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  • Large protest planned for Vikings game against Redskins

  • Posted on October 31, 2014 by Murphy News Service Large protest planned for Vikings game against Redskins Sports By Katie Galloway Murphy News Service The news media are preparing major coverage Sunday at the University of Minnesota’s TCF Bank Stadium, where the Minnesota Vikings will face off against Washington. And it won’t necessarily be to focus on the game......read more



  • A Tale of Three Trophies

  • Posted on October 31, 2014 by Murphy News Service A Tale of Three Trophies Sports Can the Football Gophers Win Them All in 2014? By Sam Utterberg Murphy News Service It has been going on 50 years since the Minnesota Gophers football team possessed all three of the coveted trophies for which they compete annually with the universities of......read more



  • MPD pushing for more participation in block clubs

  • Posted on October 31, 2014 by Murphy News Service MPD pushing for more participation in block clubs Community By Emily LePain Murphy News Service          The Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) aims to have 90 percent of the blocks around the city organized into apartment or block clubs by the end of 2015. “Although we’re only at......read more



  • Globally Inspired Insight Brewing Readying to Open

  • Posted on October 31, 2014 by Murphy News Service Globally Inspired Insight Brewing Readying to Open Business By Travis Bridell Murphy News Service Metal clanged and tools and chairs were scattered about one recent day as Ilan Klages-Mundt, the self-proclaimed “beer guy,” sat with two of the other three founders to talk about their new undertaking — Insight Brewing......read more



  • A road map for CLA’s future

  • Posted on October 31, 2014 by Murphy News Service A road map for CLA’s future Audio, Education ...read more



  • Circus helps students beat stress

  • Posted on October 31, 2014 by Murphy News Service Circus helps students beat stress Video ...read more



  • A Haunting Experience, indeed!

  • Posted on October 31, 2014 by Murphy News Service A Haunting Experience, indeed! Entertainment By David Litin Murphy News Service Deep in the thick fog, twisting roadings, and darkness, the Haunting Experience on Highway 61 offers horror worth remembering.  With Halloween slowly creeping up on everyone, people lined up to go through two haunted houses and a hayride to......read more



  • North Minneapolis school planning new playground for children with special needs

  • Posted on October 29, 2014 by Murphy News Service North Minneapolis school planning new playground for children with special needs Education By Meritte Dahl Murphy News Service  The Michael Dowling School in North Minneapolis is moving forward with its plan to add 1 acre of playground space that will be accessible for students of all abilities. Students and staff......read more



  • Author of ‘The Bohemian Flats’ discusses slice of Minneapolis history

  • Posted on October 29, 2014 by Murphy News Service Author of ‘The Bohemian Flats’ discusses slice of Minneapolis history Audio ...read more



  • Yik Yak Changing the Culture of Social Media Use on College Campuses

  • Posted on October 27, 2014 by Murphy News Service Yik Yak Changing the Culture of Social Media Use on College Campuses Audio ...read more



  • Returning for a Senior Season Nothing New for Kyle Rau

  • Posted on October 27, 2014 by Murphy News Service Returning for a Senior Season Nothing New for Kyle Rau Sports By Ryan Falk Murphy News Service The Gopher men’s hockey team saw its captain, Kyle Rau, come back for his senior year instead of going to the NHL after a disappointing end to last season “Last year was unfortunate,”......read more



  • Prohibition Kombucha now on tap in Twin Cities

  • Posted on October 23, 2014 by Murphy News Service Prohibition Kombucha now on tap in Twin Cities Business, News By Lindsay Snider Murphy News Service  A handful of Minnesota restaurants and cafes now serve Prohibition Kombucha on tap. Prohibition Kombucha is the first non-alcoholic, tea-based beverage crafted in the Twin Cities. Some people tend to shy away from kombucha......read more



  • U events will examine impact of mascots before Redskins game

  • Posted on October 23, 2014 by Murphy News Service U events will examine impact of mascots before Redskins game Education, News By Katie Galloway Murphy News Service In preparation for the Nov. 2 NFL game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Washington Redskins, the University of Minnesota is working to create awareness about the consequences of stereotypes relating to......read more



  • Boynton launches campaign urging people to get flu shots

  • Posted on October 21, 2014 by Murphy News Service Boynton launches campaign urging people to get flu shots Video ...read more



  • Fall is best time for high schoolers to jump-start college search, application process

  • Posted on October 20, 2014 by Murphy News Service Fall is best time for high schoolers to jump-start college search, application process Education By Nathan Sommer Murphy News Service Fall is an essential time of the year for juniors and seniors in high school to plan for their postsecondary plans, and it is crucial for every upperclassmen interested in......read more