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Minneapolis 911 Operators Call For Change

For some people, it could be the most important phone call they will ever make but in a WCCO investigation, some 911 operators and dispatchers in Minneapolis said they’re in the middle of an emergency of their own.

02/24/2014

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New Minn. Law Cracks Down On 911 ‘Swatting’

Pranksters who dial 911 without a real emergency to report face stiffer penalties under a Minnesota law hitting the books this week. The law effective Thursday targets those who report a fictitious emergency to 911 dispatchers with the intent of luring authorities somewhere.

07/28/2013

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After Workplace Shooting, Mpls. Changes 911 Procedures

The city of Minneapolis is making a change with how it deals with 911 calls. It comes almost two weeks after Minnesota’s worst workplace shooting.

10/10/2012

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Few Calls To Minn. Poison Center On Soap Pods

A poison control center that takes calls from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota says it’s gotten a handful of distress calls over children swallowing a new kind of laundry detergent packet.

05/24/2012

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Minn. Citation Payment System Logs Over 1M Calls

A cost-saving service that helps Minnesotans pay their traffic tickets and other citations by phone has now logged over 1 million calls.

12/07/2011

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