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U Of M Prepares To Move Dioramas From Bell Museum

The Bell Museum of Natural History at the University of Minnesota is getting ready to move. The museum is moving its famous dioramas from the 140-year-old building, that is closing, to the its future home on the St. Paul campus.

09/08/2014

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UMinn Student Threatened With Screwdriver In Attempted Robbery

The University of Minnesota issued a crime alert after a student was threatened with a large screwdriver in an attempted armed robbery Thursday.

09/08/2014

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Cobb Earns Big Ten Honors After Gophers Win

The Big Ten Conference announced its weekly football awards on Monday, and University of Minnesota senior David Cobb made the list after the Gophers beat Middle Tennessee State 35-24. Cobb was selected a Co-Offensive Player of the Week after rushing for 220 yards and two touchdowns to lead Minnesota to a 2-0 start.

09/08/2014

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Cobb Carries Minnesota Past Middle Tennessee 35-24

David Cobb had 29 carries for two touchdowns and a career-high 220 yards, the most for the program in nine years, and Minnesota outlasted Middle Tennessee for a 35-24 victory on Saturday. Donnell Kirkwood also had a first-quarter touchdown run for the Golden Gophers (2-0), who rushed for 284 yards.

09/06/2014

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Gophers’ Leidner Confident He’ll Be More Relaxed

Mitch Leidner started four games, threw 78 passes and ran the ball 102 times for Minnesota as a freshman last year. He was still nervous for last week’s season opener. The Gophers were playing at home and under the lights, so even against an FCS opponent in Eastern Illinois, Leidner felt some jitters.

09/05/2014

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An Internet Upgrade At TCF Stadium Pleases Football Fans

Thursday morning, AT&T and the University of Minnesota announced they’ve expanded the mobile internet coverage at the stadium.

09/04/2014

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PODCAST: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 9-3-14

A major announcement from Land O Lakes, live on The WCCO Morning Show with Dave Lee. Click the link above to hear it!

09/03/2014

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Land O’Lakes Gives $25 Million To University Of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota will receive $25 million in donations and sponsorships from Land O’Lakes to support academic and athletic programs. The Arden Hills-based cooperative announced the commitment Tuesday.

09/03/2014

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A Look At The Evolution Of The Labor Movement

The Labor movement has had to reinvent itself since its beginnings in this country. John Budd is a University of Minnesota professor who researches and teaches about diverse aspects of work, employment, and related institutions.

09/01/2014

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Vikings Sign Ex-Gopher MarQueis Gray, As Tight End

The Minnesota Vikings have claimed tight end MarQueis Gray and offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers. Linebacker Larry Dean and offensive tackle Austin Wentworth were released Sunday to make room on the roster.

08/31/2014

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‘U’ Taking Precautions Over Ebola Outbreak

The University of Minnesota is monitoring the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa and has taken some precautions. Students from West Africa coming to the U are not asked to take extra health checks as a precaution against the spread of the Ebola virus.

08/29/2014

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Good Question: Is There An Ideal Bedtime For Adults?

This time of year, we think a lot about putting our kids to sleep on time, but what about the adults? Do they have an ideal bedtime?

08/28/2014

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U Of M Gymnastics Coach Resigns After Sexual Harassment Investigation

University of Minnesota women’s gymnastics coach Meg Stephenson resigned Thursday, following two university investigations into student and employee complaints about sexual harassment and retaliation in the program.

08/28/2014

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5 Things For Non-Football Fans To Look Forward To During Football Season

There’s just one more week until kickoff for the regular NFL season. While many people eagerly await the beginning of the football, filling out fantasy brackets and betting on new players, there is a subset of Americans who don’t particularly enjoy the sport. So for those that aren’t avid fans of the pigskin, here are five things to look forward to during football season.

08/28/2014

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Gopher Marching Band Mourns Member’s Death

When the Golden Gophers take the field Thursday evening, they’ll be greeted by the University of Minnesota marching band belting out the rouser.

08/27/2014

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