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Minneapolis Moving Forward On New Worker Protections, Will Consider Minimum-Wage Study

While the council appears united on issues like mandatory sick leave and fair scheduling rules, there is no consensus on whether Minneapolis should go it alone on a higher minimum wage.

September 22, 2015


How Do You Solve A Problem Like (Old, Unused) Grain Elevators?

What to do with structures that clearly qualify for protection under landmark laws — but that have proven difficult to repurpose.

September 18, 2015


The Devil Is In The Details When It Comes To St. Paul’s Soccer Stadium Hopes

What is the best-case scenario for St. Paul soccer? I spoke with a few of St. Paul’s most interested parties to find out their hopes for any soccer stadium deal at Snelling and University Avenues.

September 10, 2015


Southwest LRT Won't Go Forward Without Legislative Approval, Says Met Council Chair

Adam Duininck says the council has backed away from an earlier plan that would have sidestepped the need for the Legislature to sign off on the state’s share of SWLRT funding.

September 03, 2015


Why The U Of M's Decision To Postpone A Vote On The 'Athletics Village' Is Good News

The Board of Regents' decision to delay a vote on the project means that the Gopher's track programs may finally be a priority.

September 01, 2015


What's Behind Comcast's Free Internet Service Upgrade?

Given the competition, it seems reasonable to see this week's move by Comcast as part of a strategy to retain customers prior to an all­out price war over superfast speeds.

August 27, 2015

St. Paul council votes to support soccer stadium , but 'there's no deal here'

St. Paul city council members have unanimously endorsed bringing Major League Soccer to Minnesota’s capital city. But – like much of this year’s discussion about the issue – the...

August 26, 2015

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Proposal For Turbines At St. Anthony Falls Is Already Generating Plenty Of Opposition

The company proposing the project says it's a way to provide clean energy. But neighborhood residents and city officials worry about its impact on an iconic part of Minneapolis.

August 25, 2015


Meter Man: Coleman's Budget Address Includes Plan To Overhaul Street Parking In Downtown St. Paul

The mayor's plan is aimed at driving more long-term parkers into downtown ramps — and freeing up street spaces for drivers who come to the city to shop, dine and attend events.

August 12, 2015


Why The Pohlads Bought BringMeTheNews — And What They're Going To Do With It

Go96’s executive VP Joe Pohlad says he liked BringMeTheNews’ local focus and demonstrated reach.

August 11, 2015

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