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Franken Wants The Federal Gov’t To Cover School Lunch Co-Pay

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken wants the federal government, not the state government, to cover the 40-cent co-pay required if a child can’t come up with the money in the school lunch line.

03/17/2014

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Suburban Spotlight: Jamie Visits Brooklyn Park

All week long, the WCCO Morning Show team is putting the suburbs in the spotlight. Jamie Yuccas’ dart landed on Brooklyn Park, which is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in northwestern Hennepin County.

02/26/2014

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Heavy Snowfall Brings Increased Risk Of Injuries

John Egnell knows he can’t beat winter, so he joins it. Friday morning, he took care of his own driveway, and then tackled two other driveways for neighbors in Brooklyn Park. He has a snow blower, so he was more than happy to help. “My hands are a little sore just from using a snow blower,” Egnell said. “I can’t imagine shoveling it all.”

02/21/2014

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2 Arrested In St. Cloud Burglary, Assault

Two people have been arrested after a man was robbed and assaulted in his home in St. Cloud on Saturday, according to authorities.

02/16/2014

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Brooklyn Park Couple Going For 5th Child Now Expecting 7th

Last year, Lindsey Dubois of Brooklyn Park and her husband, Herve, decided to have another child. They were already blessed with four little girls and wanted to try for a boy.

02/13/2014

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2 Hospitalized After Brooklyn Park Fire

Two people are in the hospital Sunday after a fire in Brooklyn Park, Minn. When firefighters were clearing another fire, they were called to 6324 Xylon Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday morning.

02/02/2014

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Xcel Energy: Power Restored After Outage In Northwest Metro

Thousands of residents in the northwest Twin Cities metro are starting their Friday without power. Officials with Xcel Energy said more than 9,000 people are affected by a large outage that was reported just after 5 a.m.

01/31/2014

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State Patrol: 1 Hurt In Car Fire On Highway 169

Authorities are on the scene of a car fire on Highway 169 in Brooklyn Park that sent one person to the hospital. Hennepin County Dispatch officials said emergency crews responded to the scene at about 5:20 a.m. on Highway 169 near Interstate 94.

01/30/2014

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Brooklyn Park Police ID Officer Involved In Shooting

Brooklyn Park Police have identified the officer involved in Saturday night’s shooting, which sent a 22-year-old man to the hospital. Officer Jason Chadbourne shot Shoua Yang, who was involved in a large fight on the 7300 block of Lakeland Ave North shortly after 11 p.m. Yang was later charged with second-degree assault by the Hennepin County Attorney’s office.

01/29/2014

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Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting In Brooklyn Park

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Brooklyn Park that sent one person to the hospital.

01/26/2014

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2 Rainbow Foods Close Due To Economy, Heavy Competition

A grocery store war in the Twin Cities is claiming two more casualties. The Rainbow Foods in Columbia Heights closed Wednesday and the Rainbow store in Brooklyn Park will close on Feb. 16.

01/08/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In After-Hours Club Shooting

A Brooklyn Park man pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection to a shooting last year at an after-hours club and was sentenced immediately to more than eight years in prison, court officials announced Wednesday.

01/08/2014

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Police: Mark Andrew Beaten After Getting iPhone Stolen At MOA Starbucks

The runner-up in the Minneapolis mayoral election is recovering after being robbed and brutally beaten Thursday night at the Mall of America

12/27/2013

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Heath Officials: 75 People Likely Got Norovirus At H.S. Football Banquet

A celebration of a successful high school football season ended with dozens of players sick. The Health Department says at least 75 people who went to the Totino-Grace High School team banquet likely got norovirus.

12/12/2013

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Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Role In Prostitution Ring

A Ramsey County jury found a 27-year-old Brooklyn Park man guilty on Friday in connection with a human sex trafficking operation that involved numerous victims — including women who were mentally slow or vulnerable — across multiple Minnesota communities.

11/09/2013

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