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October 24th, 2013

Dayton Meets with Health Officials on Ebola Preparedness

Gov. Mark Dayton and Minnesota’s Commissioner of Health will meet with hospital officials Thursday to discuss the state’s Ebola preparedness and prevention efforts.

State officials laid out their strategy earlier this week; the plan sp…

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Twin Cities Bus Plan Would Expand Service by 2030

Metro Transit wants to expand Twin Cities-area bus services over the next 10 to 15 years with improvements that would cost $72.3 million a year.
    
The agency has proposed 122 changes for local and express bus services that it say…

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Photos: Edina Fire’s Live Training At Pentagon Park

Edina and the Bloomington Fire Department held a live training Oct. 28.

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Prisoners’ Religious Rights at Center of Lawsuit, Minn. State Policy Change

Should a prisoner be allowed to grow a beard? Or wear a yarmulke? Or a Muslim headscarf?

They’re questions that are currently before the U.S. Supreme Court. And now, the state of Minnesota is being sued over its policy, even after it was pressured…

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Bloomington Law Enforcement Looks to Stop Scams Targeting Senior Citizens

Law enforcement in Bloomington is trying to get senior citizens educated to help avoid future scams.

Officers in the crime unit just met with the community Wednesday, to talk about ways to stop the scams before they start. A crowd full of senior c…

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Mice Infestations on the Rise in Metro

Have you heard scratching in your walls? Or seen evidence of droppings in your cupboards? You’re not alone.

Mouse infestations are climbing in the Twin Cities, in fact one expert tells KSTP, they’re up 40 percent.

Mice enter homes through cracks…

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Law Enforcement Steps up Patrols on Minn. Roads this Halloween

More DWI patrols will be out this Halloween not only because it’s a holiday, but also because it falls on a Friday.

From 2010 to 2012, more than 88,000 people were arrested for driving while intoxicated. More than 67,000 of those arrests wer…

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Salvation Army to Distribute Donated Coats to Children in Need

Starting Thursday morning, the Salvation Army will distribute more than 8,000 coats that were donated during this year’s Coats for Kids drive.
At 10 a.m., volunteers will hand out coats at 11 locations on a first-come, first-serve basis until suppl…

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Mpls. Magnet School Building Sensory Playground for Students

Every child is unique and absorbs material at school in a different way. Now, recess is an important part of the learning process at one Minneapolis elementary school.

The playground at Michael Dowling Urban Environmental Magnet School is getting …

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Target Center Renovation May Be Scaled Back Due to Rising Construction Costs

A major renovation of the Target Center may be scaled back because of rising construction costs in the Twin Cities.

The overall budget for the project has grown to $99 million, up from $97 million.

Timberwolves Senior Vice President Ted Johnson …

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Mpls. Helps Residents Navigate Snow Emergency Rules through New Brochure

Like it or not, snow will be here before we know it, making street parking more confusing and more limited.

To help Minneapolis residents navigate the complexities of snow emergencies, the city is mailing 176,000 brochures to Minneapolis household…

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ACLU Report Claims Racial Disparities in Minneapolis Arrests

Data recently released by the American Civil Liberties Union shows that black people in Minneapolis are significantly more likely to be arrested for low-level offenses than white people.

The report looks at the Minneapolis Police Department’…

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St. Louis Park History Lesson Criticized for Use of Swastikas

A history lesson is under review at St. Louis Park High School.

On Tuesday, a classroom reportedly had a couple of flags with swastikas on display. School officials say the class was held as part of the International Baccalaureate history program:…

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Apollo 7 Astronaut Speaks Out Against Global Warming at U of Minn.

A legendary astronaut touched down in the Twin cities on Tuesday.

Apollo 7 astronaut Walter Cunningham spoke on the global warming debate at the University of Minnesota.

Cunningham believes climate models have failed to reflect global temperatur…

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28 Charged, $2M Potentially Stolen in Minn. ID Theft Ring

Two bank employees, a meat salesman going door to door, and Instagram. Investigators say those were the keys to the largest and most sophisticated identity theft ring in Minnesota. And on Tuesday, officials announced it’s been busted.

Investigator…

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