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Honest Tea Wants To See How Honest MN Really Is

Did you know redheads are more honest than blondes or brunettes? And bearded men are more honest than balding ones — those are just some of the findings from a social experiment done last year. This year’s test is wrapping up on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis.

07/10/2013

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Chief Harteau Walks Downtown Beat Today

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau talked with Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Tuesday. The Chief outlined her plan to visit downtown businesses with Sheriff Rich Stanek. She has gone on a walking beat […]

07/09/2013

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Minneapolis Calling For Re-Design Of Nicollet Mall

The City of Minneapolis says Nicollet Mall is due for a makeover. It’s been more than 20 years since the main street through downtown Minneapolis has been updated. The city is calling the bid process for the Nicollet Mall update a competition.

06/20/2013

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Mary Richards’ Best Of Minneapolis

Author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong’s history of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted, tells the behind-the-scenes story of the show. She shares a look at well-known Minneapolis sites from The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

05/07/2013

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Patio Season: ‘Like Fishing Opener, But For Beer’

After two sloppy snowstorms walloped Minnesota this month, spring finally arrived on Friday.

04/26/2013

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Summer’s On Its Way: Farmers Market Back On The Mall

It’s got to be a sign that summer is on the way, and Thursday was the first day of the farmers market on Nicollet Mall.

04/25/2013

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Twin Cities In Motion Dedicating 1-Mile Race To Marathon Victims

Officials with the Twin Cities Marathon said Wednesday they’ll dedicate one of their races to the victims of the bombing attacks at the Boston Marathon.

04/24/2013

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Nicollet Mall Undergoing $30M Transformation

Minneapolis is making plans for a major transformation of Nicollet Mall.

04/16/2013

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Nice Ride Returning For 4th Season

Nice Ride Minnesota is celebrating its fourth season back with a unique ice sculpture in downtown Minneapolis.

03/27/2013

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Dancing In Subzero Temperatures

When subzero weather hits, some people take to coffee shops and gyms. Others, like Chris Sanders, have their own ways of dealing with the cold.

02/01/2013

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Prince’s Much-Hyped Dakota ‘Soundchecks’ Already Sold Out

If you want to catch an intimate and informal concert with Prince at the Dakota this week, it’s going to cost you more than 200 balloons. Closer to $200, actually.

01/15/2013

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DeRusha Eats: Vincent A Restaurant’s Crepes

Holidazzle is a time for families to enjoy the downtown stores and restaurants. But one fancy local dining spot is selling curbside — and it’s a hit.

12/08/2012

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Morning Team Gets Into The Holidazzle Spirit

WCCO employees, friends and family all suited up and had their chance to shine during the Holidazzle Parade on Nicollet Mall Thursday night.

11/30/2012

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Good Question: Does Money Equal Happiness?

The odds of winning the Powerball are about 171 million to 1. But a $2 ticket does buy you a chance to dream. And probably a whole new group of friends you never knew you had.

11/28/2012

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A Guide To The Holidazzle Parade

Despite the usual winter flurry, each year over 300,000 families and friends make the blustery trek to downtown Minneapolis to witness the Holidazzle Parade and this year will be no different.

11/16/2012

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Police: Man Stabbed Near LRT Station In Minneapolis

Police are investigating after a man was apparently stabbed near a light rail transit station on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis early Wednesday morning.

10/17/2012

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Westminster Presbyterian Expanding, Creating Affordable Housing

A downtown Minneapolis church is growing and the expansion will include affordable housing.

09/27/2012

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How Would You Improve The Nicollet Corridor?

The City of Minneapolis wants your opinion: How would you improve the Nicollet Avenue corridor?

09/26/2012

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Construction To Close Hiawatha Light Rail Stations This Weekend

Construction will shut down a portion of the Hiawatha light rail line this weekend, Metro Transit says.

09/19/2012

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Nicollet Mall Shut Down Over Water Main Break

Part of Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis was shut down Wednesday afternoon after a water main break.

08/22/2012

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Good Question: Why Do We Celebrate Elvis Like He’s Still Rocking?

In the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, Elvis Presley was the undisputed King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Decades later, some people think he still is.

08/16/2012

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Sprinting 25 Yards … In Heels

In just a few days, Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis will close for a herd of heels. Women and men will slide into stilettos, take their mark, and dash 25 yards in high heels – including men.

08/11/2012

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Hijab Day Hopes To Dispel Muslim Misconceptions

Faith was a big discussion point throughout downtown Minneapolis on Saturday. About 50 volunteers joined a young women’s Muslim group to walk up and down Nicollet Mall in honor of Hijab Day.

07/28/2012

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Neiman Marcus: Latest Luxury Retailer Calling It Quits In MN

Neiman Marcus is the latest luxury retailer saying goodbye to Minnesota, and it might have a lot to do with how much Minnesotans are able to spend these days.

07/23/2012

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Neiman Marcus To Close Nicollet Mall Store

The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. announced Monday that it would be closing the 118,000-square-foot Neiman Marcus store on Nicollet Mall.

07/23/2012

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