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  1. Prep athletes of the week: Strong defense helps Breck goalie run shutout streak to five gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    After posting back-to-back clean sheets last week against Mound Park Academy and arch-enemy and Class 1A, No. 2 Blake , the senior goalkeeper had a confession to make.

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  2. Minneapolis activist, educator and designer Rosa Bogar dies at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Growing up in South Carolina, the fifth of 13 children, Rosa Mavins Bogar taught herself how to sew. After lights out, "she would finish an outfit by moonlight, to wear the next day," recalled her sister Betty Moseley, of Minneapolis.

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  3. MnDOT looking to add MnPass lanes to alleviate 494 congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Star Tribune

    Drivers who use Interstate 494 in the south metro can get from Hwy. 169 in Eden Prairie to the Minneapolis-St.

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  4. Second death is linked to Minneapolis homeless encampmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Star Tribune

    The death of a 20-year-old Minneapolis man this week is the second linked to the homeless encampment that has been rapidly growing in south Minneapolis, although it was not clear Friday whether circumstances at the camp played any role in his death. Wade C. Redmond died Monday at Hennepin County Medical Center, two weeks after suffering cardiac arrest at the camp, his mother, LaDonna Redmond, of Minneapolis, said Friday night.

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  5. 'Read to the Final Four' competition launches across MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Star Tribune

    A huddle of third-graders sitting "crisscross apple-sauce" style on the carpet of the Pillsbury Elementary School library were squirming and chattering Friday when principal Jessica Skowronek asked, "Are you excited?" The northeast Minneapolis elementary school was chosen as one of several statewide kick-off sites for the reading competition that culminates in the lead-up to the Final Four next April 6-8 at U.S. Bank Stadium. Gophers basketball players Jarvis Johnson, right, and Jarvis Omersa, picked out the books they were going to read to third graders at Pillsbury Elementary School in Minneapolis.

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  6. Minneapolis meth seizure is largest in state historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Star Tribune

    More than 170 pounds of methamphetamine was seized in Minneapolis by police and federal agents this week in what is believed to be the biggest single meth bust in state history. After months of surveillance, authorities entered a home in the 3600 block of Dupont Avenue N. on Tuesday to find nearly 40 packages containing about 4.5 pounds each of methamphetamine, as well as a sawed-off shotgun, 1.1 ounces of tar heroin and several thousand dollars in cash, according to a report released Friday by the Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force. 1 comment

  7. I-35W in Minneapolis won't be closed all weekend, but part of the Blue Line willRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation has called off this weekend's full closure of I-35W, but a Friday night closure of the northbound lanes of the freeway between the Crosstown and downtown Minneapolis will linger into Saturday morning. Orange cones and "Road Closed" signs will up all weekend on the westbound Crosstown from Hwy.

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  8. Former 400 Bar co-owner Tom Sullivan dies at 62Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Star Tribune

    While his kid-brother, Bill, was already a local legend from the Replacements' and Soul Asylum's road crews, Tom Sullivan gave up a successful career in insurance to make his mark on the Twin Cities music community. He and Bill co-helmed the famed Minneapolis rock club the 400 Bar in the late-1990s and 2000s.

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  9. Thor Cos., Hennepin County, others to open north-side complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Star Tribune

    Thor Cos. and partners inaugurate a new headquarters and "Regional Acceleration Center " at Penn and Plymouth Avenue N. Friday afternoon.

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  10. Bon Appetit ranks Twin Cities' best Juicy Lucys, eating 9 burgers in 9 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Star Tribune

    Now Bon Appetit has chimed in with its own rankings. The magazine recently sent the host of the "Alex Eats it All" video series to the Twin Cities to eat nine Juicy Lucys in nine hours. 1 comment

  11. Minneapolis city leaders unveil plan to relocate homeless encampmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Star Tribune

    Minneapolis city leaders want to relocate hundreds of people living at a large and growing homeless encampment in south Minneapolis to one or more provisional shelters with medical and social services by early October. Several sites in the city are under consideration to hold the emergency shelters.

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  12. Don Shelby to lead staging of 1935 Sinclair Lewis novel, popular again in Trump eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota writer whose book became a sensation in the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election probably would be delighted to know his book is on its way to the stage. Former broadcaster, necktie trailblazer and occasional actor Don Shelby will lead a reading of an adaptation of "It Can't Happen Here," by Sinclair Lewis, who was born in Sauk Centre.

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  13. Thor headquarters and business accelerator launches Friday in North MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Star Tribune

    Thor Companies, Minnesota's largest African American-owned business, will inaugurate its headquarters and "Regional Acceleration Center " at Penn Avenue and Plymouth Avenue N. with a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Friday, followed by an "Imagine North" block party at 4 p.m. "It's a game-changer for the community," Thor CEO Ravi Norman said in a prepared statement. "Our building is aptly named the Regional Acceleration Center.

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  14. First Avenue buys the Fine LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Star Tribune

    Minneapolis' best-known rock club, First Avenue, just added another familiar name to its growing roster of music venues: the Fine Line Music Cafe. First Avenue's operators announced Thursday they are buying the other well-worn rock club in downtown Minneapolis.

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  15. Death heightens concerns about medical care at Minneapolis homeless encampmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Star Tribune

    A young woman living at the homeless encampment in south Minneapolis died Saturday from complications resulting from an asthma attack, raising fresh alarms over the health and safety of approximately 300 people living at the large and growing site. Alissa Rose Skipintheday, 26, was found unconscious and not breathing last week near the entrance to the camp at E. Franklin Avenue and 16th Avenue S. She was rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center, where she died on Saturday.

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  16. Authorities ID men killed in north Mpls. market; suspect awaits chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Star Tribune

    Authorities on Tuesday identified the two men who were fatally shot at a north Minneapolis market Sunday, two of four homicides recorded in three days in the city. Jamarius M. Shief, 18, of Minneapolis, and Samuel T. Abron-Yeager, 23, of Fridley, both died from multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office.

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  17. Richfield man ID'd as among 4 shot dead in Mpls. since Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Star Tribune

    One of four people killed in a spate of weekend shootings in Minneapolis was identified Monday as a 42-year-old man from Richfield. Steven L. Fields was shot multiple times behind a bar in the 2000 block of Washington Avenue N. late Friday, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office. 2 comments

  18. Chase De Jong's Twins debut a family affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Star Tribune

    He gave hugs, signed balls and autographed one of his old Mariners jerseys. A pretty impressive group for a guy who has played only seven major league games and who the Twins only called up Tuesday.

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  19. Police comb for clues after 3 are shot dead in Mpls., St. PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Star Tribune

    By the light of day Saturday, police continued combing for clues in three separate homicide investigations stemming from a rash of weekend gunfire in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Two men were killed and three were wounded in separate shootings in Minneapolis late Friday.

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  20. Prep football roundup: Late interception settles Edina victory over RosemountRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Star Tribune

    Matt Cavanagh intercepted a pass at the 12-yard line Friday, sealing Edina's 17-14 victory over visiting Rosemount. Rosemount trailed by three with three minutes left in the game, and quarterback Max Carter drove the Irish into Edina territory before Cavanagh's interception settled the game.

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