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Moratorium On Mpls Home Teardowns Lifted, New Construction Rules Adopted

Residential builders and developers in southwest Minneapolis can get back to work after the Minneapolis City Council officially lifted a one-year moratorium on Friday. Last month, City Council Member Linnea Palmisano, who represents Ward 13, declared the moratorium because of what she says were growing concerns about the large number of small homes being torn down

04/11/2014

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Mpls. Mayor Responds To WCCO’s 911 Investigation

Rules are changing at Minneapolis’s 911 center after a WCCO Investigation found some callers waiting minutes to get through. Raymond Callihan’s wife tried twice to reach an operator last week when her husband suffered a heart attack. Her second call took more than two minutes to answer. Callihan died Thursday morning. City leaders Thursday expressed sympathy for his family. But operators at the 911 center worry others may not get help as quickly as they should, and they’re asking for more staff.

03/06/2014

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OK Tornado Stirs Up Memories, Concerns In North Mpls

Two years ago, a tornado ripped through the heart of North Minneapolis, leaving behind damage usually not seen in the urban core.

05/21/2013

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Snatching Your Neighbor’s Recycling In Mpls? That’s Illegal

After you put out your recycling bin, thieves may be stealing your aluminum cans. The city of Minneapolis said it’s losing $135,000 a year because of thefts from recycling bins.

04/17/2013

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Talking Points: Mpls City Council To Vote On Stadium Plan

Now it’s the Minneapolis City Council’s turn to debate and vote on the Vikings Stadium proposal.

05/20/2012

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Talking Points: Stadium Deal Not Done Yet

If you think the Vikings Stadium is a done deal, think again.

05/13/2012

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