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Quick Bite: 3 stories to read over lunch


Minneapolis, Met Council reach tentative deal on Southwest light rail

The City of Minneapolis and the Metropolitan Council have come to a tentative agreement that could allow the proposed Southwest Light Rail Transit project to move forward. The new plan would eliminate one of the proposed tunnels in Minneapolis, as well as add another station.

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Rochester aims to ban aggressive panhandling; preps for lawsuits

The city of Rochester is considering regulations to help curb aggressive panhandling after getting several complaints from residents who say they were intimidated by people asking for money on the sidewalk. But when it comes to panhandling, cities struggle to balance First Amendment rights and public safety.

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Video: Joe Mauer gives his support to #VoteMorneau campaign

Former Twin and current Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau is in a battle for the final spot on the National League roster for the upcoming All-Star game at Target Field. Joe Mauer, his former teammate and roommate, is one of the many MLB stars encouraging fans to #VoteMorneau.

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