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  1. Minnesota to Adopt 'Next Generation 911' ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KSTP

    ... for the Metropolitan Emergency Services Board, said. Allina is partnering with Minneapolis, Edina, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and Hennepin EMS. Together, they'll be one of the largest 911 centers in the country to launch Next Generation ...

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  2. An effort underway to allow pharmacies to collect old/unused prescription drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KIMT

    A majority of surgery patients who are prescribed pain medicine don't end up taking all of them, leaving a surplus that around 90% of people don't know what to do with, according to The Hennepin County Medical Center. Currently in Minnesota, unused or expired prescription drugs can be turned over to law enforcement agencies or dropped into collection units, one of which is right outside the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center.

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  3. Activist Mpls. attorney, busted by U police, fights Minneapolis City Attorney's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... were there just to watch. Kushner's allies marshaled their own contingent, filling all 28 seats in the small Hennepin County courtroom. Sheriff's deputies told about 20 other Kushner supporters they'd have to wait in the corridor because District ...

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  4. Northfield City Council wants Martig as next city administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Northfield News

    ... the discussion hovered around Tchourumoff, who currently works as the public works director for the Hennepin County Planning Department, and Martig. West, who previously worked for the city of Northfield from 1996 to 2003, did not receive a vote as ...

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  5. Stalled lawsuit over 3M chemical pollution will proceed, district judge decidesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    A Hennepin County judge has cleared the way for a long-standing state lawsuit against 3M over fluorochemical pollution in Washington County. The sticking point in the five-year-old lawsuit was 3M's attempt to disqualify a law firm representing the state of Minnesota.

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  6. Minneapolis on deck as Houston takes ball for next Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... Scott Gerlicher, Minnesota's lead security planner, was accompanied by Deputy Chief Bruce Folkens and two Hennepin County sheriff's deputies. The Super Bowl requires massive security. All official events require security of varying degrees, ...

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  7. Concussion linked to higher risk of suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... of an underlying mood disorder, not a direct risk factor for suicide. Dr. Uzma Samadani, a neurosurgeon at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, said the study reinforces the need for better detection and treatment of concussions . More and ...

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  8. Study Links Concussion to Higher Risk of Later SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Health.com

    ... of an underlying mood disorder, not a direct risk factor for suicide. Dr. Uzma Samadani, a neurosurgeon at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, said the study reinforces the need for better detection and treatment of concussions. More and ...

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  9. 5 Things to Know MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSTP

    ... report is a follow-up to a 2015 state task force report that found significant problems with the program. Hennepin County will help connect Minnesotans looking for a job with employers. The Hennepin County Job Fair at the Sabathani Community Center ...

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  10. Recliner crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | TwinCities

    ... of Circle Pines - also was injured; he was not wearing a seat belt, the report said. Dama was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. He was listed in serious condition Sunday afternoon, about 24 hours after the incident. The Minnesota Patrol ...

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  11. Metro Transit Driver Sentenced For Soliciting Pregnant Teen On BusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | CBS Local

    MINNEAPOLIS - The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says a Minneapolis bus driver pleaded guilty Friday to one count of soliciting a teenage girl for sex. Metro Transit bus driver Mahmud Dabshir Aden, 33, is accused of exposing himself to a pregnant 16-year-old girl and asking her to perform a sex act on him.

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  12. Want To Kick Smoking For Good? Don't Give UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... , and fewer teenagers are picking it up. Here in Minneapolis, smokers who want to quit are finding help at Hennepin County Medical Center's Addiction Specialty Center. Dr. Charles Reznikoff is one of the addiction experts at HCMC. He described the ...

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  13. Readers Write (Feb. 8): Jury duty, prescription drugs, sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... that I needed to go into the hospital for an angioplasty at the end of the week. She called in to alert the Hennepin County jury office of the situation and to report that she would not be available for the Friday call because she was required by ...

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  14. Weather blamed in fatal crash in northern Twin CitiesRead the original story

    Sunday | Marshall Independent

    ... hen "weather-caused poor road conditions" sent him into eastbound traffic, where he hit another vehicle. The Hennepin County medical examiner's office says Stephani died two days later at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

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  15. Jobs calendar for Feb. 8-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    Speak with employers, receive job information and have one-on-one interviews. Presented by Hennepin County Eligibility and Work Services.

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  16. Police: 2 Injured In Gunfight At Minneapolis RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBS Local

    ... with each other, and a gunshot was fired, striking a man in the leg. Police say a suspect showed up to Hennepin County Medical Center soon after with a gunshot wound to his torso. Police are asking for anyone with information on this case to call ...

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  17. Blaine man struck on freeway while trying to remove reclinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... the patrol said. Dama was also struck, and thrown into the median along with his vehicle. He was rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries. His passenger, Nikhil Dama, 22, of St. Paul, was treated for noncritical injuries at ...

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  18. An open letter about livability in north MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... My boyfriend died at 10 p.m. on a Sunday. We learned of his death at 4 a.m. Monday, when his mom called the Hennepin County Coroner's Office. I will never be the same person I was before that night. I learned just how real the North Side's issues ...

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  19. Abused children in Minnesota are waiting too long for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Star Tribune

    ... eat or drink, or use the bathroom. Horrified, his emergency room physician, Dr. Lisa Hollensteiner, called Hennepin County child protection to report the abuse, hoping to protect him from his parents, records show. Under state law, agency social ...

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  20. Rosenblum: Are drugs really the remedy for toddlers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Star Tribune

    ... "The use of antipsychotics is generally not considered standard of care in those under the age of 2," said Hennepin County Medical Center psychiatrist Dr. John Wermager, who called the findings "eye-opening and alarming." Newer antipsychotic drugs, ...

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