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Minneapolis Mayor Pitches Plan to Keep Vikings in Town

City officials in Minneapolis say a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings could be built more cheaply there than in the eastern suburbs.

Mayor R.T. Rybak emerged from a private meeting with Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday to say he thinks the most realistic way to pay for a new stadium is with a citywide sales tax increase.

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Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot in Minneapolis

Minneapolis police say a man who shot and killed an armed robber who was attacking a woman has been released.

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Minneapolis Wants Slice of Metrodome Proceeds

Minneapolis city officials want at least $30 million from proceeds of the Metrodome, revenue that developers of a new stadium in Arden Hills were counting on.

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Hard Rock Cafe To Close Minneapolis Block E Location

Block E in downtown Minneapolis is losing another high-profile tenant. The Hard Rock Café is closing. In a statement, Hard Rock International says it has run "a successful business in Minneapolis," but says the current site "has created challenges that prevent us from continuing to operate at this location."

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Minneapolis Residents Staying In “Uninhabitable” Homes

Some north Minneapolis residents are tearing the red "uninhabitable" signs off their doors and remaining in their tornado-damaged homes, ignoring warnings from city inspectors.

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Gingrich Hit With Glitter At Minneapolis Event [VIDEO]

GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista have been hit with glittery confetti by a protester during the couple's appearance at a book-signing in Minneapolis.

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Memorial To 35W Bridge Victims Starts Taking Shape

The memorial to victims of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse is starting to take shape at a Minneapolis park along the Mississippi River. Mayor R.T. Rybak and the architect of the so-called Remembrance Garden planned to showcase the construction Thursday.

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Minneapolis Making Bid To Keep Vikings Stadium

Minneapolis leaders are floating a plan for the city to pay 22 percent of the cost of a new football stadium for the Minnesota Vikings at the current Metrodome site and set aside money to renovate the Target Center basketball arena.

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Governor Dayton Open To Casino In Downtown Minneapolis

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he's open to the idea of a state-run casino in downtown Minneapolis' Block E, but says more of the proceeds would need to go to the state.

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Minnesota Live Casino Complex Revealed

Developers have plans for a gambling and entertainment hub in downtown Minneapolis that they say could draw tourists from across the Upper Midwest. Alatus LLC will take its plans for the Las Vegas-style casino, restaurant and retail complex to the state Capitol Wednesday.

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