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Minnesota Stifles Harvard 4-1 For 3rd Title In 4 Years

Megan Wolfe scored early and Amanda Leveille made 19 saves, leading Minnesota to a 4-1 victory over Harvard on Sunday for the third women’s hockey championship in four seasons for the Gophers.

03/22/2015

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Gophers Win Big Ten Tournament Title, Head To NCAAs

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team beat Michigan 4-2 Saturday night to win the Big Ten Tournament championship and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

03/22/2015

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Zahui B. Named Finalist For Naismith Trophy

University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. was named one of four finalists for the Naismith Trophy on Friday. The award goes to the top player in women’s college basketball.

03/22/2015

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At Least 3 Hospitalized Following 2 Crashes In Mpls.

At least three people were hospitalized overnight following two crashes in Minneapolis.

03/22/2015

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Minneapolis Public Schools Cutting More Than 100 Jobs

Minneapolis Public Schools has a plan to put more money into classrooms but it will impact more than 100 jobs.

03/22/2015

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New York Times Chronicles Minnesota Teen’s Path To ISIS

This weekend, the New York Times is profiling a young Twin Cities man who joined a terror group last spring. The article is titled, “From Minneapolis to ISIS: An American’s Path to Jihad.” It focuses on Abdi Nur — the son of Somali immigrants in Minnesota — and how active he’s been on social media, even after traveling to Syria.

03/21/2015

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Step Inside Bachman’s Spring Revival Ideas House

If your home is in need of a spring spruce-up, you might want to stop into Bachman’s Spring Revival Ideas House. Each room has its own unique theme and story, but is tied together with energetic color, fresh floral and other living greens.

03/21/2015

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Celebrate ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ Day

You can celebrate the legacy of Mister Rogers Saturday in Minneapolis. Guests can meet Daniel Tiger, enjoy coloring activities, storybook readings and photo opportunities.

03/21/2015

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Guy On A Bike: Design Cycles

The bicycle: a nearly perfect contraption whose basic design has remained unchanged for more than a century. Sleek lines, precise geometry and fine-tuned machinery afford the rider a sense of joy not easily duplicated.

03/20/2015

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Teen Charged In Murder Of Man At Minneapolis Bus Stop

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of a man who had just stepped off a city bus in northeast Minneapolis last September. Montrell Maurice Webster was arrested after a traffic stop, where officers found a gun in his possession.

03/20/2015

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Gallup: Twin Cities’ LGBT Population Lags Behind Most Other Metro Areas

A new survey released by Gallup shows that Minneapolis-St. Paul, which is frequently ranked among the best places in the country for the LGBT community, doesn’t exactly have the most robust gay and lesbian population.

03/20/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For The Best Shoe Shine In Minnesota

A good shoe shine not only makes your shoes look great, but it also makes you feel great. There are a lot of opinions when it comes to the right way to shine a shoe, so we went in search of the best of Minnesota.

03/19/2015

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Auditor Calls For ‘U’ To Suspend Psychiatric Drug Trials After Patient’s Suicide

Minnesota’s legislative auditor is calling for the University of Minnesota to suspend all new psychiatric drug trials. The recommendation comes after the 2004 suicide of 26-year-old Dan Markingson.

03/19/2015

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Survey: Offices Lose Productivity During NCAA Tournament

Let the madness begin. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament tipped off Thursday morning with a flurry of second round games. Many fans will be watching at work to see if their office pool bracket predictions will pull through.

03/19/2015

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Timberwolves Sign G Sean Kilpatrick To 10-Day Contract

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Thursday they’ve signed guard Sean Kilpatrick to a 10-day contract. The NBA granted the Timberwolves a hardship extension to have a 16th roster spot due to having at least four players out with an injury.

03/19/2015

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1 Dead After Mpls. Apartment Fire

Officials in Minneapolis say an apartment fire Thursday morning has left one person dead, marking the fourth fire fatality in the city this year.

03/19/2015

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Minneapolis To Replace Park Place On New Monopoly Board

Minneapolis’s luxury real estate market is getting a big boost. The city will replace Park Place on a new U.S. edition of the Monopoly board out this fall.

03/19/2015

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Gophers Mike Reilly A Hobey Baker Award Finalist

As the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team is getting ready to play in the Big Ten Tournament, one of its own is a finalist for the top honor in college hockey. Junior defenseman Mike Reilly has been named one of 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Award.

03/19/2015

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Report: Vikings Will Not Cut Adrian Peterson

We could soon have an answer about Adrian Peterson’s future. According to NFL.com, the Vikings will not be cutting him from the team.

03/19/2015

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Harteau: Nicollet Mall Disturbance Was An Isolated Event

Minneapolis Police are reviewing surveillance video after a large group of teenagers caused a disruption along Nicollet Mall Tuesday evening. In a possibly separate incident downtown, Minneapolis police also responded to a non-life threatening gunshot wound and began searching for a suspect.

03/18/2015

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Minn. DPS: DWI Arrests On St. Patrick’s Day Lowest In 6 Years

More people chose to grab a sober ride this St. Patrick’s Day. Tuesday marked the lowest DWI arrests on the holiday in six years, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

03/18/2015

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General Mills Completes Plan To Cut About 800 Jobs

General Mills says that it has completed a plan to eliminate about 800 positions. The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and other packaged foods also reported mixed results for its fiscal third quarter as a stronger dollar pressured sales.

03/18/2015

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Shae Kelley Making The Most Of Only Season At Minnesota

The recruiting standard has been set high by new coach Marlene Stollings and her staff at Minnesota. The one-player class of senior forward Shae Kelley has flourished.

03/17/2015

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How To Find The Perfect Formula To Win Your Bracket

Time is running out to fill out those March Madness brackets. The NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament starts Thursday with a full slate of games. Some pick by mascots, jersey colors or even vacation spots, but it’s possible to have a respectable bracket without following college basketball.

03/17/2015

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Ty Hoffman Gets 25.5-Year Sentence For Ex’s Murder

The man accused of killing his former boyfriend and business partner at an Arden Hills gas station will learn his fate today.

03/17/2015

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