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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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Apartment Complex Proposed Over Historic Mpls. Building

Downtown Minneapolis could soon have a new 18-story apartment complex right by WCCO-TV studios. According to the Twin Cities Business Journal, a plan has been submitted for the nearly 300-unit complex at the intersection of South 10th Street and Marquette Avenue.

02/20/2015

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Fans, Players React To Garnett’s Return To Minnesota

Kevin Garnett’s looming return to the Wolves has fans feeling nostalgic. They’re hoping he can bring some of the 1990s magic back to Target Center. Garnett led the Timberwolves to the Western Conference finals in the 2003-04 season and was a fan favorite.

02/19/2015

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Washington Post Questions Racial Equality In Minneapolis

An article in the Atlantic Magazine praising Minneapolis for its high employment, prosperity and affordable housing is under attack. The Washington Post responded with an article asking the question, “If Minneapolis is so great, why is it so bad for African Americans?”

02/18/2015

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Mpls. Park Board, Graco At Odds Over Trail Expansion

Plans to expand the trail system along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis have hit a snag, and it may actually end up in the hands of a judge. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board met Wednesday to decide what to do about a stretch of land on the east bank of the river.

02/18/2015

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Man Arrested After Shooting Ex’s Home, Pointing Shotgun At Police

A 36-year-old man is in custody after a brief standoff with police in northeast Minneapolis late Wednesday morning. Police say the former girlfriend of Major James Moore called 911 just before 11:30 a.m. to report that he was standing outside of her residence with a weapon.

02/18/2015

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Vikings Claim TE Brandon Bostick Off Waivers

The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they’ve signed tight end Brandon Bostick off waivers. He was released by the Green Bay Packers earlier this week.

02/18/2015

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17-Year-Old Pleads Guilty To Crime Spree In Mpls., Edina

A Minneapolis teenager has pleaded guilty to 11 counts of armed robbery and assault in connection to crime spree in Minneapolis and Edina, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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‘Pippin’ Has Got Magic To Do

The Tony Award-winning musical “Pippin” is now playing at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Minneapolis. The circus-inspired show won four Tonys in 2013, including Best Musical Revival. The original 1972 Broadway production was directed and choreographed by the legendary Bob Fosse.

02/18/2015

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Zahui B. Has Record Night As Minnesota Beats No. 13, Iowa 93-80

Amanda Zahui B. scored a career-high 39 points and grabbed a conference-record 29 rebounds as Minnesota upset No. 13 Iowa 93-80 on Tuesday night.

02/18/2015

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Former Gophers Cobb, Williams, Wilson At NFL Combine

Running back David Cobb, tight end Maxx Williams and linebacker Damien Wilson are the ex-Gophers among more than 300 draft prospects scheduled to go through interviews, medical tests and skills drills at Lucas Oil Field in front of team officials from all around the league.

02/18/2015

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Family Displaced In 1 Of 2 Overnight NE Minneapolis Fires

The Minneapolis Fire Department battled two fires – and bitter cold – in northeast Minneapolis overnight. Shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday, firefighters responded to the first fire, located at 81 St. Anthony Parkway. Upon arrival, firefighters saw smoke showing from the roof of a large warehouse and learned that an aluminum pile was burning inside.

02/18/2015

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Light Up The City At The Mpls Lantern Fest

The days are getting longer, but that’s no reason not to light up the city during this year’s Mpls Lantern Fest. On Wednesday, WCCO This Morning’s Ali Lucia was live at In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, discussing the festival with Leah Wong, vice president of events and marketing for the Minneapolis Downtown Council.

02/18/2015

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No One Injured After Fire At Steel Manufacturing Plant

A spark from work being conducted to close to a combustible metal caused a fire to break out at a steel manufacturing plant in Minneapolis early Wednesday morning.

02/18/2015

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‘The Atlantic’ Magazine: American Dream Still Alive In Mpls.

Add “The Atlantic” magazine to the list of national publications that are in love with the Twin Cities. While we’ve heard the accolades before: We’re smart! We’re financially stable! There’s a lot to do here! An upcoming article in the March 2015 issue of “The Atlantic” explores how the hearty stew of all of those factors makes the Twin Cities a model for others. The authors go so far as to call it “The Miracle of Minneapolis.”

02/17/2015

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Gopher Gymnasts Band Together After Coaching Controversy

The University of Minnesota gymnastics program got a shocker before the season started. Meg Stephenson and her husband and volunteer assistant, Jim, were removed from their duties amid some controversy.

02/17/2015

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DNR: Moose Count Confirms Continuing Decline

Minnesota’s annual moose survey finds a continuing decline in the animal so closely identified with the state’s north woods. The survey counted 3,450 animals, compared to 4,350 last year and 2,760 two years ago.

02/17/2015

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Gophers Rau, Wilcox Earn Big Ten Honors After Sweep Of Michigan

After a big weekend in a sweep of Michigan, University of Minnesota senior Kyle Rau was named the Big Ten’s Second Star of the Week on Tuesday.

02/17/2015

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Police: U Of M Students Warned About Pranks Near LRT Trains

The University of Minnesota Department of Public Safety issued a warning to students on Monday after a series of alleged pranks along the light rail transit line on campus.

02/16/2015

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Gophers’ Shae Kelley Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

After a big week leading the Gophers women’s basketball team to a pair of wins, University of Minnesota senior Shae Kelley was named the Big Ten’s Player of the Week.

02/16/2015

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U Of M Group Wants Peace After International Violence

A Twin Cities group is hoping to off-set recent international religious acts of violence with an act of love. The group of campus ministries and University of Minnesota students were inspired by an idea they first saw happen in Europe.

02/15/2015

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Roseville Hosting World Bandy Championships Later This Month

A unique international competition will be played for the first time on U.S. soil later this month, right here in Minnesota. Think ice hockey meets field hockey. The game is called Bandy.

02/15/2015

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Controversy Continues Over Faribault Dance Team’s High-Kick Title

The Faribault Emerald dance team took home the first place trophy in the Class AAA State High-Kick Dance Championship, but not without controversy. Many of their competitors claim they copied a dance and didn’t deserve the win.

02/15/2015

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Gophers Shut Out Michigan For Weekend Sweep

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team shut out Michigan 2-0 Saturday night to claim a weekend sweep of the Wolverines at Mariucci Arena.

02/15/2015

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