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  1. The fortunes of a No. 11 NFL pick? Anything from washout to Hall-of-FamerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | TwinCities

    SEPTEMBER 11: Quarterback Daunte Culpepper #11 of Minnesota Vikings watches the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 11, 2005 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Buccaneers won 24-13.

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  2. Joe Soucheray: Plenty of ideas would trump that $2 billion trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | TwinCities

    As recently as 2010 the estimated cost for the Southwest Light Rail Transit line was estimated to be $1.2 billion, or about the cost of a new football stadium. Then the cost jumped to $1.7 billion because somebody spun the magic wheel. 4 comments

  3. Woodbury man wants pardon, compensation in Dubai video caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | TwinCities

    A Woodbury man who spent nine months in a United Arab Emirates prison for his role in an online parody video is seeking a pardon and financial compensation. Shezanne Cassim, 30, said Thursday that he has faced difficulty getting a job in the United States because he now has a criminal record.

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  4. Mark Dayton 'shocked, appalled' at SW light rail's rising costRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | TwinCities

    The Southwest Light Rail Transit line from downtown Minneapolis into the western suburbs is in jeopardy after news that the project will cost an extra $341 million and take another year to complete. That pushes the price tag for the line to nearly $2 billion.

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  5. Sample fare from Minnesota restaurants for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | TwinCities

    Feel good while getting your fill of local cuisine at the Minnesota Restaurant Association's Flavor event at the Muse Event Center in Minneapolis. A portion of the proceeds for the event, which will offer tastings from a wide array of Minnesota restaurants, will benefit Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign.

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  6. Minnesota Senate's transportation debate pits east metro vs. west metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | TwinCities

    Minnesota senators approved a multibillion-dollar transportation package Monday, but not before transit funding provoked a fight between the east and west halves of the Twin Cities metro. At issue: longstanding gripes from east-metro lawmakers that Minneapolis and the west metro are getting the benefit of more major transit projects.

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  7. Best Buy embracing Apple Pay for online, in-store paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | TwinCities

    Best Buy has been an Apple Pay holdout as more and more U.S. retailers have fallen behind Apple's pay-with-a-phone technology. But on Monday, the Richfield-based retailer said it will now support Apple Pay for online as well as in-store paments.

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  8. Source: Southwest line price tag balloons toward $2 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | TwinCities

    The Metropolitan Council will announce Monday that the projected cost of constructing the Southwest Light Rail Transit project has ballooned to nearly $2 billion as a result of inflation and soil contamination, according to a source with intimate knowledge of the planning. The 16-mile light-rail corridor, an extension of Metro Transit's Green Line from downtown Minneapolis to Eden Prairie, previously had been presented as a $1.65 billion project. 16 comments

  9. Minneapolis crash sends vehicle - and then 4 people - into HCMCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | TwinCities

    A collision Friday night in Minneapolis caused a vehicle to crash into Hennepin County Medical Center and sent all four people involved to the same hospital. A Metro Transit vehicle responded to a silent alarm activated by a bus driver at about 10:30 p.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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  10. Bumper crop of road projects coming in St. Paul this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | TwinCities

    In St. Paul, city, county and state road projects will keep drivers busy in an annual rite of passage that pits cars against orange cones. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will close the Snelling Avenue bridge over Interstate 94 for four months beginning in mid-May, and the state already has begun redecking the Minnesota 5 bridge over the Mississippi River near Shepard Road.

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  11. Study: Downtown St. Paul parking adequate but confusingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | TwinCities

    A new study of parking in downtown St. Paul portrayed the supply of spaces as adequate but disorganized and confusing for potential parkers. The issues are a source of conflict for residents and potential new office tenants, said the study, done for the city of St. Paul and released Friday.

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  12. Joe Soucheray: They chose evil. 'Outreach' programs can't change that.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | TwinCities

    Six Minnesota men of Somali descent have been charged with terrorism-related offenses in a criminal complaint unsealed last week. The fellows were allegedly trying to get to Syria to fight for ISIS, or as we sometimes more charitably name them in newspaper headlines, Islamic militants.

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  13. Minneapolis man charged with making threats in Islamic State caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | TwinCities

    A Minneapolis man has been charged with threatening law enforcement officials and an informant after authorities charged six men earlier this week with trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Muhamed Abukar Said appeared in court in St. Paul on Friday.

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  14. Farm country, in olden days, was a 'co-operative' place. It had to be, and 'it worked out very well.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | TwinCities

    Writes Sleepless from St. Paul : "Another account about threshing, written by my mom's Uncle Harland Knauss in 1949. My great- grandfather's farm was located in Morristown, Rice County: " 'Early in the 1900's before I was old enough to do a day's work, my greatest joy was when the threshing crews came to thresh our wheat, oats, barley, spelts, and sometimes flax.

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  15. Felon voting bill wins approval in Minnesota SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | TwinCities

    Convicted felons should have their rights to vote restored once they've been released from prison, even if still on probation or parole, the Minnesota Senate voted Thursday. "If you're still a citizen, don't you deserve the right to participate in our democracy?" said Sen. Ron Latz, DFL-St.

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  16. 'Priceless' sculpture stolen from Minnesota Landscape ArboretumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | TwinCities

    Officials are asking people to look out for a "priceless" sculpture that was taken from the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen. The sculpture by the late Paul T. Granlund was removed last week between Thursday evening, April 16, and Saturday morning, according to the arboretum.

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  17. Minnesota men tried to aid ISIL, charges sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | TwinCities

    Six young Minnesota men, reportedly disillusioned with American life and swayed by a peer who'd already made the journey, tried repeatedly to travel to Syria and fight with the Islamic State, according to federal charges filed Monday. They were thwarted with the help of a fellow recruit who had a change of heart and became an FBI informant, investigators said.

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  18. Human Services Department employee charged in sex-for-money dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | TwinCities

    A man accused of making a sex-for-money deal with an undercover police officer in St. Paul is a division director for the Minnesota Human Services Department, and is now on indefinite leave of absence. The St. Paul City Attorney's Office charged Mark Steven Toogood on Monday with patronizing prostitution, a gross misdemeanor. 3 comments

  19. Twin Citians, hop on an electric bus for Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | TwinCities

    On Earth Day, Metro Transit and Xcel Energy will showcase what could be the future of public transit: the electric bus. New Flyer, a Winnipeg-based manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses, will roll out an all-electric bus at Xcel Energy's downtown Minneapolis headquarters on Tuesday.

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  20. Caribou Coffee launches loyalty-card smartphone appRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | TwinCities

    Caribou Coffee has long been notable for not having a phone app even as rival coffee chains Dunn. Bros.

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