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Feds back research to stop Great Lakes invasives
Federal grants will support stepped-up research into ways to prevent invasions of the Great Lakes by foreign animal and plant species, with special emphasis on refining techniques that detect their DNA in the water, officials said Tuesday.
The White House announced Monday that it was giving the Southwest light rail project fast-track status, a move that was expected to shorten the project’s schedule by several months. The announcement said the project will improve access to transit in the Twin Cities area. Today’s Question: What do you think of the transit options available…
White House expedites SW light rail project
The Obama administration Monday announced plans to expedite the Southwest light rail project, which would run from downtown Minneapolis to Eden Prairie.
Family, friends mourn victims of workplace shooting
As two victims remained hospitalized at Hennepin County Medical Center on Sunday, friends and family on mourned five others killed by Andrew Engeldinger with a gun last week at a Minneapolis business.