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Final Four will cost stadium millions more than Super Bowl

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The stadium authority paid $627,000 out-of-pocket for the Super Bowl last winter. Chairman Michael Vekich would say only of the expected NCAA bill: "It's a lot larger — I'll leave it at that."
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Nonprofit run by Ramsey County commissioner owes more than $160K, contractors say

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Minnesota Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles used his subpoena power for the first time in his 35 year career after the state Department of Public Safety
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Minn. legislative auditor subpoenas Public Safety over mishandled data

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Steve Denzine, who works at the federal prison in Sandstone, played with his children Stella, 6, and Robbie, 3. Anticipating the federal shutdown, he
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Steve Denzine, who works at the federal prison in Sandstone, played with his children Stella, 6, and Robbie, 3. Anticipating the federal shutdown, he put away some money to cover a few weeks without pay.

Morale low, anxiety high among federal prison workers in Minn.

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Hundreds of Federal Bureau of Prisons employees missed their first paycheck Friday, and union leaders say the families are being forced to hastily cut costs.
Wild rookie winger Jordan Greenway (18) checked a monitor as he and his teammates left the Xcel Energy Center ice Thursday night, confirming what they
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Senior guard Kenisha Bell (shown in a game earlier this season vs. Illinois) scored 14 of her game-high 25 points in the first half Thursday to help s
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Bell, Gophers women topple Badgers to end four-game losing streak

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