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Donor backlash fuels GOP alarm about Senate fundraising

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Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration

The former U.S. Bank building on University and Raymond avenues in St. Paul is slated for demolition to make way for a $50 million apartment project.
Glen Stubbe, Star Tribune
The former U.S. Bank building on University and Raymond avenues in St. Paul is slated for demolition to make way for a $50 million apartment project.

After riots, St. Paul's Midway works to turn blight to bright

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A 4-mile stretch of University Avenue in St. Paul has a slate of housing and retail projects aimed at recovery.
 Curious Minnesota
Ford cars built at the St. Paul plant are loaded on to river barges on the Mississippi River in 1925.

Did Ford make car windows of sand mined from under its St. Paul plant?

Henry Ford chose the St. Paul site carefully. Minnesota was a central location, and the plant was sitting on a mine — not of gold, but of pure, white silica sand.
Gophers  defenseman Jackson LaCombe (2) celebrated with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period Friday.
Sports

Reusse: Resurgent Gophers hockey quieting many anxious voices

The University of Minnesota, pictured in April 2020, will not accept new students into many of its liberal arts doctoral degree programs this fall. GL
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University of Minnesota scales back liberal arts Ph.D. programs amid pandemic

Some of the elected leaders, including Mayor Jacob Frey, have said they intend to donate their raises back to the city in solidarity with other worker
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Mpls. mayor, City Council members on track to receive raises this year despite other cuts

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