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December 11

NYC subway bomb

A crude pipe bomb strapped to a man inspired by the Islamic State group went off Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square.
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December 11

N.Y.C. bomb

Man with a pipe bomb set off the device in the subway near Times Square on Monday at the height of the morning rush hour.
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December 3

I-694 detour route

A washout on I-694 in Oakdale is forcing officials to close the interstate in both directions until further notice.
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November 29

Dangerous intersections for pedestrians

The overwhelming majority of motor vehicle crashes in Minneapolis involving pedestrians happen on 10 percent of city streets — with West Lake Street proving to be the most perilous.
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November 1

Enbridge Line 3 project

Enbridge Energy proposes to build a 340-mile crude oil pipeline through wild rice country in Minnesota to replace an older pipeline called Line 3. It is part of a $8.2 billion pipeline project from Hardisty, Alberta, to Superior, Wis. The Minnesota portion is estimated to cost over $2 billion. Lakes colored blue are recognized as wild rice lakes by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Top Workplaces
October 24

2017 Top 150 Workplaces

Minnesota employees surveyed by WorkplaceDynamics ranked these 150 employers as Top Workplaces for 2017.
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October 13

U.S. wildfire tracker

Use this interactive map of current wildfires in the U.S. to get the latest info.
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October 4

A look at the Mandalay Hotel suite

Diagram of the suite where the shooter opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Resort Hotel and Casino.
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October 3

'Bump stocks' mimic machine guns

Replacement stocks called 'bump stock' allow an AR- or AK-style rifle to fire at a rate of up to 800 rounds a minute. The gunman at the Las Vegas massacre is reported to have used the 'bump stock.'
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October 2

Las Vegas shooting

A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below.
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September 28

Mystic Lake Casino Expansion

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September 25

Active volcanos map

Locations of active volcanoes around the world are from The Pacific Disaster Center's (PDC) Active Hazards Map Service
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September 20

U.S. storm reports, warnings, precipitation

This map shows the National Weather Services current radar and storm reports for the last three hours and yesterday. Data is regularly updated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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September 15

Gunshot Wound Victims Downtown

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September 15

Downtown neighborhood crime increases

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September 9

Earthquake mapper

Map of recent quakes that are occurring in both the United States and around the world. The data is from the United States Geological Survey's (USGS). Earthquake information is extracted from a merged catalog of earthquakes located by the USGS and contributing networks. Earthquake data will be available within a few minutes for California events, and within 30-minutes for worldwide events.
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August 31

Hurricane tracker map

Explore this data rich map of current hurricanes/typhoons from around the world.
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August 28

Different views on airport noise

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August 12

Infestation driven by climate change

Eastern larch beetles, a tiny bug native to Minnesota, have killed or damaged more than a quarter million acres of tamarack trees in the state. Scientists who studied the bug say the population is growing exponentially because longer, warmer summers now allow them to produce two generations a year, and warmer winters mean more of them survive to reproduce the next year.
Stage & Arts
July 29

How to navigate the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival

This year the Midwest's biggest performing arts festival will host 167 shows at 17 venues from Aug. 3-13 — in all, 850 live performances in 11 days. Click on a venue to get more information. The red icon marks "Fringe Central," the official post-show hangout from Aug. 3 through Aug. 12 at Grumpy's Bar & Grill. Day passes also can be purchased there on weekdays from 1 to 3 p.m. and weekends 11 a.m.-1 p.m. so you can skip lines at festival venues.