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Mpls. Police: Pedestrian Hurt After Collision With Squad Car

Minneapolis police say a pedestrian is in the hospital after a collision with a squad car Wednesday morning. According to Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder, shortly before 9 a.m. a police officer called for an ambulance on 34th Street East and Nicollet Avenue South.

01/28/2015

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Timberwolves Zach LaVine To Compete In Dunk Contest

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that rookie guard Zach LaVine will represent the team in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk contest as part of the NBA’s All-Star weekend.

01/27/2015

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Minnesota Terror Suspect To Be Released To Halfway House

A Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group will be released to a halfway house while his case is pending, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

01/27/2015

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Naughty By Nature Performing At Timberwolves Game Saturday

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that hip hop group Naughty By Nature will perform at Saturday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Target Center.

01/27/2015

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Saks Off Fifth Signs Lease At Mpls. City Center; Set To Open In 2016

Saks Off Fifth will remain in downtown Minneapolis after all. The fashion retailer, along with Shorenstein Properties LLC, announced on Tuesday the signing of a lease for 40,321 square feet in the retail portion of Minneapolis.

01/27/2015

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Bloomington Woman’s Love Of Vintage Fabrics Inspires ‘Bow Tie Shoppe’

A Bloomington-based fashionista is incorporating her love for the bow tie into a whole line of Minnesota made accessories.

01/27/2015

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Fashion Designer Reinvents Line Of Yoplait Yogurt

Minnesota-based Yoplait yogurt enlisted the help of Minnesota fashion designer Christopher Straub to re-imagine the cups with a Signature Collection offered exclusively in Target stores.

01/26/2015

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Man, 22, Pleads Guilty In Parking Ramp Sex Assaults

A 22-year-old Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to raping a woman and trying to rape another in one afternoon last October in a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp.

01/26/2015

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Minneapolis To Offer Organics Recycling

The city of Minneapolis is rolling out organics recycling for those interested in the option. That means residents will be able to toss things like food scraps, chop sticks and pizza boxes into new, green-colored carts. What goes in those carts will be picked up on the same day as garbage, and some of the things that can be recycled can’t be put in outdoor compost bins.

01/26/2015

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About 14,000 Hit Target Field For TwinsFest

An estimated 14,000 fans attended TwinsFest over the weekend, raising around $300,000 for the Twins Community Fund. This is year two of a three-year commitment to the event at Target Field.

01/25/2015

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Police Investigating Armed Robbery Near U Of M

Police are investigating after the second armed robbery in as many days near the University of Minnesota campus. Police said at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, four men wearing masks threatened a victim with a gun near 8th Street and 14th Avenue.

01/25/2015

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Kids Learn Ice Fishing On Lake Harriet

A new generation of kids were introduced to the sport of ice fishing Saturday on Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. Along with learning how to bait the hook, the kids got to use sonar cameras and other gadgets to track the fish under the ice.

01/24/2015

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Mpls. Hockey Conference Aims For Return To Glory

It was considered one of the best hockey conferences in the state in the 1970’s — but times have changed, and enrollments have declined. Minneapolis has consolidated the conference into one high school hockey program, representing the entire city.

01/23/2015

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Minneapolis Nixes Proposed 900-Foot Skyscraper Proposal

Any Minneapolis residents eager to see the record for the city’s tallest building broken were dealt a disappointment Friday afternoon. According to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, the proposal that would have led to an 80-story skyscraper to be constructed on the old Nicollet Hotel block was rejected.

01/23/2015

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Mpls. Police: ‘Substantial Amount’ Of Heroin Recovered After Police Pursuit

Minneapolis police say they recovered a substantial amount of heroin after a police pursuit that ended in a crash Friday afternoon.

01/23/2015

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