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Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Ryback officiates the wedding of a lesbian couple in Minneapolis, one of 46 same-sex couples to get married at Minneapolis City Hall on Aug. 1, 2013, the day same-sex marriage became legal in Minnesota. (Credit: CBS)

Minneapolis Mayor Urges Same-Sex Couples To Tie The Knot In Gopher State

The mayor of Minneapolis is making no bones about it, he wants same-sex couples to come to Minnesota to spend big bucks on weddings, since they can’t get married yet in Illinois.

09/05/2013

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller in Dixon, Ill. (Credit: Boone County Sheriff)

Ex-Dixon Comptroller Serving Time In Minnesota Prison

The convicted former comptroller of Dixon, Ill., who stole tens of million of dollars in city money, has arrived at her final prison destination.

06/04/2013

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Big 1st Half Propels Florida Over Minnesota 78-64

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Mike Rosario scored 25 points and Florida used an overpowering first half to roll past Minnesota and into the NCAA tournament round of 16 for third consecutive year with a 78-64 […]

03/24/2013

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Mbakwe, Minnesota Take Down No. 1 Indiana 77-73

Trevor Mbakwe had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help Minnesota take down No. 1 Indiana 77-73 on Tuesday night, the seventh time the top-ranked team in The Associated Press’ poll has lost a game this season.

02/26/2013

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Illinois Takes Down No. 18 Minnesota 57-53

Tyler Griffey capped a terrific week for Illinois with 16 points, and the Fighting Illini went 11 for 23 from 3-point range in a 57-53 win over No. 18 Minnesota on Sunday night.

02/10/2013

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No. 9 Minnesota Beats Northwestern 69-51

Austin Hollins hit five 3-pointers during an impressive three-minute stretch in the second half, finishing with 19 points and sparking ninth-ranked Minnesota to a 69-51 victory over Northwestern on Sunday night.

01/06/2013

Derreck Edwards #19 of Texas Tech falls into the end zone for a first quarter touchdown against Antionio Johnson #10 of Minnesota during the Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl at Reliant Stadium on December 28, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Texas Tech Rallies To Beat Minnesota 34-31

Minnesota made plenty of plays Friday night. They simply could not make one when it mattered most.

12/29/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Smith: Bears Facing A ‘One-Game Season’

Following the loss in Minnesota, Bears coach Lovie Smith now looks ahead to what he called a “one-game season”–an all-important game against rival Green Bay.

12/10/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr leaving his house in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 15, 2012 (Photo by ABACAUSA.COM)

Jackson Jr. Avoiding Spotlight By Staying In Minnesota

A day after Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. left his second stint at the Mayo Clinic, a source close to the Jackson family said the congressman was still in Rochester, Minn., in an effort to avoid the spotlight.

CBS 2–11/14/2012

Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against (L-R) Dante Cunningham #33 and Greg Stiemsma #34 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during the NBA preseason game on October 19, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boozer Leads Bulls To 92-81 Win Over Timberwolves

Carlos Boozer had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 92-81 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.

10/19/2012

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Fermilab Preparing For Historic Experiment With Neutrino Beam

Fermilab scientists are breaking new ground, with a project that most of would admit is hard to get our arms around.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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American Couple Confirmed Dead In Italian Cruise Ship Disaster

A Minnesota family with ties to the northwest suburbs has issued what it calls “the final update” on its blog – about their parents who died on the Costa Concordia cruise ship three months ago.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2012

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Northwestern Topples Minnesota 64-53

John Shurna set the all-time Northwestern scoring record as he collected 18 points in a 64-53 Big Ten victory over Minnesota on Saturday night.

02/18/2012

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No. 21 Wisconsin Outlasts Minnesota 68-61 In OT

The Badgers (19-6, 8-4 Big Ten) failed to score over the last 7½-plus minutes of the second half while the Gophers (17-8, 5-7) dug out of a 13-point hole. But that dogged Wisconsin defense came back in the overtime even though the Badgers’ shooting touch didn’t.

02/09/2012

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Minnesota Surges Past Illinois 77-72 In Overtime

Chip Armelin scored a season-high 14 points, and Austin Hollins highlighted a whirlwind comeback in the final minutes to finish with 14 points as Minnesota defeated Illinois 77-72 in overtime Saturday.

01/28/2012

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Hollins Leads Minnesota Past No. 7 Indiana 77-74

Indiana’s Christian Watford could have tied the score but he missed a 3-pointer in the closing seconds.

01/12/2012

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Some Chicago Area Residents Wake Up To Sub-Freezing Wind Chills

With Chicagoans used to hot summer temperatures, it was a shock to the system to find temperatures in the 30s and wind chill values below freezing in some areas.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

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Minnesota Fire Smoke Hovers Over Chicago

Smoke from the wildfires in northern Minnesota continues to linger in the air over the Chicago area, and could be dangerous for many people.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

hicago White Sox's Alex Rios breaks his bat over his leg after he was called out on strikes in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Konerko Grand Slam Helps Give White Sox 8-1 Victory Over Indians

Brent Morel hit two homers and Paul Konerko had a grand slam, lifting the Chicago White Sox to an 8-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night.

09/08/2011

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Chicago Canoeist Didn’t Know About 9/11 Attacks For 2 Days

A Chicago man has been the subject of envy, because he has no recollection of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as they happened. Find out why.

09/07/2011

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