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Terror Suspect Caught Boasting He Won’t Be De-Radicalized

A Minnesota terror suspect is recorded boasting he and his friends will never be de-radicalized. The quotes come from a court document released ahead of a hearing Wednesday in which three suspects will ask a judge to free them before trial.

07/07/2015

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Vikings Release Guard Charlie Johnson

The Minnesota Vikings have released veteran guard Charlie Johnson. The team announced they released the 6-foot-4, 305 pound offensive linemen Friday afternoon.

02/27/2015

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Surly Celebrates Annual Release Of Darkness Brew

Beer lovers are flocking to Brooklyn Center Saturday morning to celebrate Darkness Day! Darkness is the brewing company’s popular Russian Imperial Stout Beer.

10/25/2014

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Vikings Release Jerome Simpson

The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday that Jerome Simpson has been released from the team amid reports of further trouble for the wide receiver.

09/18/2014

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Dayton Wants Sex Offender Releases Halted For Now

Gov. Mark Dayton is calling on the Minnesota Legislature to take action and change sex offender laws in the state. At a press conference on Wednesday, Dayton and his human services commissioner addressed issues surrounding the current state of sex offender laws in Minnesota.

11/13/2013

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Proposed Ordinance Could Cure Mpls’ Stray Cat Issue

The Minneapolis City Council may get a little bit catty on Wednesday as they discuss whether or not to allow colonies of feral felines. The council is expected to vote on whether to give licenses to people who want to care for free-roaming cats.

09/11/2013

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Gophers’ First Big Ten Game: The Nat’l Runner-Up

New coach Rich Pitino and his Gophers will open the Big Ten Conference season with none other than the national runner-up Michigan Wolverines. The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team’s 2014 conference schedule was released Wednesday, and it includes a home opener against Michigan on Jan. 2 before playing Purdue on Jan. 5 at Williams Arena.

08/28/2013

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Gophers Men’s Basketball Releases 2013 Non-Conference Schedule

Nine of the Gopher men’s basketball team’s 13 non-conference games for the 2013-14 season will be played within the friendly confines of Williams Arena. Game times and TV rights will be released by the Big Ten Conference at a later date.

07/30/2013

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Warrant Issued For Predatory Offender Who Allegedly Violated Release Terms

Authorities are searching for a Level 3 predatory offender, who has been on fugitive status since Sunday for allegedly violating the terms of his supervised release. Rommel Heinrich Fritz is on intensive supervised release for first-degree criminal sexual conduct against an underage female and was released into the Sandstone, Minn., area on June 11 from the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Rush City.

07/24/2013

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Mpls Officer Bucked Off Horse, But Suffered ‘No Major Injuries’

After a horse landed on a Minneapolis police officer Wednesday afternoon, authorities tweeted out that the officer suffered “no major injuries” but will be kept in the hospital overnight for observation.

07/10/2013

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Minnesota Vikings Release WR Michael Jenkins

In what will most likely be the first of many changes to the team’s wide receiver roster, the Minnesota Vikings released veteran Michael Jenkins Monday, according to ESPN.

03/04/2013

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New Book Aims To Take ‘Mask Off’ HIV’s Misconceptions

The face of HIV in Minnesota is getting frighteningly younger. New research shows youth make up about 20 percent of new infections.

12/18/2012

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Gamers Line Up At Best Buy For Wii U

Gaming giant Nintendo is releasing its most-advanced system yet: Wii U. But some anxious gamers have been trying out the new console all night.

11/18/2012

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Tall, Skinny iPhone In US Stores Sept. 21

For the first time, the iPhone is growing. After sticking for five years to the same screen size, Apple on Wednesday revealed a new phone that’s taller, with a bigger screen.

09/12/2012

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Vikings Release Defensive Lineman Remi Ayodele

After just one season, the Minnesota Vikings have cut ties with Remi Ayodele.

03/21/2012

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High-Risk Sex Offender Heads To Halfway House

This week, a high-risk sex offender is expected to be released to a halfway house in Golden Valley.

03/12/2012

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Vikings Release Hutchinson, Herrera, Griffin

The Minnesota Vikings have shed more than $13 million in payroll and three established starters in preparation for free agency.

03/10/2012

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GOP Leaders Work To Stop Sex Offender’s Release

A man who has been labeled as a predatory sex offender — and locked up in the state hospital in St. Peter — is about to be released.

02/19/2012

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Cities 97 Sampler To Go On Sale Nov. 17

People are getting fired up for the release of one of the hottest, local holiday gifts — The Cities 97 Sampler.

10/11/2011

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Lawyer: Iran To Release 2 Jailed Americans Today

Two Americans jailed as spies in Iran will be released on Wednesday, their lawyer said, after the court approved a $1 million bail-for-freedom deal that cleared the way for the release of the men after more than two years in custody.

09/21/2011

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US Religious Envoys Say Hikers’ Release ‘Imminent’

A delegation of U.S. Christian and Muslim leaders returned from Iran Monday disappointed they could not immediately secure the release of two Americans jailed as spies for more than two years, but optimistic their release was imminent.

09/19/2011

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Klobuchar, Franken Call On Iran To Release Hikers

Minnesota U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken say they’re disappointed about the reported convictions of two U.S. hikers in Iran, and they’re asking the Iranian government to reconsider.

08/21/2011

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Muhammad Ali Asks Iran To Free U.S. Hikers

Boxing champ Muhammad Ali is seeking the release of two American hikers from Iran by lobbying the country’s supreme leader in a way that few American dignitaries can: as a brother in Islam.

03/16/2011

Iran Postpones Release Of Woman Hiker

An Iranian news agency says Tehran has canceled the planned release of a jailed American woman because the necessary legal procedures have not been completed.

09/10/2010