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5 Reasons The Gophers Won’t Overlook Eastern Illinois

There’s a lot of excitement around many college football teams as the season starts this week. Everybody has potential, and with a new four-team playoff system established, there will be a true and undeniable national champion at the end of the year. The University of Minnesota is one of several teams to open its regular season Thursday night.

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Bob Dylan To Play 3 Concerts In Minneapolis This Fall

One of the most beloved institutions of Minnesota music history will be making a three-concert home stand in November. The artist just announced he will be performing for three nights at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis as part of his North American tour.

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New Wolves Giving Away 500 Lynx Playoff Tickets

The newest Minnesota Timberwolves are pitching in to help the Lynx push toward another championship. Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Zach LaVine and Thaddeus Young have purchased a total of 500 tickets for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday.

08/27/2014

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Home-Care Workers Vote To Unionize

Thousands of in-home health care providers in Minnesota have voted to unionize. About 60 percent of the roughly 5,800 care providers taking part in a union election say they support organizing. The results were announced Tuesday by the state Bureau of Mediation Services.

08/26/2014

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Move-In Day For New Students At The ‘U’

It’s move-in day at the University of Minnesota. Students new and old were flooding into the neighborhoods around the U of M on Tuesday. In order for the transition to college life to go smoothly, parents need to understand the stress that their child is feeling.

08/26/2014

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Gunfire Puts HCMC Into Lockdown

Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis went into lockdown Tuesday afternoon after reports of gunfire outside of the hospital, according to sources. The incident happened sometime after 3 p.m. near the area of 8th Street and Chicago Avenue, which is near the hospital’s 8th Street ER entrance

08/26/2014

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2 Injured In S. Mpls. Drive-By Shooting

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot Tuesday afternoon in south Minneapolis. Police says the shooting happened at about noon on 38th Street, just west of Oakland Avenue South.

08/26/2014

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Reward For Lyle Hoffman’s Arrest, Conviction Increased To $25K

Authorities announced the reward has more than doubled for information leading to the arrest of Lyle Marvin “Ty” Hoffman, who is wanted in connection with the Aug. 11 murder of Kelly Phillips in Arden Hills.

08/26/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: Motorcyclist, Rocker Dan Johnson

A North Loop motorcycle business sells fantasy fulfillment. Customers range from local professionals to visitors, but the real character could be the shop’s owner. From family owned hotels to the restaurant business and rock and roll night clubs, a family fight and divorce eventually drove Dan Johnson to Midwest Motorcycle Rentals and Tours.

08/26/2014

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Q&A With Man Selected To Investigate Clergy Abuse

The embattled Twin Cities archdiocese has appointed a former top cop to investigate allegations of clergy abuse. Tim O’Malley is not only the former Superintendent of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, he is also a judge and a former FBI agent.

08/25/2014

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Boy, 11, Struck By Car In North Branch Dies

An 11-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while walking with his father has died of his injuries, the North Branch Police Department announced. On Aug. 21 at 10:12 p.m., police officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian on Fill Avenue near 375th Street. When officers arrived, they found the boy unresponsive.

08/25/2014

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Lynx Open Western Conference Finals At Phoenix Friday

After sweeping San Antonio 2-0 to advance to the Western Conference Finals, the Minnesota Lynx will head to Phoenix Friday to take on the Mercury. Game 1 will start at 9 p.m. Friday and be televised on NBA TV.

08/25/2014

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Former BCA Chief Named To New Archdiocese Position

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has named a former top cop as its point man for dealing with allegations of sexual misconduct by clergy. Timothy O’Malley spent over 30 years in law enforcement, mostly at the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

08/25/2014

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Gophers Basketball Sets 2014-15 Schedule

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball program announced its 2014-15 schedule late last week as Richard Pitino enters his second year with the program. The Gophers, coming off an NIT title, will have 17 home gamed during the regular season.

08/24/2014

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Man Dies 6 Years After Shooting In Minneapolis

Authorities said a man who was shot more than six years ago in Minneapolis and had been at an assisted living center died Wednesday. Authorities said the man was shot on Nov. 9, 2007, in an incident on the 3900 block of Lyndale Avenue North in Minneapolis.

08/24/2014

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