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  1. North news briefs: Self-help legal center to open June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    On Monday, June 1, the Tenth Judicial District will open a new self-help legal center in Anoka to assist litigants representing themselves. The center will be in the Anoka County Courthouse, but can also assist those from Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Pine, Sherburne, Washington and Wright counties.

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  2. Rep. Keith Ellison to speak at mosque inauguration in Coon RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Star Tribune

    When a few families got together to form Minnesota's only Ahmadiyya Muslim community more than 20 years ago, homes served as worship sites. Since 1988, the largely north metro congregation has grown slowly but steadily to almost 90 members, moving from homes to rooms in libraries and community centers.

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  3. Reimagined Edinburgh USA golf course aims to be less gritty, more funRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Star Tribune

    Video : The golf course in Brooklyn Park took out 17 bunkers as part of a $2 million renovation. Some of the bunkers at the Edinburgh USA golf course were so immense, it could take golfers multiple tries to escape.

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  4. Rand: Edinburgh USA now more forgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Star Tribune

    Video : The golf course in Brooklyn Park took out 17 bunkers as part of a $2 million renovation. A good business must listen to its customers, and Edinburgh USA - which opened in 1987 in Brooklyn Park and used to host a regular LPGA Tour event - kept hearing the same thing from its regulars: this golf course is too hard.

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  5. Man shot and killed in south Minneapolis identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Star Tribune

    Abdiaziz Salah Farah, of Brooklyn Park, died from multiple gunshot wounds in a Sunday morning shooting, according to the Hennepin County medical examiner's office. The shooting occurred shortly before 2 a.m. near West Lake Street and Pillsbury Avenue South close to the Karmel Square mall, according to police.

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  6. Judge exceeds guideline, gives 9-year term to 'smiley face' driver who killed teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Star Tribune

    Tears from grief-wracked loved ones and the defendant flowed in a Minneapolis courtroom Friday before a harsher-than-required nine-year sentence was given to a 25-year-old Coon Rapids man who drove while extremely drunk and fatally rammed a teenager's car at a Brooklyn Park red light. Michael J. Vanwagner was traveling more than 60 miles per hour last summer when he slammed into 16-year-old Jason McCarthy's stopped vehicle, causing both cars to thrust vertically from the force that ultimately killed the teen.

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  7. Brooklyn Park police investigating death of 1-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Star Tribune

    Brooklyn Park police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl whom a caregiver drove to a Wal-Mart after the child became unresponsive last week, according to a search warrant made available Monday. Shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday, police and emergency medical responders were called to the Wal-Mart at 9451 Dunkirk Lane N. in Maple Grove on a report of an unresponsive child.

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  8. 7 a.m. update: Current drive timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Star Tribune

    Our earlier mishaps on southbound 35W in Lino Lakes, eastbound 94 in the Lowry Hill Tunnel and at Cedar Avenue and Diffley Road have cleared. Now it's the congestion that commuters are dealing with.

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  9. 6 a.m. update: Current travel timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Star Tribune

    The roads are in good shape at this hour, and they are crash free, too. This is the time of the morning when volumes start to pick up, so it will get busier in the next 10 to 15 minutes.

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  10. Thrift stores make more revenue being less choosyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Recycling processor Travis Austin sorted items at the Goodwill Outlet in Brooklyn Park. Charities are no longer choosy about what can be donated.

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  11. Funeral for Barway Collins postponed so Liberian mother can attendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Barway Collins' funeral has been postponed to allow more time for the boy's biological mother to travel from Liberia and attend. The funeral for the slain 10-year-old boy whose body was found in the Mississippi River had been scheduled for Saturday at Shiloh Temple in north Minneapolis .

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  12. Sentencing today for 'smiley face' drunk driver who killed teen at lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The presiding Hennepin County judge has taken note: While the defendant "was updating his social media with inappropriate and insensitive material, Jason McCarthy was dying." Sentencing day is here for a 25-year-old Coon Rapids man who drove while extremely drunk and fatally rammed a teenager's car waiting at a Brooklyn Park red light, then shrugged off the crash soon after with a Facebook "smiley face" symbol accompanying a photo of his mangled vehicle.

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  13. $6.6B transportation bill to be debated in Minnesota House todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    A $7 billion transportation bill that seeks to fix Minnesota's ailing roads and bridges, but limits new spending on mass transit, will be debated by lawmakers on the House floor Tuesday afternoon at the Capitol. The Republican plan calls for $6.6 billion to be spent on the state's aging infrastructure over the next two years, but caps spending on metro-area transit projects, including the planned Bottineau light- rail line connecting downtown Minneapolis with Brooklyn Park , and suburban bus-rapid transit.

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  14. Track and field's elite to gather at Hamline meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The best track and field athletes in Minnesota - well, most of them - will gather Friday at Klas Stadium in St. Paul for the 10th annual Hamline Elite Meet. Any track and field athlete can register for the meet, but as the name of the meet implies, the field is limited and entries are accepted based on the best marks posted this year.

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  15. Sameh Wadi brings flavors to spicy new cookbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Star Tribune

    An open tin of spices sits before me, wafting a beguiling fragrance of cardamom, allspice, coriander seeds and peppercorns. It's the Se7en Spice blend that Sameh Wadi puts to serious use at his Minneapolis restaurants, Saffron and World Street Kitchen.

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  16. update: Current drive timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The first hint of any congestion comes on southbound Hwy. 169 between County Road 81 and 63rd Avenue in Brooklyn Park .

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  17. Blaine poised to limit number of massage businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The City Council is poised to cap the number of massage business licenses at one for every 2,500 residents, which currently would be 24. When the final vote is taken later this spring, Blaine could be one of the first cities in the metro area to limit that type of business, according to city staff. Some massage therapists worry that the cap will hinder competition as the industry grows quickly and is more widely considered a viable pain-management alternative.

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  18. Day 1 of 494 project was no-goRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Star Tribune

    West-metro commuters faced a hellacious commute Monday morning as an ill-timed storm conspired with planned road construction to snarl traffic all the way from Rogers to Maple Grove . The issues rippled out from a much-awaited construction project to expand Interstate 494 between the Fish Lake Interchange and Hwy.

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  19. I-494 construction brought big headaches for west metro driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Construction on I-494 in the west metro had a wide impact Monday morning as the ripple effect had traffic crammed all the way from Rogers to Maple Grove . Commuters easily doubled their drive times as traffic stacked up not only on I-494 but also on eastbound 94 from Hwy.

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  20. Liberian immigrant community refocuses on missing Crystal boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Star Tribune

    At a news conference Monday, a pastor addressed suspicions directed at Barway Collins' father and pleaded for more attention to the boy's fate. Liberian community leaders said Tuesday that a news conference held Monday to try to clear the air about the disappearance of 10-year-old Barway Collins eased some of the suspicion and confusion that has swept through the tight-knit immigrant community.

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