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Yesterday | Star Tribune

Counterpoint: MOOCs have limited value to higher education

While they have a role, they don't add up to "creative destruction" because they don't offer a key ingredient: engagement.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Opinion

Monday | Star Tribune

More about locks, barges and politics

James Eli Shiffer, the Star Tribune's watchdog and data editor, digs into data and documents to uncover the news.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Minneapolis, MN

Monday | Business Journal

Lyft, UberX are legal now in Minneapolis

Ride-sharing companies like Lyft and UberX are now legal in Minneapolis, after the Minneapolis City Council approved changed regulations Friday for those companies as well s for traditional taxi firms.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Star Tribune

In defense of commercial radio

Molly Priesmeyer is the co-owner of Good Work Group, a creative and storytelling consultancy dedicated to helping mission-driven businesses and organizations succeed.

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Star Tribune

Minneapolis' golden age of river traffic never arrived

The long-lived dream of river commerce in Minneapolis officially ended a few weeks ago, laid to rest by the stroke of a presidential pen.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Publishing, Media

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Best Buy's Joly is resolute on the issue of online sales taxes [Star Tribune (Minneapolis) :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 19--Hubert Joly doesn't give many speeches. But when he does, there's been a recurring theme lately: online sales taxes.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Minneapolis, MN

Star Tribune

Day trip: North St. Paul is an old-style small town in town

Savannah Weiden visits with customers at her aunt's restaurant, Shar'els Café in Oakdale, July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: North St. Paul, MN, Publishing, Media

The Daily Norseman

Priefer gets suspended for 3 games

OK, USA Today article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/vikings/2014/07/18/mike-priefer-minnesota-vikings-chris-kluwe/12865421/ Star Tribune article: http://www.startribune.com/local/267734931.html The Star Tribune Article has the statement from Priefer.

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Related Topix: USA Today, Publishing, Media, Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings

SFGate

Minneapolis OKs Uber, Lyft rules

The Minneapolis City Council has voted to make on-demand ride services Lyft and Uber legal, despite concerns from the taxi industry.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Publishing, Media, Computers, Dell

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

1934 Teamster strike in Minneapolis remembered on 80th anniversary

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Two died and about 60 were wounded in the event later dubbed 'Bloody Friday,' July 20, 1934.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Publishing, Media

Star Tribune

State 911 service only months away from offering text-to-911

In a matter of months, it will be possible to text for emergency help in Minnesota, a development hailed by the state's deaf community.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Publishing, Media

ABC News

Testimony Ends in Jesse Ventura Defamation Trial

Attorneys for both sides rested their cases Friday in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.

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Washington Examiner

Minneapolis legalizes ride-sharing apps Lyft, Uber

By a nearly unanimous vote, the City Council on Friday approved new ordinances to legalize so-called "transportation network companies."

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CBS Local

75th Aquatennial Begins In Minneapolis

Organizer Leah Wong said the city festival began 75 years ago when a group of civic leaders took a trip to Winnipeg and experienced the Canadians celebration of their city.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Excel Energy, Xcel Energy, Energy

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnetonka Public Schools confirms boy found a construction site was...

From classroom trends to school board decisions, Class Act will keep you updated on all the school issues followed by the Star Tribune's education reporters.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Education Etc.

City Pages

MNGOP stands by Supreme Court candidate Michelle MacDonald in ultra-bizarre email

The Michelle MacDonald story just keeps getting weirder and weirder. MacDonald, a Twin Cities family law attorney, recently won the MNGOP's endorsement for a Minnesota Supreme Court seat even though she faces a criminal trial this fall stemming from an April 5, 2013 DUI arrest .

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dakota County, MN, Publishing, Media

City Pages

Patrick Reusse blasts Jacob Frey for making big deal out of loud fireworks show [VIDEO]

The 12:30 a.m. fireworks show, which came at the tail end of an All-Star Gala that took place along the Mississippi River near the Stone Arch Bridge, violated the permit obtained by Chad Hudson Events from the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Star Tribune

Big bills touch off debate on Minneapolis alarm fee

Serendipity Road owner Will Determan, at left with Anna Nelson, said fines for three false alarms this year equal three days of sales.

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Star Tribune

Road-fund standoff in Washington stokes worry about future construction projects in Minnesota

The current Washington standoff over highway construction dollars is causing some discomfort among the people charged with keeping Minnesota's roads and bridges in proper shape.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Star Tribune

Environmental group tries to shame 3M with plane over Target Field

An environmental group that has a growing beef with 3M about its sustainability practices picked the All-Star Game on Tuesday to lodge its latest grievance against the company.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail, Publishing, Media

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