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24 min ago | CBS Local

Bicyclist Attempts Armed Robbery Of Bicyclist Near 'U'

The University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after an attempted armed robbery took place near the East Bank campus Thursday night.

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24 min ago | KSFY

Vikings adding $19M to stadium project

The Minnesota Vikings say they're adding another $19.7 million to their contribution to a new stadium to make sure it has the features they want.

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Related Topix: Oglala, SD

3 hrs ago | WauwatosaNOW.com

Celebrations: Sarah Wick and John Ritter plan September wedding

Sarah Wick of St. Paul, Minnesota, and John Ritter of Hastings, Minnesota, are planning a September wedding at Christ King Church in Wauwatosa.

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Related Topix: Wedding, St. Paul, MN, Hastings, MN, Melrose, MN

7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Fair gets off to wet, wonderful start

But Minnesotans have never let the weather get in the way of their fun. At 6 a.m. sharp, while lightning flashed across the sky and rain came down in sheets, people were lined up to get into the fair as soon as the gates opened.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Norwood Young America, MN

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Design News

Video: Solar Car Drives Valuable Career Lessons Home

Since 1987, teams of engineers around the world have built solar cars to participate in a road race around Australia called the World Solar Challenge, being tested on the race time, kilometers traveled, practicality, and energy used by the vehicles they invent.

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Twin Cities Daily Planet

Bike ride offers tour of Minnesota's African American history

Saturday, August 23, presents a great opportunity to have an historical experience relative to the African American communities' presence in Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

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Related Topix: African-American

Finance and Commerce

Boosting property values on light rail lines

When the Exeter Group purchased the Chittenden & Eastman Building for $1.65 million in October 2010, the former furniture warehouse might not have been considered a "hot" property.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Ramsey County, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Bloomington, MN

Business Journal

UAlbany president Robert Jones recruits new members to his administrative team

University at Albany named Timothy Mulcahy as its interim senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.

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Related Topix: SUNY Albany, Minnesota, University of Wisconsin Madison, Old Dominion University

Timberjay Newspapers Online

Underwater neutrino detector?

Researchers with the University of Minnesota sink a prototype neutrino detector in a flooded mine pit at the former LTV site earlier this month as part of a pilot project.

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Related Topix: Soudan, MN

National Conference of State Legislat...

Bipartisan Bike Ride

State lawmakers are taking to the streets of Minneapolis, but this is no campaign stop: It's the 10th annual Bipartisan Bike Ride at the National Conference of State Legislatures' 40th annual Legislative Summit .

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Sys-Con Media

Pure Storage Names Tim Riitters CFO

Riitters will lead the company's financial and accounting operations worldwide. He will report to CEO Scott Dietzen.

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Related Topix: Ireland, World News,

Hayfield Herald

New face in the TMS principal office

He is a graduate of St. Paul Harding High School, home of the Knights. He graduated from Winona State University with a major in chemistry and physics.

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Related Topix: Winona State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Minnesota

Wed Aug 20, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Carver County woman is Princess KayCarver County woman is Princess...

Carver County woman is Princess Kay Stearns County woman is one of 2 runners-up.

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Related Topix: Carver County, MN, Stearns County, MN

St. Cloud Times

U of M battles bee problems with pollenU of M battles bee problems...

U of M battles bee problems with pollen An effort is underway in Minnesota to try to stem the recent drop in the bee population Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/outdoors/2014/08/20/bee-bees-problem-pollen-battle-u-minnesota-study/14373297/ DELANO - An effort is underway in Minnesota to try to stem the recent ... (more)

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Agriculture, Life, Food, Honey, Delano, MN

Science Daily

Growing up poor affects adults' sense of control, impulsiveness when faced with economic uncertainty

Growing up poor can influence people's sense of control and in turn may lead them to more impulsive decision-making and quickly give up on challenging tasks in uncertain situations, according to new research.

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TwinCities

Minnesota State Fair opening day weather: hot and muggy

Siblings Dehvin Chu, 6, Lydia Chu, 5 and Ethan Chu, 10, all of Vadnais Heights, soak their faces in the cooling waters of misters set up near two medical aid stations at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on August 25, 2013.

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Related Topix: Vadnais Heights, MN, Weather

The Washington Post

Criminal histories hold back towns like Ferguson

Recent polling shows that white Americans and African-Americans have completely different perspectives on recent events in Ferguson, Mo., with just 37 percent of whites saying that the police shooting raises important issues about race, compared to 80 percent of African Americans.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ferguson, MO

Sunherald.com

Real horrors captured on video intrigue teens

Click on "beheading," for instance, and after agreeing to continue through a warning about explicit content, viewers can watch masked men in a purported Mexican drug cartel pull out a machete as they surround their kneeling victim.

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Related Topix: Waseca, MN, Owatonna, MN, Family, Kids

International Business Times

Studies Suggest Messy Deskers Could Be More Creative

At home, school or office, the importance of being organized and tidy is something that has been driven into the heads of everyone right from childhood.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Collisions with glass kill birds, but what does it do to bird populations?

It's widely agreed that large expanses of glass can be hazardous to birds. What's not known is how deaths from such collisions affect bird populations in the long run.

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Related Topix: Audubon, MN

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