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Minneapolis Mayoral Race Could Swing On Ranked Choice Votes

Minneapolis DFL delegates did not endorse a candidate for Mayor on Saturday.

06/17/2013

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Talking Points: Ranked-Choice Voting & The Mayor’s Race

Saturday’s DFL Convention in Minneapolis failed to nominate a candidate for mayor. That means that all six DFL candidates are expected to run in the November election.

06/16/2013

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Mpls. Dems Adjourn Without Agreeing On Mayor Pick

Minneapolis’ Democratic convention has adjourned without any candidate getting the votes needed for the party’s endorsement for mayor in November. Former Hennepin County Commissioner Mark Andrew took an early lead at Saturday’s convention but wasn’t able to get the 60 percent of votes needed for the party’s nod. The pool of six candidates had been whittled down to Andrew and City Council member Betsy Hodges by late Saturday, when Hodges’ campaign told its delegates to leave for pizza it fed them outside.

06/15/2013

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Meet The World’s Youngest (And Cutest) Mayor

No one is more excited for the summer season than Dorset Mayor Robert Tufts. Oh, and he’s 4 years old. He walks the streets with pride, and knows that the fish bite best on leeches, worms and minnows.

05/09/2013

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Sauk Rapids Mayor Pleads Guilty To DWI Incident, Sentenced

Sauk Rapids mayor Bradley Gunderson has pleaded guilty to driving drunk, crashing into garbage cans and getting stuck in a snow bank.

04/09/2013

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Coleman Wants 3rd Term As St. Paul Mayor

St. Paul’s mayor is going after a third term. Democrat Chris Coleman announced Wednesday that he will ask voters this November to give him four more years to lead the capital city.

04/03/2013

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Charges: Sauk Rapids Mayor Drove Drunk, Crashed Into Snow Bank

A 48-year-old Sauk Rapids man is accused of driving drunk, crashing into garbage cans and getting stuck in a snow bank, according to charges filed Friday in Benton County Court.

03/15/2013

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Sauk Rapids Mayor Arrested For DWI

The mayor of Sauk Rapids was arrested Sunday for driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages.

02/18/2013

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Mpls. Bridge To Be Named For Former Mayor Sayles Belton

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak announced a plan to rename the Third Avenue Bridge over Interstate 94 after former city mayor Sharon Sayles Belton.

02/07/2013

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Red Wing Mayor Hired By Frack Sand Lobbying Group

The mayor of Red Wing has been hired to promote the region’s growing frack sand industry, raising questions from some citizens about whether he can balance his community’s interests with his new employer’s.

02/06/2013

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Gary Schiff To Announce Bid For Minneapolis Mayor

Minneapolis City Council member Gary Schiff says he will formally announce his intentions to run for the city’s soon-to-be open post for mayor.

01/29/2013

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Fans, St. Paul Mayor Reacts To End Of NHL Lockout

After 113 days, the NHL lockout apprears to be over. The news comes after a marathon negotiating session that lasted more than 16 hours.

01/06/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Microwave Popcorn & R.T. Rybak

Some of the Good Questions you send in deal with big issues. Others, we answer on Friday nights. So, WCCO-TV’s Jason DeRusha hits Reply All to a good question about science and another about government.

12/28/2012

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Minneapolis Mayor Opens New Political Venture

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is opening a new political venture as he considers whether to seek a third term atop Minnesota’s largest city.

12/18/2012

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Son Of Accent Signage Victim To Meet With NYC Mayor Bloomberg

A Minneapolis high school student lost his dad in one of the worst workplace shootings in Minnesota history. Now, he will meet with other relatives and survivors of mass shootings and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to talk about taking action against gun violence.

12/16/2012

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