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  • Squirrel blamed for $300K damage to Ind. building
    Officials say a wayward squirrel caused about $300,000 in damage to an eastern Indiana community center set to open in June.April 12, 2014
  • Gary Woodland shoots 30 on front side at Masters
    With the leaders still waiting to tee off, Gary Woodland put on quite a show for the early arrivers at Augusta National.April 12, 2014
  • DNR opening more space for trout fishing
    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is giving metro-area anglers more opportunities for trout fishing, just in time for Saturday's stream trout opener.April 12, 2014
  • Wild's Rupp suspended for hit on Oshie
    Mike Rupp will lose $7,692.31 for the four-game suspension, which includes the regular-season finale on Sunday and the Wild's first three playoff games.April 11, 2014
  • 'Nice Ride' bike share resumes as warmer weather returns
    The program, starting its fifth season in the Twin Cities, will make about 1,500 bikes available at 170 stations. It's also rolling out a new 30-day low cost membership program to attract more riders and will expand its Minnesota operation this year to Bemidji.April 11, 2014
  • Free earplugs at Minneapolis nightclubs now mandatory
    The earplugs will be provided to the businesses at no cost thanks to a coalition of private funders, including the clothing company Locally Grown, Globally Known. Its president, Brian Felsen, says the goal is to make hearing protection as accessible as possible.April 11, 2014
  • Gophers win thriller against rival in NCAA tournament
    Last night, the University of Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team beat North Dakota in the NCAA semifinals 2-1 on a last second goal by senior defenseman Justin Holl. That dramatic finish led to rioting in the streets of Dinkytown in Minneapolis. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor for the Star Tribune, about the game, the riot, and the upcoming championship game against Union.April 11, 2014
  • Study: Bike lanes don't cause severe congestion
    You've probably heard driver reaction when a piece of the street is set aside for a bike lane: It'll just make traffic worse. But it doesn't, according to FiveThirtyEight, which examines the 45 miles of bike lanes Minneapolis added in 2010 and 2011, specifically those segments of the road where a lane for cars was removed.April 11, 2014
  • Angry 'God' sues credit rating agency
    According to the New York Post, God Gazarov of Brooklyn says in a lawsuit that Equifax has refused to correct its system to recognize his name as legitimate.April 11, 2014
  • 7 bike etiquette rules to avoid crashes and clashes
    Ethan Fawley, executive director of the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition, said he is hearing more concerns about bike etiquette as cycling continues to grow in popularity. Fawley, along with a few bicyclists on Twitter, suggested some ways to maintain safety (and harmony) as you take to the streets this spring.Here they are.April 11, 2014
  • Gophers beat UND in Frozen Four semis; riot police break up Dinkytown fracas
    Police in riot gear broke up a rowdy crowd in Dinkytown last night who spilled into the streets after a dramatic last-second win by Minnesota's men's hockey team in the Frozen Four semifinals. The Gophers scored a shorthanded goal with less than a second left to defeat the University of North Dakota.April 11, 2014
  • Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech
    A woman was taken into federal custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton as the former Secretary of State began a Las Vegas convention keynote speech.April 10, 2014
  • Lake Minnetonka canoe is nearly 1,000 years old
    A dugout canoe discovered 80 years ago in Lake Minnetonka is hundreds of years older than previously thought and is one of the oldest of its kind ever found in Minnesota.April 10, 2014
  • Is everything more delicious when you eat with your hands?
    An Indian-American reporter recalls the deep shame he felt as a kid eating Indian food with his hands. But his daughter reminds him of the true joy of hand-eating, and he decides to try it in public.April 10, 2014
  • Experts: 'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' likely not forged
    Harvard Theological Review is reporting today that a text, written on Egyptian papyrus is likely real, including its reference to a married Jesus. But the scholar who revealed the text two years ago notes the authenticity of the document does not mean Jesus was married.April 10, 2014

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