Maya Rao

Reporter | Regional
Phone: 612-673-4210
Maya Rao covers regional issues in and around the state of Minnesota. She wrote for The Press of Atlantic City and The Philadelphia Inquirer before moving to Minnesota in January 2012.

Recent content from Maya Rao

Minneapolis cuts back on its fresh-food effort

After ambitious effort to boost healthy eating shows mixed results, Minneapolis is scaling back the program.

Updated: February 23, 2014, - 06:48 AM

Drugs, brawls and murder land Champions bar in trouble with city

City regulators recommend not renewing Champions’ license.

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 07:37 AM

Cause of fire that killed 5 in Mpls. undetermined; arson unlikely

5-year-old Electra was upgraded from critical to serious condition on Wednesday. Her sister, Shaca, 9, remained critical at HCMC. Their father, Troy Lewis, 60, was there in satisfactory condition.

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 09:35 AM

Feb. 15: Dad: 'I wanted to get all of my babies'

From his hospital bed, Troy Lewis wept at his inability to save them all from the flames.

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 11:46 PM

As big cities privatize bus shelters, Minneapolis moves in opposite direction

Despite resulting revenue loss, city will end deal with CBS Outdoor over maintenance complaints. It will shift oversight to Metro...

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 07:22 AM

Driver charged with vehicular homicide in Mpls. cyclist's death

Authorities say John Iverson, charged with vehicular homicide, had a blood alcohol level of 0.27.

Updated: February 07, 2014, - 09:29 PM

Amtrak, Northstar lines leave many cold, stranded and fuming

Train passengers have shivered and fumed at stations or sat stranded for hours, victims of rail lines overwhelmed by cold and snowy weather and overcrowded with freight trains, many coming from North Dakota’s booming oil fields.

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 11:34 PM

Final year for Minneapolis' money-losing Upper Harbor Terminal

It marks the end of a long decline in investment and hopes for a venture that loses money every year.

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 06:54 AM

Minneapolis struggles to find practice space for soccer teams

Indoor soccer fields are tough to find in Minneapolis, particularly for immigrants.

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 07:12 AM

A troubled home is sold on the North Side

After a decade of rentals, fire and foreclosures, 1611 Hillside Avenue is sold again.

Updated: January 27, 2014, - 02:21 PM

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