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Metrodome rises again in Minneapolisupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 10:23:00

Seven months after it went poof during a winter storm, the roof of the Metrodome in Minneapolis rose again Wednesday, with crews completing the process in about two hours.

One-tank trips in five statesupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 08:43:00

Money's tight and gas prices are high, but a change of scenery is good for the soul.

One-tank trip: Coastal Georgiaupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 08:43:00

CNN's Reynolds Wolf explores Georgia's coast on the way to historic Savannah

Heavy storms maul Midwest, leaving deaths, injuries, destructionupdated: Sun May 22 2011 23:52:00

A tornado flattened buildings, snapped trees and tossed tractor-trailers like toys as it touched down in Joplin, Missouri, on Sunday night, causing an unknown number of deaths and injuries.

Delta cancels 250 flights due to airport's power outageupdated: Sat May 21 2011 22:06:00

Delta Airlines had to cancel 250 flights on Saturday due to the power outage at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, a company spokeswoman said.

Winter weather slogs streetsupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 09:56:00

A freezing created road hazards in Minneapolis, Minnesota, that resulted in more than 300 crashes.

FBI searches homes as part of terrorism probeupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 18:46:00

Political and anti-war activists in the Midwest said they were the target Friday of searches the FBI called part of an investigation into the "material support of terrorism." Jon Heyman: Guerrero and Glaus front group of winter bargains paying offupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 13:38:00

None of the biggest of the free agents from last winter -- Matt Holliday, John Lackey and Jason Bay -- has quite lived up to the hype or his big contract yet. All three are terrific players with long track records of success who have performed reasonably well, and it's way too early to judge their deals. But a little over a quarter of a billion dollar ($268.5 million in all) was spent on that trio that comprised easily the top three free agents from last year, and while all of them are playing solid, sound baseball, it's hard to say any of them has produced beyond or even up to expectation (the fourth biggest, Chone Figgins, has struggled far worse.) Cliff Corcoran: First awards watch looks at each league's early MVP contendersupdated: Mon May 17 2010 12:16:00

Starting today, and for the remainder of the regular season, I will take a weekly look at the competition for baseball's major awards by ranking the top five candidates in each league for Most Valuable Player, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year honors, taking on one award per week on a rotating basis (MVP today, Cy Young next week, Rookie of the Year the week after, repeat). To be sure, it's still early in the season but it's not unusual for candidates to announce themselves by now and in some cases -- like Zack Greinke did with the AL Cy Young last year -- put a stranglehold on a major award before the calendar officially turns to summer.

Pilots who overshot destination blame controllersupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 15:41:00

The Northwest Airlines pilots who flew their jet past their destination city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, on October 21 have blamed air traffic controllers for the snafu.

FAA releases recordings of wayward jetupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 17:52:00

One of the two Northwest Airlines pilots who overshot the Minneapolis, Minnesota, airport last month told air traffic control that they had dropped from radio contact because of "cockpit distraction."

Pilots lost track of timeupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 11:38:00

The Northwest Airlines pilots who overshot their landing in Minneapolis last week say they were distracted, not asleep.

Co-pilot: No sleeping or arguing in cockpitupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 16:50:00

The co-pilot of a Northwest Airlines flight that overshot the Minneapolis, Minnesota, airport by 150 miles says he and the pilot weren't asleep and they weren't arguing.

Pilot: No one was asleepupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 16:50:00

One of the pilots of a Northwest flight that missed the airport says no one was arguing or asleep.

Military reviews jet overshootupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 16:47:00

CNN's Barbara Starr looks at new questions being raised after a Northwest Airlines jet flew past its destination.

Report: Stray jet's pilots were on laptopsupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 16:47:00

The pilots of the commercial jetliner that last week overshot its destination by about 150 miles have said they were using their laptops and lost track of time and location, federal safety officials said Monday.

Crew of wayward airliner cooperative, sober, police sayupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 21:44:00

Police met a wayward jet that overshot the runway by 150 miles -- while not responding to control tower communications -- and said the pilots were "cooperative, apologetic and appreciative."

Plane flies past destinationupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 21:44:00

Were pilots who missed their destination sleeping or distracted? CNN's John Roberts reports.

Airliner crew flies 150 miles past airportupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 18:43:00

A Northwest Airlines flight from San Diego, California, overshot the Minneapolis, Minnesota, airport by about 150 miles Wednesday evening, and federal investigators are looking into whether the pilots had become distracted, as they claimed, or perhaps fell asleep.

Somali-American's family: Who sent son to die?updated: Mon Jul 13 2009 18:07:00

The family of a Somali-American man who died in Somalia have said they want to know who is responsible for recruiting him to join an al Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgency.

Minneapolis residents look for silver liningsupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 14:49:00

There's a strip mall just outside the city limits of Minneapolis that seems to capture in a nutshell what the city's economic situation has been like of late -- bad, but compared to other cities, it's definitely not horrible.

Fortune: Madoff does Minneapolisupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 09:36:00

Tucked into the rolling hills of Hopkins, a suburb west of Minneapolis, the recently refurbished Oak Ridge Country Club looks much like a middle school: beige paneling, a limestone base, and energy-efficient windows. Along the main road to the club is a modest apartment complex with four signs advertising units for rent. Beyond Oak Ridge's modest doors, however, is a well-appointed interior that provides a gathering place for some of the wealthier families in the Twin Cities.

Blistering cold temperatures hit Midwestupdated: Wed Jan 14 2009 11:51:00

Blistering temperatures and winds battered parts of the upper Midwest on Tuesday, delivering to some states the coldest weather in decades.

International weather updateupdated: Wed Jan 14 2009 11:51:00

CNN's Guillermo Arduino has Monday evening forecast in the international weather update.

Falling asleep in class? Blame biologyupdated: Mon Dec 15 2008 14:53:00

Parents flick the light switch, flap the sheets and prod their groggy teenagers to get to school on time. Then, when the teenagers get to school, they slump over their desks to snooze.

Minneapolis mysteryupdated: Fri Dec 12 2008 07:46:00

Young men of Somali descent from Minneapolis have disappeared. CNN's Kelli Arena reports.

FSB: A timely biz idea: Storage and showers for cyclistsupdated: Fri Oct 10 2008 06:50:00

Sweaty, hot, and gross after biking to work? Cyclists in Minneapolis now have a better option than sponge baths in the restroom: The Freewheel Midtown Bike Center, where riders can take a shower, access lockers, lock up their bikes, and enjoy discounts on tune-ups and rentals. Mailmen Might Deliver Meds in Next Anthrax Attackupdated: Wed Oct 01 2008 20:40:00

Federal health officials are beginning a project in Minneapolis-St. Paul to let letter carriers stockpile a personal supply of emergency antibiotics so they are protected and ready to deliver aid to the rest of the city at a moment's notice New Interstate Bridge in Minneapolis Opensupdated: Thu Sep 18 2008 12:00:00

A steady stream of motorists crossed the new Interstate 35W "smart bridge" as it opened early Thursday, a little more than a year after the old one collapsed into the Mississippi River and killed 13 people

GOP to have its share of stars, tooupdated: Thu Sep 04 2008 12:39:00

Now it's the Republicans' turn.

Stars come out for political conventionsupdated: Tue Aug 26 2008 19:59:00

Kanye West raising the roof. Charlize Theron leading the charge. Gwyneth Paltrow and Edward Norton stumping for the arts. Little Change Made Since Bridge Fallupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 17:00:00

A year after the worst U.S. bridge collapse in a generation, many bridges with structural problems have had no work beyond regular maintenance Deal Reached for Minn. Bridge Victimsupdated: Fri May 02 2008 08:00:00

A key negotiator says a deal has been reached to compensate victims of the Minneapolis bridge collapse

FSB: When it pays to swallow your prideupdated: Sat Sep 15 2007 23:58:00

No matter how good you are at customer service, let's face it: Periodically you are going to screw up. That's when you face a test - and an opportunity. Handle the incident poorly and you may create a corps of negative customer evangelists, trash-talking your business to anyone who'll listen. Fix the situation, and you may secure a customer for life.

Prairie home abandonupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 22:29:00

Minneapolis's exuberant Chambers Hotel is taking Midwestern design to a whole new level. T+L pays a visit. 9th Body Found in Bridge Debrisupdated: Mon Aug 13 2007 12:00:00

Divers found another body in the Mississippi River on Sunday, 11 days after a highway bridge collapsed into the fast-flowing water

Poll: Americans worried but reject higher taxes to fix bridgesupdated: Fri Aug 10 2007 02:38:00

Nearly half of all Americans are worried about the collapse of a bridge somewhere in the United States, yet nearly two-thirds reject higher taxes to inspect and fix them, according to a new CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll released Thursday. Flags Lowered at Minn. Capitolupdated: Wed Aug 08 2007 18:00:00

Flags flew at half-staff at the Minnesota Capitol on Wednesday a week after a bridge collapsed into the Mississippi River, killing at least five people and injuring about 100

Minneapolis falls silent for victims of bridge collapseupdated: Tue Aug 07 2007 21:54:00

From parks to the banks of the Mississippi River, people across Minneapolis on Tuesday paused to remember those who died in last week's bridge disaster as the search intensified for more victims.

Bridge construction crews questioned as divers searchupdated: Mon Aug 06 2007 06:07:00

Federal investigators questioned construction crews that were working on the Interstate 35W bridge over the Mississippi River when it collapsed last week, while divers Sunday continued their search for victims of the disaster.

Bridge collapse witnessupdated: Sat Aug 04 2007 08:46:00

Bridge collapse witness Sheriff: 8 Still Missing in Minneapolisupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 09:00:00

Divers at a collapsed interstate bridge prepared Friday to resume a painstaking search that has found five bodies so far

Divers work in a dark, dangerous world updated: Fri Aug 03 2007 04:19:00

Divers searching in the murky Mississippi River for victims of the bridge collapse work in a hazardous world where a mistake can cost them their lives. Tales of 'Angels' in Minneapolis Bridge Collapseupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 19:22:00

As emergency crews conduct recovery and cleanup efforts Thursday at the site of the I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis, survivors and eyewitnesses continue to relive the terrifying moments of Wednesday afternoon. 4 Dead, 79 Injured in Minneapolis Collapseupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 00:00:00

Divers searched the Mississippi River on Thursday for more bodies entombed in cars trapped beneath the surface. As many as 30 people remained missing

CNNMoney: Northwest crews halt workupdated: Wed Nov 22 2006 16:02:00

Unionized ground crews for Northwest Airlines mounted a brief work stoppage at the airline's Minneapolis hub Wednesday to protest the bankrupt airline's hiring of non-union vendors to clean aircraft, union officials said.

FSB: True Confectionsupdated: Wed Feb 01 2006 00:01:00

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FSB: Stuff and Nonsenseupdated: Thu Sep 01 2005 00:01:00

As a job description, "Rogue Taxidermist" seems designed to get a laugh, but when you see the work of the Minnesota Association of Rogue Taxidermists--say, a squirrel nibbling on a bloody finger--t...

Man linked to al Qaeda indictedupdated: Wed Jan 21 2004 16:25:00

A Minnesota man has been indicted on charges he provided material support to al Qaeda for more than three years, the Justice Department said Wednesday.

Fortune: The Greek Solutionupdated: Mon Jun 22 1998 00:01:00

The Greeks figured out the summer heat long ago: cold spreads of yogurt, potatoes, or fish roe; whole fish grilled over charcoal and slathered with olive oil, lemon, and herbs; and a bladder of ret...

Fortune: Taking on the HMOs Minneapolis employers, in revolt, put health-care choices back in the hands of patients and doctors. Could thupdated: Mon Feb 16 1998 00:01:00

Don't like your managed-care company? Tired of dispirited doctors processing the mob in the waiting room with all the care and compassion of postal clerks? Tough. What are you going to do about it?...

Fortune: WOOD-OVEN WARMTHupdated: Mon Nov 10 1997 00:01:00

If you happen to be a fan of the fireplace, you'll be pleased to learn that one of the latest restaurant trends is the wood-fired oven, in which log-fed flames flavor everything from pizzas to pan ...

Fortune: VIETNAMESE COOLupdated: Mon Aug 18 1997 00:01:00

In summer, cold food is key. Vietnamese cuisine is particularly bracing, with chilis and lemongrass livening up chilled chicken salads and summer rolls. If the air conditioning is on too high, don'...


In the first seven weeks of this year, individuals poured $6 billion into bond funds, the most for a seven-week period since 1994. This shift suggests that small investors are taking steps to defen...


Three years ago, Steven Schussler was headed for either restaurant heaven or the psychiatric ward. Living in the company of 45 parrots, four toucans, two tortoises, and an iguana--and changing diap...

Money Magazine: SHE'S UP BY 56%updated: Fri Apr 01 1994 00:01:00

Deborah Cole, 45, a Minneapolis pharmaceutical sales rep, insists she's not the gambling type. "Basically," she says, "I like to play it safe." Yet since 1991, with guidance from money manager Lee ...

Money Magazine: Keeping loans in the family MAKE MONEY LENDING TO RELATIVESupdated: Tue Feb 01 1994 00:01:00

& When her son and daughter-in-law needed money to remodel their kitchen last September, Melba Bomash told them to come to mama. Mrs. Bomash, who is 80 and lives in Denver, made a $30,000, 15-year ...

Money Magazine: THE TOP 300 PLACES How the top 10 compare updated: Wed Sep 01 1993 00:01:00

; No place, not even our top place, ranks No. 1 in every way. We rate the metro areas in nine broad categories, ranging from health (medical care and a lack of pollution) to wealth (job-growth pros...

Money Magazine: How the top 10 places RATEupdated: Tue Sep 01 1992 00:01:00

No place is perfect, of course, as the table below shows. Here you'll find how each of our top 10 metro areas rates in nine broad categories, with 100 points representing the best possible score. T...

Money Magazine: A HIDDEN MESSAGE TO YOUR HEIRS updated: Sat Feb 01 1992 00:01:00

Let me add a thought to all the responses I'm sure you've received about the advice, in November's Money Update, to allocate an inheritance to your children not on an equal basis but according to t...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THIS updated: Mon Nov 05 1990 00:01:00

-- MARGARITA SWEENEY, 45, newly laid-off chief underwriter of a Minneapolis mortgage-banking company: ''I was surprised when I went to the unemployment office and didn't see any blue-collar workers...

Fortune: THE BEST CITIES FOR BUSINESS Finding skilled, reliable employees may be companies' most important challenge in the Nineties. Herupdated: Mon Oct 22 1990 00:01:00

IF YOU'RE LIKE most managers, you're already grappling with what's to be the critical business problem of the Nineties: a shortage of skilled workers. The baby bust -- the decline in the birthrate ...

Fortune: FORTUNE'S TOP TEN The skilled, loyal workers in these choice metropolitan areas are the best you'll find anywhere. They're readiupdated: Mon Oct 22 1990 00:01:00

ASK A BUNCH OF CEOs about their favorite cities and you'll probably hear them evaluate urban life the same way anyone else would. They love San Francisco for the Bay and the restaurants, Seattle fo...

Fortune: Shortsightedness pays off, how to not learn much at Princeton, high-risk horses, and other matters. ONLY IN AMERICA (Cont'd)updated: Mon Sep 10 1990 00:01:00

MINNEAPOLIS -- A doctor who performed a blood-alcohol analysis of three Northwest Airlines pilots accused of flying while intoxicated testified . . . that the results, showing elevated levels, were...

Fortune: HOW TO PICK A BUSINESS SCHOOL Don't be misled by rankings in a magazine. Do figure out why you want an MBA. And above all, checkupdated: Mon Dec 18 1989 00:01:00

On the wall of the ladies' room of a bar in upstate New York, a plaintive graffito recites a loser's litany for our times: ''No BMW, no condo, no MBA.'' As an antidote to hopelessness, the car or t...

Money Magazine: TWO HOUSE-POOR HOUSEHOLDSupdated: Fri Dec 01 1989 00:01:00

Whether they choose to live in the suburbs or the city, blacks often pay steep financial and quality-of-life costs that whites do not. Two examples: Larry Tucker, 47, and his wife Gwendolyn, 42, we...

Money Magazine: The Best Places to Live in America Our third annual survey A few surprising locales climbed to the top of our rating of 300 U.S.updated: Fri Sep 01 1989 00:01:00

What a difference a year makes. Last year, in our second annual survey of the best places to live in the U.S.A., Danbury, Conn. headed the list. This time, mirroring the shift in strength of the na...

Fortune: Debating Dinosaurs, Measuring Muscles, Playing to the Yuppies, and Other Matters. Next Problem: the Fighting Irishupdated: Mon Feb 15 1988 00:01:00

MINNEAPOLIS -- Team names like the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Indians have no more place in sports than would the San Diego Caucasians or Kansas City Jews, says a group fighting Indian refer...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THISupdated: Mon Feb 16 1987 00:01:00

STEVEN LEUTHOLD, 48,a Minneapolis financial adviser, on the stock market's January gyrations: ''You have to realize we're in Looney Tunes land, and you should stay fairly close to the exits.''

Fortune: THE COULD-DO CITY COULD DO IT AGAIN And if it does, Minneapolis may serve as a model. Once Paradise North, it faces some unaccusupdated: Mon Jan 19 1987 00:01:00

The U.S. is a mosaic of communities, and in a spotty economy some are doing better than others. The vitality and livability of a city and its environs depend on many things, notably the vision and ...

Fortune: Signalsupdated: Mon Apr 28 1986 00:01:00

The Justice Department came out against the proposed merger of Northwest (see Profile) and Republic Airlines. Among its objections in a 29-page commentary: both carriers are based in Minneapolis-St...

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