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Go Inside Lynx Game Day Preparations With Cheryl Reeve

Cheryl Reeve has made quite the impact on the local sports scene, leading the Minnesota Lynx to two WNBA titles since taking over as head coach in 2010. We wanted to know how she does it, and she agreed to let us tag along and find out.

07/12/2015

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Bastille Day Celebrated With Uptown Block Party

There was a pretty good crowd appreciating French culture in Minneapolis early Sunday afternoon. The Bastille Day Block Party is an annual event at Barbette in Uptown.

07/12/2015

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Moore Scores 20, Lynx Defense Regroups To Beat Stars 66-49

Maya Moore scored 15 of her 20 points in the first half, and the WNBA-leading Minnesota Lynx never trailed in a 66-49 win over the San Antonio Stars on Sunday night.

07/12/2015

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Gibson, Sano Lead Twins Over Tigers 7-1

Kyle Gibson won his fourth straight start, throwing seven strong innings, and rookie Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.

07/12/2015

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Basilica Block Party Still Rocking After 20 Years

It started in 1995 as a fundraiser to help pay for the structural restoration of the Basilica of Saint Mary. And while some money still goes towards that, the Basilica Block Party has become so much more.

07/11/2015

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Police: Man Shot Dead Outside Of N. Mpls. Market

One person is dead after a shooting in Minneapolis Friday night. Police say an altercation began inside the North Side Food Market on the 3500 block of Lyndale Avenue North at about 9:30 p.m.

07/11/2015

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Guy On A Bike: Increasing Diversity in Cycling

Minneapolis consistently ranks among the best cities for cycling in the United States. But as I tool around on my steel horse I can’t help but notice that most of the other cyclists I encounter look like me: a white, middle-class male.

07/10/2015

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Fire Reported At Vikings Stadium Construction Site

If you happened to drive past the construction site for the forthcoming U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis, you may have had cause for alarm. A plume of smoke could be seen late Friday morning at the site.

07/10/2015

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Minneapolis Passes Ordinance Limiting Flavored Tobacco Availability

The Minneapolis City Council passed an ordinance Friday morning cracking down on the availability of flavored tobacco products in the city. Beginning next year, flavor tobacco products will only be allowed for sale by tobacco-only retailers.

07/10/2015

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DNR: Zebra Mussels Confirmed In Forest Lake

The presence of the invasive species zebra mussels has been confirmed in Forest Lake, the Minnesota Department of Resources announced Friday.

07/10/2015

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Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In Minnesota

Fun does not always equal spendy.

07/10/2015

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AP Source: Garnett’s Contract With Wolves Is 2 Years, $16M

A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the two-year contract Kevin Garnett will sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves is worth $16 million.

07/09/2015

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Minneapolis Police Want Local Businesses To Join Virtual Security Network

The Minneapolis Police Department is looking to partner with business owners in the fight against crime. Its new program will give officers an immediate connection to cameras already in place at local businesses. And as police say, it’s a force multiplier.

07/09/2015

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Minnesota’s ‘Sanctuary City’ Murder

The killing of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco, California, allegedly by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant, has many focusing on the “sanctuary city” policy that many U.S. Cities adopted. But the real focus shouldn’t be on sanctuary cities, it should be on what happens to illegal immigrants after they commit a crime.

07/09/2015

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Herb Carneal Items To Be Auctioned During MLB All-Star Week

Minnesota Twins memorabilia from Hall of Fame broadcaster Herb Carneal will be up for auction during MLB All-Star Week. The collection will include Carneal’s 1987 Twins World Series Championship gold ring valued at $7,500 and his 1965 Twins American League Championship gold ring estimated at $10,000.

07/09/2015

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Wolves Fans Come Out In Droves For Scrimmage

The line to watch a Minnesota Timberwolves summer scrimmage stretched for blocks from Target Center through the Skyway in downtown Minneapolis Wednesday. “We’ve got a good, young core of players so I’m excited to see what we’ve got,” fan Matt Ostby said.

07/08/2015

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Firefighter Injured In Mpls. Hit-And-Run Rollover Crash

A firefighter was injured in a hit-and-run rollover crash Wednesday afternoon in northeast Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Fire Department says the accident happened near East River Road and Marshall Street Northeast.

07/08/2015

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Police: Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Metro Transit Bus In Minneapolis

A spokesperson with Metro Transit said the bus was heading eastbound on 2nd St. S. and turning north onto 3rd Avenue S. just before 3:45 p.m. when it hit a man, later identified as 71-year-old Andrew Morris Beisner. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

07/08/2015

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3 Minnesota Men Charged In Terrorism Case To Remain Jailed

Three Minnesota men accused of trying to go to Syria to join the Islamic State group will remain in custody for now.

07/08/2015

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Dozier, Twins Finish Sweep Of Orioles With 5-3 Win

Brian Dozier and Joe Mauer hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the sixth inning, propelling the Minnesota Twins past the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.

07/08/2015

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Wander Minnesota: ‘Inspired By Books’ At The MIA

At the Minneapolis Institute of Arts , of course there’s always so much going on around visual arts. But the museum also offers frequent tours of a literary bent: Inspired by Books, tours that combine the museum’s extensive visual arts collection with themed explorations of books.

07/08/2015

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Firefighters Rescue 2 Workers In Downtown Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Fire Department is on the scene of a technical rescue in downtown Minneapolis Wednesday afternoon. Authorities received a report just after 2 p.m. of at last two workers who needed help at the Wells Fargo Center, located at 90 7th St. S. in downtown Minneapolis.

07/08/2015

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Timberwolves Expecting Big Turnout For Summer Showcase

The Minnesota Timberwolves are expecting a large turnout at Target Center Wednesday night as the team is hosting a Summer Showcase ahead of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The team is hosting an open scrimmage to the general public, and admission is free.

07/08/2015

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Metro Transit Bus Driver Retires After 43 Accident-Free Years

After 43 years on the job, a very good Metro Transit bus driver has retired. On Wednesday morning, Jerry Olson said goodbye to some of the 23 million riders he’s served over the years.

07/08/2015

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Social Media Helps Master Barber Grow Business

Master barber Akeem Akway is driven, talented and a standout in his field, and now his work is garnering both attention and accolades. He was born in Ethiopia. When he moved to the states 15 years ago, he knew his name would be on a building someday.

07/08/2015

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