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  1. Hearing draws support, concern about $1.5 billion Bottineau light-rail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Star Tribune

    About 100 people at a public hearing Tuesday evening had mostly positive things to say about the proposed $1.5 billion Blue Line light-rail expansion, which would connect downtown Minneapolis to northern Twin Cities suburbs. The hearing, held at the Central Library in Minneapolis by the Metropolitan Council, Hennepin County and its railroad authority, is part of a municipal consent process required by state law for light-rail projects.

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  2. Frozen jeans put up for display in Northeast prove to be pretty coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: Two pairs of frozen blue jeans were seen on display on the front lawn of Tom Grotting on Columbia Parkway on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minn. Grotting says he started putting out frozen jeans "for no good reason."

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  3. Hot-spot unit downloads too much dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Q: I read your November column about a Minnesota man who was having a huge data usage problem with his Verizon MiFi device You suggested that a hacker might have accessed his MiFi. I'm having the same problem, but, unlike him, I don't leave my device turned on when I'm not using it.

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  4. Alexander: A better way to fine-tune your computerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Q: My PC seems to be running slow, so I've been looking for unnecessary programs that might be running in the background of the computer's main software. I've included a list of programs that the PC's "Windows Task Manager" says are running in the background, and many of them I can't identify.

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  5. Gophers coach Kill retires immediately for his healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill speaks emotionally during a press conference Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. Coach Kill abruptly retired because of health reasons on Wednesday.

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  6. Price tag increases by almost $500 million for Bottineau Blue Line LRTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The price tag for the next light-rail transit project in Twin Cities, linking Minneapolis to the northern suburbs, has increased by nearly $500 million and now stands at $1.48 billion. Members of a Metropolitan Council advisory committee will be briefed Thursday on the new cost of the 13-mile Bottineau Blue Line Extension, which would run from Target Field to Brooklyn Park.

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  7. North Side meeting will review Bottineau plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Star Tribune

    A meeting in north Minneapolis on Thursday night will outline progress that's been made to date on the Bottineau light rail line, which will run from downtown to the northern suburbs. The meeting falls just about a month before detailed plans for the line are expected to be sent to cities along its route.

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  8. It may be razed/Instead of saved/Say so long to/Burma ShaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Nothing appears imminent but it appears that the days of the original headquarters and plant on E. Lake Street of the company that made Burma Shave may be numbered. Minneapolis Public Schools has purchased the building at 2019 E. Lake St., plus remaining housing on the same half-block, which is sandwiched between Lake and the South High School athletic field.

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  9. Four injured in separate shootings over the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Four people were injured in several shootings that occurred in Minneapolis over the weekend, including an 11-year-old girl who was wounded by a stray bullet that crashed through a North Side home, police said. According to an incident report, police officers responded at about 5:22 a.m. to a report of shots fired into a residence in the 3400 block of Thomas Avenue N. They arrived to find the girl with a graze wound that did not require hospitalization, the report said.

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  10. One dead, another critical in Minneapolis domestic disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Star Tribune

    One man was killed and another critically wounded following a domestic dispute Saturday in a north Minneapolis home, authorities said. Officers responded to a request to check on a man screaming for help around 12:10 p.m. in the 1500 block of Queen Avenue N., police said.

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  11. Official tally at the Big Sit: Birds - and good timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Numbers were up this year for both the winged and nonwinged at the second annual Big Sit birding event Oct. 17 at Coldwater Spring in the Mississippi National River & Recreation Area in Minneapolis. More than 100 birders participated, compared to last year's 60. They chatted over beers and kept watch on the oak savanna, where flocks of cedar waxwings whirled by and eastern bluebirds fed on grasshoppers.

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  12. Should we rethink tipping policies? Twin Cities chefs are listeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Travail Kitchen & Amusements in Robbinsdale switched to an advance online ticketing system, which adds a standard gratuity, just under a year ago. "And no one blinked," said chef/co-owner Mike Brown, second from right.

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  13. Minneapolis Police Department swears in 26 new officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: Minneapolis police officer Mike Osbeck pinned a badge on his daughter Angela Osbeck during a Minneapolis Police Department swearing in ceremony in Minneapolis, Minn., on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Osbeck also has a son who is an police officer.

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  14. Alexander: Downgrade after installing Windows 10 can be hazardousRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Q: I installed the Windows 10 upgrade on my laptop. But I didn't like Windows 10, so two weeks later I reversed the upgrade and went back to Windows 7. Then I started receiving messages from Microsoft that my copy of Windows 7 was counterfeit.

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  15. Trader Joe's is a go for downtown Minneapolis locationRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Trader Joe's is officially opening its first Minneapolis location and the first grocery store in the East Downtown neighborhood near the new Vikings stadium. The company confirmed Tuesday a long-standing rumor that the California-based grocer will join developer Sherman Associates on its new apartment and retail project, called The East End, which will sit at the intersection of Washington Avenue S. and Chicago Avenue S. It's the third chain grocery store to enter the downtown Minneapolis market, but the first in the east half of the city's core - a burgeoning area that includes the Mill District and Downtown East development next to U.S. Bank Stadium.

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  16. Minneapolis shifts plan on downtown street from Avenue of Arts to green corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Alliant Engineering A proposed bike- and pedestrian-friendly redesign of downtown Minneapolis' 3rd Avenue would add planter-protected bike lanes in one section. The downtown Minneapolis street that once was to become an Avenue of the Arts is targeted to be a green link for walkers and bikers between the Convention Center and the Mississippi River under a $3 million proposal by Mayor Betsy Hodges.

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  17. Minnesota's elder statesman Mondale to be honored Tuesday in Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Gallery: Former Vice President Walter Mondale. On the 50th anniversary of the famous confrontation between the civil rights movement and the Democratic Party at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, in which Mondale and Hubert Humphrey played pivotal roles, Mondale talked about the historic compromise he crafted that saved Humphrey and Johnson, but infuriated the Freedom Summer activists.

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  18. Gophers, Michigan deal with different types of painful lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Minnesota's Jerry Kill during the first quarter as the Gophers took on Nebraska at TCF Bank Stadium, Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN. Jerry Kill and Jim Harbaugh were two of the last coaches to leave Big Ten media days in Chicago three months ago.

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  19. Gophers replay: a look back at Nebraska, ahead to MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Nebraska's running back Terrell Newby plowed through Minnesota defense for a second quarter touchdown as the Gophers took on Nebraska at TCF Bank Stadium, Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN. The recap: After a Gophers fumble, Tommy Armstrong Jr. scrambled on third-and-13, hitting Alonzo Moore with a 32-yard touchdown pass for a 14-7 lead.

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  20. Celebrating Fritz: An Evening with Walter MondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Mondale's lasting impact on American politics is now bringing together political luminaries like former President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Joe Biden, who are converging in Washington next week to celebrate his legacy and bring fresh attention to Mondale's passion for social justice issues. "He's always stayed relevant," said Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who interned for Mondale while he was vice president and she was in law school.

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