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Minneapolis Downtown Council looks ahead to 2025

A plan forged by an 80-member task force reportedly includes more residents, parkland, and a home for a team that wears purple.
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A plan forged by an 80-member task force reportedly includes more residents, parkland, and a home for a team that wears purple.

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