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Man, 60, Arrested After 8-Hour Long Standoff In Bloomington

A man is now in custody after an eight-hour long standoff with police in Bloomington. According to the Bloomington Police Department, around 3 p.m. Wednesday officers were called to the 11100 block of Xavier Road. Police said they were responding to threats made by 60-year-old Mark Norling.

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Hundreds Gather To Protest Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion

Hundreds of protesters showed up at the Bloomington office of a Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved lion named Cecil.

23 hours ago

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Politicians Speak Out On The Death Of Cecil The Lion

Politicians in Minnesota and across the country are sounding off on the death of a protected African lion at the hands of a Twin Cities dentist.

07/29/2015

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Public Takes To Internet To Target Dentist Accused Of Poaching Lion

A Bloomington dentist accused of killing a beloved lion on a recent African safari has come under international fire. As people around the world continue to chime in on the issue, many are taking to the Internet.

07/29/2015

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Kimmel, Gervais & Other Celebrities Respond To Cecil The Lion’s Death

The story of a Minnesota dentist who allegedly poached a beloved lion in Zimbabwe has sparked an international reaction.

07/29/2015

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Protesters Drill Twin Cities Dentist Who Killed Lion In Zimbabwe

An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe has a federal felony on his record related to shooting a black bear in Wisconsin, according to federal court records.

07/28/2015

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Hundreds ‘Come On Down’ For Price Is Right Contestant Search

Many were called and two will be chosen to hopefully hear their name called, to “come on down.” The rotunda at the Mall of America was the site Sunday for the “Price Is Right” contestant search.

07/19/2015

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Investigation Finds No Evidence To Support Claims Of Bias At SuperAmerica

An investigation into an alleged incident of bias against an Air National Guard serviceperson at a SuperAmerica last month has concluded that there is no evidence to support the event actually happened.

07/16/2015

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Crayola To Open Family Attraction At Mall Of America In 2016

The Mall of America will become even more colorful next year. Crayon maker Crayola said Thursday it will open its family attraction Crayola Experience at the Bloomington megamall in the summer of 2016.

07/16/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To DWI Crash That Killed Richfield Fulbright Scholar

A Bloomington man pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of criminal vehicular homicide for a crash that killed a Richfield woman. The Dakota County Attorney’s Office says 26-year-old Neftali Paolo Ramirez admitted to drinking before the fatal crash in Burnsville on March 8.

07/15/2015

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SuperAmerica Says Alleged Military Bias Was ‘Misunderstanding On Both Parts’

SuperAmerica says that an alleged incident last month involving an Air National Guard serviceperson was “a misunderstanding on both parts.” The Facebook posts of the military member allege that she was denied service at the SuperAmerica on Post Road near the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

07/15/2015

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Minnesota Company To Pay $20K For Disturbing Refuge Plants

The U.S. Attorney’s office says a Hugo construction company has agreed to pay $20,000 for allegedly disturbing plants in a national wildlife refuge.

06/22/2015

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Highway 77 Closes Between Eagan And Bloomington

As you head out the door this weekend, there are some road closures you should be aware of. Snelling Avenue is closed between I-94 and University Avenue through late June.

06/20/2015

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MNfusion: Contemporary Restaurant Lela Opens In Bloomington

Just over the Bloomington border, near where Highway 100 and Interstate 494 meet, lies the Twin Cities newest steak forward restaurant, Lela.

06/19/2015

MSP Airport Terminal 2 Expansion

Despite Sun Country Uncertainty, $26 Million Expansion Coming To Terminal 2

The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport’s smaller terminal is getting a lot bigger. The Metropolitan Airports Commission approved a $26 million plan Tuesday to add four new gates to Terminal 2 at the airport.

06/16/2015

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Mall Of America To Host ‘The Bachelor’ Casting Call

The Mall of America will host an open casting call for the hit reality TV show “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” on Saturday. All “Bachelor” fans are welcome to attend. But those who audition must be single and at least 21 years old.

06/12/2015

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La Quinta Says It Knew About Wall Issue Before Collapse

La Quinta Inn & Suites released a statement Wednesday saying it was warned that a wall at its Bloomington hotel was in need of repairs before it partially collapsed.

06/11/2015

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Best Italian Restaurants In Minnesota

Molto Bello!

06/10/2015

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Bloomington Hotel Evacuated After Building’s Siding Falls Off

A Bloomington hotel had to be evacuated after part of the building’s siding came crashing down early Monday morning.

06/08/2015

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4 Things To Know: Apple Conference, Tony Awards & More

From concrete panels crashing down at a Bloomington hotel to the U.S. Women’s team entering the World Cup, here are the four stories to know for Monday, June 8.

06/08/2015

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Highway 77 To Close In Eagan Next Week

Motorists who are intending to drive south on Highway 77/Cedar Avenue will have to use a detour starting Friday, June 5. The stretch of highway from Old Shakopee Road to Highway 13 in Eagan and Bloomington will be closed to traffic starting at 8 p.m. that day.

05/28/2015

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2 Businessmen Plead Guilty To Denying Workers Prevailing Wage

Two owners of a Twin Cities electrical company have pleaded guilty to not paying their employees the prevailing wage at a construction project at Normandale Community College. Thomas Robert Clifton, 51 of Lake Elmo and Earl Keith Standafer, 57 of Burnsville, pleaded guilty last Friday in Hennepin County Court to one count of theft by swindle of more than $35,000.

05/19/2015

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Vikings’ Greenway Hosts Day Of Fun At Mall Of America

It’s not a normal life for families who are coping with any illness. Hospital visits can be stressful, but Sunday, families got to put that stress aside for a while. Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway and his family hosted a day of fun at Mall of America.

05/17/2015

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Twin Cities Ranked No. 3 In ‘Top 20 Midwest Cities For Jobs’

The Twin Cities is one of the top places for jobs in the Midwest, according to a recent ranking.

05/15/2015

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Man Shot By Police At MSP Airport Due In Court Wednesday

The man accused of hitting police officers with a vehicle before being shot at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport last weekend is due in court Wednesday.

04/29/2015

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