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ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of the Walt Disney Company.
Afton is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States.
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is a standards setting body which publishes specifications, test protocols and guidelines which are used in highway design and construction throughout the United States.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) (stylized in its logo as abc since 1962) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
"." Houston Business Journal.
The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as the American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief and education inside the United States.
Anderson Hays Cooper (born June 3, 1967) is an American journalist, author, and television personality.
Anoka County is the fourth-most populous county in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
Black ice, sometimes called clear ice, refers to a thin coating of glazed ice on a surface.
Bohemian Flats, also known as Little Bohemia, is the informal name given a residential area of what is now Minneapolis, Minnesota.
A breaker is a powerful percussion hammer fitted to an excavator for demolishing concrete structures or rocks.
Brian Douglas Williams (born May 5, 1959) is an American journalist.
A cantilever is a rigid structural element, such as a beam or a plate, anchored at only one end to a (usually vertical) support from which it is protruding.
Carver County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
A catastrophic failure is a sudden and total failure from which recovery is impossible.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System; corporate name CBS Broadcasting, Inc.) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of CBS Corporation.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio network CBS.
The Central Time Zone (CT) is a time zone in parts of Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, some Caribbean Islands, and part of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Charles deWolf "Charlie" Gibson (born March 9, 1943) is a former United States broadcast television anchor and journalist.
The Chicago Tribune is a major daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by the Tribune Publishing Company.
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the largest children’s health care organization in the U.S.A, with 381 staffed beds at its two hospital campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis.
CJAD is an AM radio station, owned by Bell Media, operating in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Closed-circuit television (CCTV), also known as video surveillance, is the use of video cameras to transmit a signal to a specific place, on a limited set of monitors.
The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.
Coal gas is a flammable gaseous fuel made from coal and supplied to the user via a piped distribution system.
is a match-three puzzle video game, first created in 1989 by Jay Geertsen.
A concrete slab is common structural element of modern buildings.
Contessa Brewer (born March 16, 1974) is an American host for the MSNBC weekend program Caught on Camera as well as a freelance reporter for the CBS Evening News.
A continuous truss bridge is a truss bridge which extends without hinges or joints across three or more supports.
A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.
A crane is a type of machine, generally equipped with a hoist rope, wire ropes or chains, and sheaves, that can be used both to lift and lower materials and to move them horizontally.
A crime scene is a location where a crime took place (or another location where evidence of the crime may be found), and comprises the area from which most of the physical evidence is retrieved by law enforcement personnel, crime scene investigators (CSIs) or in rare circumstances, forensic scientists.
Cycling infrastructure refers to all infrastructure which may be used by cyclists.
Dakota County is the third-most populous county in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
A deep foundation is a type of foundation which transfers building loads to the earth farther down from the surface than a shallow foundation does, to a subsurface layer or a range of depths.
Design–build (or design/build, and abbreviated D–B or D/B accordingly) is a project delivery system used in the construction industry.
Downtown East is an official neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States part of the larger Central community.
Editor & Publisher (E&P) is a monthly magazine covering the North American newspaper industry.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (which operates the network) and the Hearst Corporation (which owns a 20% minority share).
Excavators are heavy construction equipment consisting of a boom, stick, bucket and cab on a rotating platform known as the "house".
Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)—also "failure modes," plural, in many publications—was one of the first systematic techniques for failure analysis.
In materials science, fatigue is the weakening of a material caused by repeatedly applied loads.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the national aviation authority of the United States.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, which simultaneously serves as the nation's prime Federal law enforcement organization.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security, initially created by Presidential Reorganization Plan No.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a division of the United States Department of Transportation that specializes in highway transportation.
A field trip or excursion is a journey by a group of people to a place away from their normal environment.
Flying Cloud Airport is a public airport located in the city of Eden Prairie in Hennepin County, Minnesota, about 11 miles (18 km) southwest of the central business district (CBD) of Minneapolis.
Fox News Channel (FNC), also known as Fox News, is an American basic cable and satellite news television channel that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. As of February 2015, approximately 94,700,000 American households (81.4% of cable, satellite & telco customers) receive the Fox News Channel. The channel broadcasts primarily from studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The channel was created by Australian-American media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who hired former Republican Party media consultant and NBC executive Roger Ailes as its founding CEO. It launched on October 7, 1996, to 17 million cable subscribers. It grew during the late 1990s and 2000s to become the dominant cable news network in the United States. Fox News Channel has been accused of biased reporting and promoting the Republican Party. Fox News Channel employees have responded that news reporting and political commentary operate independently, and have denied bias in news reporting.
A fuel tax (also known as a petrol, gasoline or gas tax, or as a fuel duty) is an excise tax imposed on the sale of fuel.
Gabbro refers to a large group of dark, often phaneritic (coarse-grained), mafic intrusive igneous rocks chemically equivalent to plutonic basalt.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.
A girder is a support beam used in construction.
A girder bridge, in general, is a bridge that utilizes girders as the means of supporting the deck.
Gold Medal Park is a park next to the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway is a linked series of park areas in Minneapolis, Minnesota that takes a roughly circular path through the city.
The Great Northern Railway was an American Class I railroad.
Greta Van Susteren (born June 11, 1954) is an American commentator and television news anchor on the Fox News Channel, where she hosts On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren.
Groundbreaking, also known as cutting, sod-cutting, turning the first sod or a sod-turning ceremony, is a traditional ceremony in many cultures that celebrates the first day of construction for a building or other project.
Guard rail or guardrail, sometimes referred to as guide rail or railing, is a system designed to keep people or vehicles from (in most cases unintentionally) straying into dangerous or off-limits areas.
Gusset plates are thick sheets of steel that are used to connect beams and girders to columns or to connect truss members.
The Guthrie Theater, founded in 1963, is a center for theater performance, production, education, and professional training in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Half-mast is flying a flag below the summit of the mast on a ship.
Hannity & Colmes was a live television show on Fox News Channel in the United States, hosted by Sean Hannity and Alan Colmes, who respectively presented a conservative and liberal perspective.
Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is a Level I trauma center based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the county seat of Hennepin County.
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is the sheriff's office for Hennepin County in the state of Minnesota, United States.
Hennepin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
HighBeam Research is a paid search engine and full text online archive owned by Cengage Learning (through its Gale subsidiary) for thousands of newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines, and encyclopedias in English.
The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (commonly called the Metrodome) was a domed sports stadium located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The I-35W Mississippi River bridge (officially known as Bridge 9340) was an eight-lane, steel truss arch bridge that carried Interstate 35W across the Saint Anthony Falls of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
The I-35W Saint Anthony Falls Bridge crosses the Saint Anthony Falls of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the U.S., carrying north-south traffic on Interstate Highway 35W. The ten-lane bridge is the replacement for the I-35W Mississippi River bridge, which collapsed on August 1, 2007. It was planned and is maintained by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT). The planning, design, and construction processes were completed faster than normal because Interstate 35W is a critical artery for commuters and truck freight. The bridge opened September 18, 2008, well ahead of the original goal of December 24.
An I-beam, also known as H-beam, W-beam (for "wide flange"), Universal Beam (UB), Rolled Steel Joist (RSJ), or double-T (especially in Polish, Bulgarian, Spanish, Italian and German), is a beam with an - or H-shaped cross-section.
Immortality is the ability to live forever or eternal life.
The term interfaith dialogue refers to cooperative, constructive and positive interaction between people of different religious traditions (i.e., "faiths") and/or spiritual or humanistic beliefs, at both the individual and institutional levels.
An intersection is the junction at grade (that is to say, on the same level) of two or more roads either meeting or crossing.
Interstate 35E (I-35E) is an Interstate Highway in the US state of Minnesota, passing through downtown Saint Paul.
Interstate 35W (I-35W) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Minnesota, passing through downtown Minneapolis.
Interstate 494 (I-494) is a loop route making up part of a beltway of Interstate 94, circling through the southern and western portions of the Minneapolis – Saint Paul metropolitan area in Minnesota.
Interstate 694 (I-694) is an east–west auxiliary Interstate Highway located in the Minneapolis – Saint Paul metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC), is an international technical professional services firm.
The Kansas City Royals are an American professional baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri.
KARE digital channel 11 is the NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Minneapolis, Minnesota that serves the Minneapolis-St. Paul television market.
Katherine Anne "Katie" Couric (born January 7, 1957) is an American journalist and author.
KCBS-TV, channel 2, is a CBS owned-and-operated television station located in Los Angeles, California, USA.
KMSP-TV, channel 9, is a Fox owned-and-operated television station, licensed to Minneapolis, Minnesota, US.
KSTP (1500 AM; "1500 ESPN Twin Cities") is the flagship station of Hubbard Broadcasting, which also owns several other television and radio stations across the United States and some other properties.
KSTP-TV, channel 5, is a television station serving as the ABC affiliate for the Twin Cities television market.
KXMB-TV, channel 12, is the CBS-affiliated television station for Bismarck, North Dakota.
Leicestershire (or; abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands.
This is a list of bridge failures.
This is a list of all current and notable former bridges or other crossings of the Upper Mississippi River which begins at the Mississippi River's source and extends to its confluence with the Ohio River at Cairo, Illinois.
The following is a list of Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks as designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers since it began the program in 1964.
A lock is a device used for raising and lowering boats, ships and other watercraft between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways.
Ford Dam, officially known as Lock and Dam No.
The Los Angeles Times, commonly referred to as the Times, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881.
Magnesium chloride is the name for the chemical compounds with the formulas MgCl2 and its various hydrates MgCl2(H2O)x.
Marcy-Holmes is the first neighborhood of Minneapolis.
Mark Brandt Dayton (born January 26, 1947) is an American politician and the current and 40th Governor of Minnesota, serving since 2011.
Mark Rosenker is an American aviation official who served as the 11th Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) from August 2006 through August 2008.
Mary E. Peters (born December 4, 1948) served as the United States Secretary of Transportation under President George W. Bush from 2006 to 2009.
Matthew Todd "Matt" Lauer (born December 30, 1957) is an American television journalist best known as the host of NBC's The Today Show since 1997.
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit medical practice and medical research group based in Rochester, Minnesota.
McLean is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County in Northern Virginia.
Mediabistro is a website that offers resources for medial professionals.
A memorial is an object which serves as a focus for memory of something, usually a person (who has died) or an event.
Metro Transit is the primary public transportation operator in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul area of the U.S. state of Minnesota and the largest operator in the state.
A metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as a metropolitan region, metro area or just metro, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing: industry, infrastructure, and housing.
Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 14th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing approximately 3.8 million residents.
The Minneapolis City Council is the governing body of the City of Minneapolis as part of a weak mayor–council government.
Minneapolis City Hall and Hennepin County Courthouse (also known as the "Municipal Building"), designed by Long and Kees in 1888, is the main building used by the city government of Minneapolis, Minnesota as well as by Hennepin County, Minnesota.
The Minneapolis Fire Department provides fire protection and first responder emergency medical services to the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) is the police department for the city of Minneapolis in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers.
Minnesota (locally) is a state in the Midwestern United States.
The Minnesota Commercial Railway is a short line railroad in the United States.
The Minnesota Daily is the campus newspaper of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, published Monday-Thursday while school is in session, and published weekly on Wednesdays during summer sessions.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT, pronounced "min-dot") oversees transportation by land, water, and air in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) is a private, nonprofit educational and cultural institution dedicated to preserving the history of the U.S. state of Minnesota.
The Minnesota National Guard is composed of more than 13,000 Soldiers of the Minnesota Army National Guard and Airmen of the Minnesota Air National Guard, serving in 61 communities across the state.
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR), is a public radio network for the state of Minnesota.
Minnesota State Highway 280 (MN 280) is a highway in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota that runs from its interchange with Interstate 94 in Saint Paul to its interchange with Interstate 35W in Roseville.
The Minnesota Twins are MLB baseball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Minnesota Vikings are a professional American football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
MinnPost is a nonprofit online newspaper in Minneapolis, founded in 2007, with a focus on Minnesota news.
Minot is a city located in north central North Dakota, United States.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system on the North American continent.
A moment of silence is a period of silent contemplation, prayer, reflection, or meditation.
MSNBC is an American basic cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political opinion on current events.
A multiple vehicle collision (colloquially known as a multi-car collision, multi-vehicle collision, pile-up, or chain-reaction crash) is a road traffic accident involving many vehicles.
In emergency services, mutual aid is an agreement among emergency responders to lend assistance across jurisdictional boundaries.
The National Bridge Inventory (NBI) is a database, compiled by the Federal Highway Administration, with information on all bridges and tunnels in the United States that have roads passing above or below.
The National Incident Management System (NIMS) is a standardized approach to incident management developed by the Department of Homeland Security.
National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event in the United States, held the first Tuesday of August.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
National Public Radio (NPR) is a privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization that serves as a national syndicator to a network of 900 public radio stations in the United States.
Olmsted County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
The Orange County Register is a daily newspaper published in California.
Park-and-ride (or incentive parking) facilities are car parks with public transport connections that allow commuters and other people headed to city centres to leave their vehicles and transfer to a bus, rail system (rapid transit, light rail, or commuter rail), or carpool for the remainder of the journey.
Phillips is a community in Minneapolis, just south of downtown.
The Post-Bulletin is a daily newspaper based in Rochester, Minnesota.
Potassium acetate (KCH3COO) is the potassium salt of acetic acid.
Raymond Thomas "R.
Rail freight transport is the use of railroads and trains to transport cargo as opposed to human passengers.
A rail yard, railway yard or railroad yard is the US term for a complex series of railroad tracks for storing, sorting, or loading/unloading, railroad cars and/or locomotives.
Ramsey County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
Retro Report is a non-profit news organization that produces mini documentaries looking back on the biggest stories from the past to see how they affect today's news.
Richard W. Stanek (born February 2, 1962) is a Minnesota Republican politician.
Robbinsdale is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States.
A rush hour or peak hour is a part of the day during which traffic congestion on roads and crowding on public transport is at its highest.
Saint Anthony Falls, or the Falls of Saint Anthony, located northeast of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, was the only natural major waterfall on the Upper Mississippi River.
Saint Paul (abbreviated St. Paul) is the capital and second-most populous city of the U.S. state of Minnesota.
1906 earthquake and fire The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California, but distributed throughout the state from the Sacramento area and Emerald Triangle south to Santa Barbara County.
A school bus (also called schoolbus) in North America is a type of bus specifically designed, manufactured and used for student transport: carrying students to and from school and school events.
Scott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
Sean Patrick Hannity (born December 30, 1961) is an American radio and television host, author, and conservative political commentator.
Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger.
A semi-trailer truck is the combination of a tractor unit and one or more semi-trailers to carry freight.
David Shepard Smith Jr. (born January 14, 1964), known better as Shepard Smith or Shep Smith, is an American television news anchor.
Side-scan sonar (also sometimes called side scan sonar, sidescan sonar, side imaging sonar, side-imaging sonar and bottom classification sonar) is a category of sonar system that is used to efficiently create an image of large areas of the sea floor.
The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses.
María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien (born September 19, 1966) is an American broadcast journalist, executive producer, and philanthropist.
Sonar (originally an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging) is a technique that uses sound propagation (usually underwater, as in submarine navigation) to navigate, communicate with or detect objects on or under the surface of the water, such as other vessels.
Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral in Minneapolis, Minnesota is one of two cathedrals in the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota.
The Star Tribune is the largest newspaper in the U.S. state of Minnesota and is published seven days each week in an edition for the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area.
A government or division of government (i.e. on a municipal, provincial/state level) may declare that their area is in a state of emergency.
The Stone Arch Bridge is a former railroad bridge crossing the Mississippi River at Saint Anthony Falls in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
A strain gauge (or strain gage) is a device used to measure strain on an object.
The process of implementing a damage detection and characterization strategy for engineering structures is referred to as Structural Health Monitoring (SHM).
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Sverdrup & Parcel was an American civil engineering company formed in 1928 by Leif J. Sverdrup and his college engineering professor John I. Parcel.
Target Field is a baseball park located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Terrorism is any act designed to cause terror.
The Age is a daily newspaper which has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.
The Boston Globe is an American daily newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) is an international news organization that delivers global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, email newsletters, Amazon Kindle subscription, and mobile site.
The Dickinson Press is a daily newspaper printed in Dickinson, North Dakota.
The Free Press is a daily newspaper published in Mankato, Minnesota.
The Jerusalem Post is a broadsheet newspaper based in Israel, publishing only English and French editions.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The Salvation Army is a Christian denominational church and an international charitable organization structured in a quasi-military fashion.
The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.
Timothy James "Tim" Pawlenty (born November 27, 1960) is president and CEO of Financial Services Roundtable, a Washington, D.C.-based industry advocacy group.
Robert Anthony "Tony" Snow (June 1, 1955 – July 12, 2008) was an American journalist, political commentator, television news anchor, syndicated columnist, radio host, musician, and the third White House Press Secretary under President George W. Bush.
A traffic camera is a video camera which observes vehicular traffic on a road.
A truck (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, called a lorry in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Indian Subcontinent) is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo.
In engineering, a truss is a structure that "consists of two-force members only, where the members are organized so that the assemblage as a whole behaves as a single object".
A truss arch bridge combines the elements of the truss bridge and the arch bridge.
A truss bridge is a bridge whose load-bearing superstructure is composed of a truss, a structure of connected elements forming triangular units.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE, also sometimes shortened to CoE is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies. Although generally associated with dams, canals and flood protection in the United States, USACE is involved in a wide range of public works throughout the world. The Corps of Engineers provides outdoor recreation opportunities to the public, and provides 24% of U.S. hydropower capacity. The corps' mission is to "Deliver vital public and military engineering services; partnering in peace and war to strengthen our Nation's security, energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters." Their most visible missions include.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government, created in response to the September 11 attacks, and with the primary responsibilities of protecting the territory of the United States and protectorates from and responding to terrorist attacks, man-made accidents, and natural disasters.
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation.
The House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (a bicameral legislature).
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The United States Secretary of Transportation is the head of the United States Department of Transportation, a member of the President's Cabinet, and thirteenth in the Presidential Line of Succession.
The United States Senate is a legislative chamber in the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the U.S. House of Representatives makes up the U.S. Congress.
The University of Arizona (also referred to as U of A, UA, or Arizona) is a public research university located in Tucson, Arizona, United States.
The University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Minnesota; locally known as the U of M or simply the U) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota Medical Center is the main university hospital for the University of Minnesota Medical School, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
URS Corporation (formerly United Research Services) is an engineering, design, and construction firm and a U.S. federal government contractor.
USA Today is a national American daily middle-market newspaper published by the Gannett Company.
Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States.
A water park or waterpark is an amusement park that features water play areas, such as water slides, splash pads, spraygrounds (water playgrounds), lazy rivers, or other recreational bathing, swimming, and barefooting environments.
WCCO (830 kHz) is a radio station located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
WCCO-TV, channel 4, is a CBS owned-and-operated television station, licensed to Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA and serving the Twin Cities television market.
The White House Press Secretary is a senior White House official whose primary responsibility is to act as spokesman for the United States government administration, especially with regard to the President, senior executives, and policies.
Winona County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
The Winona Daily News is a daily newspaper serving Winona, Minnesota and the surrounding area.
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE) is an American corporation of architects, engineers, and materials scientists specializing in the investigation, analysis, testing, and design of repairs for historic and contemporary buildings and structures.
Wright County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota.
WTOP is an all-news formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Washington, D.C., serving its metropolitan area.
The 10th Avenue Bridge crosses the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota and also in proximity to the University of Minnesota.
5-1-1, initially designated for road weather information, is a transportation and traffic information telephone hotline in some regions of the United States and Canada.
The 934th Airlift Wing (934 AW) is a wing of the United States Air Force based out of the Minneapolis-St Paul Joint Air Reserve Station, Minnesota.
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