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Distracted driving — whether from thumbs on a cellphone, eyes on a GPS, a hand on radio knobs — killed 74 people in Minnesota last year, a 21 percent jump from 2014.
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Minneapolis buys Downtown East Commons park near U.S. Bank Stadium
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Leasing agent Nick Torrez took in the view of the Downtown East Commons park.

Minneapolis buys Downtown East Commons park near U.S. Bank Stadium

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The city paid about $20 million to Ryan Cos. for the proverbial keys to the Downtown East Commons, which is expected to be partly complete in less than a month. The "Great Lawn" is sodded, trees are being planted and lighting soon will be installed at the nearly two-block park bisected by Portland Avenue in an area once dominated by the Star Tribune's headquarters.
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