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Monday P.M. Report

Delta adding international flights from MSP, office/housing plan is lone finalist for site near Guthrie, nurses voting on second strike, and Minnesota Wild renew TV, radio personality contracts.

Delta adding more international flights from MSP: Delta Air Lines will add new nonstop flights to Paris, London and Mexico City from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The Paris-Twin Cities flight is an extension of Delta’s current route between MSP and the Charles De Gaulle Airport, expanding what is now a seasonal flight to year-round service. Read full story

Office/housing plan is lone finalist for site near Guthrie: Minneapolis planning officials have recommended that the City Council approve plans from the American Academy of Neurology and Artspace Projects for a city-owned site near the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis. The professional neurologists organization plans to build an $18 million, 53,000-square-foot, four-story office building in 2011. At a later time, Artspace would build an $11.3 million four-story building that includes 36 affordable housing units, 4,000 square feet of gallery/rental studio space and 8,000 square feet of office space. Read full story

Twin Cities nurses voting today on second strike: Twin Cities nurses are voting today on whether to authorize a strike that could potentially last longer than their one-day walkout June 10. A strike would require the support of at least two-thirds of the 12,000 Minnesota Nurses Association members. Such a strike couldn’t start without 10 days’ notice to the 14 hospitals that contract with the union. Read full story

Minnesota Wild renew TV, radio personality contracts: The Minnesota Wild have re-signed TV broadcasters Mike Greenlay and Dan Terhaar and radio broadcasters Bob Kurtz and Tom Reid to multi-year contracts. “We are excited to maintain stability with our television and radio broadcast teams,” said Bill Robertson, the Wild’s vice president, communications and broadcasting. Read full story