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Continued: With Green Line ready to roll, stakes and hopes are high

  • Article by: JAMES WALSH , Star Tribune
  • Last update: May 17, 2014 - 10:00 PM

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  • A train made a test run along the Green Line last week in preparation for the official opening on June 14.

  • The Target Field Station was dedicated on Saturday in Minneapolis. Michael Imranyi, one of the project’s architects, danced with his son, Aiden, 9 months, as Choo Choo Bob’s band played.

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