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Mayor Rybak Backs Obama’s Gun Control Efforts

Parents who lost children in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre listened to President Barack Obama’s proposals Wednesday as he asked Congress for a new, stronger assault weapons ban.

01/16/2013

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Rybak Pays Off Bet With Green Bay Mayor

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has paid off his friendly wager with Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt over Saturday’s playoff game between the Vikings and the Packers.

01/07/2013

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Water Main Break Spills 14 Million Gallons Of Water Downtown

Crews in Minneapolis are dealing with a water main break Thursday afternoon on North 2nd Street between Hennepin Avenue and 1st Avenue North, authorities say.

01/03/2013

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Minneapolis Sees Uptick In Violent Crime In 2012

Crime in Minneapolis remains among the lowest levels in decades, but there was a slight uptick in violent crime this year.

12/26/2012

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Minneapolis Mayor Opens New Political Venture

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is opening a new political venture as he considers whether to seek a third term atop Minnesota’s largest city.

12/18/2012

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Minneapolis Taking Applications For Firefighters

For the first time since 2006, the city of Minneapolis will take applications for new firefighters.

12/17/2012

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Obama Phones Minn. Residents, Talks Fiscal Cliff

President Barack Obama is ramping up efforts to force Congress to make a deal.

12/12/2012

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Rybak, City Council Approve New Chief Harteau

The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously to confirm the nomination of Janeé Harteau on Friday morning. She joined the Minneapolis Police Department as an officer in 1987, and has worked her way up to assistance chief.

11/30/2012

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Edina Residents Protest New Flight Pattern Proposal

People who live near the airport aren’t happy with plans to change air traffic routes. And they made it clear at a public meeting on Monday.

11/19/2012

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Minn. Zenon Dance Co. Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has proclaimed Friday Zenon Dance Company Day in the city.

11/14/2012

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City Council, Mayor Urge Musicians, Management To Return To Negotiating Table

The musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra, which one critic called the “greatest in the world,” renewed their offer Friday to meet with management next week.

11/02/2012

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Rybak Nominates Assistant Chief To Succeed Dolan

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak formally nominated the current assistant chief of the Minneapolis Police Department to succeed Tim Dolan after his retirement.

10/24/2012

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Rybak, Coleman Chime In On Pres. Debate

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and former St. Paul Mayor and U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman had plenty to say about the first presidential debate when they talked with WCCO’s Chad Hartman.

10/04/2012

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Police: Mpls. Gunman Had Just Been Fired

Police say the gunman who killed four people inside a Minneapolis sign company had been fired hours before the attack. Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan said that the gunman in Thursday’s attack was 36-year-old Andrew J. Engeldinger of Minneapolis.

09/28/2012

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Shooting Victims Identified, Remembered

Authorities have identified all five victims killed in Thursday’s sign-business shooting in the city’s Bryn Mawr neighborhood.

09/28/2012

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Mpls. Calls For Shut Down Of Child Trafficking Website

The Minneapolis City Council approved a resolution on Friday calling on Village Voice Media to end publication of its online classified section that facilitates the trafficking of minors for sexual exploitation.

08/17/2012

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2 Mpls. Nightclubs Could Get Liquor Licenses Pulled

City staffers in Minneapolis are recommending pulling the liquor licenses of both Envy and Bootleggers to help curb crime on the weekends. The clubs are located along North First Avenue in the Warehouse District.

08/08/2012

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Pawlenty Still In The VP Mix, May Get The Nod From Romney

Throughout the modern history of vice presidential selections, it is almost unheard of to pick a VP this far ahead of the political convention.

07/16/2012

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2 Arrested In 5-Year-Old’s Shooting Death

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the recent shooting death of a 5-year-old boy in north Minneapolis.

06/29/2012

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New College Hockey Conference Taps Target Center

The Target Center in Minneapolis will host the National Collegiate Hockey Conference championship games, city and sporting officials announced Monday.

06/11/2012

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Occupy Protesters Plan To Take Back S. Mpls Home

Occupy Homes MN protesters are planning to reoccupy the south Minneapolis home that protesters and police having been tussling over this last week.

05/30/2012

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Woman’s Dream Home Emerges From Tornado’s Wreckage

Tuesday’s warmth and sunshine were a stark contrast to the scene in north Minneapolis one year ago.

05/22/2012

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Tornado-Ravaged North Mpls Rebuilds, Remembers

Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the North Minneapolis tornado.

05/19/2012

Minnesota lawmakers, highlighted by Gov. Mark Dayton and Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, teamed up with Vikings star defensive end Jared Allen on Saturday at the Mall of America to rally superfans in an effort to get the stadium bill signed.

Esme’s Blog: What Caused The Vikings Stadium Turnaround?

Somewhere in the haze of the past few months of the Vikings stadium debate, I heard someone say if legislators really thought people wanted a Vikings Stadium that they would vote for it.

05/12/2012

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On Eve Of Vote, Union Rallies In Support Of Vikes Stadium

Minnesota Vikings stadium enthusiasts are calling Monday’s vote “Game Day For Jobs.”

05/06/2012

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