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State Agencies Sever Ties With Mpls. Non-Profit

A non-profit, accused of using grant money to fund lavish trips and a Costco membership, was shut down by the state on Friday. The state is seeking $600,000 back from Community Action of Minneapolis. The agency helps low-income families with heating bills and works to find people jobs.

09/26/2014

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Fugitive Wanted For Domestic Assault, Threatening Cops Apprehended

Authorities in northern Minnesota say they have apprehended a 30-year-old man in Itasca County who is wanted on suspicion of domestic assault and threatening law enforcement.

09/26/2014

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Police Find Stolen Car With 2-Year-Old Boy Inside

A Minneapolis man was reunited with his son Wednesday night after his car was stolen outside a north side gas station with the 2-year-old child inside.

09/25/2014

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You May Be Able To Pay For Your Parking Meter By Phone

Parking at a meter in downtown Minneapolis can be tough — remembering to plug it before it expires, finding an open meter and then tracking down its pay station. But soon, paying for that coveted parking spot may get easier.

09/25/2014

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Timberwolves Hire Shooting Coach To Help Rubio

The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired Mike Penberthy as a full-time shooting coach to help Ricky Rubio and the rest of the team with their shooting during the season. The Timberwolves announced the hire on Thursday, along with Jason Hervey as a scout and the promotion of Derek Pierce to advance scout.

09/25/2014

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Man Dies 6 Weeks After Shooting At 400 Soundbar

A 27-year-old Bloomington man died on Sunday, about six weeks after being shot in an incident at a downtown Minneapolis nightclub. Minneapolis Police say the shooting happened at about 1:40 a.m. on Aug. 8 at 400 Soundbar, located on the 400 block of 3rd Avenue North.

09/25/2014

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5 Reasons Teddy Bridgewater Will Succeed With The Vikings

Despite not scoring an offensive touchdown against the Saints, Teddy Bridgewater played well enough in place of the injured Matt Cassel to give Vikings fans something to be excited about for the future.

09/25/2014

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Guest Pass: Guthrie Theater’s Endless Bridge

Completed in June of 2006, the gravity defying structure at the Guthrie Theater is architect Jean Nouvel’s signature feature.

09/25/2014

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Minnesota Vs. Michigan: More Than Little Brown Jug At Stake

Minnesota at Michigan. The Little Brown Jug is on the line. So, it seems, is Brady Hoke’s job based on the noise coming out of Ann Arbor. Last week’s 16-point loss to Utah at home, following the 31-0 defeat at Notre Dame two weeks earlier, has made this as much a must-win game as there can be in late September.

09/25/2014

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Garth Brooks Coming To Minneapolis

Get your cowboy boots and hat ready — Garth Brooks is coming to town.

09/24/2014

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Study: Prior Lake Speeding Tickets Most Expensive In Minn.

Prior Lake is the most expensive place to get a speeding ticket in Minnesota, according to a study by NerdWallet.com. The consumer finance website conducted a study on the true cost of a speeding ticket in Minnesota. It looked at the price of the ticket, plus court costs and insurances increases over three years, which is how long speeding tickets last in Minnesota.

09/24/2014

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Vikings Place Cassel, Fusco On Injured Reserve

The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday morning that quarterback Matt Cassel and offensive lineman Brandon Fusco have been placed on injured reserve, ending their seasons.

09/24/2014

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MN Sen. Says He’ll Resign From Community Action Board

A Minnesota senator said that he intends to resign from the Community Action Board after an audit revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant money was used for things like tropical vacations. State Sen. Jeff Hayden also called on CEO Bill Davis to do the same.

09/24/2014

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Coaches Pick Gophers Men’s Hockey To Win Big Ten Title

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team is the consensus preseason favorite to win the Big Ten Conference title this season, according to the coaches poll released Wednesday. The Gophers won the inaugural Big Ten title last year with a 14-3-3 record in league play.

09/24/2014

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Fire Destroys Vacant Home In North Minneapolis, No Injuries

Authorities said there were no injuries after a north Minneapolis home was badly damaged in a fire early Wednesday morning. Crews were called at about 2 a.m. to the 3000 block of Knox Avenue North on a report of a house fire.

09/24/2014

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