a pedestrian Thursday evening, according to police.
Judge Orders Release Of Prince's Blood Sample For Paternity TestingA Carver County judge has authorized the release and analysis of Prince's blood in the event of paternity claims and other purposes.
Grand Jury: No Indictment For Officers In Columbia Heights ShootingA grand jury has decided not to indict two police officers involved in the shooting death of a man who held his sister hostage in Columbia Heights last November.
Hottest Spot In The U.S. Right Now Is In MinnesotaNormally, Minnesota revels in being known as the coldest area in the nation. On Friday, we flipped the script.

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Brian Dozier Out Of Lineup With Sore Right HamstringMinnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is out of the lineup against the Chicago White Sox with a sore right hamstring.
Vikings Don't Have As Much Room As Usual For RookiesThe Minnesota Vikings have long prided themselves on a meticulous ability to fill out their roster with overlooked players from all kinds of places. This year, there probably won't be as many making the team.
Keidel: Charles Barkley’s Rough TakeCharles Barkley suggested the Atlanta Hawks get physical with the Cleveland Cavaliers to slow them down. And he's right.
Twins Send Down Murphy, Release O'Rouke, GrahamThe tumbling Minnesota Twins have sent struggling catcher John Ryan Murphy to Triple-A Rochester and designated relievers Ryan O'Rourke and J.R. Graham for release or assignment.
Vikings Sign 6 Draft Picks; Treadwell Still UnsignedThe Minnesota Vikings have signed six draft picks, leaving only one player in the class without a contract.
Century College Coach Relieved Over MNSCU's N.C. DecisionMinnesota State Colleges and Universities has lifted the ban on all state travel to North Carolina, as Gov. Mark Dayton considers doing the same.

Best Of Minnesota

Vote: Where Is The Best Walleye Dinner In Minnesota?It's Minnesota's favorite fish -- but where is your favorite place to get it?
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Radish RecipesOne of the first things you'll see grown locally at your farmers market, radishes! What to do? Dara has a top 5 for your spring plates!
Best Gift For Newly Graduated StudentsGraduations may happen a few times over a person's life, but each and every one of them is a milestone, one that marks a big transition in a child's life as they grow older. It's also an opportunity to honor that moment, and show how proud you are of them, with a gift.
Best Open Mic Comedy Shows In MinnesotaPerform, kick back and laugh, or both at these fantastic local Open Mic shows.
Best Books To Give Mom For Mother's DayFrom memoir, to fiction, to poetry, to essays, these books are sure to please new and veteran mothers alike.
Best Places To Buy Golf Clothes In MinnesotaGolf apparel can be as expensive as the sport itself. You might not be Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, Michelle Wie or Tiger woods in the world of pro golf fashion. But these Minnesota sporting goods and sportswear stores have golf clothes that fit your budget and look good.

WCCO Features

'Louder Than Bombs' Reviewed"Louder than Bombs", the first English-language feature from Norwegian filmmaker Joachim Trier, is a moving and kaleidoscopic exploration of a family fractured by loss, probing how a father and his two sons are coping with life after the death of their famous yet mysterious mother.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Weekend (Mother's Day Edition)From a jazz event celebrating women to a traditional symphony orchestra concert, this week's "4 Shows To See" has what you need for Mother's Day-related shows.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top Prep Match-UpsThe sun is expected to be out for most of the weekend, so the hectic spring sports schedule will continue with several big events and top match-ups on Friday and Saturday.
Tap Talk: Pints & Pups Returns At Boom IslandDog owners and lovers alike know that dogs are man's best friend. And what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than enjoying a beer with your bestie! On Saturday, May 14 head on down to Boom Island Brewing Company with your four-legged friend to enjoy Pints & Pups.
Bite Of Minnesota: Sprouted Mung BeansEver since I got back from Arizona, I've been on a project kick. First, it was the preserved lemons, then grapefruit marmalade, candied grapefruit peels, grapefruit cleaning spray, lemon salt, and really, anything citrus related.
Wander Minnesota: The Kickoff Of Festival SeasonAs we move toward the prime festival months of summer, spring ushers in many festivals, including lots of outdoor activities.

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