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Gopher Basketball Retiring Randy Breuer’s Jersey Saturday

Gophers great Randy Breuer, a Lake City, Minn., native, will have his No. 45 jersey retired during a halftime ceremony Saturday.

01/22/2015

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Vikings’ First Draft Choice, Tommy Mason, Dies At 75

The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday that Tommy Mason, their first draft choice in 1961, had died at the age of 75. Mason was the first player ever drafted by the Vikings, taken first overall in the 1961 NFL Draft out of Tulane.

01/22/2015

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Rock The Garden Will Again Span 2 Days

Rock the Garden, the summer music festival held on the greenspace near Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center, will again be a two-day event.

01/21/2015

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Local Tap Talk: Insight Brewing Company

Over the last five years, the craft brewery movement has grown exponentially in Minnesota. The Associated Press says licensing records show two-thirds of Minnesota’s active breweries opened in 2010 or later. So we decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. This week features Insight Brewing .

01/21/2015

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UnitedHealth Earnings Top Wall St. Expectations

UnitedHealth topped Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter, and the nation’s largest health insurer brought an optimistic vibe for the new year as it detailed final results from 2014. The Minneapolis-based insurer said Wednesday that it expects stronger enrollment growth from Medicare Advantage plans, a key product that had been pinched by funding cuts in recent years.

01/21/2015

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Historic Minneapolis Diner Reaches Crowdfunding Goal

A historic Minneapolis diner on the verge of closing now has the money it needs to stay open thanks to help from the public. The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal reported the Band Box Diner was running on its last grill burner and it needed to be replaced. If it went out, so would the business.

01/21/2015

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Federal Judge Orders Archdiocese To Mediation With Abuse Victims

Last week, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced it was filing for bankruptcy amid lawsuits claiming sexual abuse by priests. Tuesday, they were in court to hash out some of the details.

01/20/2015

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Minn. Skipper Leads IRC 1 Class In Quantum Key West Regatta

Minneapolis skipper Hap Fauth has steered Bella Mente to two IRC 1 class victories at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta off the Florida Keys.

01/20/2015

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‘Laughing Gas’ Now An Option For Mothers In Labor

A Twin Cities birthing center is offering a new pain killer option for moms in labor. But it’s not a drug, it’s a gas. Nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, is now being offered at the Minnesota Birth Center in Minneapolis.

01/20/2015

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Volunteers Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day With Service

While many attended events in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, others decided giving back was another way to honor his legacy.

01/19/2015

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Gophers’ Lettieri Suspended 1 Game After Altercation Against Wisconsin

University of Minnesota sophomore Vinni Lettieri was suspended one game on Monday by the Big Ten Conference after an altercation between the Gophers and Wisconsin broke out near the end of Minnesota’s 5-2 win on Saturday at Mariucci Arena.

01/19/2015

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Gophers’ Shae Kelley Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

University of Minnesota senior Shae Kelley was honored by the Big Ten Conference on Monday after having a big week in a pair of victories.

01/19/2015

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Mo Williams Is NBA’s Western Conference Player Of Week

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Mo Williams has been named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week. The league made the announcement Monday.

01/19/2015

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Minneapolis City Hall Clock Halts … As Planned

A downtown Minneapolis icon stopped running Monday morning, but don’t worry — it was all planned. The clock atop the historic Minneapolis City Hall now reads 6:30, and it will for much of the week.

01/19/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: The Safe Way To Detox

Detox diets are a popular way to cleanse your system or lose weight. Beyoncé tried the Master Cleanse to slim down for her role in Dream Girls and lost 20 pounds in 2 weeks. But are detox diets safe? Nutritionist Sue Moores from Kowalski’s says they can be.

01/19/2015

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