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Mpls. City Council Votes To Cut Food-Liquor Ratio Ordinance

The city of Minneapolis has gotten rid of a liquor law that’s been in place for decades. The Minneapolis City Council voted 12-0 Friday to scrap the old ordinance that required restaurants to make 60 percent of their revenue from food and cap alcohol sales at 40 percent.

09/19/2014

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Century Old Minneapolis Home In Danger Of Being Torn Down

The future of a historical, century-old Minneapolis house was decided Friday morning. The house on Colfax Avenue was built 120 years ago by master builder T.P. Healy. Because of who built the house and its age, many consider it a historic property and untouchable.

04/25/2014

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Duluth Mayor Turns Down $20K Raise

The mayor of Duluth is turning down a nearly $20,000 pay raise, saying he has enough to be thankful for and doesn’t feel comfortable accepting a salary bump right now.

11/28/2013

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Talking Points: Betsy Hodges & The Generational Shift In Mpls.

The Minneapolis City elections were notable for how long it took to get results and the generational shift in those who were elected.

11/10/2013

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Edina’s Ice Arena Expansion Omits 1 Sport

The Edina City Council approved a multi-million dollar expansion to Braemar Arena, and that means an outdoor ice rink, and a dome for sports such as soccer and football. But is it good news for all athletes?

10/16/2013

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What Will The Vikings Stadium Bring To Downtown?

People are already talking about the economic impact of the new Vikings stadium, as a $400 million development is in the works to tie the east end of downtown in with the new stadium. The project will include two office towers big enough for 6,000 workers.

07/25/2013

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Street Cars Coming Back To Minneapolis?

Do you want to see Street Cars coming back? Click the link to vote!

06/17/2013

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Proposed Gun Range Would Be A Couple Blocks From Osseo HS

In a matter of months, the city of Osseo could open a gun store and indoor shooting range in the middle of town. It’s being discussed among city leaders right now, and many feel it could bring a lot of new business to Osseo.

06/13/2013

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Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Playground: Litchfield’s On Lake Ripley

Summer unofficially begins this weekend and for families with young kids, that means a trip to the playground. WCCO viewers voted and their favorite playground in Minnesota is the Litchfield Community Built Playground on Lake Ripley.

05/23/2013

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Eagan Council Approves Plans For New Outlet Mall

There will soon be a new way to get discounts and deals year round in the Twin Cities. The Eagan City Council has approved preliminary plans for a new outlet mall.

11/26/2012

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West St. Paul Council Member Accused Of Misconduct

A city council member from West St. Paul has been accused of misconduct as a public employee and disorderly conduct after allegedly trying to stop the development of a property near his home.

08/21/2012

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Nolan, Anderson Lag In Fundraising In Dem Primary

Two Democrats running in a northeastern Minnesota primary are lagging in the money chase.

07/16/2012

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Mpls. City Council Subcommittee Approves Stadium Deal, 7-6

We’ll get a better idea today of whether Minneapolis City Council members are ready to approve the Vikings stadium plan.

05/24/2012

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Tiny Iowa City Prepares To Disband After 105 Years

In Mount Sterling’s last city election, nobody ran for mayor or the City Council.

04/07/2012

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Private Stadium Talks At The City Council Level

Talks continue at the city level on a plan to build a new Vikings stadium at the Metrodome site. But no one wants to talk about the talks.

03/20/2012

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