Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Law schools scramble as classes shrink

Aug. 11, 2013 — Twin Cities law schools are being forced to make difficult choices about where to cut as they confront what has become a nationwide pullback in enrollments.

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State is selling priceless items for right price

July 25, 2013 — For sale to the highest bidder: a baseball signed by Babe Ruth. An autographed Joe DiMaggio picture. Gold and vintage jewelry. Old coins and stamps. Paintings by 20th-century modernist artist Jenny de Bloot.
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Sweep targets domestic offenders

July 18, 2013 — At about 7 a.m. Wednesday, just before officers from 14 Hennepin County law enforcement agencies headed out for a daylong sweep aimed at serving 300 arrest warrants in domestic violence cases, they got a pep talk from a victims’ advocate.
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130711_UAlcohol

U OKs more alcohol on campus

July 11, 2013 — The University of Minnesota is preparing to serve up alcohol at more places around campus, but students aren’t likely to see much difference.
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Go jump in a lake… but do it safely

July 4, 2013 — Jamee Markley sat in a beach chair at the edge of the dark water of Wirth Lake in north Minneapolis on Tuesday, keeping a close eye on her sons as they played in the water.
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St. Lawrence priests will be replaced this September

June 22, 2013 — After 98 years with St. Lawrence Catholic Church and Newman Center in Dinkytown, the Paulist Fathers will be gone in September. The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is replacing them with a diocesan priest.
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130619_694Construction

The I-694 squeeze begins

June 16, 2013 — Day 1 of a $21 million construction project along Interstate 694 more than doubled many drivers’ commutes and had others scurrying to find alternate routes.
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130615_SherburnCafe

Happy as pie to win small-town cafe

June 15, 2013 — Seth and Elizabeth Lintelman thought their longtime dream of owning a restaurant in southern Minnesota had slipped away with their home when they lost it in the bad economy last year.
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Minneapolis is tops for parks among big cities

June 6, 2013 — After a bike ride around Lake Harriet and a pit stop for ice cream, Joy Minge, 7, and her friends stopped at the new playground there.
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