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Minneapolis Woman Dies in Motorcycle Crash in Minnestrista

A 21-year-old woman died over the weekend from injuries she sustained in a motorcycle crash in Minnetrista, officials announced Tuesday.

The incident happened on County Road 26 at the intersection of North Branch Road just before 3 p.m. Saturday.

Samantha Ann Bakker of Minneapolis died at the scene, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

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Parklets Start Popping up on Mpls. Streets

Parklets are starting to pop up on Minneapolis streets Tuesday.

Parklets are small spaces designed for pedestrians in areas where there isn't a lot of green space. The small spaces are meant to be a nice relaxing sport.

Behind the Scenes: U of Minn.'s St. Anthony Falls Lab Renovation

The University of Minnesota celebrated a nearly $16 million renovation on a historic lab Tuesday.

We received a behind the scenes look at the new St. Anthony Falls Laboratory. It will allow students to study for worldwide issues like sustainable water sources and renewable energy.

It also turns water into energy.

Local Preschool Seeing Results by Adding Art to STEM Program

A Twin Cities preschool is putting a twist on the popular STEM program. That of course stands for science, technology, engineering and math.

Kinderberry Hill Child Development Centers have found a way to make the programs, which are popular in grade school, apply in preschool.

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Zombies in Downtown Minneapolis Part of Marketing Campaign

When getting off a light rail train, you typically don't expect to see zombies.

The people of downtown Minneapolis were treated to such a sight at stations on Tuesday.

The fake zombies were part of a Minnesota Lottery Campaign aimed at drawing attention to a new scratch game called "The Walking Dead."

Tipster to Receive $40K Reward for Ty Hoffman Arrest

The tipster who supplied information leading to the arrest of suspected killer Ty Hoffman will receive a $40,000 reward.

Hoffman was wanted in the Aug. 11 shooting death of his former boyfriend and business partner, Kelly Phillips.

Minn. Cancer Patient who Finished Boston Marathon has Died

Elinor Scott-Sutter - Photo: Website/Washburn-McReavy

A Minnesota woman who returned this year to finish the Boston Marathon despite her battle with cancer has died.

Elinor Scott-Sutter had nearly finished the marathon in 2013 when two pressure cooker bombs exploded, killed three people and injured dozens of others.