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Pet Blog: Dogs On Parade In Minneapolis!

If you see an enormous pack of dogs roaming Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis Friday night, have no fear. We have not begun descent into a post-apocalyptic, Cormac McCarthy-like reality. It’s just a good ol’ fashioned doggy parade, y’all! The Northeast Dog Parade is a chance for pooches to get the fanfare they deserve.

07/24/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Food Truck

Over the last few years, we’ve gotten used to seeing food trucks pop up all over the Twin Cities. There are usually dozens in downtown Minneapolis over the lunch hour, and we wanted to find the best.

07/16/2014

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Thousands Hit Minneapolis To Celebrate Pride Weekend

Hundreds of thousands of people hit Loring Park this weekend as part of the annual Pride Festival in Minneapolis. The event, which celebrates the LGBT community and gay rights, is one of the largest of its kind in the entire country.

06/29/2014

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Minneapolis FBI Searching For Armed Bank Robber

The Minneapolis FBI is looking for a man accused of robbing the Central Bank in Minneapolis. The incident happened around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at 2120 Hennepin Ave. S.

05/27/2014

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Meet Minneapolis’ New Walker Library

A library that’s taken years of planning opens its doors Saturday in Uptown Minneapolis. The first thing you notice inside the new Walker Library is it’s a lot more colorful than the one you grew up with. And, it’s more than just paint, according to librarian Lois Lenroot-Ernt.

04/26/2014

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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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Hennepin-Lyndale Bottleneck Getting Revamped, Starting Next Summer

Help is on the way for one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in Minneapolis, where Hennepin Avenue and Lyndale Avenue come together near the Walker Art Center.

03/24/2014

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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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Local Artists Needed For Hennepin Avenue Display

Calling all artists. A new project is being launched in Block E and the Hennepin Theater Trust wants your work. The idea is to give business owners a whole new perspective on what available usable space can offer them, energizing the area by filling blank store front canvasses with art.

08/08/2013

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Morning Show Anchors To Grand Marshal Aquatennial Parade

Wednesday night is the night for those who love floats and bands. The Aquatennial Torchlight Parade will head down Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. WCCO Morning Show anchors Jason DeRusha and Jamie Yuccas will serve as grand marshals.

07/17/2013

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2 Stabbed By ‘Random Man’ In Minneapolis

Police are investigating after a man and woman were approached by a random man and stabbed in Minneapolis overnight. Police said that the stabbing happened at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Hennepin.

07/05/2013

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Chris Kluwe To Lead TC Pride Parade

Minneapolis hosts one of the largest Pride weekends in the nation, and roughly a half million people from around the country are expected to celebrate in the Twin Cities this weekend. For the first time, this year’s festival in Loring Park includes wedding vendors, and there’s talk of holding weddings on site next year. The most popular event is the Pride parade down Hennepin Avenue. Former Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe is this year’s grand marshal.

06/29/2013

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Matchbox Twenty And Matt Nathanson Headline Basilica Block Party

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Matchbox Twenty, and Matt Nathanson are among the headliners for the 19th-annual Cities 97 Basilica Block Party.

04/18/2013

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Minneapolis Getting Back To Normal After Water Main Break

Officials say most of downtown Minneapolis should be back to normal on Monday after being flooded with 14 million gallons of water late last week.

01/07/2013

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Water Service Resumes After Mpls. Water Main Break

Water service will be restored for all customers who were affected by Thursday’s water main break in Minneapolis.

01/06/2013

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