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Tuesday roundup: Governor lashes Vikings, North Loop office boom, aqueous precinct

  • Blog Post by: James Eli Shiffer
  • November 13, 2012 - 9:40 AM

Governor lambasts Vikings over stadium details: Gov. Mark Dayton Tuesday wrote a stern letter to the Minnesota Vikings' owners threatening to undo the stadium deal if they pass on the building costs to fans. (Rachel E. Stassen-Berger)

Towering plan for North Loop: Long home to hipster lofts, condos and restaurants, development of Class A office space has lagged somewhat in the burgeoning area. But Houston-based Hines, a global real estate developer, is pitching an office tower of that ilk called 350 North Fifth for a spot adjacent to the home of the Minnesota Twins. (Janet Moore)

In this voting precinct, you can cast votes with a fishing pole: Intrigued by the lack of results posted after Tuesday's election for Ward 10, Precinct 3B, a reporter inquired of City Clerk Casey Carl where they were. Carl pointed to the redistricted precinct map -- which shows 3B lying entirely in the east half of Lake Calhoun. (Steve Brandt)

Charge: Tot tossed "like a sack of potatoes": The 21-year-old suspect admitted throwing a 21-month-old girl on a bed. She suffered a severe spinal cord injury. (Randy Furst and Paul Walsh)

Board clarifies conflict of interest for elected officials (Steve Brandt)

Single-sort recycling debuts for 30,000 households (Eric Roper)

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