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4 Things To Know: Mpls. Protest, Tom Brady’s Appeal & More

From a protest in downtown Minneapolis to Tom Brad’s expected appeal of his suspension, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, May 14.

05/14/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Black Forest Inn Turns 50

Long before anyone called Nicollet Avenue near Downtown Minneapolis Eat Street, there was a young German immigrant with a dream. Erich Christ was just a kid. This Friday his restaurant turns 50.

05/14/2015

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Minneapolis Police Near End Of Body Camera Testing Program

The Minneapolis Police Department is in the final stages of its body camera test program. Thirty-six officers from three different precincts volunteered to test and evaluate the cameras.

05/13/2015

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Bird Flu Adds To Woes At Minnesota Turkey Litter Power Plant

A Minnesota power plant fueled by turkey litter flopped and fell into receivership even before a virulent form of bird flu shook the Midwest’s poultry industry in recent months, yet its new managers say they’re confident they can keep it running for the long haul.

05/13/2015

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Janel McCarville Will Not Play For Lynx This Season

Janel McCarville has told the Minnesota Lynx she will not play this season. The Lynx made the surprising announcement Wednesday, just over three weeks before they open the season on June 5. It was not immediately clear the reasons behind her decision.

05/13/2015

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Gophers Basketball To Host Clemson In ACC/Big Ten Challenge

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team will host Clemson in the 2015 ACC/Big Ten Challenge, officials announced Wednesday. The Gophers will host the Tigers at Williams Arena on Monday, Nov. 30.

05/13/2015

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Man Tackled After Firing Gun On Minneapolis-Bound Megabus

A man on a Megabus bound for Minneapolis from Chicago late Tuesday night fired a gun before trying to take control of the bus, authorities said. According to reports from CBS Chicago, the incident happened along Interstate 90 near a tollway Oasis in suburban Des Plaines at about 11:30 p.m.

05/13/2015

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Lynx Acquire Negotiating Rights To Asjha Jones

The Minnesota Lynx has acquired exclusive negotiating rights to Asjha Jones from the Connecticut Sun in exchange for the team’s 2016 second-round draft pick. Jones is a 6-3 forward who has played 11 seasons in the WNBA, the last nine with Connecticut.

05/13/2015

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Top Fishing Destinations In The US

A look at five of the best fishing destinations in America.

05/13/2015

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Minnesota Orchestra Preps For Trip To Cuba

Wednesday morning, a big group of Minnesotans will board a flight from Minneapolis and head to Havana, Cuba. The Minnesota Orchestra will be the first U.S. orchestra to perform in Cuba since President Obama announced plans to restore relations with the country in December.

05/12/2015

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Brooklyn Park Man, 27, Killed In South Minneapolis Shooting

Authorities say a 27-year-old Brooklyn Park man died Sunday morning in a shooting in south Minneapolis. Minneapolis police responded to the area of Pillsbury Avenue South just north of Lake Street West just before 2 a.m. on a report of shots fired.

05/12/2015

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Twins Recall Outfielder Aaron Hicks From Triple-A

The Minnesota Twins have recalled outfielder Aaron Hicks from Triple-A Rochester and placed outfielder Shane Robinson on the family emergency list. The move was made Tuesday before the Twins began their series in Detroit.

05/12/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: 3 Generations Help Out A Booming ‘Celtic Croft’ Business

Joseph Croft started Celtic Croft 20 years ago in his garage. Now the independent store in Brooklyn Park specializes in traditional Scottish and Irish items. It’s a business that keeps booming! The three generations running the store makes them Minnesotans to Meet.

05/12/2015

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The Push To Make Minneapolis’ Skyways Safer For Birds

The effort to save migrating birds from deadly collisions with glass is about to be back before the Minneapolis City Council.

05/11/2015

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Man, 18, Charged In Fatal Minneapolis Shooting

Officials say an 18-year-old Robbinsdale man is charged with shooting and killing another man last week in south Minneapolis.

05/11/2015

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MN Supreme Court Hears Arguments At Edison H.S.

Minnesota’s seven Supreme Court justices held court inside Edison High School in Minneapolis Monday, where the judges heard arguments from attorneys about an appeal in a real murder case.

05/11/2015

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Ex-Cop Convicted Of Luring Girls Over Facebook To Be Sentenced Again

The Minnesota Court of Appeals says the prison sentence for a former Minneapolis police officer is too short. On Monday, the appeals court issued a ruling reversing Bradley Schnickel’s sentencing and remanding it back to the lower court.

05/11/2015

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At 74, Gophers Great Bobby Bell To Earn College Degree

Thursday will be a big day for former University of Minnesota football legend Bobby Bell. At 74 years old, he’s set to finish his college education that started at Minnesota 56 years ago. He will earn his degree from Minnesota.

05/11/2015

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Pedestrian Critical After Hit-And-Run

A pedestrian was taken to a hospital in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle along Central Avenue in Northeast Minneapolis Monday morning. Minneapolis Police said the vehicle was traveling southbound on Central.

05/11/2015

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Six Displaced In North Minneapolis House Fire

Authorities say a family of six has been displaced after a house fire in north Minneapolis Sunday morning. Crews were called to the 2800 block of Oliver Avenue North on a report of a fire.

05/10/2015

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Police: Shooting In South Mpls. Leaves 1 Dead

Police in Minneapolis say officers found a man’s body early Sunday morning on the city’s south side after a report of shots fired.

05/10/2015

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Minneapolis Man, Colorado Woman Win 11th Fargo Marathon

The men’s and women’s winners of the 11th annual Fargo Marathon have crossed the finish line. David Tuwei led the men’s group with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 27 minutes, 15 seconds. Elli Peterson was the women’s champion with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 49 minutes, 13 seconds.

05/09/2015

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Mpls. Police: 2 In Custody For Shooting Death Of Man, 19

An 18-year-old is in custody Saturday in connection with the shooting death of 19-year-old Jordan Carson Adams early Thursday morning. Minneapolis Police say Eugene Watkins is being held at the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center.

05/09/2015

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Police: 3rd Escaped Wis. Inmate Captured In Minneapolis

The third and final inmate who escaped from a New Richmond, Wisconsin correctional facility was captured Saturday morning in Minneapolis. Police say Jesse Jamal Fairly, 26, escaped from the St. Croix Correctional Faculty Wednesday night with Andre Lee Vance and Kyle Peterson.

05/09/2015

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Minneapolis’ Mill City Farmers Market Turns 10

It’s a sign that summer is coming! Saturday is opening day for the Mill City Farmers Market in Minneapolis, and it’s also their 10th anniversary. You can find farm-fresh foods, local fine arts and crafts or grab some spring flowers for Mother’s Day.

05/09/2015

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