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  1. Charges: Argument over gun led to accidental discharge, killing 18-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    A 20-year-old Brooklyn Park man said he was wrestling for a gun in a Brooklyn Center motel when it went off, killing an 18-year-old earlier this month, according to charges. Cedric Lamar Smith said he and Allie Campbell of St. Cloud were fighting over the gun in a Quality Inn Motel at 1800 James Circle in Brooklyn Center, according to a criminal complaint filed late Thursday.

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  2. Woman killed in Brooklyn Center hotel room was 18-year-old from St. CloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Star Tribune

    The woman killed in a Brooklyn Center hotel room over the weekend has been identified as an 18-year-old from St. Cloud. Allie Marie Campbell died Saturday of a gunshot wound at the Quality Inn, 1600 James Circle N., the Hennepin County medical examiner's office said Tuesday.

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  3. 6 suspects ages 19-23 jailed in woman's shooting death in Brooklyn Center hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Star Tribune

    Six people ages 19 to 23 are in jail Monday in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman whose body was found in a hotel room over the weekend in Brooklyn Center. The suspects in the shooting at the Quality Inn, four men and two women, were booked midday Sunday into the Hennepin County jail on suspicion of murder.

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  4. West metro news briefs: Richfield's special mayoral election pits Oxendale vs. ElliottRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Star Tribune

    Oxendale jumped into the race before the Jan. 30 application deadline. This will be the first time Oxendale has run for office, according to City Manager Steve Devich.

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  5. Bottineau LRT receives funding from Hennepin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Star Tribune

    The Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority voted last week to contribute $50.9 million to advance engineering of the Bottineau Blue Line light-rail project. The $1.5 billion, 13-mile line would connect downtown Minneapolis with Brooklyn Park along a route going through north Minneapolis, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale and Crystal.

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  6. Popular Spring Lake Park soda shop adds bottling operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Star Tribune

    Blue Sun Soda Shop owner Mark Lazarchic, far right, showcased his baby blue, 1952 Dixie Bottler marchine during a tour on Feb. 4. "I love how clunky it is," Lazarchic said of the bottler. "Modern machines have no soul to them."

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  7. North/east news briefs: Met Council OKs project for third lane on Snelling AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Star Tribune

    A third lane on a portion of Snelling Avenue is one of a package of transportation improvements coming down the road to the north and east metro areas. A unit of the Metropolitan Council approved the Snelling Avenue project along with nearly 60 others across the metro area costing more than $400 million, with funds to be spent in 2020-21.

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  8. The Drive: Speeds can differ on other side of the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Star Tribune

    A construction project on County Road 81 between Bass Lake Road in Crystal and Interstate 94 in Brooklyn Park led to different speed limits on opposite sides of the road. Here, the road is seen in 2000, before work started.

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  9. North/East news briefs: Deer thinning in Roseville parks is on for the next few weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Star Tribune

    The deer kills, which were approved by the City Council in December, will take place over several weeks' time and should be done by the end of February. U.S. government sharpshooters will work in Ladyslipper Park, Owasso Hills Park, Harriet Alexander Nature Center and the Leaf Recycling Center area between dusk and dawn on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings.

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  10. Two new clinics meet 'huge need' for health care at north metro community collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Star Tribune

    Nurse practitioner Nicole Leand, left, and Becky Fink, executive director of Nucleus Clinic, worked at the check-in table Tuesday. Two new health clinics treated their first patients on the campuses of north metro community colleges in recent weeks, improving access for a group of young people that research shows is in urgent need of such care.

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  11. Bottineau Blue Line LRT gains key federal approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The federal government on Thursday cleared the way for the Bottineau Blue Line light rail project to move into the engineering phase, a critical milestone for the $1.5 billion project. The 13-mile line will connect Target Field in downtown Minneapolis to Brooklyn Park, through north Minneapolis, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale and Crystal.

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  12. Adding some 'glitz' to a library isn't the problem, it's a solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The new Hennepin County library in Brooklyn Park has introduced innovations that some say have come at the expense of fewer library visits. Kristi Pearson, of Friends of the Hennepin County Library, strongly disagrees.

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  13. Public safety briefs: Fridley pedestrian killed crossing against lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday morning in Fridley was crossing the street against a walk signal, the State Patrol said. Francisco Javier Ojeda, 50 of St. Paul, was on University Avenue at 57th Avenue NE.

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  14. Pedestrian fatally hit in Fridley is ID'd; was crossing against lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday morning in Fridley was crossing the street against a walk signal, the State Patrol said. Francisco Javier Ojeda, 50 of St. Paul, was crossing University Avenue at 57th Avenue NE.

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  15. In a glitzy era for libraries, core mission shows signs of declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The new Hennepin County branch library in Brooklyn Park is about as Instagrammable as any public building you'll ever see. From the Viking-ship-themed bike rack to the wall of glowing multicolored tubes for instant art and the wind tunnel spitting out toys in the kid zone, it radiates high spirits.

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  16. A public Uber service? In Southwest metro, officials say it worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Josh Phillips and his daughter Laree, 1, exit the Prime service from SouthWest Transit bus curbside to Laree's daycareTuesday, Jan. 10, 2016, in Eden Prairie, MN.] [email protected] SouthWest Transit is among the pioneers with its Prime service, which offers on-demand rides. Call it public transportation Uber style and it's ushering in a whole new way to offer freedom and flexibility to get around.

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  17. Gameday preview: Wisconsin at Gophers women's basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Preview: The Gophers will seek their first conference victory after opening the schedule with losses to the teams picked to finish first , second and third . They have won their past eight games against Wisconsin, their longest win streak in the series' history.

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  18. North/east metro briefs: State sets protective level for White Bear LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Minnesota has for the first time established a "protective elevation" for a lake potentially threatened by the sucking up of water in the ground around it. White Bear Lake's elevation has been set at 922 feet above sea level, or roughly where the lake sits now.

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  19. Bystander video shows Brooklyn Center cop threatening to shoot suspect in headRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Part of a Brooklyn Park police officer's encounter with a man was caught on tape, and is making the rounds on Facebook. The officer, gun drawn, can be heard threatening to "put two in the back of your head."

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  20. In Brooklyn Park, last sweet-corn grower reflects struggle to farm in metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Charlie Fischbach's sweet corn farm is surrounded by roads and highways. He has to drive his tractor over a freshly installed curb to get to his fields.

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