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Gov. Dayton Rested, Ready After California Vacation

Gov. Mark Dayton greeted about 150 people at Windows on Minnesota’s Galaxy Room for the first time since returning from a California vacation, where he spent some time with his son.

07/20/2015

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Hmong Dance Drama Debuts In Roseville

Some drama unfolded around the Twin Cities Sunday. People gathered at Central Park in Roseville to view the first ever Hmong Dance Drama, performed by 109 dancers from the Iny Asian Dance Theater.

07/20/2015

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Marchers Gather In Memory Of Slain Community Activist, Artist

A memorial walk was held Sunday night for Minneapolis artist and community activist Susan Spiller. Police officers found her dead in her home on Dupont Avenue North Thursday morning.

07/19/2015

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Xcel Energy Hopes To Have Nearly All Power Restored Sunday

Xcel Energy says the number of Minnesota customers still without electricity after a weekend storm continues to shrink. A company spokeswoman says as of about 10 p.m. Sunday, the number of customers without service was down to about 5,400 around Twin Cities metro area.

07/19/2015

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‘Made Here’ Markets Provide Local Crafts, Food, Clothing

People looking for locally made crafts, food and clothes have a new Sunday market to look forward to. It’s called the ‘Made Here’ market, right off of Loring Park, and it’s led by the Hennepin Theatre Trust and other locally-based businesses.

07/19/2015

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Minnesota Home Brewers Gather For Beer Event At Surly

Fans of home-brewed beer from across the state met in Minneapolis on Sunday for beers and brewing advice. The American Homebrewers Association hosts a series of these rallies nationwide. Sunday’s event took place at Surly Brewing Company.

07/19/2015

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Minneapolis Set For Aquatennial Celebration

They are called ‘The Best Days of Summer,” and they start this Wednesday! Minneapolis’s Aquatennial Celebration has a new format this year, but some of your favorites will be back.

07/18/2015

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Will Downtown East Flourish From $1B Vikings Stadium?

U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is just one year away from completion. And supporters of the $1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium made a lot of development promises to get it built. But did they deliver?

07/17/2015

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Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges To Meet With Pope At Vatican

Mayor Betsy Hodges is one of nine U.S. mayors who will meet Pope Francis at a conference on climate change and human trafficking. The conferences aim to raise awareness about these global problems within local communities.

07/17/2015

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Friends Mourn Woman Found Killed In Her North Mpls. Home

Friends are mourning the loss of a woman who dedicated her life to helping others. Police found the body of 68-year-old community activist and prominent artist Susan Spiller Thursday. They believe someone broke into Spiller’s home and killed her.

07/17/2015

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Best Public Pools In Minnesota

Minnesota has no shortage of sportage when it comes to public pools. Here are five best Minnesota pools

07/17/2015

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Minneapolis Artist Found Dead In Home After Break-In

Minneapolis police say officers responded to a welfare check at a home on the city’s north side Thursday morning and found a woman’s body inside.

07/16/2015

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Wrestling Coach Hosting Basketball Camp? How J Robinson Does It

J Robinson is the University of Minnesota wrestling coach committed to some written in stone philosophies, so much so he believes what he teaches is applicable to all sports. So this summer, he’s trying an experiment and leaving his arena for another kind of sport.

07/16/2015

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Forbes Votes Minneapolis 6th Most Liberal City

Minneapolis is the sixth most liberal city in the United States, according to Forbes Magazine. The online publication released a list of the top 10 most liberal and most conservative cities, and Minneapolis came in at number six on the liberal side.

07/16/2015

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Lynx Guard Monica Wright Out Indefinitely After Knee Surgery

The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday that guard Monica Wright had arthroscopic surgery on her right knee. The procedure was done at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Wright will be sidelined indefinitely.

07/16/2015

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Second Man Pleads Guilty In 2013 Robbery, Murder Of Folk Dancer

A 24-year-old St. Louis Park man pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder in 2013 death of a well-known dancer during a robbery. Andrew Mercelis Myers pleaded guilty in the death of 44-year-old Adrian Hernandez, a popular Mexican folk dancer.

07/16/2015

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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Minneapolis Shooting

One person is dead and another is injured after a shooting in Minneapolis early Thursday morning. According to Minneapolis police, around 2:40 a.m. officers received a call of shots fired in the 2300 block of Thomas Avenue North.

07/16/2015

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Protesters Fill Minneapolis U.S. Bank, City Hall Over Working Conditions

More than 300 protesters took over a U.S. Bank branch in the skyway of the company’s corporate headquarters in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday.

07/15/2015

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Minnesota Timberwolves Introduce European Star Bjelica

Five years after he was acquired, the Minnesota Timberwolves have finally added Nemanja Bjelica to their roster. Bjelica was introduced at a news conference Wednesday.

07/15/2015

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As Top Prospects Trickle In, Twins Are In Contention, Too

After stumbling through the last four seasons, the Minnesota Twins have summoned several of their best minor leaguers this summer. Some came straight from Double-A.

07/15/2015

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Moore, Augustus Voted Starters For WNBA All-Star Game

The WNBA All-Star Game is set for July 25 in Connecticut, and the Minnesota Lynx will have two players starting for the Western Conference squad. League officials announced Tuesday that forward Maya Moore and guard Seimone Augustus have been voted in by fans to be starters.

07/14/2015

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Lowry Bridge Becomes 1st In Minn. For Special Inspection

Workers are inspecting the Lowry Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis using some new technology. The steel-tied arch bridge is being inspected with equipment from a barge on the river, which is being used for the first time in Minnesota.

07/14/2015

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Mpls. Police: Warrant Out For 21-Year-Old Homicide Suspect

A warrant is out for the arrest of a 21-year-old man who Minneapolis police say is connected to a homicide. Police says Brion Quantrial Overton was involved in a fatal shooting on the night of June 3 in north Minneapolis.

07/14/2015

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Timberwolves Sign Euroleague MVP Nemanja Bjelica

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday they’ve signed forward Nemanja Bjelica, the reigning MVP of the Euroleague. The Timberwolves originally acquired Bjelica on a draft day trade with the Washington Wizards in 2010, selecting him 35th overall.

07/14/2015

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4 Things To Know From July 14, 2015

From a historic agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program to an equally history flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, July 14.

07/14/2015

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