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Going Behind The Scenes Of The Holidazzle Parade

It’s one of the most family-friendly events of the holiday season, and it kicks off on Friday as the annual Holidazzle parade kicks off in downtown Minneapolis. It’s a bittersweet year as it will be the final season of the Holidazzle in Minneapolis.

11/27/2013

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Authorities ID Epic Nightclub Shooting Victim

Authorities said a 27-year-old Minneapolis man was shot to death inside a downtown nightclub early Sunday morning. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office released the victim’s name Tuesday morning. He was identified as Tyrone Washington Jr. of Brooklyn Park.

11/05/2013

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Police Concerned About Retaliation After Downtown Shooting

Police are concerned about retaliation after a 27-year-old man was shot and killed in downtown Minneapolis. It happened early Sunday morning inside Epic, a nightclub in the warehouse district. Authorities said about two thousand people were in there when the shooting happened.

11/04/2013

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Twins Announce Plans For 1st-Ever TwinsFest At Target Field

The Minnesota Twins along with the Twins Community Fund announced Tuesday additional details for “TwinsFest at Target Field,” which they are calling a “new twist” on a longstanding Minnesota baseball tradition.

10/29/2013

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Holidazzle Downsizing And This Year Will Be Its Last

A bright holiday tradition in downtown Minneapolis is nearing the end of the road. The Holidazzle parades have been running down Nicollet Mall since 1992 – the year Mall of America opened in Bloomington — with new competition for downtown retailers.

10/09/2013

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City Council Unanimously Approves Nicollet Mall Redesign

The Minneapolis City Council has unanimously approved the design concept selected for a proposed revamping of Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis.

10/04/2013

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MNsure: Basic Questions Answered

MNSure opens enrollment October first with plenty of questions, including the most obvious: What’s it all about?

09/26/2013

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Whole Foods Opens Its Doors In Downtown Mpls.

Whole Foods opened its doors on Wednesday at its new location in downtown Minneapolis. The new Whole Foods Market Hennepin is where the old Jaguar dealership used to be at Hennepin and Washington. The first 100 shoppers got free gift bags.

09/25/2013

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Design Firm Selected To Redo Nicollet Mall

A design concept has been selected for a proposed revamping of Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. The City and the Minneapolis Downtown Council have picked James Corner Field Operations to redesign the Mall.

09/19/2013

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2 Shot, 2 Stabbed In 4 Different Attacks In DT Mpls.

Violence erupted in downtown Minneapolis early Monday morning, sending four people to area hospitals. Two people were shot, and two others were stabbed in incidents that do not appear to be related. According to police, the overnight violence came right after bar closing, when more than a thousand young people were in the street after an 18-and-up event let out.

09/16/2013

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Rybak Points Out Flaws, Possibilities For Nicollet Mall

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak walked backwards down Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday, stopping to promote both the finer points and the not so finer points of the historic street.

09/10/2013

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Protesters Rally In Mpls. Against US Involvement In Syria

President Obama has decided to take military action in Syria, a move that’s being protested across the country and here in the Twin Cities. A group outside the government center chanted, “What do we want? Peace. When do we want it? Now.”

08/31/2013

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Metro Towing Numbers Spike With Heat Wave

Local tow operators report a bittersweet surge in business due the heat wave that grips the Twin Cities. In fact, one major player in the metro towing service scene, Bobby & Steve’s in downtown Minneapolis, reports a near doubling of business since the heat wave began Sunday.

08/27/2013

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Mpls. Cops Issue Alert After Rash Of Downtown Muggings

Four muggings were reported in downtown Minneapolis between Aug. 12 and Aug. 19, and police are still searching for the people responsible. Minneapolis Police put out an alert to warn residents and visitors in downtown about the string of robberies. City resident Mandella Henderson says the muggings are unsettling to think about.

08/24/2013

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Curiocity: Previewing Macy’s Glamorama 2013

It’s the summer’s biggest fashion event in Minneapolis and this year, it’s ready to shine even brighter. Macy’s Glamorama, with the theme, “Fashion In A New Light,” will take over downtown Minneapolis this Friday with the music of Sheryl Crow, performances by Cirque du Soleil and of course, some of the biggest names in fashion showing off their fall looks.

08/01/2013

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