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Kaskaid Hospitality remakes Figlio, expands at Mall of America

startribune.com — Get ready to say goodbye to Figlio, all over again. Fans of the restaurant will remember in 2012 when, with great fanfare, Kaskaid Hospitality revived the storied Figlio name (the Italian word for "son") in the Shops at West End in St. Louis Park.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @RickNelsonStrib: Get ready to say goodbye to @FiglioWestEnd (and hello to two new Kaskaid restaurants at @mallofamerica). Details: strib.mn/1wrldln

Sep 17, 2014

Get ready to say goodbye to @FiglioWestEnd (and hello to two new Kaskaid restaurants at @mallofamerica). Details: strib.mn/1wrldln

Minnesota men, women sharply divided on nearly everything

startribune.com — From politics to health care to the economy, even on political giving and race relations, Minnesota men and women hold vastly different opinions, according to a new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll. Although political party affiliation is the single most determinative factor in how Minnesotans answered pollsters' questions, gender is a very close second.
Sep 18, 2014

Shocker! Minnesota men, women sharply divided on nearly everything strib.mn/1rd7luZ

Minneapolis slaying suspect found hiding

startribune.com — A man sought on a first-degree murder warrant in connection with a fatal stabbing in south Minneapolis was arrested Wednesday while hiding at a relative's home, authorities said. Quanan Machacek was arrested without incident by the Minneapolis Police Department's Violent Criminal Apprehension Team, said John Elder, a spokesman for the department.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @joystrib: (MPLS police team for catching violent offenders nabbed him as he hid out.) Minneapolis slaying suspect found hiding strib.mn/1srERda

Sep 17, 2014

RT @StarTribune: Suspect in fatal south Minneapolis stabbing found hiding at relative's home, police say strib.mn/1srERda

APNewsBreak: Border Patrol to test body cameras amid questions about agents' use of force

startribune.com — SAN DIEGO - The U.S. Border Patrol purchased body cameras and will begin testing them this year at its training academy, two people briefed on the move said Wednesday, as new leadership moves to blunt criticism about agents' use of force. R.

Minnesota Poll: Race relations same or worse since Obama

startribune.com — The hope that America's first black president would help stitch together a more harmonious racial mosaic lies in tatters, as most people say race relations have stagnated or worsened since the 2008 election of Barack Obama, according to a Star Tribune Minnesota Poll.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @jpcoolican: hey tweepers. first @StarTribune story: race relations same or worse since obama; finger pointing ensues....startribune.com/politics/state…

Sep 17, 2014

hey tweepers. first @StarTribune story: race relations same or worse since obama; finger pointing ensues....startribune.com/politics/state…

Sep 17, 2014

Hard to argue: Minnesota Poll: Race relations same or worse since Obama strib.mn/1sl3ckU

Q&A with Wild coach Mike Yeo

startribune.com — High expectations. And fear. The Wild opens training camp Thursday hoping to build on last season's strong second half and trip to the conference semifinals. But playing in the powerful Central Division and the cutthroat Western Conference provides a harsh reality. "I feel like we are a legitimate contender to win the Stanley Cup," coach Mike Yeo said.
Sep 17, 2014

RT @StribSports: On the eve of training camp, a Q&A with Wild head coach Mike Yeo from @Russostrib strib.mn/1rctHwA