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Father Mourns Teen Son Who Drowned In Plymouth Pool

A father is mourning the loss of his son after frantically trying to save him from drowning. Seventeen-year-old Benedict Richardson died Friday night. His father, Emmette Richardson, tells WCCO Benedict was swimming with his sister in the indoor pool at their apartment complex.

04/26/2014

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Allina Donates Ambulance To School In Africa

A local company is helping people overseas by donating an ambulance. The vehicle is going to a vocational school with more than 1,700 students in Liberia from Allina Health Emergency Medical Services. Representatives of the Booker Washington Institute’s Alumni Association got a tour of the gently-used ambulance on Thursday. The school will use the ambulance to transport sick and injured students.

04/10/2014

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Brooklyn Park Firefighters Give Big, Red Gift To Liberian Counterparts

After years of war and destruction, the African country of Liberia is getting back on its feet.

07/19/2013

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Minn. Man Sentenced For Shipping Guns To Liberia

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for exporting guns to West Africa.

06/20/2013

Center Stage – 9/26/10

To start off this edition of Center Stage, Jearlyn took a couple of minutes to catch up with songstress Patty Peterson, who has put together the “Hope for Tomorrow” Benefit Concert to benefit theVEAP (Volunteers […]

09/27/2010

Center Stage – Rohan Preston – 5/30/10

Rohan Preston, theatre critic from the Star Tribune, makes his weekly visit to talk about what’s happening in the Twin Cities, including the World Premiere of Pa’s Hat: Liberian Legacy at the Pillsbury House Theatre.

06/03/2010