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Orchestra Impasse Continues, But Hope Remains

Minnesota Orchestra musicians who've been locked out for nearly a year will perform another free concert next month at the Lake Harriet Band Shell. 

The concert announcement comes at a time when discussions about how to end the impasse quietly continue. 

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Robbinsdale Holds Listening Session on Food Charter

The Robbinsdale Human Rights Commission will host a local Minnesota Food Charter listening session this month.

In Robbinsdale, the closing of Rainbow Foods and the grassroots movement to create a food co-op have brought the issue of having access to healthy, safe, affordable food to the forefront.

LIST: Minneapolis Mayoral Candidates

Tuesday is the final day to file in the race to succeed Mayor R.T. Rybak in Minneapolis.

As of the deadline at 5 p.m., 35 people are in the race.

Voters will choose a new mayor Nov. 5 using ranked-choice voting. Residents will make a first, second and third choice in the race.

“Paint the Pavement 5K” Run Coming up in Plymouth

Mark your calendars for the annual “Paint the Pavement 5K” run in Plymouth.  

Participants will pass checkpoints during the race, at which they may collaborate on a group canvas painting and create their own artwork on the trail. The race will begin and end at the Hilde Amphitheater and is open to both runners and walkers.

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Vikings Stadium Designs Get Another Green Light in Mpls.

Proposed Vikings Stadium - Photo: KSTP File Photo

Designs for a new Vikings stadium got another green light this week.

Twins' Justin Morneau Reportedly Placed on Waivers

Justin Morneau - Photo: KSTP File Photo

First baseman Justin Morneau has been placed on trade waivers by the Minnesota Twins, national baseball analyst Peter Gammons reported Tuesday via his Twitter account.

Motorcyclist Dies after Crash in Minneapolis

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A motorcyclist is dead after a crash in Minneapolis overnight.

The crash happened shortly after midnight on the Third Street ramp to Washington Avenue Southeast. The man was taken by ambulance to Hennepin County Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.