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Local Frat Faces Backlash Over UW-Milwaukee Drugging Incident

A local fraternity is catching some heat over a frat party at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where investigators say female students were allegedly given date rape drugs. Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) is being investigated by school officials, its national organization and campus police. The party happened on Sept. 12, and according to the Huffington Post, girls considered “hot” were allowed to purchase index cards giving them all access to the house.

09/22/2014

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Gophers QB Streveler Earns Weekly Big Ten Honor

Freshman quarterback Chris Streveler had a big game Saturday as the University of Minnesota football team beat San Jose State 24-7, and he received a weekly Big Ten honor Monday as a result.

09/22/2014

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Minnesota Handles San Jose State 24-7

David Cobb ran for 207 yards and two touchdowns and backup quarterback Chris Streveler ran for 161 yards and touchdown in his first career start on Saturday and Minnesota defeated San Jose State 24-7.

09/20/2014

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Gophers Try To Bounce Back Vs. San Jose State

Minnesota is back home this weekend after a humbling loss. The Gophers were beaten badly at TCU, and already-hurting quarterback Mitch Leidner suffered a turf toe injury in the process.

09/19/2014

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Gophers Basketball Announces Big Ten TV Schedule

The University of Minnesota announced Tuesday the Gophers men’s basketball TV schedule for the upcoming Big Ten Conference season. Gophers officials said the team will have 15 conference games broadcast on the Big Ten Network.

09/17/2014

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Good Question: How Do Grounds Crews Flip A Field?

Now that the Vikings and Gophers both play at TCF Bank Stadium, grounds crews are working hard to make sure the turf is painted properly for the right game. Over the course of the season, they’ll have to flip the field 17 times. Several people have emailed WCCO wondering how this even happens.

09/16/2014

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Mississippi Lab Gets $16M Facelift

Nestled along the Mississippi River between new condos and waterside restaurants is an old building where some of nature’s mysteries are being unlocked.

09/16/2014

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Clear Sky And Warm Temps Make For A Top 10 Weather Day!

No matter where you went Tuesday it was not hard to find people outside, trying to squeeze in whatever warm weather we have left! From the tranquil parks to the busy city streets, it seemed like everyone was taking their lunch break outside.

09/16/2014

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Leidner Has Turf Toe But Practicing With Gophers

Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner has a turf toe injury on his left foot, leaving his availability uncertain for this week’s game against San Jose State. Coach Jerry Kill said Leidner would practice Tuesday but won’t play Saturday if he’s not deemed 100 percent healthy.

09/16/2014

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U Of M Lab Fights Food Terrorism, Misinformation

Right here in the Twin Cities, researchers are working to keep our food safe from terrorism. They are the food-arm of the Department for Homeland Security. The other thing they do is try and make sure the foods in your pantry don’t have secret ingredients.

09/15/2014

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U Of Minnesota Proposes Longer Tuition Freeze

The University of Minnesota is proposing to maintain a 2012 tuition freeze for two more years and to expand it to graduate and professional schools. University President Eric Kaler requested $65 million for the extension from the Legislature in the budget presented Thursday to the school’s board of regents.

09/12/2014

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Friends Face Off When Minnesota Goes To TCU

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill was in TCU coach Gary Patterson’s wedding a decade ago. The two coaches are good friends, even though the fellow Kansas natives have never been on the same staff together. When Kill left Pittsburg State (Kansas) after the 1987 season, it was Patterson who filled the vacancy on coach Dennis Franchione’s staff.

09/12/2014

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Jamie, Kim Get The Full Gophers Football Experience

WCCO This Morning’s Jamie Yuccas and Kim Johnson are both graduates of the University of Minnesota, but only one of them had been to a Gophers game. Kim spent her whole college career away from the big game, so Jamie took it upon herself to show her what she was missing.

09/11/2014

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New Study Sheds Light On Sex Trafficking In Mpls.

It’s an ugly business. A new study by the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Women’s Foundation reveals local victims of sex trafficking are recruited in places we like to think are safe havens.

09/10/2014

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Gophers Kessel To Miss 2014-15 Season With Concussion Symptoms

University of Minnesota women’s hockey coach Brad Frost said Wednesday that senior Amanda Kessel will miss the 2014-15 season because of lingering concussion symptoms suffered while playing for the U.S. Women’s National Team.

09/10/2014

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