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Police: Video Shows Missing U Of M Student Going Into River

Minneapolis Police said Monday they will be seeking the assistance of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office in a water recovery effort to find missing University of Minnesota student Jennifer Houle.

7 hours ago

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Fatal Crash Closes Interstate 94 In Minneapolis

Authorities are on the scene of a fatal accident on Interstate 94 in Minneapolis that will cause major delays for the evening commute. The accident happened just after 3 p.m. Monday on eastbound I-94 at Highway 280 in Minneapolis.

9 hours ago

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2 Minneapolis Neighborhoods See Wave Of Burglaries

Over a five-day period, two small neighborhoods along the western edge of Minneapolis have seen 10 home burglaries.

Police say that several of the burglaries in the Willard Hay and Lind Bohanon neighborhoods appear to be related. Burglars have taken household electronics, cash and other items, though in several cases the homes were not entered.

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Section Of 5th Street Closes As Mpls. Reconfigures Downtown

Officials in Minneapolis say a section of 5th Street by the new Vikings stadium construction site is slated to close Monday as part of a construction project to reconfigure how people get around downtown.

12 hours ago

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Stevie Wonder Surprises North Minneapolis Church

New Salem Baptist Church is known for its community activism and outreach. But fewer people knew about the pastor’s famous friend, Stevie Wonder, until he showed up for Sunday service.

03/29/2015

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High Winds Bring Down Scaffolding At Vikings Stadium Site, No Injuries

Authorities say high winds caused scaffolding to collapse on the edge of the Vikings stadium site and fall onto a downtown Minneapolis street. The Minneapolis Police Department says the incident happened late Sunday afternoon.

03/29/2015

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Police Need Help Finding Missing ‘U’ Student

Minneapolis Police need your help to find a missing University of Minnesota student. Jennifer Houle, 22, was last seen between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Friday at Blarney Pub and Grill in Dinkytown. Police say her purse was found three blocks away on the 1100 block of 4th Street Southeast at about 3 a.m.

03/28/2015

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Poets Duke It Out For National Youth Poetry Slam Spot

Saturday night is the finals of the Be Heard Minnesota Youth Poetry Slam. Six poets will be chosen to represent the state in the international Brave New Voices youth poetry slam festival this July in Atlanta.

03/28/2015

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Sportsmen & ‘Lumberjills’ Galore At The Northwest Sportshow

It’s the time of year when everyone is thinking about getting outdoors. And to help you get ready for the summer fun, this weekend is the 83rd Northwest Sportshow. It features deals on boats, RVs, ATVs, fishing and hunting gear.

03/28/2015

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‘Beerwood Derby’ To Benefit Local Boy Scouts

Remember those pinewood or carbon car derbies from when you were a kid? Well, it no longer has to be a childhood memory, because the grown-ups head to the races Saturday for the annual Beerwood Derby in Minneapolis.

03/28/2015

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Good Questions: Gas Prices, Mississippi Structures, Gray Hair

Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores gas prices, strange structures in the Mississippi River and gray hair.

03/27/2015

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Jamie Yuccas Leads Tours At MIA For 100th Birthday Celebration

For its 100th birthday, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts is offering a surprise a week!

03/27/2015

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Zahui B. Named Finalist For Wade Trophy

University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. was named one of 12 finalists for the Wade Trophy on Thursday. The award goes annually to the most outstanding Division I women’s basketball player in the country.

03/26/2015

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Recharged With Molitor, Twins Need Starting Pitching Spike

Paul Molitor was hired as Minnesota’s new manager, bringing Hall of Fame membership and renowned intelligence and intuition to a team seeking a fresh start.

03/26/2015

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Downtown Soccer Stadium Funding Has Yet To Be Worked Out

While Minneapolis cheered the announcement of a new Major League Soccer franchise, it’s not clear how the owners plan to pay for a new 18,500 seat stadium, and whether they’ll ask for the public’s help.

03/25/2015

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Cost Of Target Center Renovation Increases By $30M

The cost to renovate Target Center is going up. An updated budget unveiled at Minneapolis City Hall this week shows the cost has climbed to nearly $129-million.

03/25/2015

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With Cobb Gone, Gophers Look To Improve Passing Game

The University of Minnesota football team is trying to find some things out this spring. One of the biggest is how the Gophers will function offensively after running back David Cobb’s departure. Cobb set a single-season rushing record with Minnesota as a senior.

03/24/2015

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Vikings Sign S Taylor Mays, LB Casey Matthews

The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday they’ve agreed to terms with free agent defensive players Taylor Mays and Casey Matthews. Mays is a safety who played the last four seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals.

03/24/2015

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Driver Who Hit Ferguson Protester Charged In Minneapolis

The 40-year-old driver who hit a protester in Minneapolis last fall during a demonstration following the decision in Ferguson, Missouri, has now been charged by the Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office.

03/24/2015

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New Hope Man, 2 Others Charged In Downtown Mpls. Brawl

A New Hope man has been charged after a flash mob in downtown Minneapolis on St. Patrick’s Day.

03/24/2015

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Kevin Garnett To Throw Out First Pitch At Twins Home Opener

The Twins host the 2014 American League Champion Kansas City Royals on at 3:10 p.m. on April 13. Kevin Garnett of the Minnesota Timberwolves will throw the ceremonial first pitch for the game at Target Field.

03/24/2015

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Agent: Peterson Return To Vikings Not In ‘Best Interest’

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their relationship. Peterson’s agent, Ben Dogra, said in an interview on Tuesday that he believes a return to Minnesota this season is not in the “best interest” of the standout running back.

03/24/2015

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Kilpatrick In Right Place At Right Time To Play For Timberwolves

NBA teams are always looking for guys with the right combination of size and strength. But sometimes, they’re just looking for a guy in the right place at the right time. That’s how Sean Kilpatrick ended up with the Timberwolves.

03/23/2015

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Police: U Of M Student Raped, Suspect At Large

Police are looking for a suspect after a University of Minnesota student was the victim of a sexual assault. Authorities said the incident happened at about 12:45 a.m. Monday, off campus, near the intersection of 8th Street SE and 13th Avenue SE.

03/23/2015

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Hornets Upend Timberwolves 109-98

Mo Williams scored 24 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Al Jefferson each added 18 and the Charlotte Hornets snapped their three-game skid by beating Minnesota 109-98 on Sunday night.

03/22/2015

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