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  1. Golden Valley apt. contractor fired over inferior lumberRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The developer of Hello Apartments, a 172-unit complex in Golden Valley that was supposed to be completed in December fired its contractor Thursday after executives said they weren't confident about a plan to replace framing lumber that didn't meet fire code. The developer of one of four Twin Cities apartment buildings suspected of being built with lumber that doesn't meet state building codes has fired its general contractor.

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  2. Builder to replace substandard lumber in Twin Cities apartment projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Star Tribune

    The builder of three half-built Minneapolis-area apartment projects said Monday it will replace lumber in them that is suspected of not meeting state building codes. Big-D Construction Corp. said the firm and its subcontractors will replace 2-by-6-inch and 2-by-8-inch perimeter framing, which accounts for an estimated 10 to 20 percent of the lumber in the projects.

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  3. The fine print on the Bottineau Blue Line LRT projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Star Tribune

    This month, the Metropolitan Council released the final environmental review for the Bottineau Blue Line light-rail project, a hefty document that details environmental adjustments that need to be made before the $1.54 billion line is built. My initial reporting concentrated on the effect that noise and vibrations from light-rail trains will have on the neighborhoods along the 13.5-mile line.

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  4. Readers Write (July 16): Terror attack in Nice, Sigma Pi Phi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Star Tribune

    Readers Write : Terror attack in Nice, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity's appeal on race and justice, bias and hip-hop style, race and Minneapolis zoning A familiar scene played out on Friday following a terror attack in Nice, France, on Thursday during which a large truck mowed through revelers gathered for Bastille Day fireworks, killing 84 people. Studies show that you should change your alarm every few months so that you don't get accustomed to the sound.

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  5. Final environmental study for Bottineau Blue Line light rail publishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Star Tribune

    The final environmental review for the $1.54 billion Bottineau Blue Line light rail project has been published, a key step in the development of the 13-mile transit line, which would link downtown Minneapolis to Brooklyn Park. The Metropolitan Council and Federal Transit Administration, partners in the project, have published the nearly 8,000-page blueprint for the line detailing environment-related adjustments that need to be made, said Kathryn O'Brien, assistant director of environmental and agreements for Metro Transit.

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  6. Readers Write (July 12): Red River flood control, race relations and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Star Tribune

    The armchair analysis of the writers of the two July 4 letters regarding the proposed Red River diversion project demonstrated that they had clearly not witnessed a flood in the valley. Large floods in the valley recreate a very shallow Glacial Lake Agassiz that is from 5 to 12 miles across.

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  7. West metro briefs: Hennepin County honored for helping workers to bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Star Tribune

    This spring, the League of American Bicyclists honored the county with a silver-level "Bicycle Friendly Business" award for its efforts to create a more welcoming atmosphere for workers who bike. Hennepin County provides its employees with secured bike parking, reimburses them for biking expenses and hosts education events like Bike to Work Day, bike maintenance and winter biking classes.

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  8. Cost of proposed Bottineau Blue Line LRT rises 2 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Star Tribune

    The cost of the proposed Bottineau Blue Line light-rail extension between downtown Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park has increased about 2 percent, to $1.54 billion from about $1.5 billion. The $40 million increase was revealed to members of the Blue Line Extension Corridor Management Committee, a Metropolitan Council advisory committee, on Thursday afternoon.

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  9. Don't give away the family jewels; ask an expert what they're worthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Star Tribune

    In my Your Money column last month, I listed charities that take old console TVs, entertainment centers and sleeper sofas - stuff that hardly anyone else wants. It can be tempting when downsizing, relocating or "de-hoarding" to donate everything and be done with it.

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  10. New effort aims to save affordable housing in Hennepin County, metro areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A familiar scenario is increasingly playing out across the Twin Cities: Affordable housing being revamped into higher-end rentals with everything from dog spas to granite countertops, forcing out lower-income residents. Now a new funding initiative, the first of its kind in Minnesota, is being created to help reverse that trend.

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  11. Weekend traffic: A double dose of detours on I-35ERead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The shut down of two - yes two - segments of I-35E this weekend will likely throw motorists and their GPS systems into a tizzy as they search for alternate routes to send them around the closures and away from prescribed detours that feature constructions zones of their own. Both directions of I-35E between I-94 in downtown St. Paul and Shepard Road will be shut down until 5 a.m. Monday.

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  12. Pentair and Coca-Cola pair up to bring clean water and Internet service to Rwandan villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Water filtration manufacturer Pentair PLC has partnered with Coca-Cola Co. to bring the first "ekocenter" offering filtered water and solar-powered charging stations to an underserved rural village in Rwanda, company officials announced Wednesday.

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  13. 'God loves ukuleles': Tiny instrument a big draw for MinnesotansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: Guy LaFitte, St. Paul, participated in the jug band workshop and said that music has been helpful to him in his recovery from a medical condition. Gallery: Guy LaFitte, St. Paul, participated in the jug band workshop and said that music has been helpful to him in his recovery from a medical condition.

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  14. Across party lines, they crossed Legislature's color lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Star Tribune

    John Francis Wheaton arrived in Minnesota in 1893 - nearly 70 years before Bert Robert Lewis. Their deaths, 57 years apart, came early and surprised those who knew them.

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  15. Metro briefs: Historic items sought to celebrate Minneapolis City Hall's 125th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Minneapolis is on the hunt for historic items from City Hall to help mark a major birthday for the downtown landmark. A public celebration is planned for July in the building's rotunda to mark the 125th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the granite-faced, Richardsonian Romanesque structure at 350 S. 5th St. So the city is looking to gather photos, documents, maps, drawings, furniture and other items either from or related to the building to help mark the milestone.

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  16. Bright Health, Harken take aim at exchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Two new names in health insurance from Minnesota plan to start selling coverage next year on the government-run health insurance exchanges in Colorado and Florida. Bright Health, a start-up based in Minneapolis, says it plans to sell in parts of Colorado for 2017 in conjunction with a local system of hospitals and clinics.

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  17. Obituary: Jean Dressel, librarian, artist and gardenerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Before Google put instant information at everyone's fingertips, reference librarians like Jean Dressel were human search engines, digging up nuggets of knowledge for library patrons. Dressel, who worked at the Golden Valley Library for more than 20 years, had a palette of interests as diverse as the many books that lined the library's shelves.

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  18. At Republican convention in Duluth, GOP is Trump's partyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: Convention Chair Senator Dave Thompson joked with the GOP Elephant mascot who stayed in character and didn't speak. ] GLEN STUBBE * [email protected] Saturday, May 21, 2016 DULUTH -- GOP activists gathered at the state Republican convention convene on Saturday to finalize the slate of national delegates headed to Cleveland in July for the national convention.

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  19. Commercial artist Bob Johnson changed local outdoor advertising with his Ewald Bros' cowsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Star Tribune

    You might say that Bob Johnson was a mooover and a shaker. In a career that spanned more than 60 years, Johnson created scores of conspicuous outdoor sculptures for private businesses, churches and other organizations.

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  20. Gallery: Adbul Wright, 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Adbul Wright language arts, teacher at The Best Academy Charter School celebrated winning the 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year at the Radisson Blu Sunday 15, 2016 in Bloomington, MN. Gallery: Adbul Wright took a selfie with his 8th graders after winning the 2016 Minnesota Teacher of at the Best Academy Charter School Monday 16, 2016 in Minneapolis , MN.

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