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Man indicted in 1998 homicides of young northeast Mpls. couple

Back in 1998, Christopher Karakostas was a beat officer whose Christmas Eve shift ended at the bloody murder scene of a young couple in their northeast Minneapolis apartment.In...

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Southwest LRT closer to approval after Met Council vote

The Metropolitan Council on Wednesday approved a $1.6 billion agreement with Minneapolis that could trigger a new debate between the city and suburbs over who is getting a better...


Danish firm to pay Minneapolis $600,000 for missing jobs target

A multinational medical products company is being penalized $600,000 because it didn’t live up to the hiring goals it promised as part of a deal to get nearly $3 million in...

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