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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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Gopher Women Sweep UMD, Clinch Big Ten Title

The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team completed a weekend sweep of Minnesota-Duluth with a 2-0 win Saturday at Ridder Arena and clinched the regular season WCHA title.

02/15/2015

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A Minneapolis Skyway Can Be Yours – For Free

A unique piece of Minneapolis real estate is up for grabs — and it won’t cost you a single penny to own it. The owners of CityDeskStudio are giving away an old section of skyway built in the 1970s.

02/14/2015

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Craft Beer Lovers Rejoice For ‘Barrel-Aged Beer Week’

Small batch beer, or craft beer, is a huge trend — especially in Minnesota. And now brewers are taking it to the next level. The new trend has beer aging the same way wine does: in barrels.

02/14/2015

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Readers Mourn NY Times Writer, Minn. Native David Carr

Media columnist David Carr, who wrote the Media Equation column for The New York Times and penned a memoir about his fight with drug addiction, collapsed at his office and died on Thursday. He was 58.

02/13/2015

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2 Dogs Saved From Minneapolis House Fire

The Minneapolis Fire Department battled a house fire near Lake Nokomis Thursday afternoon. Crews were called to a structure fire at about 4 p.m. on the 3200 block of East 52nd Street.

02/12/2015

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Driver Who Hit Ferguson Protester Won’t Face Hennepin Co. Charges

The 40-year-old driver who hit a protester in Minneapolis last fall during a demonstration following the decision in Ferguson, Missouri, will not face charges from the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

02/12/2015

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Pet Blog: Kiss A Puppy On Valentine’s Day

Plan on being lonely this Saturday, aka Valentine’s Day? Got some extra dollar bills in your pocket? Well, don’t go where I think you’re thinking of going. Instead, head to south Minneapolis’ Carver Junk Company and get a sloppy kiss from a puppy for a buck!

02/12/2015

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Kelley Leads Gophers Women Past Wisconsin, 93-82

Shae Kelley scored a career-high 33 points Wednesday night and added 14 rebounds to lead the Gophers women’s basketball team to a 93-82 win over Wisconsin at Williams Arena.

02/12/2015

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7 Reasons Andrew Wiggins Should Win NBA Rookie Of The Year

In what’s been an otherwise lost season for the Minnesota Timberwolves, it’s their young talent that’s offering a glimmer of hope for the future.

02/11/2015

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U Of M Children’s Hospital Announces $5 Million Wilf Gift

Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf have given $5 million from their family foundation to fund education, communication and technology initiatives at an area children’s hospital.

02/11/2015

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A Warning From The Better Business Bureau About Romance Scams

If you’re looking for love online this Valentine’s Day, beware of some scams out there. Dan Hendrickson is with the Better Business Bureau and said there are certain things to look out for.

02/11/2015

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Man Gets 6 Years For Shooting 2 In Minneapolis Bar

A man convicted of shooting two people in a Minneapolis gay bar was sentenced Wednesday to six years behind bars.

02/11/2015

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Local Tap Talk: 612Brew Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary, Unveils New Cans

After two years of hard work, a northeast Minneapolis brewery is spreading its wings and branching out to local liquor stores this month.

02/11/2015

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Nye’s Gets Squeezed In Proposed Apartment Design

Legendary Minneapolis bar Nye’s Polonaise Room will be getting the accordion treatment in a proposed planned submitted by developer Schafer Richardson. Renderings released by ESG Architects show that two of the three buildings that make up Nye’s will be included in the proposed 29-story apartment tower situated above the bar.

02/11/2015

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Target Agrees To $4M Settlement For Inaccurate Pricing

Target has agreed to pay nearly $4 million to settle a lawsuit that claims the retailer charged higher prices than advertised.

02/11/2015

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Teen Sworn In As Mpls. School Board Member

Sixteen-year-old Noah Branch from Patrick Henry High School in north Minneapolis has a lot on his plate. He’s not only concerned about his grades, like all students, or possibly finding a prom date — but also the bigger issues plaguing students nowadays.

02/10/2015

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Snow And Ice Are No Match For This Mpls. Sidewalk

Snow plows have been out since 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, getting ready for ice, slush and snow. “We put down the chemicals to help break up the ice that was heading our way this morning,” MnDOT’s Kevin Walker said.

02/10/2015

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Wolves Trade Mo Williams & Troy Daniels; Acquire Adreian Payne

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday they’ve traded guards Mo Williams and Troy Daniels to the Charlotte Hornets for guard Gary Neal and a 2019 second-round pick. They also announced the acquisition of a rookie from Atlanta.

02/10/2015

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