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  1. Authorities charge second man in 2014 NE. fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Star Tribune

    A second suspect has been charged in the slaying last fall of a 37-year-old man in northeast Minneapolis . The victim was apparently shot during a robbery as he walked home from a bus stop, authorities said.

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  2. Park-and-ride system has plenty of room as usage drops slightly in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Star Tribune

    The number of people using metro area park and ride facilities in the seven-county metro area dropped slightly in 2014 and just over half of the available parking spaces were being used, according to a presentation Metro Transit officials gave last week to the Metropolitan Council's Transportation Committee. But that does not mean that the system is overbuilt and demand is waning, said Stephen Hannon, an associate planner with Metro Transit.

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  3. Brooklyn Park youngster helps others 'Feel Better'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Star Tribune

    Alanna Worrall makes “Feel Better” baskets for kids who are hospitalized. Here, she's pictured with creations from a previous year.

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  4. Apartment construction booms in Twin Cities after decades-long droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Star Tribune

    Several new market-rate apartment complexes are in the works, reversing a decades-old trend in which single-family home construction has driven growth. A $90 million, 480-unit upscale-apartment project proposed by Doran Companies is planned for the Hwy.

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  5. 7 a.m. update: Current drive timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Star Tribune

    At this hour, we have only a couple minor incidents to slow things down. One is a stall on southbound I-35E at Maryland Avenue in St. Paul.

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  6. North metro town briefs: North Suburban Home Improvement Show is comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Star Tribune

    The button for the 2015 Tater Daze festival, Brooklyn Park's city celebration, will bear this design, created by student Katelyn Qualley. Qualley's entry was selected from among more than 60 submitted for the design contest.

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  7. Wrong-way driver killed on I-694 is ID'd; 6 others hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Star Tribune

    Matthew R. Roessler was heading east in the westbound lanes of I-694, when he struck another car head-on and then hit an SUV, the patrol said. Authorities have identified the man who drove the wrong way on a major north metro highway early Sunday and died after hitting two vehicles coming the other way, leaving three adults and three children injured.

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  8. Wrong-way driver killed on I-694 is ID'd; 6 others in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Star Tribune

    Matthew R. Roessler was heading east in the westbound lanes of I-694, when he struck another car head-on and then hit an SUV, the patrol said. Authorities have identified the man who drove the wrong way on a major north metro highway early Sunday and died after hitting two vehicles coming the other way, leaving three adults and three children injured.

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

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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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  11. Minnesota group holds food drive for Ebola orphans in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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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  12. State Patrol: 305 crashes littered metro roads todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  13. State Patrol: 305 crashes in metro area this morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  14. Hot Property: 169 Business Center, Brooklyn ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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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  15. update: Crash clogs traffic on I-94 in Brooklyn ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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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  16. 9 a.m. update: Rush hour wrap upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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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  17. update: Crash gumming up traffic on 494 in EaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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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  18. Two arrested in connection with string of Cub Foods bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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