Mike Kennedy

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    December 11, 2012

    City towed 750 cars in the first two days of the snow emergency

    Between Sunday at 9 p.m., when day one of snow emergency parking went into effect overnight, and Monday at 8 p.m. when day two ended, the city towed 750 cars.See Also: Snowpocalypse December 2012

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    February 20, 2012

    Balky Sabo bridge consultant same firm that consulted on I-35W bridge before it collapsed

    ​Perhaps San Francisco-based URS Corp. should just cease operations in the Twin Cities, because they've certainly had a bad run here during the past half-decade.Late last night, a cable support above the Martin Olav Sabo bike and pedestrian bridge gave way and ended up slumping precariously over t ... More >>

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    January 7, 2011

    Charles Kentrell Jones's homicide memorial draws complaints

    Memorials like this one on Broadway are an eyesore to some.​Charles Kentrell Jones had only been out of juvenile hall for a few weeks when he was gunned down in a north Minneapolis alley last August. The 17-year-old was only a few blocks from home when he was killed in a spray of bullets. A makes ... More >>

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    March 24, 2010

    Potholes: Why do we have them? Can't we stop them?

    Potholes, potholes, everywhere. They're on the mind, especially after KSTP cameras caught St. Paul repair crews loafing on the job instead of fixing the holes in the road.

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    April 18, 2007

    House Hunters

    She says her home is a work of art, but it's drawn the ire of vandals and city inspectors

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    July 18, 2001
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    January 17, 2001
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    March 8, 2000

    Living Against the Law

    Public camping has been prohibited in Minneapolis for years. Trouble is, for Westside and Chris, Little John and Gnat, there's no place else like home.

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    September 1, 1999

    What's in a Domain?

    Local politicos find themselves tangled in the Web

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    November 11, 1998