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2 hrs ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

OPINION | Roosevelt Library hours should be extended

The Standish and Ericsson neighborhoods are fortunate to have a great neighborhood library, Roosevelt Library , right here in the community.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Opinion

5 hrs ago | TwinCities

Dayton, DFLers pad campaign war chests

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton has far more cash in his campaign treasury than all seven of his Republican challengers combined.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dayton, MN, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Orono, MN, 2012 Presidential Election

8 hrs ago | City Pages

Meth lab found in nice southwest Minneapolis neighborhood

Members of the U.S. Marshals North Star Fugitive Task Force got a rude awakening when they tried to apprehend a fugitive at a house at 5137 Abbott Avenue South in the Fulton neighborhood of southwest Minneapolis last Friday morning.

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10 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Two teens, 1 adult are charged with violent robberies in Edina, SW Mpls.

Two teens and an adult have been charged with three violent robberies in Edina and southwest Minneapolis , a string of crimes that nearly took a man's life.

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Related Topix: Edina, MN, Minneapolis, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

TwinCities

Frozen Four fracas

After two disturbances in Dinkytown over the course of three days, University of Minnesota administrators said any students involved "will be held accountable."

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Public meeting on plan to develop Miodtown Farmers Market Site

Hennepin County will propose a plan to redevelop the 6.4 acre property at 2225 East Lake Street, currently owned by Minneapolis Public Schools.

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Twin Cities Daily Planet

Twin Cities' Somali community demands justice for families 'under siege' in Kenya

Nearly 100 picketers joined the Friday demonstration in St. Paul, condemning actions by Kenyan government and demanding the release of those detained.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, Somalia

Examiner.com

Hennepin County Medical Center announces new downtown Minneapolis clinic

The Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis will be adding its first new building since the mid-1970s with a new 322,000-square-foot clinic and specialty center, the hospital announced Monday.

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Finance and Commerce

HCMC plans $191 million downtown expansion

Hennepin County Medical Center will build a new $191 million, 322,000-square-foot building in downtown Minneapolis, the county said Monday.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN

CBS Local

'U' Campus Still Buzzing After Saturday's Disturbance

The disturbance in Dinkytown Saturday night after the Gophers hockey team's loss in the national title game is still what everyone is talking about on the University of Minnesota campus Monday.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SFGate

Man, woman fatally shot in Minneapolis identified

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner says 29-year-old Dahir Ahmed Abdirahman of Minneapolis and 24-year-old Tahany Abdi Omar Erbob of Columbia Heights both died Friday night.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN

Sat Apr 12, 2014

TwinCities

Gun threat forces HCMC into lockdown

The Hennepin County Medical Center was in lockdown for about an hour and a half Saturday after a visitor made a gun threat.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN

KSTP

Canoe from Lake Minnetonka may be 1,000 Years Old

Researchers say a dugout canoe discovered 80 years ago in Lake Minnetonka could be nearly 1,000 years old, far older than previously thought.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

KSTP

Hennepin County Medical Center Reopens After Lockdown

Hennepin County Medical Center was in lockdown Saturday, after a person reportedly claimed to have a gun, according to Minneapolis police.

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Star Tribune

Hennepin County holds 'emergency' town hall meeting after record year of heroin overdose deaths

The town hall forum, which is open to the public, will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 17 at North Hennepin Community College, 7411 85th Av.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn Park, MN, Drug Enforcement Administration

CBS Local

Police: 2 Shot Near Target Field

The shooting happened at a light rail stop on the 300 block of Fifth Street North near Target Field at about 3 a.m. Minneapolis Police say two people were rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Cold winter: Corcoran weatherizes

You've probably noticed the higher gas costs this winter. This is partly the deep cold.

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TwinCities

Gopher hockey win fuels Dinkytown riots -- and another warning from Kaler

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler alerted students in an email before the Gopher men's hockey game Thursday: There will be zero tolerance for "destructive behavior."

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, University of North Dakota, Minneapolis, MN, Riot

KSTP

No Criminal Charges after St. Louis Park Middle School Student Dies

After a month of investigations, no criminal charges will be filed in connection to a near-drowning incident at St. Louis Park Middle School that killed a 12-year-old boy.

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Related Topix: St. Louis Park, MN

KAAL-TV Austin

2 killed in Head-on Crash in Hennepin County

Authorities say the two victims were in separate vehicles which crashed on eastbound Highway 12 in Long Lake Friday about 7 a.m. The Star Tribune says Orono police, the Minnesota State Patrol and Hennepin County crime lab personnel are investigating.

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Related Topix: Orono, MN

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