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Man Rescued After Getting Trapped In Hole

An attempt to fix a leaky foundation turned into a dramatic rescue in Minneapolis, as a man digging a 12-foot hole was trapped by heavy, wet clay. Jeff Zajac was pinned against the foundation of a home near Lake Nokomis, and buried in dirt up to his neck.

08/13/2014

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Progress Made, But Can Minnesota Take Next Step?

For the first time under coach Jerry Kill, Minnesota has made significant progress. Last season, the Gophers doubled their Big Ten victory total of the previous two years. Their eight wins were the most the program had in a decade.

08/13/2014

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Latest Northeast Minneapolis Brew Lab All About Family

Breweries and taprooms have grown so much in popularity in the last 10 years. The new kid on the block is just down the block from a few other breweries and taprooms like 612 Brew, and that is by design.

08/13/2014

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Mpls. Working To Make Sure Kahn-Noor Race Goes Smoothly

On Primary Election Day, there’s a Minneapolis race for the statehouse that’s had shoving matches, fist fights and claims of voter intimidation. That’s why the city is doing something it has never done before. Sergeants-at-arms have been assigned at polling places in key precincts to make sure there are no problems.

08/12/2014

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Mpls. Police Seek Help In Identifying Dumpster Fire Victim

Minneapolis Police have released the picture of a tattoo in hopes it’ll lead to the identity of a badly burned body found next to a dumpster fire last week. On Aug. 7 at 11:29 p.m., dispatch received a call of a fire in a dumpster on 39th Street East between Snelling and Minnehaha avenues. Police were called shortly after when a body was found next to the dumpster.

08/12/2014

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Gophers To Face Wake Forest In ACC/Big Ten Challenge

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team finalized its match-up on Tuesday for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in early December. The Gophers will head to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and face Wake Forest at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in a contest that will be televised nationally on ESPNU.

08/12/2014

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Police: 86 Bikes Stolen In Minneapolis In 1 Week

City officials are reminding bicyclists in Minneapolis to have their bikes registered and properly locked when not in use after a rash of thefts in the city over the past week. Authorities said from Aug. 5-11, there were 86 bike thefts reported in Minneapolis, and the victims report a total financial loss of more than $45,000.

08/12/2014

Governor's Race Candidates

Top Prize In Minnesota Primary: GOP Governor Nod

Minnesota Republicans were picking candidates for governor and Senate in primaries Tuesday to finalize nominations for a party trying to climb back into power after years of Democratic dominance.

08/12/2014

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Lynx Playoff Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday

If you’re looking to get your hands on some Minnesota Lynx playoff tickets, Tuesday is the day to do it. The Lynx announced that tickets for the upcoming WNBA Playoffs will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday to the general public.

08/12/2014

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Decision Day For Minnesota’s GOP Governor Hopefuls

Republicans hoping to deny Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton a second term first must settle on a nominee in a primary Tuesday without a runaway favorite. Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson had the party’s endorsement that he hopes will pay off amid an expectedly light turnout.

08/12/2014

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5 Things To Know About Minnesota’s Primary

Minnesotans — at least a few of them, anyway — will take a short break from summer to tend to Tuesday’s primary election. Here are 5 things to know about the election

08/11/2014

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Police: 2 Bicyclists Hurt In Hit-And-Run, Driver Arrested

A 62-year-old woman was arrested Saturday night in connection with a hit-and-run crash in northeast Minneapolis that left two bicyclists seriously injured, according to police.

08/10/2014

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Vikings Tap Veteran Special Teams Coach To Fill In

The Minnesota Vikings have hired Joe Marciano to fill in for special teams coordinator Mike Priefer, who must serve a three-game suspension for an anti-gay comment that prompted a complaint from a former player.

08/10/2014

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Linval Joseph Issues Statement On Shooting At Nightclub

Nine people, including a Minnesota Vikings player, are recovering after a shooting at a Minneapolis nightclub early Saturday morning. That business is now shut down indefinitely, according to its owners. Police said the incident started just before 2 a,m. Saturday, when a suspect started shooting into the crowd at the 400 Soundbar.

08/10/2014

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Funeral Set For High School Football Player Who Drowned

Funeral plans have been finalized for a high school football player who drowned this week. Sha-kym Adams, 15, was swimming at Lake Nokomis on Wednesday with some teammates when he went under the water.

08/09/2014

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