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Man Arrested In String Of Metro Area Robberies

Minneapolis police have arrested a man who has confessed to more than a dozen armed robberies in the metro. Robert Lee, 23, is charged with robbing the Walgreens at 46th and Hiawatha on Monday.

09/11/2014

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St. Paul Couple Create New Vodka

If you’re making a trip to the liquor store this Memorial Day weekend, you may see a new vodka on the shelves. Introduced three weeks ago, it’s made in south Minneapolis and its key ingredients are from Minnesota farms.

05/22/2014

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Minneapolis Man, 62, Killed In Light Rail Train Accident

Authorities said a 62-year-old Minneapolis man was killed Sunday night after being hit by a light rail train. John Siqveland with Metro Transit said the accident happened at about 6 p.m. Sunday near 42nd Street East and Hiawatha Avenue.

01/15/2014

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Mpls’ Midtown Greenway Named Top Bike Path In America

Minneapolis takes pride in regularly topping the lists of bike-friendly cities. But now one of our bike paths – the Midtown Greenway — is getting national attention.

07/23/2013

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Good Question: Who Sets The Speed Limits?

Speed limits have been around in Minnesota since 1881.  Back then, a streetcar in Duluth couldn’t go above 6 miles per hour. It wasn’t until 1937 the state statutes as we know them today are written.

07/11/2013

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New Traffic Signal Technology Cuts Drivers’ Wait Time On Hiawatha Ave

New technology has improved traffic signal timing on Hiawatha Avenue, helping drivers spend less time at red lights, the city of Minneapolis says.

02/06/2013

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Sabo Bridge Closed For Repairs Until Dec.

The Sabo bike and pedestrian bridge in Minneapolis is closed again to make final repairs.

09/24/2012

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Hiawatha To Close Overnight Before Sabo Bridge Reopens

The Sabo bike and pedestrian bridge, which spans Hiawatha Avenue, is expected to reopen to traffic Friday morning, city officials said.

08/23/2012

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Sabo Bridge To Close Next Week For Repairs

Repair work is slated to begin next week on the Sabo bike and pedestrian bridge, bringing temporary closures to both the bridge and Hiawatha Avenue, the city of Minneapolis said.

08/16/2012

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Cyclists Beware: Detours On Midtown Greenway

If you’re biking the Midtown Greenway this week be ready for detours.

08/13/2012

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Firm Investigating Sabo Bridge Failure Releases Full Report

An engineering firm investigating what caused a structural failure to the pedestrian bridge over Hiawatha Avenue has released its full report of findings. The 140-page report goes over, in great detail, the findings of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

06/29/2012

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Cops To Give Out, Install Bike Lights Thursday Night

Minneapolis police are going to give away and install bike lights for cyclists of all ages Thursday night in an attempt to strengthen its bond with the city’s vibrant and growing cycling community.

06/27/2012

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Early Report On Pedestrian Bridge Failure Released

The City of Minneapolis has released a report of preliminary findings in the structural failure of the pedestrian bridge over Hiawatha Avenue.

06/08/2012

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MnDOT: Expect Delays, Detours For I-94, I-35W Construction

Road construction is going to cause some major headaches after 10 p.m. Friday, when all eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 close between Highway 55/Hiawatha Avenue and Highway 280 in Minneapolis as crews lay down pavement.

06/08/2012

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Sabo Bike Bridge Reopens

The Sabo bike and pedestrian bridge, which was closed since a pair of support cables broke in February, is re-opening Friday afternoon to foot and bike traffic.

06/01/2012

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