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Former Mpls. Mayor R.T. Rybak Released From Hospital

Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak was released from the hospital Tuesday, after suffering a heart attack over the weekend.

01/07/2014

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Rybak Undergoes Second Heart Procedure

Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak successfully underwent a procedure Monday afternoon to remove a blockage from an artery. He’s recovering from a life-threatening heart attack which he suffered Saturday after cross-country skiing for nearly eight miles. Before Monday’s procedure, the former mayor continued his light-hearted banter on Twitter, posting a picture of himself in a hospital gown, framed as a GQ magazine cover.

01/06/2014

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11-18-13 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

How much did it cost the city of Minneapolis to run the election?

11/18/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Ranking Ranked-Choice Voting

One: It was confusing. Two: It took far longer to count the ballots than supporters said it would. Three: It was a fix for a system that wasn’t broken. That is my ballot. What’s yours?

11/09/2013

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Hodges Leads Minneapolis Mayoral Race

Minneapolis City Council member Betsy Hodges is the early leader in the race to be the next mayor of Minnesota’s largest city. Hodges led comfortably Tuesday night as returns were nearly complete, but the city’s ranked-choice voting system meant no winner was expected to be declared until Wednesday at the earliest.

11/05/2013

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35 Candidates Vie To Be Next Minneapolis Mayor

Voters in Minneapolis are now choosing their next mayor from a crowded candidate field. Tuesday is an odd-year Election Day in Minnesota, which mostly means city races. The most-watched contest is the race to succeed outgoing Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak.

11/05/2013

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10-30-13 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Who won last night’s debate? Blois and Dave discuss

10/30/2013

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Mayor R.T. Rybak To Lead Generation Next

We now know what Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak will do after his term is up. He is going to be the head of Generation Next.

10/30/2013

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6 Mpls. Mayor Candidates Debated Crime, Street Cars & More

With Election Day just one week away, the six leading candidates for Minneapolis Mayor took to the stage Tuesday night in a rather friendly debate that heavily revolved around crime, a street car system, and even the means of which they get voted in on Tuesday – ranked-choice voting.

10/29/2013

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10-29-13 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Join Blois and John Williams tonight at 7:30 for the final Minneapolis Mayoral debate.

10/29/2013

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Talking Points: A Crowded (And Unique) Mpls. Mayor Race

With 35 candidates, the Mayor’s race in Minneapolis is so crowded that candidates have complained about not being invited to candidate forums and being ignored by the news media.

09/15/2013

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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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In Washington, Mayor Rybak Seeks More Tornado Aid

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is in Washington seeking more aid to help North Minneapolis tornado victims.

06/20/2011

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Memorial To 35W Bridge Victims Starts Taking Shape

The memorial to victims of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse is starting to take shape at a Minneapolis park along the Mississippi River.

05/12/2011