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Minneapolis is one of the nation's biggest little cities, brimming with activity and charm.
Professional sports provide year-round entertainment for Minneapolis fans, and in the springtime sports enthusiasts gather to cheer on the Minnesota Twins. NFL's Minnesota Vikings get ready to rumble at the Metrodome during football season, while the NBA's Timberwolves and WNBA's Lynx shoot hoops at the Target Center.
The economy of Minneapolis has moved away from its historical ties to agriculture to a thirst for modern finance.
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  Minneapolis, Minnesota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota and the county seat of Hennepin County.
In the 1980s, Minneapolis took its place as a center of the arts, with the Walker Arts Center leading the nation in appreciation of pop and postmodern art, and a diverse range of musicians, from Prince to Hüsker Dü to the Replacements to the Suburbs to Soul Asylum leading the nation in musical innovation.
Minneapolis claims to be exceeding the requirements of the Kyoto Protocol, having significantly reduced emissions from stationary sources in recent decades, though automobile emissions continue to rise.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minneapolis   (5062 words)

 AllRefer.com - Minneapolis, United States (U.S. Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Paul (the two are known as the Twin Cities), it is the processing, distribution, and trade center for a vast grain and cattle area.
Minneapolis is also a banking and financial center with a significant high-technology industry.
Minneapolis originated on the river's west side c.1847 and included much of the reservation of Fort Snelling.
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 Minneapolis Community Page
Located just west of the main downtown area, the Basilica of St. Mary is recognized as one of the finest examples of Beaux Arts architecture in the country, the Basilica of Saint Mary was constructed between 1907 and 1915.
Minneapolis is home to the main campus of the University of Minnesota: one of the country's largest and most respected universities.
The Minneapolis Public School District consists of 77 different schools for students from kindergarten through 12th grade, as well as extensive early childhood, after-school and community education programs.
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 Minneapolis - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Minneapolis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Minneapolis was incorporated as a village in 1856 and as a city in 1867.
The first European exploration of the area dates from 1680, and the first mill towns were incorporated as St Anthony (on the east bank) in 1855 and Minneapolis (on the west) in 1856.
Minneapolis is the seat of several colleges including the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota (re-founded in 1867), Augsburg College (1869), and Minneapolis College of Art and Design (1886).
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 Minneapolis, Minnesota (Cities)
Minneapolis combines the Dakota word for water, "minne" with the Greek word for city, "polis" - the city has 18 lakes.
Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota, and the area is the center of finance, industry, trade, and transportation for the Upper Midwest.
With an average annual temperature of 45 degrees, Minneapolis is the second coldest city in the United States.
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 Minneapolis Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Minneapolis is going Maxiapolos with an injection of big-town vibe.
After years of obscurity, Minneapolis and St Paul have finally snagged a share of the spotlight, thanks to the efforts of talent like Prince, The Replacements, Garrison Keillor, the filmmaking Coen brothers, and Jesse 'The Body' Ventura, the only US governor who could pull off a flying scissors kick.
It's said that Mark Twain was the first to call Minneapolis and St Paul the 'Twin Cities,' owing to their proximity (less than a dozen miles apart) along the Mississippi River.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/north-america/usa/minneapolis   (209 words)

Minneapolis Mayor R.T Rybak has cited Amy’s mural work as an example of how art has participated in the rebirth of Franklin Avenue.
A highly influential and prolific American artist who was associated with both the Dada and Surrealist movements, Man Ray was active in avant-garde as well as commercial circles, and over the course of his long career he produced sculptures, films, drawings, and photographs in an effort to reimagine what we consider beautiful.
The Sukkot Project was organized and sponsored by The Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Rimon: The Jewish Metropolitan Council on Arts and Culture.
www.absolutearts.com /cgi-bin/news/get-regional-city-stories.cgi?find=Minneapolis   (3693 words)

 Men's Fitness | Fitness   (Site not responding. Last check: )
More than 57 percent of Minneapolis residents exceed their ideal body weight by a wide enough margin to raise their risk for health problems, according to a study by the CDC.
Minneapolis has the third-highest number of places to work out indoors, per capita, of any city in our survey.
Minneapolis residents take healthy eating seriously, with one of the highest ratios of health-food stores to residents in our survey.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation - Minneapolis Division
As part of Community Outreach efforts, the Minneapolis Division FBI has started a program called "Mission Possible." This unique outreach effort is designed to identify disadvantaged, at-risk, or special needs teenagers (ages 13-18) in Minnesota and offer them an inside look at the FBI.
Due to the high volume of e-mail received, the Minneapolis Division of the FBI cannot guarantee a return response to all messages.
When providing information to the Minneapolis Division of the FBI via e-mail, please include your name, telephone number, and address, if possible, in the event we need to contact you.
minneapolis.fbi.gov   (595 words)

 Minneapolis Real Estate Agents, Minneapolis Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Minneapolis
Minneapolis is located in Minnesota and is the largest city in the state.
Minneapolis is positioned in the southeast portion of the state and sits along the Mississippi River.
Minneapolis is home to many cultural amenities and attractions such as the Stone Arch Bridge, The State Theatre, and The Guthrie Theatre which is the most famous theatre in the city.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/MN/minneapolis.html   (692 words)

 Minneapolis on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Minneapolis also has several noteworthy skyscrapers, including ones by Cesar Pelli and by Philip Johnson and John Burgee.
To Experience Minneapolis Is to Book Minneapolis; In 2004, the Greater Minneapolis Convention and Visitors Association (GMCVA) Generated More Than One-Half Billion Dollars in Future Business for the City Through...
Minneapolis Voters Support a Smoke-Free Workplace Ordinance by Nearly Three-to-One Margin; Community Affirms the Right to Breathe Clean Air Inside All Workplaces, Including Restaurants and Bars.
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 Minneapolis, Minn.
The name Minneapolis is a combination of the Dakota Sioux word “minna,” for water, and the Greek word “polis,” for city.
Minneapolis was incorporated as a city in 1867, and in 1872 the city of St. Anthony (chartered in 1860) was annexed to it.
Minneapolis is a center of industry and commerce serving a large agricultural region.
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 Budget Traveller's Guide to Sleeping in the Minneapolis airport
I have been there several times over the last two years, and I always take time to head up there and check it out, and donate a couple of bucks.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (Contributed by Aaron H) "January 2004 (Both Terminals) - I arrived at the lindbergh terminal from PDX via DIA at about 9 pm.
They play Christmas muzak CONSTANTLY and then there are the warnings to keep an eye on your bags at all times and white zones are for loading and unloading only.
www.sleepinginairports.net /usa/minneapolis.htm   (2095 words)

 Minneapolis Real Estate Agent | Homes Condos Lofts Minneapolis
We service the greater Minneapolis real estate market as well as the lakes area and the areas of Minnesota that you see to the right in our featured listing navigation.
Your Minneapolis Real Estate Agent should be attentive and courteous but at the same time knowledgeable in all facets of the Minneapolis real estate market.
Jeff and his team of Minneapolis realtors will service you quickly and efficiently while still making that extra effort to make your search to buy or sell your home condo or loft in Minneapolis Minnesota as painless as possible.
www.igotrealestate.com   (399 words)

 City of Minneapolis, Minnesota - Official Web Site
Minneapolis City offices are closed Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day (11/8)
Minneapolis’ beauty captured in many ways in Art in the Mayor’s Office exhibit (11/6)
Minneapolis Police to accept firearms from those convicted of domestic violence (10/30)
www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us   (288 words)

 Homestore - Cities   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The not-so-good news is that real estate prices have skyrocketed, with the average price of a house for both cities at close to $180,000, particularly in Minneapolis where the demand for starter homes is high.
Apartments are also scarce, with a vacancy rate of only 1.5 percent and an average rent of $716 per month.
In St. Paul, a three-bedroom fixer-upper with hardwood accents can be found for $100,000 in the emerging urban neighborhood of Midway while the CEO and celebrity-intensive Minneapolis suburb of Orono boasts estate homes and farms with an average sale price of $365,000.
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 MGEX - Minneapolis Grain Exchange
MGEX to Hold Membership Open House in Minneapolis
The Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX) is a commodity exchange located in Minneapolis, Minnesota (MN).
It is the world's largest market for Hard Red Spring Wheat futures and options trading.
www.mgex.com   (172 words)

 Welcome to MTN
MTN is public access cable TV for the city of Minneapolis.
Almost everything you see on MTN is made by our many community volunteers, one of which could be you.
MTN also produces some community programs, such as community events coverage, reports on the Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program, an arts show, and other TV shows that are produced for hire by our Production Services branch.
www.mtn.org   (222 words)

 Minneapolis Convention Center — Convention Center and Meeting Facility in Minneapolis, Minnesota — Minneapolis ...
From the superb production capabilities to the state-of-the-art kitchen the Minneapolis Convention Center is well equipped to house your perfect event.
Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC) provides pleasing and innovative solutions for a variety of events, trade shows and conferences.
With nearly 480,000 square feet of exhibit space, 87 column-free meeting rooms, a 28,000-square-foot ballroom, and an auditorium, the facility can handle any event from a small meeting to a large convention or trade show.
www.mplsconvctr.org   (159 words)

 Minneapolis Furnished Apartments - Temporary Furnished Apartments in Minneapolis by Oakwood   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Minneapolis Furnished Apartments - Temporary Furnished Apartments in Minneapolis by Oakwood
Oakwood found 17 properties in Minneapolis, Minnesota, offering furnished and serviced apartments for corporate housing and extended stay rentals.
Whether you are looking for corporate short term housing or a short term lease, Oakwood can meet your needs in locations from New York City, Washington D.C. Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco and cities in-between like Chicago, Dallas, Denver, and Minneapolis.
www.oakwood.com /action/oakwood/search?event=search&city=Minneapolis&state=MN   (553 words)

In the year before the Interstate 35W bridge collapse, the engineering firm that studied the structural safety of the bridge found itself at odds with state transportation officials as it pushed a plan to reinforce the aging structure.
Visitation and funeral services for Minneapolis park police officer Mark Bedard, who died Friday of injuries he received in the line of duty, will be held Tuesday and Wednesday.
An 18-year-old man was killed in a hail of bullets outside a north Minneapolis home.
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 Minneapolis Institute of Arts
November and December are wonderful months to visit the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
MIA's Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Kaywin Feldman as the Director and President of the museum.
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts houses more than 80,000 objects from diverse cultural traditions spanning 5,000 years of world history.
www.artsmia.org   (121 words)

 Hard Rock Cafe - Cafes - HRC Minneapolis
Yah, Minneapolis is not only one of the trendiest spots in the US heartland, full of nightclubs, bars and a new Hard Rock Cafe, it is also one of the most beautiful.
Located right beside the Mississippi River, Minneapolis's 949 lakes are perfect to go swimming, fishing or kayaking in the sizzling summer months or ice-skating and dog sledding on in the bitter winter months.
After a day of outdoor adventure, the Hard Rock Cafe is a perfect place to kick up your heels and share a Jumbo Combo starter with your family and friends.
www.hardrock.com /locations/cafes/cafes.aspx?lc=minn   (176 words)

 Encyclopedia: Minneapolis College of Art and Design   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Other descriptions of Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Minneapolis College of Art and Design is a four-year and post-graduate college specializing in the visual arts.
The Bachelor of Fine Arts program offers majors in Advertising Design, Animation, Comic Art, Drawing, Filmmaking, Studio Fine Arts, Furniture Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Minneapolis-College-of-Art-and-Design   (111 words)

 Downtown Minneapolis Hotels, Minnesota Reservations & MN Rooms -Holiday Inn Metrodome
Conveniently located at the edge of the business district, the Holiday Inn Minneapolis Metrodome invites you to experience the sophistication and excitement of one's of America's premier cities firsthand.
Our refurbished downtown Minneapolis hotel puts all of the area's most recognizable attractions within easy reach - from the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome and the convention center to the University of Minnesota, Guthrie Theater, Mill City Museum and the Mall of America.
Or sit back and relax, allowing our attentive staff take care of your reservations to any one of the area's many restaurants or theaters.
www.metrodome.com   (512 words)

 Minneapolis Public Library
Hosted by the Minneapolis Public Library, this exhibition will be comprised of a series of triptychs, featuring photographic portraits of people experiencing homelessness Read more...
What if every teenager in Minneapolis read the same books at the same time?
All Minneapolis Public Library Board meetings scheduled through 2007 will include time for public discussion and questions related to the proposed consolidation with the Hennepin County Library system in 2008.
www.mpls.lib.mn.us   (236 words)

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