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  1. Combined ages make the Clement siblings 1,000 on Dec. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | St. Cloud Times

    ... 1,000 years. All 14 are still alive, with a 21-year gap between the eldest and youngest siblings. Ralph Clement, 70, of Avon, is the eighth child born to the family. He is a jolly looking man, with twinkling eyes and a long, snow-white beard, which ...

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  2. Pop music icon Bobby Vee dead at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | St. Cloud Times

    Pop music icon Bobby Vee dead at 73 Central Minnesota musical legend dies of complications of Alzheimer's disease Check out this story on sctimes.com: ROGERS - Pop music legend Bobby Vee - an icon for music fans around the world, and a champion for charitable causes around Central Minnesota - died early Monday morning of complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was 73. Vee had been in hospice care at The Wellstead of Rogers & Diamondcrest, a memory care facility where the Avon resident lived for the final 13 months of his life.

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  3. Likely RadicalizedRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2016 | Isegoria

    Jason Falconer - who works part time for the Avon, Minn., police department and owns a business called Tactical Advantage - won't face charges for shooting the "radicalized" Somali knife-attacker at a Minnesota mall: It appears that Adan, who worked as a security guard at another business and who was wearing his uniform, appeared to have been radicalized and that the attack was premeditated, said Richard T. Thornton, special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Minneapolis Division. During a news conference on Thursday, officials showed multiple videos of the attack.

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  4. Video Of St. Cloud Mall Stabbings Released, FBI Calls Attack 'Premeditated' [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... call came in at 8:14 p.m. Kendall says her role is to determine if the use of deadly force was necessary by part-time Avon police officer Jason Falconer. She says no criminal action will be filed against officer Falconer. The attacks started outside ...

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  5. More questions, few answers in St. Cloud mall attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    ... there - or for the company that provides its security. It was in the mall's Macy's store that Adan faced off-duty Avon, Minn., police officer Jason Falconer. Law enforcement officials said surveillance cameras captured the melee. St. Cloud Mayor ...

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  6. Officer Who Shot, Killed St. Cloud Mall Attacker Asks For PrivacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... who stopped the attacker at the Crossroads Mall in St. Cloud Saturday night. Jason Falconer is a part-time officer from Avon, Minn. He happened to be at the St. Cloud mall Saturday, and after nine people were stabbed, he shot and killed the suspect. ... 18 comments

  7. Victim: Mall attacker emotionless; leaders urge 'rise above'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    This undated photo provided by the police department in Avon, Minn., shows Jason Falconer, who operates a firearms training facility and works part-time with the Avon Police Department. Falconer was shopping at the Crossroads Center mall in St. Cloud, Minn., when a young Somali man dressed as a private security guard entered the mall wielding what appeared to be a kitchen knife and stabbed nine people.

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  8. Young couple stabbed in mall attack were stunned by uniformed attacker's sudden frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... lot. Adan stabbed 10 people before he was shot and killed by Jason Falconer, an off-duty police officer in nearby Avon, Minn., who had gone to the mall that evening. Mordal said he heard Adan shouting phrases, but he couldn't be certain what they ...

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  9. Obama praises off-duty officer's actions in Minnesota attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Reuters

    President Barack Obama on Monday praised an off-duty police officer for saving lives when he shot dead the suspect in a stabbing attack at a Minnesota mall for which the radical group Islamic State claimed responsibility. "Thanks to the quick action of a brave off-duty police officer, the suspect was killed and we avoided more people being hurt," Obama said of the officer, who works for the police department in nearby Avon, Minnesota.

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  10. Officer praised for stopping Minn. stabbing attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | USA Today

    The chief of police for Avon, Minnesota praised on off-duty officer for his "heroic actions" after he shot and killed a man who went on a stabbing rampage at a mall on Saturday. Officer praised for stopping Minn.

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  11. Blood and panic end quiet night at Minnesota mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... 90 miles an hour," Gelke said. At the mall, meanwhile, off-duty officer Jason Falconer - who works part time in nearby Avon, Minnesota - was squaring off against the suspect, authorities said. Falconer is a gun instructor and a former police chief ...

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  12. The man with a knife asked: Are you Muslim?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... 90 miles an hour (145km/h)," Gelke said. At the centre, off-duty officer Jason Falconer - who works part time in nearby Avon, Minnesota - was squaring off against the suspect, authorities said. Falconer is a gun instructor and a former police chief ...

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  13. Part-time Avon officer 'saved lives'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | St. Cloud Times

    Part-time Avon officer 'saved lives' Jason Falconer hailed as hero after killing knife-wielding man at Crossroads Center Check out this story on sctimes.com: Former Albany Police Chief Jason Falconer is being hailed as a hero after he shot and killed a knife-wielding man Saturday night at Crossroads Center. Falconer, who operates a Waite Park firing range and firearms training facility called Tactical Advantage, was shopping at the mall when a man entered Sears on the southeast side of the mall and stabbed nine people on his way to Macy's on the north side of the mall.

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  14. Praise as hero comes quickly to off-duty officer who killed St. Cloud mall attackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... Falconer's "life was clearly in danger" during what had been an uneventful shopping trip for the part-time officer in Avon, Minn. Kleis said that video from inside the mall shows Falconer shoot once, and then the suspect falls and gets back up three ...

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  15. St. Cloud mall stabbingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | TwinCities

    St. Cloud leaders praised the quick actions of an off-duty police officer who shot a suspect multiple times to end a stabbing rampage that wounded nine people at a shopping mall Saturday. Jason Falconer, a part-time police officer in the nearby small town of Avon, shot the suspect multiple times when the man lunged at him with what appeared to be a "kitchen-type" knife, St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis said after watching store surveillance video of the incident.

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  16. Cop who killed St. Cloud stabber called hero; FBI investigating as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis says off-duty Avon, Minnesota Police Officer Jason Falconer is a hero. Kleis says Falconer, the former Albany Police Chief, prevented further injury and possibly death, when he shot and killed a man who stabbed 9 people at Crossroads Mall Saturday night.

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  17. Woofstock 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | St. Cloud Times

    ... visitors on Saturday at the Tri-County Humane Society's Woofstock event at Wilson Park. Volunteers Cassidy McGaughey, Avon, and Hanna Marion, SCSU soccer, decorate Record Art on Saturday at the Tri-County Humane Society's Woofstock event at Wilson ...

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