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Duluth Zoo’s Kodiak Bear Phoebe Is Euthanized

Officials at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth say they have euthanized their 28-year-old Kodiak brown bear, Phoebe.

01/21/2015

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Fmr. Gopher QB Pleads Guilty In Assault Case

A plea hearing will be held in Mankato Wednesday for former Gophers quarterback Phillip Nelson. It comes after he decided to plead guilty to fifth-degree assault for his part in a fight that nearly killed former MSU-Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad.

01/21/2015

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Gophers’ Lettieri Suspended 1 Game After Altercation Against Wisconsin

University of Minnesota sophomore Vinni Lettieri was suspended one game on Monday by the Big Ten Conference after an altercation between the Gophers and Wisconsin broke out near the end of Minnesota’s 5-2 win on Saturday at Mariucci Arena.

01/19/2015

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Gophers’ Shae Kelley Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

University of Minnesota senior Shae Kelley was honored by the Big Ten Conference on Monday after having a big week in a pair of victories.

01/19/2015

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No. 23 Minnesota Sneaks Past Indiana 65-61

Carile Wagner’s jumper with 37 seconds left lifted No. 23 Minnesota over Indiana 65-61 on Sunday. Wagner’s 3 with 1:18 left in the game gave Minnesota a 60-59 lead.

01/18/2015

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Gophers’ Beat Wisconsin 5-2 On Hockey Day Minnesota

After settling for a tie with Wisconsin Friday night, the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team dominated Saturday in a 5-2 win over the Badgers at Mariucci Arena.

01/17/2015

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‘U’ Mascot Wins Bronze In Nat’l Cheer Contest

The University of Minnesota’s Goldy Gopher now has the hardware to prove he’s one of the best mascots in the country. Goldy took home the bronze at the Universal Cheer Association college nationals in Orlando this weekend.

01/17/2015

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Report: Off-Duty Officers Allowed To Carry Guns At TCF Bank Stadium

Off-duty police officers will now be allowed to carry handguns at Vikings games at TCF Bank Stadium. Reports state a judge made the ruling after the Minneapolis Police Union and Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association sued last year.

01/17/2015

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Freshman Off To A Fast Start For Gophers Women’s Hockey

She led Benilde-St. Margaret’s to the state title game last season. This season, she’s leading the entire nation in scoring by a freshman.

01/15/2015

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U Students Look Into Adopting ‘Affirmative Consent’ Policy

Students at the University of Minnesota say the “affirmative consent” policy could make it easier to determine if sex was indeed consensual.

01/13/2015

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Kaler: Tuition Plan Won’t Fill Need For Health Professionals

A Senate DFL plan to offer free tuition at community colleges won’t help the state’s production of future doctors, dentists and other health care professionals, the University of Minnesota’s president said Tuesday.

01/13/2015

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Goldy The Gopher Heading To National Cheer Competition

He doesn’t even have vocal chords, but a local guy you may recognize is heading out to perform at a national cheerleading competition.

01/12/2015

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Woe-And-4: Minnesota Scrambling After 0-4 Start In Big Ten

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have dug themselves quite a hole. They started the year with hopes of returning to the NCAA tournament after missing out last season under new coach Richard Pitino.

01/12/2015

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Despite Loss To Maryland, Gophers Progressing Under Stollings

The Gophers women’s basketball team played its first game as a ranked team since 2006 on Sunday afternoon, and it was a big game at that, with Maryland coming in ranked No. 12 and coming off a Final Four run a year ago.

01/11/2015

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No. 12 Maryland Beats No. 23 Minnesota 77-73

Brene Moseley made two free throws with 2.8 seconds left to give 12th-ranked Maryland a harrowing 77-73 over stubborn No. 23 Minnesota on Sunday.

01/11/2015

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Gophers Basketball Down But Not Out

The Gopher men’s basketball team will be in Michigan on Saturday afternoon, still looking for its first Big Ten win.

01/09/2015

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Gophers Women Overcoming Loss Of Best Player

The Minnesota Golden Gophers had not been ranked in The Associated Press Top 25 in nearly 10 years. That drought seemed as if it would keep going when star guard Rachel Banham was lost for the season with a knee injury on Dec. 10.

01/09/2015

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Good Question: Who Takes Care Of Us When We Get Older?

A new study from the University of Minnesota finds we vastly underestimate the amount of help we’ll need later in life,

01/08/2015

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10 Finalists Named For 5 University Of Minnesota Board Slots

A former Democratic congressman and a retired Republican legislator have been left off a list of finalists for the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. The Regent Candidate Advisory Council forwarded 10 finalists Thursday for five seats on the university’s governing board.

01/08/2015

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Luther, Lanning Vie To Join University Of Minnesota Board

A former Minnesota Democratic congressman, a retired Republican legislator and the ex-state transportation commissioner are in the running to land coveted seats on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. They and 16 other candidates learn Thursday who will stay in contention for five seats on the university’s 12-member governing board.

01/08/2015

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‘U’ Media Ethics Professor Reacts To Paris Massacre

Home video shows the attack on the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris Wednesday that left at least 12 dead, including four of the magazine’s founding cartoonists and the editor in chief. As the gunmen got away, they killed a responding police officer who they had first shot on their way in the building. In Washington, President Obama expressed his sympathy and his support.

01/07/2015

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Gophers Embrace National Ranking, Prep For Maryland Sunday

The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team has taken a strange journey to the top 25 in the national polls. There is irony in the next game on the Gophers’ schedule, and there was a post-practice celebration on Wednesday.

01/07/2015

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Lawmakers Study Up On Issues Facing Minnesota

Minnesota lawmakers just got back to the Capitol, and now they’re leaving to study up on state issues. Demographers, economists and business executives are scheduled to address legislators at One Minnesota, an annual conference at the University of Minnesota that focuses on the top issues of the time.

01/07/2015

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Gophers’ Rau Named Big Ten Second Star Of The Week

After collecting three points in a weekend split at the Mariucci Classic, senior Kyle Rau of the Gophers men’s hockey team was named the Big Ten’s Second Star of the Week.

01/06/2015

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After Rough Road Games, Gophers Senior Guards Need Rebound

DeAndre Mathieu, Andre Hollins and the rest of their Minnesota teammates badly need to bounce back this week. The Gophers lost road games at Purdue and Maryland to start Big Ten play.

01/05/2015

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