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  1. Woman accused of deliberate hit-and-runRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    ... 1ro9KOE ) that 26-year-old Miera L. Horton of Minneapolis was in critical condition in a coma at Hennepin County Medical Center. Police said two witnesses described seeing the driver aim her car at Horton and veering toward her as she tried to dodge.

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  2. Woman accused of deliberate hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KSFY

    ... Star Tribune reports that 26-year-old Miera L. Horton of Minneapolis was in critical condition in a coma at Hennepin County Medical Center. Police said two witnesses described seeing the driver aim her car at Horton and veering toward her as she ...

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  3. Edina weighs proposal to allow backyard beekeeping - and chickens, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    In the interest of becoming a greener city, Edina is considering lifting its ban on keeping bees and chickens in city neighborhoods. In doing so, the city would join more than a dozen other Hennepin County cities that allow residents to keep bees, chickens or both.

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  4. Survey: How often does the Met Council use transit?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... and has occasionally not swiped her pass. "When I travel to meetings in my district (District 1-northwest Hennepin County) there aren't options for community to community transit," Rodriguez wrote in an e-mail. "I would also love to take transit ...

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  5. Two Men Plead Guilty in Separate Drunk Driving CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KSTP

    John Iverson, 50, pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in connection with a drunk-driving crash that killed a bicyclist on Feb. 3. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says Iverson had been drinking heavily at a bar when he got behind the wheel. Iverson blew nearly three times the legal limit.

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  6. Woman, 24, Accused Of Intentionally Running Over Woman With Car In Mpls.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... olice, Uzong admitted to being the driver of the vehicle. She was then arrested at the scene and booked into Hennepin County Jail where she's being held on suspicion of assault with a dangerous weapon. She has not yet been charged.

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  7. Two drunk drivers plead guilty to killing people in Minneapolis incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... lost and another life has been dramatically altered by severe injuries as a result of drunken driving," Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said. "People need to stop folks from driving when they are drunk to protect all the innocent victims. Our ...

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  8. How the Twin Cities got transit rightRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CNN

    ... a series of innovative energy projects near the new light rail line. They include a green roof at the Hennepin County courthouse, a geothermal heating and cooling system at Carty Heights senior housing, and a 600-kw solar panel array atop the ...

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  9. Two Recovering Following Downtown FireRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    ... at the intersection of 8th Street and Portland Avenue. A woman and the firefighter were taken to the Hennepin County Medical Center. The Red Cross set up a shelter to house around 50-people who were displaced. The cause of the fire remains under ...

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  10. 2 hurt, more than 50 displace by apartment fireRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    Dozens of tenants searched for a place to stay after their apartment building in downtown Minneapolis was significantly damaged by fire. One resident suffering smoke inhalation and a firefighter who injured his back were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center after the fire broke out Sunday.

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  11. Sudden closing of Community Action of Minneapolis shifts energy assistance responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Insight News

    ... "CAPSH is committed to providing continuity of services to Minneapolis residents and ensuring that all Hennepin County residents have access to this essential program." In response to the shift in contract from Community Action of Minneapolis to ...

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  12. Election 2014: 4th District (Hennepin County) Court, Judge 43Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Naomi

    One of the oddities this year in Hennepin County is that there are, in fact, three actual open seats in the judicial races. I did a cursory look at all three races and it looks like there's one that's a battle between two liberals; one that's a person with a bunch of supporters vs. a person with no supporters; and one that's clearly a liberal vs. a conservative.

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  13. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Business Wire

    ... Plant with Michelle Bachelet, President of the ... )--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to the following Hennepin County, MN (the county) general obligation (GO) bonds: --$100 million GO bonds, series 2014A; --$82.675 mi... )--Warner Johnston, ...

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  14. Amy Senser gets freedom todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    ... surrendered the car to the Minnesota State Patrol -- but didn't tell them who had been driving it. At trial, Hennepin County prosecutors argued that Senser likely was drunk, though the case against her was mostly circumstantial. Nelson argued that ...

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  15. Selcer, Stensrud locked in Hennepin County district rematchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    No state House district more epitomizes the recent metronomic swings of Minnesota politics than 48A, which includes western suburbs Eden Prairie and Minnetonka . Kirk Stensrud won the seat in the 2010 Republican wave before getting washed away in the 2012 DFL wave, losing to Rep. Yvonne Selcer by 202 votes.

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  16. Election 2014: 4th District (Hennepin County) Court, Judge 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Naomi

    This one's going to be a lot shorter than the last one. Running for this judgeship: BRUCE MICHAEL RIVERS JAMES A. MOORE Bruce Rivers Bruce Rivers is a criminal defense attorney, and rather than a "why you should vote for me for judge" site, he linked to his professional defense-lawyer website.

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  17. Readers Write (Oct. 20): Giraffes, judicial elections, Halloween, Columbus DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    ... Paul Anderson, James Gilbert, Sam Hanson, Helen Meyer and Esther Tomljanovich. Bev Benson is running to be a Hennepin County judge (4th District Court, Seat 53). Let me tell you a bit about her background. She grew up in Willmar, Minn., and worked ...

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  18. Does race influence child protection efforts in Minnesota?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    ... blacks were more likely to be rated as moderate risk than Indians and whites. Stahl's recent story cites a Hennepin County judge who fears that too many high-risk cases are being pushed into family assessment, where the likelihood of getting ...

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  19. Minneapolis strip club shooting victim ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | TwinCities

    The Hennepin County medical examiner's office says Lakisha Marie Neal, 32, of Minneapolis was shot in the head just after 1 a.m. Saturday at Augie's Bourbon Street Cabaret. She died at the scene.

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  20. Victim Named In MPLS Strip Club ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

    Authorities have identified a woman who was shot to death in a downtown Minneapolis strip club. The Hennepin County medical examiner's office says 32-year-old Lakisha Marie Neal, of Minneapolis, was shot in the head just after 1 a.m. Saturday at Augie's Bourbon Street Cabaret.

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