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12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Dayton, Franken lead in polls

Both Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken are leading their Republican challengers, Jeff Johnson and Mike McFadden, in a new SurveyUSA poll released this week.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Mark Dayton

Yesterday | Finance and Commerce

Top Projects: Radisson Blu Mall of America

Editor's note: This is the 16th installment in Finance & Commerce's Top Projects of 2013 series.

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Related Topix: Golden Valley, MN, Bloomington, MN

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Family calls for stricter regulations on methadone clinics after son is killed in 2012 crash

After learning their case against a methadone clinic will move to trial, the Lindgren family is speaking out to get what they feel is justice for their son and his family.

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Related Topix: Carlton County, MN, Drugs

JD Supra

Small Business Certifications: Where Do I Start?

For many small, privately held businesses, navigating the world of small business certifications can be a daunting task.

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Related Topix: Ramsey County, MN

The San Diego Union-Tribune

NewsWho is drawn to jihad?

This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain.

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Related Topix: Terrorism

KRMG-AM Tulsa

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain.

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Greenwich Citizen

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain.

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City Pages

Mpls approves Southwest LRT, paving way for legislature to wrangle over funding

Today, the Minneapolis City Council followed its counterparts in Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Hopkins, and St. Louis Park in approving the proposed alignment of the Southwest LRT line.

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Related Topix: St. Louis Park, MN, Minnetonka, MN, Eden Prairie, MN, Hopkins, MN

St. Cloud Times

Eden Prairie family sues city after tree kills womanEden Prairie...

Eden Prairie family sues city after tree kills woman The 90-year-old tree fell and killed Nina Mackay when she was walking her dogs in 2013 Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/08/29/eden-prairie-family-sues-city-tree-kills-woman/14789857/ The family of an Eden Prairie woman who was killed by a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Eden Prairie, MN

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KSTP

Police: 4 Seriously Injured in NE Mpls. Car Crash

It happened on Broadway Avenue between Monroe Street and Madison Street Northeast around 2:30 p.m. Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder says the two vehicles were driving eastbound and swiped each other.

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Albany Times Union

Q-and-A on Westerners who join the fight in Syria

This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain.

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Related Topix: US Bancorp, Banking, Financial Services, Terrorism

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Star Tribune

Shots outside Hennepin County Medical Center highlight need for hospitals to balance security, care

A day after a street fight and shooting that shattered windows and glass doors at the Hennepin County Medical Center, a hospital official praised staff for not letting the violent attack interrupt the emergency room for long.

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Related Topix: Robbinsdale, MN

Finance and Commerce

Minneapolis panel OKs Southwest project

A divided Minneapolis City Council Transportation and Public Works committee approved plans for the Southwest Light Rail Transit project at a special meeting Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Eden Prairie, MN, The Lakes, MN

Star Tribune

Two-year construction project starts next month on Bushaway Road

After decades without any changes, winding Bushaway Road on Lake Minnetonka - claimed to be the first registered road after Minnesota became a state - is getting a major renovation.

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Related Topix: Minnetonka, MN, Wayzata, MN, University of Minnesota, Woodland, MN

Star Tribune

Bob Dylan to take up residency at the Orpheum again Nov. 4-6

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Entertainment

Star Tribune

Survey USA poll shows Dayton, Franken leading GOP challengers

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Star Tribune

No one hit by shots at Minneapolis emergency room entrance

A gunman opened fire in downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday, spraying rounds toward an emergency room entrance at Hennepin County Medical Center.

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Prince George Citizen

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This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain.

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Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, New Hope, MN

Insight News

Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek honored with Exemplary Service Award

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids - a national nonpartisan anti-crime organization of 5,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and crime survivors - honor Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek with Fight Crime's Exemplary Service Award last week during the Early Learning Fellows National Conference of State Legislatures 2014 Annual Summit, in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Minneapolis, MN, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Harkin, US Politics, George Miller, US House of Representatives, Representative Richard Hanna, Republican

Star Tribune

Hennepin County offers citizens' academies

At Citizens Academies, residents take field trips to facilities from garages to jails and get an overview of how the county functions.

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Related Topix: Minnetonka, MN, Edina, MN

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