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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

Basilica Block Party (credit: Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission)

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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Hennepin Re-Opens, But Water Still Not Restored To Some Customers

After being shutdown on Thursday due to the water main break, part of Hennepin Avenue will be open for rush-hour commuters to drive out of downtown.

01/04/2013

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Mpls. Water Tested For Safety Following Water Main Break

State health officials are sampling water at several buildings in downtown Minneapolis to make sure it’s safe following Thursday’s massive water main break.

01/04/2013

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Minneapolis Cleaning Up After Water Main Break

Hennepin Avenue is mostly back open Friday morning after a massive water main break caused a big mess in downtown Minneapolis.

01/04/2013

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Mpls. Water Service Restored, Safe To Drink

For the vast majority of residents and businesses affected by Thursday afternoon’s water main break, the water is now safe to drink as water pressure has returned to normal.

01/03/2013

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Water Main Break Spills 14 Million Gallons Of Water Downtown

Crews in Minneapolis are dealing with a water main break Thursday afternoon on North 2nd Street between Hennepin Avenue and 1st Avenue North, authorities say.

01/03/2013

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‘Book of Mormon’ Tickets On Sale, Sell Out Anticipated

A line of fans snaked around the Orpheum Theatre on Hennepin Avenue Friday afternoon. Broadway fans couldn’t wait to get their hands on “Book of Mormon” tickets.

09/21/2012

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Construction To Close Hiawatha Light Rail Stations This Weekend

Construction will shut down a portion of the Hiawatha light rail line this weekend, Metro Transit says.

09/19/2012

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Restaurateur To Bring U.S.’s Biggest Retractable Roof To Mpls

You could think of Union’s rooftop as the Maserati convertible of restaurants.

07/25/2012

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Aquatennial Torchlight Parade Is Tonight In Minneapolis

Downtown Minneapolis will be a busy spot Wednesday night as the annual Torchlight Parade, sponsord by Centerpoint Energy, will take place on Hennepin Avenue.

07/18/2012

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Expect Busy Night In Downtown Mpls. Wednesday

Three big events will be bringing a lot of people to downtown Minneapolis Wednesday night.

07/17/2012

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Police: 1 Injured After Hit-And-Run In Minneapolis

A man is in the hospital after a driver hit him and took off from the scene.

06/17/2012

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DeRusha Eats: Birdhouse Combining Healthy, Tasty

Eating out and eating healthy doesn’t always sound like it’ll be delicious. But a new Minneapolis restaurant — Birdhouse on Hennepin in Uptown — is aiming to change that.

06/09/2012

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Thief Steals $40,000 Cello From Musician’s SUV

Minneapolis police are using a recent theft case as an example of why you should never leave valuables in your vehicle.

03/19/2012

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Mpls: Uptown To Get Smart Parking Meters

Like downtown before it, uptown will get new solar-powered, credit-card friendly parking stations.

03/16/2012

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Uptown Theater Closing For Luxury Makeover

A popular theater in the Uptown neighborhood in Minneapolis is getting ready to close — but not for long.

01/26/2012

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Car Crashes Into Rickshaw Downtown, 3 Hurt

A car rear-ended a rickshaw Wednesday night in downtown Minneapolis.

09/29/2011

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Authorities ID Man Killed In Mpls Accident

Authorities have identified a man who died after crashing his motorcycle early Friday morning in Minneapolis.

08/06/2011

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