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Sloane Martin
May 21, 2019 - 3:25 pm
The moon is on display inside the lobby of the University of Minnesota's Bell Museum. An orb in the museum's lobby, 23 feet in diameter hanging from the ceiling, is an art installation. On it is scientific imagery of the moon from NASA taken by satellite, allowing visitors to take a walk around the...
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Sheletta Brundidge
May 21, 2019 - 11:31 am
This post comes from the Two Haute Mamas podcast , a peek into the lives, experiences and perspectives of Sheletta Brundidge and Lindy Vincent , two fabulously fun, engaging and opinionated friends. After making history as the first African American and Muslim to be elected to serve as Minnesota...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
May 20, 2019 - 12:52 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Xcel Energy plans to retire its two remaining coal plants in the Upper Midwest by 2030, a decade earlier than scheduled. The Minneapolis-based utility also announced plans Monday to expand wind and solar, use cleaner natural gas and operate its carbon-free nuclear plant in...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
May 19, 2019 - 6:09 pm
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and top legislative leaders have reached a bipartisan budget agreement that drops the governor's proposed gasoline tax increase but gives middle-class Minnesotans an income tax cut and preserves most of an expiring tax that funds health care. Governor Walz talks about...
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Post office of Minneapolis
May 18, 2019 - 12:21 pm
They came to see what makes familiar buildings work. The history behind more than 110 buildings that make up downtown Minneapolis was on display all weekend. Doors Open Minneapolis began Saturday with an official ceremony at the expansive post office that's been the hub of mail activity alongside...
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