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  1. Readers Write: (April 20): Defying death, stadium subside, wages, the kindness of strangersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... are skeptical about soccer stadium subsidies. Voters may not punish City Council Member Barbara Johnson or Hennepin County Commissioner Mike Opat for laying unnecessary burdens on Minneapolis taxpayers, but I'm hoping God will someday. I am so tired ...

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  2. Opinion: The long path of same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    May 18, 1970: A senior deputy clerk of Hennepin County District Court, administered oaths to James Michael McConnell and Richard John Baker, right, telling them that his office would ask the county attorney for advice on granting a marriage license. The license was denied.

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  3. Police Seek Public's Help in Finding Mpls. Homicide SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KSTP

    Investigators from the Minneapolis Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating the suspect in last weekend's homicide of 21-year-old Ayan Abdulahi. Ahmed Abdirahim Abdi, 17, is the lead suspect in Abdulahi's homicide investigation and the Hennepin County Attorney's Office has filed a juvenile petition alleging murder for his arrest.

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  4. Wanted: Mpls. teen accused of fatally shooting woman in headRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    A 17-year-old boy is suspected of killing a 21-year-old woman with a gunshot to the head in a Minneapolis duplex, and authorities have issued a warrant for the teen's arrest. The Hennepin County attorney's office has filed a juvenile petition alleging murder by Ahmed Abdirahim Abdi, according to police spokesman John Elder.

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  5. Shooting casts spotlight on volunteer police programsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CNN

    ... But, examining various law enforcement agencies across the nation, the extent of training runs the gamut. In Hennepin County, Minnesota, prospective reserve deputies attend a 10-week school that meets once a week for three hours a night in the ...

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  6. Barway Collins' father had financial, family and fraud problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... increasing the boy's life insurance, charges say. On March 18, just hours before Barway went missing, a Hennepin County judge had ordered Collins to find a job and to start paying more than $600 a month in child support. Collins has denied any role ...

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  7. The long path of same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    May 18, 1970: A senior deputy clerk of Hennepin County District Court, administered oaths to James Michael McConnell and Richard John Baker, right, telling them that his office would ask the county attorney for advice on granting a marriage license. The license was denied.

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  8. Help for pregnant women behind could benefit kids - and taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TwinCities

    Wrong. Greek for woman servant or caregiver, doulas are people who provide childbirth information and emotional and physical support to the mother before, during and after the birth of a child.

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  9. Woman shot by police officer charged with assaultRead the original story

    Friday | Marshall Independent

    ... n Robbinsdale said it didn't have information to release about a patient by that name, and a spokeswoman for Hennepin County Medical Center, which often treats prisoners, didn't immediately return a message.

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  10. Plans abound for area proposed for MLS soccer stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    ... Embarcadero, a massive redevelopment that came about after a freeway was cleared. It is a long-shot, but Hennepin County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin said it is "not beyond the realm of the possible for that to go." "Just as we did with the ...

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  11. Pierre Collins, charged in son's death, is probed for insurance claim in Brooklyn Center fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | TwinCities

    ... Prosecutors say Collins dumped the child in the cistern after binding his feet and torso with duct tape. The Hennepin County medical examiner has yet to list a cause of death. Collins was declared a prime suspect within days of the boy's ...

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  12. Pro soccer stadium deal is a gift for MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Star Tribune

    ... property being eyed for the soccer stadium currently generates a total of about $343,000 in annual city and Hennepin County property taxes. That would be lost - along with an undetermined amount of new property tax revenue from the stadium and $3 ...

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  13. Robbinsdale woman shot by police is charged with assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Star Tribune

    ... her with second-degree assault, saying she chased another woman with the knife and threatened to kill her. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced the charges Friday and set bail at $50,000. But Harris' mother, Kim Tolbert, said her ...

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  14. Authorities: Woman with knife shot by Robbinsdale officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WKBT

    A statement from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says Robbinsdale Police responded to a home around 5:40 p.m. Thursday after a report of an unwanted person. The statement says she refused to comply with officer commands, and an officer shot her.

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  15. Four reasons to get a library cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... Create online reading lists . The library's website offers the option of searching for any book within the Hennepin County system and requesting that it be sent to your local branch as soon as it's available. I can log in to my account and track my ...

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  16. Investigators can't find cause of North Minneapolis fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Business Journal

    ... ngs at 905/907 W. Broadway and 915/917 W. Broadway. The fire displaced 21 residents and sent three people to Hennepin County Medical Center , including two people who were in the buildings and a passing pedestrian who suffered smoke inhalation. 1 comment

  17. Family of Woman Shot by Robbinsdale Officer Disputes Police ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KSTP

    Police were called at 5:41 p.m. to an apartment building on the 3700 block of Hubbard Avenue to an unwanted person. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office said a woman with a knife refused to comply and was then shot by a Robbinsdale officer.

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  18. Last building in Grain Belt complex redevelopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Star Tribune

    ... house and a warehouse are occupied by artists. Other former buildings in the complex are incorporated into a Hennepin County library. Brewing in the complex stopped in 1975 and it was bought by businessman Irwin Jacobs. The city bought it from him ...

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  19. Family disputes police account in Robbinsdale officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Star Tribune

    ... at disportionate levels for black and brown communities that too often leads to tragedy." On Thursday night, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek, whose office is handling the investigation, told reporters that the woman was armed with a knife. ...

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  20. Robbinsdale Police Shoot Woman Who Was Allegedly Wielding KnifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | City Pages

    At 5:41 last night police responded to a call about an unwanted person at an apartment building in Robbinsdale. When Robbinsdale police arrived, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says officers encountered an adult female with a knife who was shot after she "refused to comply with an commands."

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