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October 24th, 2013

U of M Students Work to Make Sunday’s Protest of Washington’s Team Name Peaceful

The camaraderie that brings fans together before a game is inspiring, but the bond that forms over taking down a team can be even more powerful.

University of Minnesota students met to make posters Friday, ahead of a major protest planned to take …

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Minn. Couple Ties Knot with Zombie-Themed Wedding on Halloween

A love of Halloween went to a whole new level in Minneapolis. Holly Hagen and Scott Specken had a zombie-themed wedding Friday night at the Profile Event Center.

The bride and entire wedding party dressed as zombies and all of the 200 guests were …

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‘Vote Shaming’ Tells Neighbors Who Votes, Who Doesn’t

A letter could show up in your mailbox any day now, essentially letting you know that you’ve got a choice: vote or be prepared to explain to your neighbors why you didn’t.

It’s being called “vote shaming,” and it utilizes voter records, which are …

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Rare Friday Halloween Inspires Big Party Night, Law Enforcement Prepares

It’s the perfect storm for people who delight in being scared. The last time Halloween fell on a Friday was 2008, and you can bet it means more people will be out enjoying the fun.

After the younger kids go to bed, some of those bigger kids plan t…

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Dinkytown Church Giving Screams for Charity

Halloween events are happening all over the place, but  a haunted house inside a  church in Dinkytown might be the most unusual.

University Baptist Church, located at 1219 University Avenue SE, has stood there since the 1920s.

“It kind…

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Minneapolis City Council Approves Healthy Foods Ordinance

The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to pass an ordinance aimed at giving customers healthy food options.

The new mandate requires businesses with a grocery store license to offer certain quantities of healthy items to customers.

Council me…

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Prosecutor: Mpls. Serial Killing Conviction Should Stand

Prosecutors oppose a new trial for a man convicted of murdering three American Indian women in Minneapolis in the 1980s.
    
Hennepin County prosecutors say Bill Glaze should remain behind bars, despite the findings of an advocacy …

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Minnesota Sports Groups Maneuver for MLS Team<br />

The jockeying is intensifying for two groups hoping to land a Major League Soccer franchise in Minnesota.
    
The Vikings’ new stadium deal includes a 5-year period when they have sole rights to operate an MLS team in the stadium. …

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Remember to Set your Clocks Back this Weekend

Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time.

Officially, the change comes at 2 a.m. Sunday, but most people usually set their clocks back before heading to bed …

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Police: Mpls. Man Charged after Stolen Volvo Found in Blaine

A Minneapolis man has been arrested after police say they ran the license plates of a Volvo he was driving and determined it had been stolen.

Blaine police were called to the 8800 block of Central Avenue Northeast around 1:20 a.m. Monday on a repo…

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Cone Zone: Lane Closures to Slow Weekend Traffic in East, West Metro

There will be some lane closures impacting traffic in the Twin Cities this weekend.

The roadway will be down to one lane on Interstate 494 northbound from Rockford Road in Plymouth to Fish Lake Road in Maple Grove starting at 6 p.m. Friday until n…

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Cone Zone: Lane Closures to Slow Weekend Traffic in East, West Metro

There will be some lane closures impacting traffic in the Twin Cities this weekend.

The roadway will be down to one lane on Interstate 494 northbound from Rockford Road in Plymouth to Fish Lake Road in Maple Grove starting at 6 p.m. Friday until n…

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Cone Zone: Lane Closures to Slow Weekend Traffic in East, West Metro

There will be some lane closures impacting traffic in the Twin Cities this weekend.

The roadway will be down to one lane on Interstate 494 northbound from Rockford Road in Plymouth to Fish Lake Road in Maple Grove starting at 6 p.m. Friday until n…

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Community Group Stocks Lake Minnetonka with Walleye

Thousands of walleye will be dumped into Lake Minnetonka on Friday in an attempt to make the lake a “legendary walleye fishery.”

The Westonka Walleye Program, which is a community-funded initiative, has raised all the funds to add wall…

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Stores, Markets Could get Healthier in Minneapolis

Corner stores, convenient stores and even gas stations could get a lot healthier in Minneapolis. 

The city council will vote Friday on a proposed ordinance that would require any business with a grocery store license to offer certain quantiti…

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