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Amid controversy, Rochester police consider social media policy

Amid controversy, Rochester police consider social media policy
mprnews.org — The discussion comes a month after the department received anti-Muslim images that allegedly appeared on Officer Ben Schlag's Facebook page.

Rochester wants Mayo to move on massive project

Rochester wants Mayo to move on massive project
austindailyherald.com — Published 10:20am Wednesday, February 3, 2016 By Elizabeth Baier MPR.org/90.1 FM ROCHESTER - Sitting in the heart of downtown Rochester, there's an empty lot and three vacant buildings. It's supposed to be the first piece of Mayo Clinic's Destination Medical Center, a massive 20-year project, funded partly by the Legislature, intended to remake the downtown, generate $5 billion in private investment and draw 32,000 new residents to the city.

'Destination' unknown: Rochester wants Mayo to move on massive project

'Destination' unknown: Rochester wants Mayo to move on massive project
mprnews.org — Nearly three years after Mayo Clinic won state funding to help build its massive Destination Medical Center project, Rochester leaders want shovels in the ground but say it's been a slow start.

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut
thestate.com — Long rows of tightly planted American chestnut trees line a field here near the Minnesota-Iowa border. But these aren't your great-grandfather's chestnuts. Those 80-foot giants with massive trunks - the kind that led Longfellow to write, "Under a spreading chestnut tree, the village smithy stands" - were largely wiped out by an invasive fungus in the early 1900s, nearly eradicating the trees once known as the Redwoods of the East.

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut
washingtontimes.com — CANTON, Minn. (AP) - Long rows of tightly planted American chestnut trees line a field here near the Minnesota-Iowa border. But these aren't your great-grandfather's chestnuts. Those 80-foot giants with massive trunks - the kind that led Longfellow to write, "Under a spreading chestnut tree, the village smithy stands" - were largely wiped out by an invasive fungus in the early 1900s, nearly eradicating the trees once known as the Redwoods of the East.

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut
newsobserver.com — Long rows of tightly planted American chestnut trees line a field here near the Minnesota-Iowa border. But these aren't your great-grandfather's chestnuts. Those 80-foot giants with massive trunks - the kind that led Longfellow to write, "Under a spreading chestnut tree, the village smithy stands" - were largely wiped out by an invasive fungus in the early 1900s, nearly eradicating the trees once known as the Redwoods of the East.

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut
macon.com — Long rows of tightly planted American chestnut trees line a field here near the Minnesota-Iowa border. But these aren't your great-grandfather's chestnuts.

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut
ledger-enquirer.com — Long rows of tightly planted American chestnut trees line a field here near the Minnesota-Iowa border. But these aren't your great-grandfather's chestnuts.

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut

Researchers give 2nd chance to American chestnut
heraldonline.com — Long rows of tightly planted American chestnut trees line a field here near the Minnesota-Iowa border. But these aren't your great-grandfather's chestnuts. Those 80-foot giants with massive trunks - the kind that led Longfellow to write, "Under a spreading chestnut tree, the village smithy stands" - were largely wiped out by an invasive fungus in the early 1900s, nearly eradicating the trees once known as the Redwoods of the East.

Chestnuts make a comeback - PostBulletin.com: Local

Chestnuts make a comeback - PostBulletin.com: Local
postbulletin.com — Long rows of tightly planted American chestnut trees line a field here near the Minnesota-Iowa border. But these aren't your great-grandfather's chestnuts. Those 80-foot giants with massive trunks - the kind that led Longfellow to write, "Under a spreading chestnut tree, the village smithy stands" - were largely wiped out by an invasive fungus in the early 1900s, nearly eradicating the trees once known as the Redwoods of the East.
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Apr 21, 2016

RT @akolyer: Saying good bye to a great bunch of friends in #rochmn thanks for the good times! pic.twitter.com/s0fPTeOtDz

Apr 21, 2016

RT @AP: BREAKING: Publicist: Pop music superstar Prince has died at his home in suburban Minneapolis.

Apr 05, 2016

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Mar 30, 2016

RT @MPRnews: Protesters beginning to gather at site of Jamar Clark's death. Live: ow.ly/105T9O pic.twitter.com/RM0DBJGRDT

Mar 30, 2016

RT @kryssypease: The press conference is over but the #JamarClark coverage continues on @MPRnews with @webertom1. mprnews.org

Mar 30, 2016

RT @MPRnews: Hennepin County Attorney Freeman: No charges against officers in Jamar Clark case. Live: ow.ly/105IcR pic.twitter.com/INdpssLDc7NdpssLDc7

Mar 24, 2016

RT @RCLbus: Slow going this morning, but all regional bus routes to #rochmn WILL be running! See posted schedules at rochestercitylines.com/commuter.php

Mar 24, 2016

RT @NWSLaCrosse: Largest snowfall so far has been 11" at Wabasha, MN, 10.3" at Goodview, MN and about 8" at Rochester, MN. #rochmn #mnwx

Mar 24, 2016

RT @mndotsoutheast: No travel is advised through much of SE Minnesota at this hour because of snow and low visibility. Check 511mn.orgK5MXKkcQ

Mar 23, 2016

RT @mndotsoutheast: #MnDOT has 102 snowplows deployed in SE MN. Trucks will be out all night plowing, salting #rochmn instagram.com/p/BDUD6kaQye_/v


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