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Gophers Break Ground on the New Siebert Field [VIDEO]

The Gophers baseball team has broken ground on a new stadium. Coach John Anderson spearheaded fundraising for the $7.134 million project, which began Monday with a ceremony at Siebert Field.

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U of M Announces Top 10 Plants that Changed Minnesota

The University of Minnesota has issued a list of the top 10 plants that have changed Minnesota and how its people live today. After considering more than 100 nominations, a panel of experts gleaned the final list.

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Vikings, U of M Agree on TCF Bank Stadium Use

The Minnesota Vikings and the University of Minnesota have reached preliminary agreement on the Vikings' use of TCF Bank Stadium during construction of a new Vikings stadium.

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Proposal Would Hike UMinn Tuition 3.5 to 4 Percent

Tuition at the University of Minnesota would rise 3.5 percent, or $410, for in-state residents under the first budget proposed by new President Eric Kaler.

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University of Minnesota Hires Norwood Teague As A.D.

The University of Minnesota introduced Norwood Teague as their new Athletic Director at a press conference Monday afternoon. Teague has spent the last 6 years as the Athletic Director at Virginia Commonwealth. Teague will make a base salary of $400,000 which is on the low end of Big Ten Athletic Directors. He replaces the retiring Joel Maturi and will start July 1.

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University of Minnesota To Announce New A.D. Today

The University of Minnesota has called a a press conference at 2:45pm today to announce their new Athletic Director. Virginia Commonwealth athletics director Norwood Teague is the lone finalist for the University of Minnesota Athletic Director job and is expected to be introduced at the press conference today. The announcement of Teague as the lone finalist came on twitter from University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and was also posted on the University of Minnesota website. Kaler had said he hoped to pick a successor to Joel Maturi in May.

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TCF Stadium May Soon See Beer Sales

A measure that could satisfy some fans' thirst for beer at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium is halfway to Gov. Mark Dayton. The Senate voted 55-3 for a liquor law change Friday. The House is likely to vote soon on the liquor bill.

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Police: No Foul Play Suspected in Tinsley’s Death

University of Minnesota police say no foul play is suspected in the death of Gophers football player Gary Tinsley. The 22-year-old from Florida was found dead in his campus apartment Friday morning.

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Learn How to Deal with a Bedbug Infestation

Bedbugs have crawled their way back into Minnesota homes. This Wednesday you can attend an informational session about how to deal with an infestation in your bedroom. The University of Minnesota will host a free informational seminar starting at 9:00 a.m. It will be in the St. Cloud city council chambers.

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Chants at Fighting Sioux Hockey Game Draw Warning

Students who own season tickets to the University of Minnesota-Duluth's men's hockey games are being warned to shape up after the school received reports they used offensive chants to taunt the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux.

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