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‘U’ Motorcycle Officer Injured In Minneapolis Chase

A University of Minnesota motorcycle officer was injured in a high-speed chase Saturday morning in Minneapolis. According to Minneapolis Police, the incident happened just after 11 a.m. in Seven Corners near the U of M’s West Bank campus. The officer ran the plate of a black SUV with a trailer attached to it and found that it was stolen.

07/19/2014

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Good Question: How Is The 35W Bridge Lit?

Last month, the I-35W bridge was bathed in royal blue to symbolize the fight against colon cancer. “It was unbelievable, absolutely stunning. I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Anne Carlson, the executive director of the Colon Cancer Coalition.

04/15/2014

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Part That Caused 35W Bridge Collapse Now In Minn. Collection

Parts of a bridge that are already a painful part of Minnesota’s history are now a part of the Minnesota Historical Society.

10/17/2013

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Survivors Emotionally Collect Pieces Of Collapsed 35W Bridge

Minnesota transportation officials are distributing remnants of the Interstate 35W bridge that collapsed in 2007. MnDOT says the material is being distributed at its Oakdale facility from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Legislation passed this year specifies who’s eligible for the steel and MnDOT says it’s contacted most of those people and groups.

08/28/2013

Navy Divers Investigate Site Of Bridge Collapse

On 6th Anniversary Of Bridge Collapse, Survivors Still Come Together

Six years ago, a bridge collapsed and our lives changed. The 35W bridge fell into the Mississippi River on this day in 2007. Thirteen people died, and another 145 were hurt when the eight-lane bridge collapsed during the evening rush hour.

08/01/2013

Interstate 35W Bridge Collapse

Good Question: Who Will Get A Piece Of The 35W Bridge?

Thursday will be six years since the 35W bridge collapsed killing 13 people and injuring 145. Now, that all the lawsuits have been settled, the state is finally ready to give away or salvage the 9 million pounds of steel left behind.

07/31/2013

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The State Of Minnesota Bridges, 5 Years After Collapse

After the 35W Bridge collapsed, MnDOT increased bridge inspectors by 50 percent, introduced new inspection technology, required an independent review of new, complicated bridges and limited the weight on a bridge during construction. In 2008, the state legislature decided to spend $2.5 billion over 10 years on state bridges. Big projects include the Lafayette Bridge (Highway 52) in St. Paul, the Hastings Bridge and Highway 43 in Winona.

05/24/2013

Aerial View Of Interstate 35W Bridge Collapse

Bill Directs MnDOT On Disposal Of 35W Bridge Parts

Minnesota transportation officials might have to follow specific instructions from state lawmakers when disposing of parts from the collapsed Interstate 35W bridge.

03/11/2013

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Body Recovered From Mississippi River

A body has been recovered from the Mississippi River near the Ford Dam in St. Paul.

04/03/2012

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Honoring 9/11: I-35W Bridge To Be Lit Red, White And Blue

The Interstate 35-W Bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis will be lit red, white and blue on Sept. 11 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Friday.

09/09/2011

8-23-10 Chad Hartman: Noon Hour

Chad Hartman is joined by Adam Carter in the first half hour to talk Vikings, Twins, and the weekend’s plane crash story. In the second half hour, Chad and Adam are joined by Susie Jones […]

08/23/2010

Three Year Anniversary Of Bridge Collapse

It was three years ago Sunday (August 1, 2007) that the 35W bridge collapsed in Minneapolis.

08/01/2010

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