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Downtown St. Paul streets close at noon Wednesday for Obama's visit

President Obama’s visit to downtown St. Paul Wednesday will cause some traffic headaches starting around noon, when some streets will be closed and traffic will be detoured away from the Union Depot. The president is expected to speak at 2 p.m. at the depot, which is off Fourth Street.

Minnesota House opens session by approving more heating aid

Isn’t opening day of the legislative session just for ceremony? Not this year. The Minnesota House suspended its rules to put additional money for the state’s heating assistance fund on a fast track and then unanimously approved a $20 million transfer,

Rochester woman injured by snowblower in scuffle with neighbor

A 53-year-old Rochester woman, irked that her neighbor was blowing snow onto her driveway and yard, confronted the man and ended up in the hospital with a snowblower injury.

 After 25 years, sun to set on landmark lakeside restaurant

Just in time for dining al fresco, a new restaurant will open in the space that Sunsets Wayzata has occupied for 25 years. The longtime restaurant overlooking Lake Minnetonka will serve its final dinner on Sunday, March 2.

NFL draft hopefuls beware: The Vikings follow you on Twitter

Rick Spielman knows how to use Twitter. That’s fair warning for college football players hoping to hear their name called during the NFL Draft. At the NFL Scouting Combine, the Vikings’ general manager said he tracked 60 players on Twitter – and actually red-flagged eight of them for comments they made on their Twitter accounts.

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