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MAC Approves New Retailers, Restaurants In MSP

The wait for new retails space is over for Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport. The Metropolitan Airports Commission approved a set of new retail and restaurant offerings to go into Terminal 1, according to MPR.

08/18/2015

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Delta Flight Bound For MSP Turns Around Due To Mechanical Issues

Mechanical issues forced a Delta Airlines flight bound for Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to turn around Friday morning.

08/08/2015

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FBI: Suspicious Packages Discovered At MSP

Packages believed to be suspicious were discovered at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Tuesday evening, according to the FBI.

08/05/2015

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New Restaurants, Shops Could Soon Be Coming To MSP

Passengers traveling through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport could soon have new food and shopping choices.

08/05/2015

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Scene Cleared At MSP Terminal 1 After Evacuation

Part of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport’s Terminal 1 was evacuated Saturday afternoon after a suspicious bag was found by airport officials.

08/01/2015

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Soldier Meets His Baby Girl For The 1st Time At MSP

More than 40 soldiers from the 204th Medical Company of the National Guard are returning to Minnesota over the next few weeks, following a nine-month deployment in Sinai, Egypt.

07/23/2015

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All US United Continental Flights Temporarily Grounded

All United Continental flights in the U.S. are currently grounded due to computer problems. United said in a statement on Wednesday that it is working to resolve the problems, which are related to “network connectivity.”

07/08/2015

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Charlotte Flight Bound For MSP Grounded After ‘Undisclosed Security Threat’

A flight from Charlotte to Minneapolis had to return to the airport shortly after takeoff due to a security threat, according to CBS affiliate WBTV in Charlotte.

07/06/2015

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Delta Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Green Bay

A Delta Air Lines flight from Green Bay to Minneapolis had to make an emergency landing after an engine was damaged by an apparent bird strike shortly after takeoff. Airport director Tom Miller says the Airbus A319 with 78 people on board safely returned to Green Bay just before 8 a.m. Friday.

06/05/2015

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Airport Clears Police In Shooting Of Man Who Drove At Them

A Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport official says three officers have been cleared in the shooting of a man accused of trying to run them down with a car last month. Airport spokesman Patrick Hogan says an internal review and another investigation by the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office found the officers’ actions were justified.

05/12/2015

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MSP Awarded $6M For Improvements

The Transportation Department has awarded the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport more than $6 million for infrastructure upgrades.

04/28/2015

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Dayton To Urge Airport Managers To Set $10 Minimum Wage

Gov. Mark Dayton says he’ll urge the commission that runs the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to adopt a $10 minimum wage. Dayton, who appoints members of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, issued his call Wednesday in remarks at the Muslim American Society’s Capitol lobby day.

03/25/2015

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MN State Patrol: 305 Crashes, 21 Injured Friday Morning

The Minnesota State Patrol is reminding motorists to use their seat belts, slow down and increase following distances after hundreds of crashes Friday morning.

02/20/2015

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Midwest Snow Storm Impacting Flights At MSP

The winter storm “Linus” is dumping snow across the Midwest, including at Chicago’s O’Hare airport, which in turn is affecting flights out of Minneapolis.

02/01/2015

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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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Plane Diverts As Traveler Appears To Go Into Labor

Officials say a pregnant passenger believed to have gone into labor aboard a plane has given birth at a Salt Lake City hospital after her flight was diverted to Utah. Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann said it appeared the woman went into labor Wednesday on the airplane heading from San Francisco to Minneapolis.

12/31/2014

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Gophers Fans Getting More Flights To Citrus Bowl

There is a lot of excitement over the University of Minnesota’s football team’s upcoming appearance at the Citrus Bowl — so much so that there’s a shortage of flights to Florida.

12/18/2014

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MSP Airport To Undergo $18M Renovation

Security checkpoints at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are about to get a makeover. The $18 million plan calls for the consolidation of four checkpoints into one 10-lane checkpoint aimed at improving efficiency.

12/17/2014

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After Daughter’s Assault, Dad Questions Mpls. Schools’ Bus Pass Program

A Minneapolis father is calling for change after his daughter was attacked while waiting for a Metro Transit bus. T.J. Richardson says his 14-year-old daughter had just left an after-school activity and was on the bus stop near 43rd Avenue and Penn Avenue when she was attacked.

11/05/2014

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Construction Begins On New Solar Installation At MSP

Construction of the largest solar energy project in Minnnesota is now underway at the Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport. The new solar installation will be built on the top deck of the Terminal 1 parking ramps. When it’s up and running, it will generate enough energy to handle about 20 percent of the airport’s power supply.

10/02/2014

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Few Flights Still Delayed At MSP After Ill. Air Traffic Facility Fire

The effects of an airport fire in Chicago Friday continued to be felt by passengers Saturday. More than 700 flights have been canceled at Chicago’s two international airports. Authorities say a contract employee started a fire in the basement of the Aurora control center.

09/27/2014

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More Gates, More Security Lines Coming To MSP?

Your next trip out of town could soon become a lot easier. Officials at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport laid out several changes they’d like to make on Tuesday.

09/24/2014

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World’s Largest Plane Takes Off From MSP Wednesday Night

The world’s largest plane is sitting on the tarmac at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The Antonov 225 landed at MSP over the weekend. Operators of the aircraft postponed its take off until 9 p.m. Wednesday night.

07/01/2014

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Pilot Pleads Guilty To Trying To Fly Plane While Drunk

A former American Eagle pilot has pleaded guilty to trying to fly a plane from Minneapolis to New York City last year while he was twice over the legal alcohol limit for pilots. Kolbjorn Jarle Kristiansen, 48, was arrested at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Jan. 4, 2013.

05/02/2014

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MSP Urges Travelers To Arrive 2.5 Hours Before Departure

If you are flying out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, plan on getting there even earlier than usual. Travelers are now being advised to get to MSP two-and-a-half-hours early to make sure you make your flight. Airport officials say a perfect storm of factors have led to some the longest security lines in years, which have caused a lot of people to miss flights.

03/26/2014

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