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Northstar Commuter Rail Line Ridership Increases

More people are riding the Northstar Commuter Rail Line between Big Lake and Minneapolis. Ridership increased 15 percent during the first six months of 2013, compared with the same period last year. Metro Transit made permanent a fare reduction in May that lowered most Northstar tickets by $1. A new station in Ramsey and significant ridership increases at the Big Lake and Coon Rapids stations offset decreases from the Anoka and Fridley stations.

07/20/2013

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Totino-Grace Alumni React To President’s Resignation

Totino-Grace High School President Bill Hudson resigned from that position Tuesday after telling the board he’s gay. At least one former student is responding with a petition, and some alumni are upset and taking action.

07/03/2013

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Head To Fridley To Play … Pickleball?

The newest craze in sports is Pickleball. It’s a mash-up between tennis, racquetball, ping-pong and badminton. It’s played on a court that’s about one-third of the size of a tennis court.

06/29/2013

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Fridley Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing 2 Shoe Stores

A 42-year-old Fridley man has pleaded guilty to robbing two Twin Cities’ shoe stores in early January, the United States Attorney’s Office announced.

06/22/2013

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Minn. Truckers Steer For Bragging Rights

Minnesota’s truckers are steering for bragging rights this weekend, with the champs potentially qualifying for a national competition this summer in Utah. Two days of completing drills and navigating an obstacle course this weekend will determine the state’s best professional semi drivers.

06/08/2013

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Two Joggers On Fridley Trail Punched By Group Of Men

In broad daylight, and within full view of a busy stretch of East River Road, a group of seven young men struck two joggers totally at random.

05/28/2013

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Police: Joggers Attacked At Random In Fridley

Police are looking for as many as six or seven Somali men after two joggers were randomly attacked in Fridley. Authorities said two joggers were the victims of what are being labeled as random attacks on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. and 3:50 p.m.

05/28/2013

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Think Gas Prices Are Bad For Boaters? Race Car Drivers Have It Worse

The national average for a gallon of gas has gone up 17 days in a row. But here in the Twin Cities, gas has dropped three cents to an average of $4.17 a gallon.

05/24/2013

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Prostitution Charges Against Former Football Coach Dismissed

Prostitution charges against a former Twin Cities high school football coach have been dismissed, and in turn Mark Mauer must obey the terms of a 1-year probation and pay $500 in court fees.

04/30/2013

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Alcohol Detected On Driver In Crash That Injured 7

Authorities say alcohol was detected after a one-car rollover crash in Fridley, Minn. that left seven people seriously injured.

04/28/2013

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7 Seriously Injured In Fridley Car Rollover

A car rollover in Fridley has injured seven passengers, including a 4-year-old boy, early Saturday evening.

04/27/2013

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Charges: Thief Gets Stuck Inside Van, Falls Asleep

A 33-year-old man has been charged after allegedly breaking into the back of a van and falling asleep when he got stuck inside.

04/10/2013

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Fridley Man Sentenced For Groping Girl, 11, At Wal-Mart

The 29-year-old Fridley man who pled guilty to groping an 11-year-old at a Wal-Mart, was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years of supervised probation.

03/27/2013

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Hill-Murray Football Coach Arrested For Soliciting Prostitution

A 54-year-old Woodbury man who is the head football coach at a Twin Cities Catholic high school was arrested this week for soliciting prostitution, authorities say.

02/22/2013

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Shoe Store Armed Robber Indicted

A 41-year-old Fridley man was indicted Wednesday in federal court in connection with the armed robbery of two Twin Cities-area shoe stores back in early January.

02/06/2013

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