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  • A green approach to funerals, burials
    People are seeking ways to be friendlier to the earth, right to the end.The Daily Circuit, April 7, 2014
  • Watch the Metrodome disappear in 45 seconds
    It's hard to believe it has been just 99 days since the Vikings played their last game in the Metrodome. Since then, the roof has been deflated and two separate explosions have helped bring down the 30-year-old baseball and football stadium.April 7, 2014
  • Colabello leads Twins home for opener
    The Minnesota Twins will play their home opener this afternoon at Target Field in Minneapolis against Oakland. MPR's Phil Picardi spoke with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor for the Star Tribune, about how the team has performed in several games on the road.April 7, 2014
  • Behind the scenes for Twins home opener, Target Field staff are ready
    As in the game of baseball, running a modern ballpark requires careful attention to detail. Someone has to take charge of the things most fans wouldn't think about, necessities such as trash cans, and niceties, like the red, white and blue bunting that hangs in the stands every opening day.April 7, 2014
  • Dante Cunningham arrested again
    The particulars of Cunningham's latest run in with the police isn't known. Authorities will release a statement Monday, the same day Cunningham is to be in court again on the earlier charge.April 7, 2014
  • Kentucky 74-73 over Wisconsin, to play for title
    No, this was not an instant replay, though it certainly is turning into a highlight loop that Aaron Harrison and his Kentucky teammates could get used to watching.April 6, 2014
  • Workshops to improve bicycling in Minn. to launch
    State transportation officials will launch a series of workshops later this month to gather public input on how to improve bicycling in Minnesota.April 5, 2014
  • Firefighters face danger head on
    Many of us on a workday fret about when we can break for lunch or what the traffic will be. Men and women who are firefighters might be called upon to risk their lives. A couple of stories this week remind us of their commitment and their bond.April 5, 2014
  • Your Minnesota Weekend: It's all about planning
    From baseball to dinosaurs, we've got you covered.April 4, 2014
  • Photos: Fat bikers look for a winter trail
    The attraction snowmobile trails hold for fat bikers is starting to cause problems between them and snowmobilers.April 4, 2014
  • As fat bikes gain popularity, trail conflict follows
    During the winter, when there is deep snow, there are few trails for fat bikers to ride. Snowmobile "grants-in-aid trails," which snowmobilers pay to maintain, are illegal for fat bikes, but tempting to their riders.April 4, 2014
  • Native Americans, others protest Indians' logo
    Organizers believe the protest is gaining support because of the growing national debate over sports mascots. The Washington Redskins have received harsh criticism for their nickname, and several colleges and high schools have made changes to their logos, mascots and nicknames.April 4, 2014
  • Rumor mill abuzz about Timberwolves head coaching job
    The Minnesota Timberwolves play the Heat in Miami tonight. With eight games left in another disappointing season for the Wolves, there is growing speculation that head coach Rick Adelman will not be back with the team next year.April 4, 2014
  • Minnesota beats SMU 65-63 to win NIT
    Austin Hollins hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 46.1 seconds left and Minnesota won the NIT championship Thursday night, beating SMU 65-63 to give the Pitino family its latest postseason tournament title.April 3, 2014
  • Road construction season's here: MnDOT unveils $1.1 billion in 2014 projects
    The $1.1 billion program includes 74 projects in the Twin Cities and 194 projects in Greater Minnesota.April 3, 2014

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