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1 hr ago | Minnesota Monthly

Shades of Blue

Mental pain may be less visible than physical pain, but in some cases it can be harder to bear - especially when the attempt to conceal it increases the sufferer's burden and when there doesn't seem to be any identifiable reason for persistent, insidious sadness.

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Related Topix: Depression, Genetics

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Good Question: What Happens To All The Trash At The Mall Of America?

Every year, 42 million people visit the more than 500 stores and restaurants at the Mall of America.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

St. Cloud Times

More than 65 arrested in Minnesota heroin sweepMore than 65 arrested...

More than 65 arrested in Minnesota heroin sweep on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/04/17/arrested-minnesota-heroin-sweep/7849117/ Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanke held up a flier inviting anyone to come to an emergency meeting to keep heroin out of Hennepin County during a press conference, to announce that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Minnesota Government, Minnesota

Business Journal

Former Select Comfort CEO buys $3.5M Wayzata home from investment banker

The value of the three lots at the address were estimated at $2.31 million, according to Hennepin County property tax records.

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Related Topix: Wayzata, MN

KSTP

Minn. Couple Accused of Collecting Welfare While Yachting Makes Court Appearance

The Minnesota couple arrested last month near Fort Lauderdale after allegedly collecting welfare while living on a yacht was scheduled to make their first court appearance Thursday.

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Related Topix: Deephaven, MN

Star Tribune

Lake Minnetonka couple accused of getting rich off welfare head to court

The county attorney's office said it will seek a bail increase to $300,000 each for Colin Chisholm III, 62, and his wife, Andrea Chisholm, 54, and surrender of their passports.

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Star Tribune

Heavy snowfall in northwest metro; 19 inches in Isanti

Minnesotans to the north and west of the Twin Cities are waking up Thursday to snowfall totals in the high double digits.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Maple Grove, MN, Arden Hills, MN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

April Storm Dumps Foot Of Snow In Minn., Wis.

Just when it seemed like spring was here, an April snowstorm has dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Weather

Star Tribune

Police see more heroin surfacing across Minneapolis

The number of cases in the past two years is well above what police had been seeing over the past decade.

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Related Topix: Drugs

TwinCities

Edina rapist threatened judges, victim's family, charges say

New charges has been filed against an Edina man, alleging he harassed Minnesota court and law enforcement officials -- including several judges -- involved in his 1998 rape conviction, and his later unwanted contact with the victim's family.

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Related Topix: Edina, MN, Ramsey County, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Richfield, MN

Star Tribune

Minneapolis man pleads guilty to having unprotected sex when he knew he was HIV-posiitive

A Minneapolis man who didn't tell two men that he was HIV-positive when he had unprotected sex with them pleaded guilty to charges related to those actions Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Star Tribune

Rep. Paulsen has nearly 70 to 1 cash advantage over likely Democratic opponent

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Twin Cities Daily Planet

OPINION | Roosevelt Library hours should be extended

The Standish and Ericsson neighborhoods are fortunate to have a great neighborhood library, Roosevelt Library , right here in the community.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Opinion

TwinCities

Dayton, DFLers pad campaign war chests

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton has far more cash in his campaign treasury than all seven of his Republican challengers combined.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dayton, MN, Mark Dayton, US Governors, Orono, MN, 2012 Presidential Election

City Pages

Meth lab found in nice southwest Minneapolis neighborhood

Members of the U.S. Marshals North Star Fugitive Task Force got a rude awakening when they tried to apprehend a fugitive at a house at 5137 Abbott Avenue South in the Fulton neighborhood of southwest Minneapolis last Friday morning.

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Star Tribune

Two teens, 1 adult are charged with violent robberies in Edina, SW Mpls.

Two teens and an adult have been charged with three violent robberies in Edina and southwest Minneapolis , a string of crimes that nearly took a man's life.

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Related Topix: Edina, MN, Minneapolis, MN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

TwinCities

Frozen Four fracas

After two disturbances in Dinkytown over the course of three days, University of Minnesota administrators said any students involved "will be held accountable."

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Public meeting on plan to develop Miodtown Farmers Market Site

Hennepin County will propose a plan to redevelop the 6.4 acre property at 2225 East Lake Street, currently owned by Minneapolis Public Schools.

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Twin Cities Daily Planet

Twin Cities' Somali community demands justice for families 'under siege' in Kenya

Nearly 100 picketers joined the Friday demonstration in St. Paul, condemning actions by Kenyan government and demanding the release of those detained.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, Somalia

Examiner.com

Hennepin County Medical Center announces new downtown Minneapolis clinic

The Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis will be adding its first new building since the mid-1970s with a new 322,000-square-foot clinic and specialty center, the hospital announced Monday.

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