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Minnesota Man Pleads Not Guilty To Supporting Islamic State

A Minneapolis man who was stopped at a New York City airport in November as he and three others were allegedly trying to travel to Syria has pleaded not guilty to charges associated with supporting the Islamic State group.

02/25/2015

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Minneapolis Offering 24-Hour Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Service

The City of Minneapolis said Wednesday it has started a program to provide wheelchair accessible taxicab service to the public. The service, being provided by five local companies, is 24 hours a day and started on Feb. 1.

02/25/2015

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Twin Cities Archdiocese May Sell Off Some Properties To Pay Creditors

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says it may sell off a portion of its property in order to pay creditors after filing for bankruptcy. The archdiocese may pursue the option to sell three of its buildings in St. Paul, including the Chancery Office on Summit Avenue.

02/25/2015

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How To Protect Your Vehicle From Brine, Road Salt Damage

Maybe you wait in line for a car wash simply so your car or truck looks better. But auto mechanics say during the winter months, it’s actually a necessity. “We go through times like recently where we have small snow and they’re throwing lots of salt out,” mechanic Paul Hagen said.

02/24/2015

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Torii Hunter Sends Kevin Garnett A Message From Spring Training

It was Kevin Garnett’s day in the Twin Cities as he was re-introduced as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves. But word of his arrival spread fast, all the way down to Fort Myers, Fla., where the Minnesota Twins are in the middle of Spring Training workouts.

02/24/2015

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Garnett Happy To Be Back With Timberwolves

Kevin Garnett is officially back with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and the organization and fans couldn’t be happier. The best player in the history of the franchise met the media Tuesday afternoon after he was traded just before the end of the NBA deadline last Thursday.

02/24/2015

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Man Charged With Burglary In Case Where Mpls. Cop Was Shot

A 43-year-old Crystal man is charged in the burglary where an investigating officer was later shot and wounded, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

02/24/2015

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Gophers’ Zahui Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. was named the Big Ten’s Player of the Week in women’s basketball after she led the Gophers to a pair of victories last week.

02/24/2015

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Wounded Officer Jordan Davis Thanks Colleagues For Support

A Minneapolis police officer is thanking his colleagues for getting him help after being shot on this job this weekend. “Those guys did everything I would expect they would do. They stepped up to the plate, got me into the emergency room as quickly as possible and got me the help I needed,” Officer Jordan Davis said.

02/24/2015

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Zahui B. Named ESPNW National Player Of The Week

Sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. had a huge week to lead the Gopher women’s basketball team to a pair of wins. She’s now getting national attention for it. Zahui B. was named the National Player of the Week by espnW on Monday for the second time this season.

02/23/2015

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Brooklyn Center Man Convicted In Gang-Related Shooting Outside Target Field

A jury found a Brooklyn Center man guilty of two counts of attempted murder for a gang-related shooting incident outside Target Field last April.

02/23/2015

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Shabazz Muhammad Has Finger Surgery, Out For Season

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that guard/forward Shabazz Muhammad had successful surgery to repair a ruptured ligament on the middle finger of his shooting hand.

02/23/2015

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Man Who Kidnapped Wife, Robbed Bank, Fled To Mexico Gets 25 Years

A Virginia, Minnesota, man who kidnapped his wife, robbed a Kansas bank and fled to Mexico was sentenced Friday to 25 years in federal prison.

02/23/2015

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Large Crowd Expected For Garnett’s Timberwolves Return

Officials with the Minnesota Timberwolves said Monday a large crowd is expected Wednesday night when they host the Washington Wizards at Target Center.

02/23/2015

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CBS Sports Report: Adrian Peterson Done With Vikings?

It appears if Adrian Peterson has anything to say about it, his career with the Minnesota Vikings is over. According to a report from Jason LaCanfora with CBS Sports, Peterson’s agent got into a heated exchange with a member of the Vikings’ front office last week at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.

02/23/2015

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About 1,000 Express Interest In Medical Marijuana Program

Nearly 1,000 Minnesota residents told the state they’ll likely register for the state’s new medical marijuana program, according to survey results released Monday.

02/23/2015

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Zahui B.’s Dominance For Gophers Has Been Years In The Making

She’s 6-foot-5 – more like 7-foot-8 with that fabulous hair – and has one of the most interesting names you’ll come across: Amanda Zahui B. The center for the Gophers women’s basketball team shortened her last name before coming to America to spare herself the pain of people constantly mispronouncing it.

02/23/2015

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University Of Minnesota Hosting Pro Day March 2

The University of Minnesota is hosting its pro day for outgoing Gophers football seniors on Monday, March 2. It’s a chance for graduating seniors from the football program who did not attend the NFL Combine to get live workouts in front of various NFL coaches and scouts.

02/23/2015

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Minneapolis Officer Shot Released From Hospital

The Minneapolis police officer who was shot and wounded over the weekend has been released from the hospital. Officer Jordan Davis and his partner responded to a burglary call in north Minneapolis Saturday. Davis was shot while standing outside his squad car.

02/23/2015

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Mike & Natalie Go Strictly Ballroom

Beyond Ballroom Dance Company has been putting on a one-of-a-kind show in Minneapolis all this week. So Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus put on their dancing shoes and took a few lessons of their own.

02/21/2015

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Minneapolis Police Officer Shot, Suspect In Custody

A Minneapolis Police officer is in stable condition after he was shot early Saturday morning. Police says the shooting happened just before 5 a.m. after two officers had finished clearing the scene of a burglary call on the 1100 block of 24th Avenue North.

02/21/2015

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‘Mpls LanternFest’ To Light Up Downtown

Head on down to Minneapolis Saturday night for the inaugural “Mpls LanternFest.” It will feature huge animal lanterns and hundreds of community-made lanterns. There’s also craft beer, food trucks, music and interactive ice activities.

02/21/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Red Cow

In a town where there’s a Juicy Lucy on almost every menu, Red Cow is going all-in on one 7-ounce hand-pattied burger. Luke Shimp created Red Cow in 2013. “When you do ‘em right, people just love it,” Shimp said.

02/21/2015

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Man Says He Smoked PCP, Played ‘GTA’ Before Shooting At Ex-GF

A Minneapolis man is charged with attempted murder, assault and burglary after allegedly shooting at his ex-girlfriend and then pointing his weapon at police. Thirty-seven-year-old Major James Moore was charged Friday with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree assault and first-degree burglary.

02/20/2015

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Local Music Tap: Sartell’s ‘The Revolution 5′ To Bring Beatlemania To Parkway

A Sartell-based Beatles tribute band is making its Twin Cities debut this weekend with “The Beatles #1Hits” show at Pepito’s Parkway Theater.

02/20/2015

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