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  1. Holiday Wishes: Precious and her son, 3, hope for help with car repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | TwinCities

    Nominating agency: Solid Ground, formerly East Metro Women's Council, helps families transition to a higher level of self-sufficiency and break the cycle of homelessness and poverty for the next generation. Why Precious was nominated: "Precious and her son are residents of Solid Ground's East Metro Place II permanent supportive housing program in White Bear Lake," Cummins Kauffman wrote in the nomination.

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  2. Minnesota exports spike 6 percent to record $5.5 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | TwinCities

    Employee Jay Emerson welds a 5-gallon ram at the Graco Inc. manufacturing facility in Minneapolis on Feb. 5, 2013. Minnesota exported a record $5.5 billion of manufactured, agricultural and mining products in the third quarter of 2014, the Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Wednesday.

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  3. Brooklyn Park man beat 10-month-old son to brain death, charges sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | TwinCities

    Hennepin County authorities have charged a Brooklyn Park man who they say beat his 10-month-old son and left him brain dead. Dennis Taylor, 20, is charged with first-degree assault.

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  4. 10 questions with Miss Richfield 1981, and her alter ego Russ KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | TwinCities

    Russ King, creator of the popular character, says he's up for answering questions about the show either as himself or as the alleged beauty queen: "I know both people really well." King's alter ego, Miss Richfield 1981, has dragged her newest holiday show home, just in time to fill Twin Citians' caroling, crafting and laughing needs.

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  5. Salvation Army ringing bell for dire clothes needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | TwinCities

    Clothing donations are down about 25 percent in 2014 in the metro area compared to previous years, the Roseville-based non-profit organization said. "It usually ebbs and flows, but 2014 consistently has been exceptionally bad," said Jack Kinney, director of operations at the Salvation Army's Adult Rehabilitation Center, which benefits from thrift store revenue.

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  6. Vikings stadium may test bird-safe window film solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | TwinCities

    The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is in talks with the Vikings, 3M Co. and the Audubon Society about testing possible "bird-safe window film solutions" for the team's new stadium in Minneapolis, chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen said Wednesday.

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  7. Holiday Wishes: Akawak and Tiyuma and their five children could use winter clothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | TwinCities

    Nominating agency: Kids Connection is one of the programs Perspectives, Inc. provides for at-risk families. The focus of Kids Connection is to increase the academic, social and health outcomes of at-risk children from kindergarten through eighth grade.

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  8. Minneapolis: Charges filed in fatal stabbing of St. Paul man at Blue Line stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | TwinCities

    A suspect was charged Wednesday with fatally stabbing a St. Paul man on a Minneapolis light-rail transit platform last weekend. Anthony Bowker, 25, of Minneapolis was charged with second-degree murder in Hennepin County District Court in connection with the Saturday death of Gerald Wayne Davis, 58, of St. Paul.

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  9. Dayton shuffles Cabinet spots as budget commissioner steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | TwinCities

    Minnesota Management & Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter discusses the state's budget and economic forecast at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, December 4, 2014. Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter, the governor's top finance expert, is leaving to become president and chief executive officer of the Minnesota Council of Health Plans.

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  10. Joe Soucheray: To do Christmas Markets right, look to BerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | TwinCities

    The lights at the Holiday Market in Peavey Plaza, in downtown Minneapolis, on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. If I understand correctly from reading through the past 10 days of stacked-up newspapers, Minneapolis has replaced the Holidazzle Parade with something called the Holiday Market, or Holidazzle Village, which, if I am on the right track, is an attempt to duplicate what in Europe are called Christmas Markets.

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  11. Former Minneapolis man accused of fatally running over K.C. teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | TwinCities

    A man accused of fatally hitting a Muslim teenager with his car last week in what's being investigated as a possible hate crime had been diagnosed with schizophrenia, committed to a hospital and sometimes stopped taking his medications, according to court records and his family. Ahmed H. Aden, 34, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 15-year-old Abdisamad Sheikh-Hussein, whose legs were nearly severed when an SUV hit him Thursday in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  12. Hennepin County courtroom escape gets armed robber more jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | TwinCities

    Michael David Henderson, 25, of Richfield, agreed in a plea deal to serve six months in Hennepin County workhouse after he serves 16 years and 8 months in prison for the attempted murder. Surveillance footage showed Henderson fleeing down a stairwell of the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on Sept.

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  13. 5 more breweries join Twin Cities craft-beer sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | TwinCities

    It seems like every time we turn around, another brewery opens in the Twin Cities. It's difficult for even we who do this for a living to keep up, but we're doing our best to visit them all.

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  14. Duluth-area carbon monoxide victims may get out of hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | TwinCities

    Noah and Karley Mechley continue to improve in their recovery from carbon monoxide poisoning and should be out of the hospital later this week, relatives said Monday. Meanwhile, an account has been set up at North Shore Bank to accept donations for Noah, 14, and Karley, 15, who lost their sister and father last week to the toxic gas.

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  15. Minneapolis: Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing at Blue Line stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | TwinCities

    TV reported that police arrested the 25-year-old Minneapolis man on Sunday night and booked him on probable cause of murder. Charges were still pending Monday.

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  16. In St. Paul crash that injured musician, driver reportedly smelled of alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | TwinCities

    A driver went through a red light, struck another car, critically injured its driver, and had an odor of alcohol on her breath, according to new information about a St. Paul crash that occurred last week. Police and paramedics who spoke with Alexandria Gabrielle Clark smelled "an alcoholic beverage" and police obtained a search warrant to draw her blood to test it for the presence of alcohol, said the search warrant affidavit filed Friday.

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  17. Holiday Wishes: Jonathan wants to move his family to a safer neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | TwinCities

    Nominee: Jonathan, a 28-year-old father who is raising two daughters, ages 8 and 12, with his longtime girlfriend. Nominating Agency: PPL is a nonprofit organization that assists lower-income individuals and families achieve greater self-sufficiency through housing, employment training, support services, and education.

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  18. International refugees learn how to navigate winter in St. PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | TwinCities

    Ehsher Mu had lived his entire 24 years in a Thai refugee camp. Last month, he boarded a plane to Minnesota, wearing flip-flops suited for the only climate he'd ever known.

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  19. A crush on Nancy: 'She had all the Nordic attributes a Norwegian scion like me could want.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | TwinCities

    Tim Torkildson remembers: "My senior year in high school, up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, I had a crush on a girl named Nancy. She was the daughter of the school's athletic coach, and had all the Nordic attributes a Norwegian scion like me could want: pale blond hair; pert, upturned nose; shimmering blue eyes.

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  20. Concert review: The Singers' celebration of Stephen Paulus is a giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | TwinCities

    Perhaps, upon hearing of the October death of St. Paul-based composer Stephen Paulus, you responded to the plethora of praise accorded him with a desire to hear more of his work. Well, the Christmas concerts of local choral group the Singers provide an excellent opportunity.

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