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  1. Bottineau LRT stops draw skepticism from Golden Valley neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Star Tribune

    Parking, safety and high-density housing weighed heavily on the minds of some Golden Valley residents Thursday night as they considered plans to build a new light-rail stop near their homes. The Metropolitan Council has budgeted for the Bottineau light-rail line to stop just once beside Theodore Wirth Park, but wants public feedback on whether to build the station at Plymouth Avenue, Golden Valley Road or both.

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  2. Minnesota food drive organized to feed Ebola orphansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota African Task Force Against Ebola started collecting donations Saturday. It hopes to gather 132,000 pounds of nonperishable food, such as canned goods and bags of rice, to ship to accredited groups already on the ground working to address hunger in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

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  3. Minnesota group holds food drive for Ebola orphans in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Star Tribune

    A Minnesota group is hosting a food drive to help children who have been left orphaned and neglected by the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The Minnesota African Task Force Against Ebola will be collecting food from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center.

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  4. State Patrol: 305 crashes littered metro roads todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Star Tribune

    Metro area drivers certainly didn't earn any gold stars today as they slipped and slid their way to work and into each other. The incessant call for tows and troopers to clear wrecks continues even as the rush hour has long past.

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  5. State Patrol: 305 crashes in metro area this morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Star Tribune

    Metro area drivers certainly didn't earn any gold stars today as they slipped and slid their way to work and into each other. The incessant call for tows and troopers to clear wrecks continues even as the rush hour has long past.

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  6. Hot Property: 169 Business Center, Brooklyn ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Star Tribune

    Details: The Opus Group has entered the picture in a stalled effort to develop a new multitenant office-warehouse building in Brooklyn Park . The 169 Business Center is set for a vacant, 11.8-acre parcel just to the east of the Mills Fleet Farm store at the intersection of Hwy.

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  7. update: Crash clogs traffic on I-94 in Brooklyn ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Star Tribune

    It didn't take long for a crash on eastbound I-94 at Hemlock Lane in Maple Grove to cause a traffic snag. Traffic jams at Weaver Lake Road and remains tight all the way over to Zane Avenue.

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  8. 9 a.m. update: Rush hour wrap upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Star Tribune

    Black ice was definitely a potential on Thursday morning, but that didn't seem to have a barring on the drive to work. It was just the average type crashes that led to big tie-ups.

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  9. update: Crash gumming up traffic on 494 in EaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Star Tribune

    A wreck has traffic bunching up quickly on westbound I-494 from Pilot Knob Road in Eagan over to the Minnesota River bridge. One other real slow spot is southbound Hwy.

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  10. Two arrested in connection with string of Cub Foods bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Star Tribune

    The string of robberies ended Feb. 1 in Crystal, much like it started, with a man calmly walking into a Cub Foods branch of TCF bank and handing a teller a note demanding money, according to Crystal police and the FBI. In the most recent incident, which occurred just before 2 p.m. at the Cub Foods at 5301 36th Av., authorities said the suspect passed a note implying he was armed and told the teller: "Don't make a scene or I will shoot you."

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  11. Bail set at $1.5M for man shot by police during Blaine home break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Bail was set at $1.5 million Friday for the man shot by police after he threatened a Blaine homeowner with a knife Friday. Lamar Allen Sullivan-Armstrong, 29, of Brooklyn Park , has been charged with multiple counts of burglary and assault charges.

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  12. Woodbury explores improvements to its lauded indoor parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Woodbury is about to implore a number of its residents to share ideas on expansion of its lauded indoor Central Park. Woodbury's Central Park is an indoor space, attached to a county library and other features, with a special glow at sunset.

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  13. Medtronic, Brooklyn Park police sued over handling of bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    A former Medtronic employee is suing the company and Brooklyn Park Police Department in connection with a bomb threat made to the company early last year. Chia Doua Yang, 61, claims in the lawsuit that three Brooklyn Park police officers falsely imprisoned him "based on false factual allegations" made by two Medtronic employees, according to the suit filed Friday in U.S. District Court.

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  14. Nonprofit reaches $1 million fundraising goal, plans Anoka County youth homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Star Tribune

    With the money in hand, the nonprofit plans to open an overnight shelter for homeless young people in Anoka County. A nonprofit helping homeless youth in Anoka County could open an overnight shelter by the end of the year after surpassing its $1 million fundraising goal.

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  15. SouthWest Transit looks to curtail local bus serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Star Tribune

    SouthWest Transit says there are not enough riders on its local bus routes and plans to discontinue service starting Feb. 2. A public hearing on the proposal will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, giving riders a chance to comment on the elimination of Routes 635 and 636. Route 635 has eight trips that includes stops at the SouthWest Station in Eden Prairie plus the Eden Prairie Library, Hennepin Technical College and the intersection of Anderson Lakes Pkwy.

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  16. Applications for Brooklyn Park light-rail advisory group due MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Star Tribune

    You still have a few hours to get your application in to serve on a community working group to help plan the Brooklyn Boulevard station on the proposed Bottineau Light Rail project. The Brooklyn Boulevard Community Working Group will meet monthly for about three to four months to craft plans to build a transit service and station area that tends to the area's needs adn preferences, and resembles the unique an culturally diverse area of Brooklyn Park, a news release from the city said.

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  17. Facing the facts on affordable housing in the Twin CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Star Tribune

    As the Metropolitan Council updates its affordable housing allocation formula, it should be guided by this question: What will it take to spread lower-cost housing throughout the region. Last week, the council began working on the difficult task of reallocating how much low- and moderate-priced housing each Twin Cities community should provide.

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  18. String of system failures preceded suicidal 6-year-old's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Child protection workers and care providers failed to work together for more than a year to safeguard 6-year-old Kendrea Johnson, despite knowing she was severely mentally ill and living in a chaotic Brooklyn Park foster home, according to city and county records and a source familiar with the case. Before she was found Dec. 27 hanging from a jump rope tied to her bunk bed, Kendrea was reportedly sexually endangered, threatened with beatings, locked in her room and may have been exposed to pornography - all the while becoming extremely angry that she could not be returned to her family, records show.

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  19. Did 6-year-old Brooklyn Park girl kill herself? Police wonderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The manner of death of a 6-year-old girl who died with a jump rope around her neck Dec. 27 in her foster home cannot be determined, Brooklyn Park police said Wednesday. But records obtained by the Star Tribune show investigators strongly considered the possibility that Kendrea Johnson committed suicide.

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  20. Did 6-year-old Brooklyn Park girl kill herself? Police wonderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The manner of death of a 6-year-old girl who died with a jump rope around her neck Dec. 27 in her foster home cannot be determined, Brooklyn Park police said Wednesday. But records obtained by the Star Tribune show investigators strongly considered the possibility that Kendrea Johnson committed suicide.

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