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Police: Shooting In N. Mpls. Leaves 2 Injured

City police said Friday night they’re investigating a shooting in north Minneapolis that sent a man and a boy to the hospital.

4 hours ago

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Friday Marks 7 Years Since I-35W Bridge Collapse

Friday marks seven years since the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis collapsed, killing 13 people and injuring 145 others. It was the height of the evening rush hour on Aug. 1, 2007, when the 35W bridge in Minneapolis fell into the Mississippi River.

16 hours ago

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Pitino Names Pomeday Director Of Basketball Operations

University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Wednesday he’s named a new director of basketball operations for the program. Pitino named Nate Pomeday, a former Big Ten Conference player at Northwestern, to the Gophers staff.

07/31/2014

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Top 5 Things To Watch For This Gophers Football Season

The Gophers open their fall camp on Friday, and there’s plenty of excitement around the program as it continues to make strides in Kill’s fourth season. Here are the top six things to watch this season.

07/31/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s time for the weekend and in these beautiful days of summer, there’s so much to do. Jason Matheson picks his top three.

07/31/2014

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Pet Blog: Chill Out By Pettin’ A Puppy

For three hours on Thursday, that rat race that is downtown Minneapolis will be pleasantly interrupted by rescue dogs! DogSense Unleashed and Safe Hands Rescue will bring more than a dozen dogs to Peavey Plaza to demonstrate the therapeutic strength inherent in petting a pooch.

07/30/2014

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‘U’ Police: 2 Research Assistants Robbed At Gunpoint

University of Minnesota Police says two research assistants were robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday on the West Bank campus. The robbery happened just before 2 a.m. just north of Mondale and Willey halls. The victims say two suspects approached them and one showed a gun.

07/30/2014

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Top 10 Greatest Songs From ‘Jock Jams’

“Ya’ll ready for this?” Here’s some of the best Jock Jams of all-time. It wasn’t easy to choose, but these tracks are certain to get the crowd bumpin’. (And make sure to check out the bonus list at the end for the “Most Annoying)

07/30/2014

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World-Class Soccer Field Comes To TCF Bank Stadium

World-class soccer is coming to the Twin Cities this weekend, and world-class soccer needs a world-class field. It takes a lot of effort to put real grass over the artificial turf that covers TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

07/29/2014

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Meet The Minnesota Girl Behind ‘Simon Says Give’

Mandi Simon is the mastermind behind “Simon Says Give.” It started three years ago when she was 7 years old behind the belief that every child deserves a birthday party. The efforts in their campaign have expanded to helping low-income children by packing and delivering backpacks that are filled with school supplies.

07/29/2014

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Gophers Hockey Solidifies 2014-15 Big Ten Schedule

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team said Tuesday it has confirmed its 2014-15 Big Ten schedule, and all but one series will be games on Friday and Saturday. The Gophers won the inaugural Big Ten Conference regular season title last year on the way to making a run to the Frozen Four and eventually the national title game.

07/29/2014

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Grand Rapids Man, 18, Charged In Kidnapping, Police Chase

An 18-year-old Grand Rapids man faces multiple serious charges in connection to a kidnapping and police chase in Itasca County last week.

07/29/2014

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Commission Upholds The Firing Of 2 Mpls. Cops

The decision to fire two Minneapolis police officers, both of which are military veterans, for using racial slurs and other derogatory remarks in Green Bay, Wis., last year was upheld by the city’s Civil Service Commission.

07/28/2014

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Timberwolves Announce Summer Caravan Schedule

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday their plans for the annual caravan that will hit various parts of the state. The Timberwolves Caravan will hit the road on Wednesday, Aug. 6, and start at Owatonna High School.

07/28/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: How To Slow Down Our Busy Lives

With work piling up, getting the kids to sports, and other day-to-day duties, stress seems never ending. That’s why we’re going to get you moving this Monday — by teaching you how to slow down.

07/28/2014

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