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Legislators consider concessions and compromises over transportation funding

State legislators talked concessions and compromise on Friday over transportation funding, an issue left on the table last year. The DFL offered to reduce their proposed gas tax from 16 cents per...

May 07, 2016

Feds will investigate airport security official's claim of Somali-American profiling

A federal agency has opened an investigation after a Minneapolis airport security official testified he was told to profile Somali-Americans. The Office of Inspector General with the Department of...

May 05, 2016

We know airport security lines are long, and we're trying to fix it, agency says

A busy summer travel season is approaching – and that means long lines at the airport. Which actually might be nothing new, as airports around the country have been plagued by lengthy wait times at...

May 04, 2016

Gov. Dayton creates new position to oversee rail safety

Amid growing concern surrounding rail safety, Governor Mark Dayton has appointed Alene Tchourumoff to the brand new position of State Rail Director, according to a statement. In this role...

May 01, 2016

No more lost luggage? Delta's new technology lets you track your bags

Lost luggage could soon be a thing of the past. By the end of this year, passengers flying Delta will be able to track their luggage from along every step of their trip using the Fly Delta mobile...

May 01, 2016

Minneapolis Passes $33M Package For Parks, Street Infrastructure

Meanwhile, state officials are also debating how much to spend on transportation repairs and construction.

April 29, 2016

Car Sharing

Does The Twin Cities Have Too Many Car-Sharing Services?

The market is increasingly crowded by both local and national brands.

April 29, 2016

Science Museum lands $14.5 million contract with NASA

NASA has given the Science Museum of Minnesota a huge contract to help inspire the next generation of science explorers. The St. Paul museum announced that it landed a $14.5 million contract to...

April 28, 2016

Bosses asked me to profile Somali community members, airport security official says

A top-ranking security official at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport told U.S. lawmakers this week that he was asked to target Somali travelers. “On April 8, 2016 my supervisors...

April 28, 2016

Average cost of a plane ticket drops to the lowest it's been in 5 years

On average, it cost travelers $377 for a round-trip flight in 2015 – the lowest it’s been since 2010, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. That’s down 3.8 percent from...

April 26, 2016

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