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Mpls. strip club dancers cite workplace dangers, especially in VIP rooms

Dancers waited for customers on a Saturday night in 2012.

Appeals court rules against Minneapolis landlord Mahmood Khan

Mahmood Khan with a member of his maintenance crew, left, in one of his former rental properties in north Minneapolis.

City officials began efforts to revoke Khan's licenses more than two years ago.


Amber Alert canceled: Child found after woman stabbed

Authorities have canceled an Amber Alert after a 2½-year-old boy who was kidnapped during a domestic situation early Tuesday in Minneapolis was found and is safe. The suspect in the abduction has been arrested.


2 arrested after U students assaulted, robbed on campus

Boys ages 14 and 15 were arrested in one of the attacks.


Obituary: Clayton Sonmore, 92, owned Becky's Cafeteria

The engineer-turned-restaurateur bought Becky's in 1949 with his wife, Jeanne, and turned it into what AAA called "the most unique cafeteria in the nation" until its closure in 1986.


Minneapolis schools study Chicago for lessons in 'social-emotional learning'

Research shows that kids schooled in reading as well as responsibility and equations along with empathy do better in class and get into less trouble.


Hodges, Harteau say conflict helped bring them closer

Hodges enters her fourth year as mayor amid skepticism that she and the chief have the close-knit relationship needed to adequately police a big city.


Hennepin County readies for $13 million child protection overhaul

A year after stepping into the county's top human services role, Jennifer DeCubellis is leading the most dramatic reform of the child protection system in Minnesota.


Mpls. City Council OKs demolition of 20th century feminist writer Brenda Ueland's home

Council overrides efforts to preserve home of 20th-century feminist writer.


Hennepin County puts 1930s-era Century Plaza up for sale with no price

The county is moving out of the former vocational high school by May.


Northstar rail, bus service available to all Twins home games

Northstar Commuter Rail and the Northstar Link Commuter Bus will provide service for all Twins home games at Target Field, beginning April 3 with the…


U plans 'independent review' of handling of Gophers football sex assault allegations

Regents seek lessons from new scrutiny of high-profile incident involving football players.


Warrant: Jim Surdyk hung up on state official during illegal sales

Selling liquor on Sunday ended up costing the store a one-month suspension and a $2,000 fine.


Minnesota protesters head to federal building to decry deportations

A march Friday afternoon from the Fort Snelling light rail station to the nearby Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building protested recent immigration actions by federal…


Man pleads guilty in pedestrian's death

The victim was returning from the store when she was hit, according to the criminal complaint.


Mpls. bars landlords from refusing tenants with government rent subsidies

The ordinance will go into effect in 2018.


West Elm plans North Loop store in addition to hotel

The trendy furniture store would be the brand's second in the Twin Cities after Edina.


Proposed Mpls. ordinance would allow wine, beer at the Commons park near U.S. Bank Stadium

A City Council proposal would allow parkgoers to bring drinks to the park on certain days.


Lost Twin Cities: The rise and fall of Minneapolis' Phoenix Building

Minneapolis' Phoenix Building, which roosted for almost 70 years at the northwest corner of 4th Street and Marquette Avenue, was much like the mythical bird.