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Talks To Continue Between Coleman, African-American Community Leaders

Leaders of St. Paul’s African-American community met behind closed doors Monday with Mayor Chris Coleman. The meeting was to address a video of a black man being arrested by St. Paul police, a video that has raised a great deal of concern.

09/01/2014

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St. Paul Mayor Calling For Review Of Skyway Arrest

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is calling the video of an arrest made back in January concerning. Now he wants a review. Christopher Lollie shot a video on his cell phone when St. Paul Police arrested him in a skyway in January.

08/30/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 7-24-14

Click the link above to listen back to some highlights from Thursday’s show!

07/24/2014

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Riders Say Green Line Should Move Faster

The new green light rail line has been up and running for a month, without any major problems, but some have complained about how long a trip takes. Currently, it takes about 53 minutes to get from downtown St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis.

07/24/2014

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St. Paul Planning Redevelopment Of Ford Plant Site

It’s been more than a year since the Ford Plant shut down in St. Paul. Now, the city is talking about its plans for redevelopment. The 125-acre site along the Mississippi River was used by Ford Motor Company for nearly 100 years. Demolition leveled 2 million square feet of buildings to the ground.

07/22/2014

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St. Paul Fourth Of July Fireworks To Be Held At Capitol Mall

Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman announced Monday that fireworks for the 4th of July will take place at the State Capitol Mall Friday evening. Fireworks for the holiday were scheduled as a part of the “Taste Of Minnesota” festival. The festival was scheduled at Harriet Island, but was moved to Waconia, Minn. due to flooding.

06/30/2014

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Downtown St. Paul Could Be Getting A Makeover

St. Paul’s plan to revitalize and redevelop key downtown sites took another step forward Friday as the task force formed by Mayor Chris Coleman unveiled possible development plans for the city.

03/28/2014

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Mayor Coleman Takes On Crashed Ice Course

The Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship is making its return to St. Paul. The treacherous course is once again set up by the Cathedral.

02/19/2014

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St. Paul Officials Unveil Draft For New Bike Plan

The City of St. Paul is releasing drafts for a new plan Tuesday to make biking around the city safer and more efficient for everyone. Public open houses are scheduled throughout February to unveil ideas for the plan, but three preliminary ideas were announced Tuesday.

01/21/2014

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St. Paul Declares Snow Emergency, Takes Advantage Of Warmer Weather

The City of St. Paul declared a snow emergency on Tuesday so crews can get out and clear snow after the recent warm-up in the Twin Cities, Mayor Chris Coleman said. The snow emergency will go into effect at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

12/17/2013

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Investigators: Fatal Rockslide Was Not Predictable

Investigators say a rockslide that killed two children in a St. Paul park last spring was the result of natural causes, and the city could not have predicted it. Mayor Chris Coleman hired two independent investigators to examine the cause of the May incident at Lilydale Regional Park.

09/05/2013

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St. Paul Police Unveil New Crime Lab

The St. Paul Police Department showed off its new and improved crime lab Thursday. Last year, the lab came under fire and suspended drug testing after defense attorneys challenged the lab’s work in several Dakota County drug cases.

08/15/2013

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Area Of Lilydale Park Closed While Gravel Slide Investigated

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman says an area of a park where two children were killed in a gravel slide is now indefinitely closed. Coleman also says no permits will be issued for fossil hunting in Lilydale Regional Park. The mayor calls it “a tragic day for St. Paul.”

05/23/2013

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Mayor Coleman Delivers ‘State Of The City’ Address

In St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman’s State of the City address, he highlighted the city’s efforts to enhance transportation through light rail and bike lanes, attract businesses, improve schools and neighborhoods.

03/25/2013

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Hockey Fans Celebrate ‘Wild Wednesday’ In St. Paul

NHL hockey returns to Minnesota this weekend. The lockout is over, the schedule is out and the fans are ready.

01/16/2013

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