Minneapolis

This file handout released May 13, 2013, by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and the Minnesota Vikings shows a rendering of the new Vikings stadium. (AP Photo/HKS, File)

Minneapolis awarded 2018 Super Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) — Minneapolis will host the 2018 Super Bowl after a vote by owners Tuesday rewarded the city for its new stadium deal. The owners chose Minneapolis and the $1 billion stadium planned for […]

05/20/2014

Firefighters work the scene where a fire engulfed several apartment units in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood, in Minneapolis, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, McKenna Ewen)

14 taken to hospitals after Minneapolis fire

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A billowing fire engulfed a three-story building with several apartments near downtown Minneapolis early Wednesday, sending more than a dozen people to hospitals with injuries — some critical — ranging from burns […]

01/01/2014

A customer signs his credit card receipt at a Target store. (AP Photo/Phil Coale, File)

Target reveals gift card snafu

NEW YORK (AP) — Target is getting hit with another lump of coal this holiday season. The nation’s second-largest discount retailer said Tuesday that an unidentified number of gift cards sold over the holidays were […]

12/31/2013

Stowaway, 9, placed out of his home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 9-year-old who eluded airport security and stowed away on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas should live away from his parents for now while he and his family get therapy […]

10/16/2013

Stowaway’s dad says he requested help for problem son

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The father of a 9-year-old boy who evaded security to stow away on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas says he’s been frustrated in his efforts to get help for the […]

10/09/2013

In this undated photo provided by Eric Dahl, Dahl, a University of Wisconsin computer engineering  student with a nickname of "Silo," fills up on a 13-pound bowl of Vietnamese noodles known as pho. The competitive eater has become a top-ranked competitor nationally, using prize earnings to help pay for his UW-Madison degree. (AP Photo/Aramis Phillip Alvarez)

College student helps pay tuition by eating

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin student with a nickname of “Silo” is eating his way through school — competitively. Computer engineering student Eric Dahl now ranks third in the world of competitive […]

09/21/2013

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Target to hire fewer seasonal holiday workers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Target plans to hire about 70,000 seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season, down about 20 percent from a year ago. The discounter is aiming to be more efficient in its […]

09/20/2013

Jeffrey Alan Wagner, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate, in the race for mayor of Minneapolis, as seen in his YouTube video campaign.

Weird political ad for mayor’s office

Jeffrey Alan Wagner, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party candidate, is one of 35 people running for the Minneapolis’ mayor’s office. The political newcomer and relative unknown just released what is probably the strangest political ad of any […]

09/13/2013

In this Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 photo provided by the New Jersey Lottery, the 16 unidentified workers from an Ocean County garage in a New Jersey shore community hit hard by Superstorm Sandy pose with a winner's check from the $448 million Powerball drawing, on Wednesday, Aug. 7. The group had one of three winning tickets in the lottery. (AP Photo/New Jersey Lottery, Sam Fromkin)

NJ Sandy victims introduced as Powerball winners

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Six people afflicted by Superstorm Sandy, as well as the daughter of a legislator who wrote the law creating the New Jersey Lottery, are among the 16 county garage workers […]

08/13/2013

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L.A. councilman proposes city-wide free Wi-Fi service

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Blumenfield said today he wants to give Angelenos free, citywide access to wireless internet service. Blumenfield asked staffers with the city’s Information Technology Agency for a […]

07/31/2013

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