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Thursday roundup: Airport noise plan advances, furor over freight trains, NFL seat licenses

Posted by: James Eli Shiffer under Local business, Parks and recreation, People and neighborhoods, Politics and government, Public safety Updated: November 15, 2012 - 9:41 AM

MAC to vote on new flight plan: Noise Oversight Committee approved routing system devised by FAA; it concentrates flights over parts of Edina and Minneapolis. (Steve Brandt)

Bar manager pleads guilty in tax refund scam: A manager of the 400 Soundbar could be deported to her native Liberia after helping to steal $550,000. (Dan Browning)

Seat licenses prevalent in the NFL: The governor's concern over any use by Vikings might have more to do with their potential cost. (Mike Kaszuba)

City likely to support more resignation transparency: City officials took some heat recently for claiming that a new state law doesn't apply to top Minneapolis appointees. But the city's lobbyists are likely to push for more transparency at the Legislature next year. (Eric Roper)

Don't reroute freight trains, St. Louis Park residents plead: More than 300 people packed City Hall in St. Louis Park, most hoping to convince officials that a plan to move train traffic from Minneapolis is a "lose-lose" for the city. (Kelly Smith)

Six light rail stations to close for weekend (Paul Walsh)

Holidazzle parades resume full schedule (Paul Walsh)

 

 

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