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Tuesday roundup: City's bike-walk king, safety on the platform, Twitter food fight

Posted by: James Eli Shiffer under Local business, Parks and recreation, People and neighborhoods, Politics and government, Public safety Updated: August 7, 2012 - 9:52 AM

 

 

All eyes on Lake Street station crime: Transit officials have added patrols and classical music to try to discourage troublemakers. The latest tools: High-tech cameras.(Pat Doyle)

He's king of Minneapolis' roads: Minneapolis Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator Shaun Murphy gets around - without a helmet. He could use one to block the shots that critics lob his way. (Sharyn Jackson)

Grant to build bike trail along Mississippi River in Northeast (Masako Hirsch)

Jon Tevlin: From potential food fight to "Let's break bread together": What happens when three of the biggest names in the local culinary community, two Jews and a Palestinian, get into a debate about the Middle East on social media?

A new American generation faces its own struggles with HIV: The frightened teenager spent her 14th birthday at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis. For weeks, the doctors didn't know what was wrong -- until she tested positive for HIV. (Daniela Hernandez)

Insider accused of bilking Meals on Wheels caterer (Paul Walsh)

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