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Minneapolis Making Bid To Host College Football Playoff Title Game

Minneapolis will host the Super Bowl in 2018, and the NCAA Final Four the following year. Now, the state is looking for another big sports event. Monday night, officials were in Dallas, Texas, checking out the first College Football Playoff National Championship.

01/13/2015

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Saks Off Fifth Bids Farewell To Downtown With Big Sale

If you like a bargain, now’s the time to shop at Saks Off Fifth on Nicollet Mall. A clearance sale is taking place before the store closes for good on Saturday.

01/13/2015

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1 Killed, Firefighter Injured In 2 Overnight Mpls. Fires

One person is dead and one firefighter suffered minor injuries in two separate fires in Minneapolis overnight. The two fires were also called in minutes apart, stretching the resources of the Minneapolis Fire Department. This is the second deadly fire in Minneapolis this year. Firefighters also had to battle with overnight temperatures that dipped well below zero.

01/13/2015

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Salvation Army Falls $300,000 Short Of 2014 Holiday Goal

For just the second time in more than 10 years, the Salvation Army in the Twin Cities fell short of its fundraising goal during the 2014 holiday season.

01/13/2015

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Bill Would Remove Federal Protections For Wolves In 4 States

Several members of Congress are preparing to introduce legislation soon to take wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming off the endangered list.

01/13/2015

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Delta Flight Headed For MSP Returns To LAX After Problem Report

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 has landed safely at Los Angeles International Airport after reporting a mechanical problem shortly after departure on a flight to Minneapolis. The aircraft landed at about 9:35 a.m. Tuesday and was followed across the airfield by fire trucks.

01/13/2015

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White House Task Force To Combat Violent Extremism Underway

A White House summit to discuss potential measures to fight violent extremism is underway, with two officials leading crime-fighting efforts in the Twin Cities expected to be in attendance. Minneapolis-St. Paul was one of three metro areas asked be part of the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism.

01/13/2015

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Goldy The Gopher Heading To National Cheer Competition

He doesn’t even have vocal chords, but a local guy you may recognize is heading out to perform at a national cheerleading competition.

01/12/2015

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Hell’s Kitchen Opening Room Dedicated To Minnesotans

A “one of a kind” restaurant in downtown Minneapolis is about to get even more unique. In four days, Hell’s Kitchen will open up a room built by Minnesotans for Minnesotans. So fittingly, it will be called the “Minnesota Room.”

01/12/2015

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Minnesota Somali Leaders Attending Terrorism Summit

Minnesota is home to the largest Somali population in the country. And it’s because of that distinction that leaders from Minneapolis-St. Paul were one of three cities asked be part of a White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism.

01/12/2015

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Police: Body Found At Hidden Beach In Minneapolis

Officials with the Minneapolis Park Board said authorities were called to Hidden Beach on East Cedar Lake at about 4:41 p.m. after a resident walking their dog near Hidden Beach on Cedar Lake discovered the body.

01/12/2015

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Twin Cities Teacher Returns To Class After Brush With Death

Students who went through a frightening ordeal last January witnessed something wonderful on Monday. A popular teacher returned to school after undergoing many surgeries and nearly losing her life.

01/12/2015

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Woe-And-4: Minnesota Scrambling After 0-4 Start In Big Ten

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have dug themselves quite a hole. They started the year with hopes of returning to the NCAA tournament after missing out last season under new coach Richard Pitino.

01/12/2015

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Team: Climber 1st To Solo Summit Mount McKinley In January

A Minnesota adventurer has succeeded in becoming the first solo climber to reach the summit of Alaska’s Mount McKinley in the month of January, his support team said Monday, citing a GPS tracking device.

01/12/2015

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Daughter Pleads Guilty Of Helping Dad Dispose Of GF’s Body

A Minneapolis woman pleaded guilty Monday to helping her father dispose of the body of the woman he murdered.

01/12/2015

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