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Officials ID Central Minn. Woman Killed In ATV Crash

Officials have identified the Princeton, Minn., woman who died Monday when the ATV she was driving flipped on top of her. The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 36-year-old Nerchel Abella Nahuman, who is originally from the Philippines.

07/10/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Army Funds To Buy Car, Tropical Home

A man pleaded guilty in a St. Paul federal court Thursday to theft and laundering of more than $400,000 from the United States Military, which he used to buy a car and a home in the Philippines. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, Michael Craig Miller admitted to embezzling the money in 2006 from the United State Military Medical Material Agency while an employee of EXP Pharmaceutical in Fremont, Cali., a company which returns unused medicine back to vendors and manufacturers.

05/01/2014

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Filipino-Americans Encouraging Donations In Typhoon Disaster

Filipino-Americans in Minnesota are encouraging everyone to donate to a creditable organization following a deadly typhoon last Friday that killed thousand in the Philippines.

11/13/2013

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2 Minn. Volunteers Heading To Assist In Typhoon Relief Efforts

The situation is turning desperate in the Philippines as help is slowly starting to arrive. Millions of residents are struggling to survive the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan. Almost 2,000 are dead and it’s a number that’s certain to rise.

11/12/2013

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MN-Based ‘Feed My Starving Children’ In Philippines, Providing Food Relief

At least a half-million hand-packed, dehydrated meals have already been distributed to Typhoon Haiyan survivors in the Philippines, Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) announced Monday.

11/11/2013

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‘Miracle’ Returns World War II POW’s Medals To Minn. Family

The daughter of a World War II hero says it is a miracle. Precious medals her father was awarded for his service were stolen in a North Minneapolis burglary last year. And against all odds, those medals have been returned by a thief who apparently had regrets.

09/18/2013

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Wis. Pair Deported After Sentence For Enslavement

A husband and wife from southeastern Wisconsin have been deported to their native Philippines after completing six-year federal sentences for human trafficking.

06/15/2012

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