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Road Conditions Lead To Shake Up At St. Paul Public Works

One of the Twin Cities is getting new snow plows and new leadership after last week’s snowstorm. Five days since the snow started falling, streets in Minneapolis and St. Paul are still caked in slippery ice. Extremely cold temperatures haven’t helped. Salt can melt five times as much ice at 30 degrees as at 20 degrees. However, when it’s colder than that, it’s pretty much useless. But St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman isn’t waiting for a warm-up. He’s making changes in his public works department.

12/09/2013

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Where’s The Top Hipster Zip Code? In St. Paul, Apparently

A realty website says a St. Paul neighborhood is America’s top hipster zip code. And that’s a good thing. Lowertown topped RealtyTrac’s list. The site says hipsters mean trendy restaurants, bars and other amenities, and probably rising property values and rental rates.

11/21/2013

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Mayor Coleman Named President Of Nat’l League Of Cities

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is picking up a new title: president. Coleman assumes the head role at the National League of Cities on Saturday during the group’s conference in Seattle. It comes soon after Coleman was elected to a third term.

11/16/2013

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St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman Celebrating Re-Election

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman celebrated re-election Tuesday night after winning nearly 80 percent of the vote. With all 97 precincts reporting, Coleman held 78 percent of first-choice votes.

11/05/2013

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Video: Highlights From We Day Minnesota (Part 1)

It’s finally We Day, something students in Minnesota have been looking forward to for months. About 18,000 students and teachers came to the Xcel Energy Center to listen to live music and hear words from inspirational speakers.

10/08/2013

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Student Leaders Fired Up As We Day Is Just Two Weeks Away

We have been talking about Minnesota’s first We Day for months, and now it is just two weeks away. Students across the state have spent the past year doing service projects to earn a ticket to We Day, which is a day-long event featuring popular musical acts and inspirational speakers. We Day comes to the Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 8.

09/24/2013

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St. Paul Forestry Crews Finish Tree Cleanup, Shift Focus To Parks

St. Paul’s forestry staff have completed their cleanup effort three and a half weeks after storms knocked down hundreds of trees in the city. According to city officials, the storms on June 21-22 contributed to the fall of more than 500 public trees and numerous private ones. Mayor Chris Coleman applauded city crews for their arduous work.

07/19/2013

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Good Question: Why Are Most Major Cities Headed By Democrats?

Democratic voters in Minneapolis got together this weekend to pick their preference for the city’s next mayor. They couldn’t reach a decision, but if the recent past is any indication, the next mayor of Minneapolis will be a DFLer. Of the 25 biggest U.S. cities, only Indianapolis and Fort Worth have Republican mayors.

06/17/2013

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Outdoor Concert To Immediately Follow Dayton’s Signing Of Gay Marriage Bill

An outdoor music concert will be held Tuesday evening at St. Paul’s Ecolab Plaza to celebrate Governor Mark Dayton’s signing of the Freedom to Marry Bill. The “Love is Law” concert will start around 6 p.m., beginning with a procession from the Capitol lawn to downtown St. Paul – led by the Minnesota Freedom Band.

05/13/2013

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SPCO Musicians, Management Agree To Play & Talk

The musicians of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the management have agreed to a play and talk proposal, the musicians announced Tuesday.

04/09/2013

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Coleman Wants 3rd Term As St. Paul Mayor

St. Paul’s mayor is going after a third term. Democrat Chris Coleman announced Wednesday that he will ask voters this November to give him four more years to lead the capital city.

04/03/2013

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Resident: Saints Stadium Will ‘Ruin The Lives’ Of Those In Lowertown

Friday marked the start of the fourth year in which Target Field brought Twins fans to the Warehouse District in downtown Minneapolis.

04/01/2013

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St. Paul Strives To Attract Young Professionals

In his State of the City address, Mayor Chris Coleman said he wanted to figure out a way to bring more young adults east of the Mississippi. He says young professionals are the city’s future.

03/30/2013

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Funeral Held For Officer Who Suffered Heart Attack On Duty

Friends and family said their final goodbyes to a St. Paul police officer who died after suffering a heart attack on the job last weekend.

02/22/2013

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St. Paul Police K9 Killed, Suspect Shot By Officer

St. Paul Police opened fire on a man after he allegedly stabbed one of their police dogs to death.

02/12/2013

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Sold-Out Crowd Greets Wild At Opener

The Minnesota Wild dropped the puck for their opener at a sold out Xcel Energy Center Saturday night, with an attendance number of 19,298 – the 6th largest crowd in Wild history.

01/19/2013

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Fans, St. Paul Mayor Reacts To End Of NHL Lockout

After 113 days, the NHL lockout apprears to be over. The news comes after a marathon negotiating session that lasted more than 16 hours.

01/06/2013

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Coleman: Macy’s Closure Is ‘Tremendous Opportunity’

Macy’s announced on Thursday morning that they are planning on closing the downtown St. Paul location as the company reevaluates “underperforming stores that no longer meet our performance requirements.”

01/03/2013

Minnesota Responds To NRA Conference

Protesters twice interrupted the head of the NRA as he proposed armed security guards in every school in the United States.

12/21/2012

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Drivers, Street Crews Dealing With Weekend Wintry Mix

The Department of Transportation (MnDOT) says the rain that fell early Saturday might have washed away the chemicals used to pre-treat Minnesota roads against ice.

12/15/2012

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Rep. Holds NHL Responsible For St. Paul’s Economic Woes

The NHL lockout is now in the 90th day, and the canceled Wild home games have already cost St Paul and surrounding businesses approximately $9 million.

12/14/2012

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NHL Lockout Devastates Local Businesses

Optimism that the NHL lockout could soon be over has been replaced by more disappointment in St. Paul.

12/07/2012

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Coleman Gives Budget Address, Plans For Lowertown Revitalization

A makeover for St. Paul’s Lowertown is in the plans for the city next year.

08/13/2012

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Outdoor Dining, Frogtown Farm In St. Paul Mayor’s Proposals

Outdoor dining in St. Paul could be expanding and buying a home there may become more affordable, if Mayor Chris Coleman’s proposals get the green light.

08/13/2012

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