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8 Reasons The Vikings Won’t, Shouldn’t Trade Adrian Peterson

The NFL Draft is just a few weeks away, and Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson’s fate with the NFL and the Minnesota Vikings is still up in the air. Will the Vikings trade Peterson? Will they wait until the draft to see if any teams will make an offer Minnesota can’t refuse? Here are eight reasons the Vikings won’t trade Adrian Peterson and why they shouldn’t.

04/16/2015

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5 Businesses Lost In 3-Alarm North Minneapolis Fire

Crews responded to a fire in North Minneapolis Wednesday morning. Few details were immediately available, but the fire was reportedly at Dupont Avenue North and Broadway Avenue North.

04/15/2015

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Medical Examiner: St. Louis Park Man Shot Dead In North Minneapolis

Authorities said a 31-year-old St. Louis Park man was shot to death and found in a car in north Minneapolis on Monday. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim Wednesday as Marcus Tyrone Hunter. He died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

04/15/2015

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Police Seek Suspects In Robbery Near U Of M

Minneapolis Police say they are looking for two suspects after two people were robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning near the University of Minnesota campus. The incident happened at about 12:25 a.m. near 27th Avenue SE and Talmage Avenue SE, which is near the Como Student Community Cooperative.

04/15/2015

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Police: Pedestrian Struck By Car That Nearly Drove Into Miss. River

Minneapolis police are investigating after a car hit a pedestrian, then nearly ended up in the Mississippi River. The incident happened just after 7 p.m. Tuesday night at 26th Street and West River Parkway.

04/14/2015

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Gophers’ Mike Reilly Named To U.S. Men’s National Team

USA Hockey announced Tuesday that University of Minnesota junior Mike Reilly was named one of 15 players for the 2015 U.S. Men’s National Team. Reilly was a two-time First Team All-American and two-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year for the Gophers.

04/14/2015

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Police Pursuit Ends In Uptown Squad Car Crash

A police squad car involved in a pursuit Tuesday morning was damaged in a crash in the Uptown neighborhood. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, Hopkins officers were chasing a suspect.

04/14/2015

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4 Things To Know: Charges Expected In Boy’s Death, Airport Worker Trapped & More

Here are the four stories you need to know for Tuesday, April 14.

04/14/2015

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Twins Drop Home Opener To Royals, 12-3

The Twins lost their fourth straight opener, but on a sunny 61-degree day they still packed the place with an over-capacity crowd of 40,123. Minnesota Timberwolves icon Kevin Garnett threw out the ceremonial first pitch to his long-time friend Torii Hunter.

04/13/2015

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Fans Fill Downtown Minneapolis, Target Field For Opening Day

Play ball. Baseball is back at Target Field. Minnesota Twins fans poured into the ballpark early Monday afternoon for the team’s home opener against the Kansas City Royals.

04/13/2015

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4 Things To Do: Twins’ Home Opener At Target Field

Monday is the Home Opener at Target Field as the Twins get ready to host the Kansas City Royals. You can still get in on freebies and fun, even if you’re not going to the game. WCCO This Morning’s Ali Lucia had some other suggestions for things to try this year if you’re at Opening Day.

04/13/2015

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Memorial Held For Drowned ‘U’ Student

They came from her hometown, her school and her college to say goodbye to Jennifer Houle. Several hundred gathered at Northrup Auditorium for Sunday’s memorial service.

04/13/2015

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Vikings Greenway Hosts Fundraiser For Mothers Of Chronically Ill Children

Some mothers who usually put their family first were given a morning for themselves on Sunday. Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway and his wife, Jenni, hosted their annual “TendHER Heart” luncheon at the Minneapolis Hilton on Sunday.

04/12/2015

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Crews Put Finishing Touches On Target Field For Twins Home Opener

The Minnesota Twins are just two days away from their first home game of the season. The team will play the Kansas City Royals in front of a sold-out crowd Monday afternoon. At the dawn of the new season, Target Field awakens from a long winter as workers ready the ball park for nearly 40,000 baseball fans.

04/11/2015

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Minneapolis Police: Woman Found Shot To Death

A woman was found shot to death in south Minneapolis Saturday afternoon. Minneapolis Police say the victim was found on the 2400 block of Portland Avenue South.

04/11/2015

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Sources: Body Found In Mississippi River Believed To Be Barway Collins

Sources tell WCCO that a body recovered from the Mississippi River Saturday afternoon is believed to be that of missing 10-year-old boy Barway Collins. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office has been at the scene near 53rd Street North and Lyndale Avenue North at North Mississippi Regional Park

04/11/2015

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Minn. Farmer’s Invention May Help Cut Down On Soil Erosion

A Minnesota farmer-turned-inventor thinks he has a solution for cutting down on soil erosion. Over the years, he became concerned about soil erosion on farm fields. So, he invented a piece of equipment that he says is good for both the environment and for crops.

04/10/2015

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SE Mpls. Apt. Evacuated In Hazardous Chemical Scare

A man was taken to the hospital after being exposed to hazardous chemicals at his apartment in Minneapolis’ Marcy-Holmes neighborhood Friday morning. Minneapolis Police say the apartment, on the 500 block of 6th Street Southeast, was evacuated due to the possible hazardous materials.

04/10/2015

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Minnesota Pushes Bid To Land 2023 World’s Fair

After landing an upcoming Super Bowl and a Final Four, Minnesota is ready to push for its next big event: the 2023 World’s Fair. Organizers are preparing their bid for an event they hope will lure millions of tourists to see the latest in global technology and culture in the Twin Cities area.

04/10/2015

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Report: NFL Appealing Decision To Overturn Peterson’s Suspension

A new report says the NFL is appealing the decision to overturn Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson’s suspension. ESPN Viking Reporter Ben Goessling reports the league believes Judge David Doty should have deferred to the league’s collective bargaining agreement.

04/10/2015

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Bid To Cut Local Government Aid Would Spare Rochester

Rochester would get a reprieve under a House Republican’s bill to cut state payments to Minnesota’s largest cities. GOP lawmakers have long taken issue with big local government aid to Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth and Rochester.

04/09/2015

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9 Reasons The Minnesota Twins Will Struggle In 2015

Can the Twins be a team that contends for a playoff spot or will it be another long, frustrating summer at Target Field? It’s too early to tell, but most that know the game well don’t have high expectations for the Twins in 2015. Here’s nine reasons why it will probably be another losing season in Minnesota.

04/09/2015

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Best Bars To Spend Your Tax Return/Celebrate End of Tax Day In Minnesota

You’ve worked hard all year, now is the time to splurge.

04/09/2015

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Once A Gophers Quarterback, Adam Weber Returns As Coach

The Gophers added a veteran quarterback before spring practice, kind of. Adam Weber has returned as a graduate assistant, ready to make a new name in his football career as a coach.

04/08/2015

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Vikings Stadium Construction Is Halfway Done

Crews building the Minnesota Vikings’ new home are crossing the project’s 50-yard line. The $1 billion stadium is now halfway finished. From the sky, you can see it’s really starting to take shape. The structural concrete is 80 percent done.

04/08/2015

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