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Job recovery? Yes. Shorter commutes? Maybe not in reverse

As the recession recedes, more jobs are emerging. But less than a quarter of them in the Twin Cities metro are in the urban core, and most of those are white-collar. As a result, there’s a daily migration of service employees who live in the Twin Cities but work in the suburbs.

Updated: July 13, 2014, - 09:19 PM

Dad was driving SUV that backed over Brooklyn Center toddler

Xeng Lor, 31, struck his daughter as he backed up an SUV in the family’s driveway, thinking that she and her two brothers, ages 4 and 5, had gotten out of the vehicle’s way.

Updated: July 08, 2014, - 09:52 PM

After years of slow growth, Watertown courts home buyers

The town is offering permit incentives until Dec. 31 in an effort to fill its vacant lots.

Updated: July 08, 2014, - 01:52 PM

Brooklyn Center toddler dies after family SUV backs over her

The 14-month-old girl was outside with two other children, and the driver thought they were all clear of the vehicle as it backed up, said Brian Peters, commander for the Brooklyn Center police investigations division.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 10:37 PM

Albertville man shoots, kills black bear in yard

The man’s daughter had been playing outside.

Updated: July 02, 2014, - 10:41 PM

New Minnesota law tightens collar on dog and cat breeders

Now, they have to register with the state Board of Animal Health. Next year, they’ll need licensing.

Updated: July 02, 2014, - 06:01 AM

Pride weekend breaks Nice Ride record

More than 4,000 trips Sunday made it the bike-sharing service’s biggest day ever.

Updated: June 30, 2014, - 06:28 PM

Obama’s visit will shut down 2 parks, all of Lake Harriet

Obama arrives in the Twin Cities Thursday afternoon and will take part in an invitation-only town hall about 2 p.m. at Minnehaha Park.

Updated: June 26, 2014, - 10:24 AM

Obama's visit will shut down two parks, all of Lake Harriet and several roads

The Minnehaha Park and Lake Harriet areas will see major closures Thursday and Friday.

Updated: June 26, 2014, - 09:51 AM

Dayton sizes up metro flooding as road closings spread

A Delano official told the governor that flooding from the Crow River has already cost the city $250,000, or 10 percent of its budget.

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 09:30 PM

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