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WSK Offers Free Burritos For Information On Vandals Identity

After part of the restaurant was vandalized, World Street Kitchen in Uptown offered an unusual reward to help find the culprit. The World Street Kitchen’s formerly white catering van is now covered with spray painted letters.

09/07/2014

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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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Mpls., St. Paul To Lift Winter Parking Restrictions

The City of Minneapolis announced that the Winter Parking Restrictions will be lifted, effective 10 a.m. Thursday. The restrictions were put in place on Feb. 23 after massive amounts of snow accumulation narrowed many streets and made it unsafe for large emergency vehicles to navigate.

03/26/2014

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City Lawsuit: Apt. Building Illegally Pumping Water Into Chain Of Lakes

The City of Minneapolis is suing the owners of an Uptown apartment building because the city says thousands of gallons of water are illegally pumped into the chain of lakes each day.

10/22/2013

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Lose Trees To Metro Storms? Mpls. Is Offering Help

Minneapolis is helping homeowners who lost trees to severe storms. Thousands of trees were knocked down on June 21 when strong winds and heavy rain moved through the metro.

08/30/2013

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Minneapolis Announces $33.5M In Roadwork This Summer

One person’s investment is another person’s traffic jam, which is at least the way Minneapolis is looking at it.

05/29/2013

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Mpls Releases Estimate Of Water Main Break Cost

The city of Minneapolis is releasing an early estimate for the cost of a huge water main break that sent water rushing through downtown.

01/24/2013

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Minneapolis To Replace, Modify Snow Emergency Signs

The City of Minneapolis plans to replace all 5,500 Snow Emergency Route signs.

01/14/2013

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Ice Rinks Are Back Open In Minneapolis

City officials said Monday that all ice rinks in Minneapolis are back open. That means kids can get back on the ice for skating and hockey as long as they can handle the cold weather.

01/14/2013

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Minneapolis Taking Applications For Firefighters

For the first time since 2006, the city of Minneapolis will take applications for new firefighters.

12/17/2012

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Best Bizarre Statues Or Public Art In Minnesota

As artists attempt to portray a concept or a feeling through an abstraction, sometimes the artist’s intentions are not fully communicated through the object of the viewer. That may be the case in many of the following examples found throughout the metro area. See if you agree.

10/01/2012

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Minneapolis Keeps 2 Pools Open 1 More Week

It’s another obvious sign that summer is nearing an end. All but two of the public pools in Minneapolis are closing for the season on Monday.

09/10/2012

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City Of Minneapolis Releases New Smartphone App

Want to report a pothole, broken streetlight or parking meter while on the go? There’s now an app for that in Minneapolis.

07/18/2012

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New Rules Could Stop Cabbies From Using Cell Phones

Do distracted drivers worry you? How about distracted cab drivers? The Minneapolis City Council is looking at new rules to keep drivers from using their cell phones. But the question is when?

11/29/2011

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Historic N. Mpls Library Set To Be High-Tech Jobs Center

Minneapolis’ North Branch Library, the first open-shelf library in the U.S., is about to be transformed into a state-of-the-art jobs center.

09/19/2011

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