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1-On-1 Interview With New ‘U’ Athletic Director Beth Goetz

There are still many unanswered questions about the Gophers athletic department under Norwood Teague. Most pressing: Whether anyone else knew about Teague’s behavior towards women, and should have done something about it. The University announced an independent investigation Tuesday that will look into that, among other things.

08/12/2015

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University Of Minnesota Investigates AD’s Expense Reports

The University of Minnesota is investigating Norwood Teague’s expense reports after the former athletic director abruptly resigned last week following claims of sexual harassment.

08/12/2015

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Lots Of Speculation On The U’s Next Athletic Director

As the dust settles over the resignation of University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague, the search for a new leader has yet to officially begin.

08/12/2015

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Man Charged With Leaving Explosive Bag In U Of M Building

A 35-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of leaving a potentially explosive bag inside a University of Minnesota building before making suicidal comments to authorities, according to charges filed Wednesday in Hennepin County Court.

08/12/2015

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Gopher Football Saturday Scrimmage Moved To Concordia-St. Paul

The University of Minnesota announced Tuesday that its football scrimmage set for Saturday morning has been moved to Sea Foam Stadium on the campus of Concordia University in St. Paul.

08/12/2015

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Amid Questions Over AD, U Of M Launches Investigation

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and the chair of the university’s Board of Regents have agreed to a major independent investigation of the school’s athletic department.

08/11/2015

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Suspect In U Of M Security Threat Arrested

The University of Minnesota is still quiet on the exact nature of the security threat that closed the Coffman Memorial Union Monday.

08/11/2015

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University Of Minnesota Responds To 3rd Harassment Report

The University of Minnesota responded Monday to a third woman’s claims that she was sexually harassed by former athletic director Norwood Teague by asking that anyone else with similar allegations come forward.

08/10/2015

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4 Things To Know: Shots In Ferguson, More Accusations Against Norwood Teague & More

om shots at a protest for the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo. to more accusations against former University of Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague, here’s a look at four popular stories in headlines Monday.

08/10/2015

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Tour Of Miami City Ballet Comes To U Of M

Miami City Ballet is going on tour before opening its 30th anniversary season at home. The Miami Beach-based company will give three performances at the Chicago Dancing Festival, including an Aug. 29 performance of Twyla Tharp’s “Sweet Fields” in Millennium Park.

08/10/2015

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Coffman Union At U Of M Closed Due To Security Threat

The University of Minnesota has closed the Coffman Memorial Union due to an undisclosed security threat Monday morning.

08/10/2015

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Gophers’ New Guard Showing Grit, Skill On Offensive Line

The Gopher football team is now two practices into training camp. One of the areas getting a lot of coach Jerry Kill’s attention is the offensive line. He’s got two starters to replace. The new guy at left guard has all the right qualities.

08/08/2015

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Goetz Attends First Gopher Football Practice As Interim Athletic Director

Beth Goetz was named interim director of athletics after Norwood Teague resigned, admitting to sexually harrasing two university employees.

08/08/2015

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‘U’ Athletic Director Resigns Following Harassment Reports

University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague announced his resign following reports of sexual harassment. The University of Minnesota released a statement saying university president Eric W. Kaler accepted Teague’s resignation effective immediately.

08/07/2015

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10 Reasons To Be Excited About Gopher Football

Minnesota will open its 2015 season with a night game on Thursday, Sept. 3, against TCU. The Horned Frogs enter the season ranked No. 2 in the country in most national polls. Here are 10 reasons why Gophers fans should be excited about the upcoming season.

08/06/2015

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Good Question: Why Do Parents In U.S. Get Less Time Off Than In Other Countries?

If you are planning on having a baby, a good company to work for is Netflix. The company announced Tuesday they are starting an “unlimited leave policy,” meaning new moms and dads can take as much time off as they want, with pay, during the child’s first year.

08/05/2015

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Gophers Gear Up For Fall Camp With Higher Goals, Expectations

The University of Minnesota football team is back with the same type of optimism as the Vikings. The Gophers officially open fall camp on Friday, with the team’s season opener against No. 2-ranked TCU looming on Sept. 3 under the lights at TCF Bank Stadium.

08/04/2015

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Gopher Basketball Getting Ready For Trip To Spain

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team is already getting ready for the 2015-16 season, sort of. The Gophers will travel to Spain next week for an exhibition series.

08/04/2015

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Target Set To Upgrade To Safer Card Technology

Changes are on the way for customers in the check-out line. After the Target data breach that impacted at least 40 million accounts, stores and banks decided to upgrade to chip-implanted credit cards.

08/03/2015

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Former U Of M Basketball Player Pleads Guilty In Assault Case

A former University of Minnesota basketball player reached a plea deal in court Monday after being accused of assaulting his girlfriend last November. Daquein McNeil, a sophomore with the Gophers at the time of the incident, pleaded guilty to third-degree assault in Hennepin County Court on Monday.

08/03/2015

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MPD: 1 Injured In Dinkytown Shooting

Minneapolis police say a woman was injured in a shooting early Saturday morning in Minneapolis’ Dinkytown neighborhood. The shooting happened on 14th Avenue Southeast and 4th Street Southeast near the University of Minnesota.

07/25/2015

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Mosquito Season In Minnesota: The Dos And Don’ts For Staying Bite-Free

Every Minnesotan has their own tips and tricks to keep mosquitoes away, but it’s time to dispel a few ugly myths that just won’t seem to die.

07/24/2015

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Crime Alert: U Student Threatened, Robbed On University Avenue

Officials say a University of Minnesota student was threatened and robbed of her purse early Tuesday morning near campus.

07/22/2015

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Good Question: Why Are Political Novices Attractive Candidates?

According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, Donald Trump leads Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush by more than 10 points.

07/21/2015

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