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LaVelle Neal 1st Black Writer To Head BBWAA

LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune has become the first black reporter to head the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The 48-year-old Neal, who has covered baseball for the paper since 1998, was elected Saturday at the BBWAA’s World Series meeting to succeed Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Slusser was the first woman to head the organization, which was founded in 1908. Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle was elected vice president, putting him in line to become president next October.

10/26/2013

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10-25-13 The Rash Report On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Are retailers getting blowback for pushing the Holiday Shopping Season so early on?

10/25/2013

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10-24-13 Tony Kennedy Of Star Tribune With Dave Lee On The Morning News

Financial Figures disclosed by the Star Tribune..

10/24/2013

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One Week After Seizure, Supporters Rally For Coach Kill

Gopher head coach Jerry Kill received a spirited show of support before Saturday’s game against San Jose State. Hundreds of people gathered outside TCF Bank Stadium for a rally organized by the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota. The outpour of support comes after Kill suffered a seizure during last week’s game. It was third time in the last three years he missed part of a game because of his epilepsy.

09/21/2013

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Teague Backs Coach Kill, Star Tribune Editor Apologizes For Column

Two days after his latest seizure on the sidelines, Gopher football coach Jerry Kill was back at work. And the U’s athletic director said he supports the coach “100 percent.” The coach was taken off the field at halftime of Saturday’s game at TCF Bank Stadium. It was the third time in three years that he’s had to miss part of a game because of his epilepsy. It’s uncharted territory for a major college sports program, having this happen so frequently and so publicly.

09/16/2013

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Mpls. OK’s $400 Million Downtown East Redevelopment Project

The Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved the framework for a $400 million redevelopment of Downtown East on Monday. According to city officials, the plan will redevelop over five blocks that are currently home to several surface parking lots. The redevelopment plan was proposed by Ryan Companies, in conjunction with the City of Minneapolis, the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Authority and the Star Tribune.

07/19/2013

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Jon Bream Talks Prince

Star Tribune music critic Jon Bream recently interviewed Prince. He gives Chad some insight into that conversation.

05/15/2013

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You’ve Seen The New Stadium, Now Check Out Plans For ‘The Yard’

Just a day after the new Vikings Stadium design was unveiled, a new redevelopment plan is in the works for the stadium’s backyard.

05/14/2013

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Mille Lacs Band Of Ojibwe Plans To Buy 2 St. Paul Hotels

The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe plans to buy two hotels in St. Paul.

01/08/2013

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Father & Son: Drunk, Rowdy Vikings Fans Ruin Game Day Experience

A 10-year-old Vikings fan wants to hang up his Helga horns all because of what happened in the stands during Sundays game against the Lions.

11/15/2012

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Rash Report: Big Bird & The 1st Presidential Debate

The fallout from last week’s presidential debate continues. Polls overwhelmingly called Mitt Romney the winner. But with two more presidential debates to come, two questions arise: Can Romney sustain the momentum he gained? And can the president rebound?

10/07/2012

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Reporter Profiled Business Owner Hours Before Shooting

A reporter says he spent two hours with Reuven Rahamim Thursday, just hours before Rahamim was shot and killed inside his business.

09/28/2012

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Thousands Raised At Benefit For SWAT Punch Victim

A benefit was held Saturday to help a man who was allegedly hurt by a Minneapolis police officer. Brian Vander Lee had two brain surgeries after police say he was punched last month at a restaurant by Minneapolis SWAT Sgt. David Clifford, who was charged with first degree assault.

07/28/2012

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Stone Arch Bridge Festival Preview

After a 17-year run under the name Stone Arch Festival of the Arts, the passing of founder Ira Heilicher led many to worry that one of the largest festivals in the Twin Cities would simply disappear. Thankfully, Matt Mithun (who also owns the Somerset Amphitheater) stepped up and took over the newly-renamed Stone Arch Bridge Festival, which runs from June 15-17.

06/11/2012

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John Cowles, Former Star Tribune Publisher, Dies At 82

The former publisher of the Star Tribune Newspaper is dead.

03/18/2012

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