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New Plans Unveiled For $50 Million Nicollet Mall Project

New renderings are showing what the Nicollet Mall project team is thinking for the future of the downtown Minneapolis transit hub. The team held a public meeting Thursday night to address their redesign plans.

12/12/2014

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Alan Page And Daughter Write Children’s Book

Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and his daughter have written a new children’s book to benefit his foundation, which tackles barriers to higher education for young people of color.

12/12/2014

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Billy Joel Is Coming To Target Center

The Piano Man is coming to Target Center next spring for his first show at the arena in 15 years. The announcement came Thursday morning after Target Center posted a photo to social media the previous night showing Times Square with a big sign reading “Happy 1999.”

12/11/2014

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Man Dies After N. Mpls Shooting

A 42-year-old man has died after being shot in the head Friday night in Minneapolis. Antonio Marcus Flood, of Montgomery, died shortly after midnight on Saturday, Dec. 6.

12/11/2014

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Minnesota Lynx Announce 2015 Schedule

The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday its regular season schedule for 2015, which starts with a home game against the Tulsa Shock. The Lynx will open the regular season on Friday, June 5, at Target Center.

12/11/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Top Holiday Entertainment Bets

We’re two weeks away from Christmas, which means we’ve got a lot of family fun in this week’s Working for the Weekend. But there’s also some fun events going on just for the adults.

12/11/2014

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8 Great Sports Moments At TCF Bank Stadium

For years, college football fans had been clamoring for an on-campus stadium for the University of Minnesota. They got it, and now the Gophers are sharing it with the Minnesota Vikings and even the Minnesota State High School League.

12/10/2014

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Man, 25, Charged With Murder In Mpls. Rail Station Stabbing

A Minneapolis man is charged with murder in connection to the stabbing death of a 58-year-old man at a light rail transit station in Minneapolis Saturday. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says police were dispatched to the Lake Street – Midtown Station along the Blue Line at about 1:30 p.m. on reports of an assault in progress.

12/10/2014

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Phone Bank Raises $26K+ For Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge

In Tuesday’s phone bank, more than $26,000 was donated for the Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. And if you missed the phone bank, it’s not too late to donate to the cause.

12/10/2014

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Trees Of Hope: After Kicking Drugs, Seth & Gina Are Giving Back

This holiday season, WCCO’s “Trees of Hope” campaign is partnering with organizations that help make lives brighter all year long. This week, our set is decked out in colorful ornaments and ribbons to celebrate Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. The group offers treatment plans for our neighbors who are struggling with addiction.

12/09/2014

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Holidazzle Critics Say It’s Crammed, Lacks Accessibility

The Holidazzle Village is back open Tuesday after a water main break closed the village on Monday. But that’s not the only fix they’ve had to make since opening a few weeks ago. The Holidazzle Village is drawing crowds of people into downtown Minneapolis, according to Leah Wong from the Minneapolis Downtown Council. “Weekend attendance is amazing and we’re seeing a nice flow throughout the week as well,” Wong said.

12/09/2014

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Police: Woman Victim Of Attempted Sexual Assault In Uptown

Minneapolis police say a woman was victim of an attempted sexual assault early Sunday morning in the city’s Uptown neighborhood.

12/09/2014

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Gophers’ Reilly Named Big Ten’s First Star Of The Week

Mike Reilly of the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team was named the Big Ten’s First Star of the Week on Tuesday after the Gophers took four out of a possible six league points at Michigan State last weekend.

12/09/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: The Firm’s Doug Melroe

He’s known as the guy who teaches work out classes in a Speedo, or as the maker of the Twin Cities Pride Parade’s most outrageous float. But he’s really just a perfect combination of his parents.

12/09/2014

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Minneapolis Institute Of Arts Receives $8M Gift

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has received an $8 million donation to endow the position of the museum’s director and president. The gift from the Duncan and Nivin MacMillan Foundation was given in honor of the museum’s 100th anniversary in 2015.

12/09/2014

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