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10 People Displaced After Apartment Fire In Fridley

The American Red Cross is assisting 10 people Sunday morning after a four-unit apartment fire in Fridley, Minn.

12/22/2013

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Red Cross: Sprinklers Flood Family Out Of Maplewood Apartment

A Maplewood family was in need of assistance Thursday night, according to the Red Cross, after sprinklers flooded their apartment.

06/06/2013

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How You Can Help The Victims Of The Okla. Tornado

Help victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma by donating $10 to the American Red Cross.

05/21/2013

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Red Cross Helping With Wisconsin, Minnesota Fires

Both Minnesota and Wisconsin are dealing with wildfires and the American Red Cross says it is helping out victims. Multiple wildfires are burning in northwestern Minnesota and the Red Cross is providing staff and supplies to two shelters in Wadena and Hubbard counties.

05/15/2013

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Red Cross Helping Two Families After Chaska Fire

The Red Cross said it’s helping two families Wednesday following a fire in Chaska, Minn.

04/24/2013

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Red Cross: 14 Affected In S. Mpls Duplex Fire

The Red Cross said it assisted two families Tuesday night after a duplex caught fire on the city’s south side.

04/16/2013

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Red Cross Helping 4 After Brooklyn Park House Fire

The Red Cross said it helped one adult and three children Saturday night following a house fire in Brooklyn Park.

04/06/2013

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Red Cross Helping 24 Affected By Prior Lake Fire

The Red Cross says it’s helping 20 adults and four children following a fire in Prior Lake Friday morning.

04/05/2013

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Fire Damages Apartments In New Brighton

A late night fire left some people out of a home in New Brighton. The fire started around 11 p.m. Thursday at an apartment complex on the 1200 block of 10th Avenue North.

03/22/2013

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WCCO & Partners Raise More Than $180,000 For Sandy Victims

Minnesotans opened up their checkbooks Thursday to help Superstorm Sandy victims on the East Coast.

11/08/2012

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WCCO, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor Team Up For Sandy Relief

WCCO-TV, CBS Radio and CBS Outdoor are banning together with the local Red Cross to raise money to support the victims of the storm.

11/07/2012

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Opinion: Sandy: The Match-Maker Of All Match-Makers

As odd as it seems, President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey are in the midst of a marvelous “bromance”.

11/01/2012

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Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

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Lifeguards Under Scrutiny After Record Drownings

Minnesota has had a record number of drownings this year. According to the DNR, 27 people have drowned in incidents not involving a boat. Nine others drowned in incidents involving a boat.

07/09/2012

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Fire Displaces 21 In Marshall, But Help Won’t Come Easy

The fire that started Saturday night at a Marshall apartment complex has left 21 people homeless at a time when charity organizations are short on funds.

06/25/2012

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