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    June 3, 2014

    Brock Lesnar's $800,000 Maple Plain home for sale [PHOTOS]

    Sure, it's a ridiculously awesome place by most all standards, but, to be honest, we expect a little bit more out of Brock Lesnar's abode.The University of Minnesota wrestling legend and part-time WWE superstar hasn't wrestled since he stunned everyone by snapping the Undertaker's undefeated streak ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    How the Minnesota-shaped forest was created [PHOTOS]

    The world discovered last week that there is a Minnesota-shaped forest in Williams, Minnesota, which you can check out yourself on Google Maps.But one question remained: How did this come to be? We contacted the state Department of Natural Resources and scoured historical photos of the site on Googl ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    The Office Pub & Grill coming to the North Loop

    Looks like the North Loop is about to get itself another craft beer bar. The Office Pub & Grill will slip right in between JD Hoyts and Deja Vu, just past the intersection of Washington and 3rd Avenue. The bar and restaurant is owned by Peter Hafiz and Jason Mohney who also own the Bra ... More >>

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    August 23, 2013

    Plans unveiled for another six-floor mixed-use Dinkytown development

    Earlier this month, the Minneapolis City Council gave the green light to a controversial six-floor mixed-use Opus Development project at the intersection of Fifth Street SE and 14tth Avenue SE.SEE ALSO: Diane Hofstede criticizes Jacob Frey on her Facebook page, gets blasted by commentersOpponents of ... More >>

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    June 12, 2013

    Bike to dinner: St. Paul edition

    Dare we say it -- summer has finally arrived -- and as it does, increased numbers of weather-weary Twin Citians are taking to their bicycles and hitting the town. They pedal the Lakes, the Grand Rounds, the Greenway, or any of the many urban bike lanes. It is for good reason that we are regularly vo ... More >>

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    March 30, 2011

    Duluth loses Google broadband bid to Kansas City

    The search is over.​Children in Duluth no longer have to live under the threat of their parents naming them "Google Fiber," because the giant web search company has decided to award its much-ballyhooed fibre optic broadband internet project to -- drum roll please -- Kansas City. Bummer for Du ... More >>

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    December 21, 2010

    Al Franken: Net neutrality rules permit political censorship [UPDATE]

    Franken: Keep it neutral.​The compromise net neutrality rules just adopted by the FCC would prohibit broadband providers like Comcast and Qwest from blocking user access to websites and applications. But the measure won't do the same thing for wireless companies, and Al Franken smells censor ... More >>

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    June 8, 2010

    BP's oil spill would cover a big chunk of Minnesota

    Via If It Was My HomeSome local context​How big is the oil spill unleashed by the blowout of BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico? One way to get a handle on the size of the disaster is to put it in local context. We figured it out (after the jump) with the help of some cool and ea ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    Mapping U.S. road fatality hot spots

    As you head out this weekend for a road trip, it probably wouldn't hurt to be aware of problem roads you might encounter that have high instances of road fatalities.

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    July 2, 2008
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    July 2, 2008

    Your Friendly Neighborhood War Profiteer

    It's not just Alliant Techsystems. Hundreds of small Minnesota companies are cashing in on America's defense industry.

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    June 3, 2008

    Breakfast of Champions 6/3: Rolling with the new

    The phrase "Purple Reign of Terror" has got to be my favorite headline portion ever to appear on this site. It's right up there with when Entertainment Weekly referred to the Jane ... More >>

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    June 2, 2008

    Don't Google me! North Oaks, MN joins Russia and Nato in forcing action from the internet behemoth

    The St. Paul suburb of North Oaks was less than flattered to see themselves ... More >>

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    January 10, 2008

    Downright tornadic...

    Look, you and I both know why you turn (and turn again) to City Pages: the weather.

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    December 20, 2007
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    March 9, 2007

    3/9 Morning Communiqué

    Disney and British porn producer choose the same slogan, study shows the Daily Show has as much info as the nightly news ... More >>

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    November 11, 2005

    11/11: Morning Communique

    Taking the veterans out of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, putting Leo in Blink, dressing up in tin foil for free food, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...

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    July 26, 2005

    7/26: Morning Communique

    This week's City Pages cover story, The Scandal That Could Eat Bush's Brain, about the Karl Rove/Valerie Plame affair, has already been posted for your wonky pleasure. CITY PAGES BLOGS Pizzaman has a new Pizza Car guiding him through the Streets of Pizza. Jack Sparks sings the praises of Drag th ... More >>

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    July 15, 2005

    7/15: Morning Communique

    CITY PAGES BLOGS Pizzaman was injured and his car was trashed in an accident last night. Keep tabs on his recovery and his quest for new wheels at Streets of Pizza. THESE DAYS Two days before he was sworn into office, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger accepted a consulting job paying an estimated $8 mil ... More >>

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    April 22, 2005