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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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Acid Spill Forces 13 Families From Their Homes

Toxic gas and fumes forced about 40 people from their homes early Saturday morning on the 8300 block of Zane in Brooklyn Park, officials said.

05/05/2012

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Tattoo Rule Eased, More Blood Donors Expected

The Minnesota Red Cross could receive hundreds more blood donors each year after lifting a waiting period required for people with tattoo.

04/20/2012

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Minn. Red Cross Workers On Tornado Relief Standby

Red Cross workers from Minnesota may be called up to help tornado victims in the south.

03/05/2012

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Red Cross Assists Family Of 12 After House Fire

A family of 12 is without a home after an overnight fire engulfed their residence.

02/20/2012

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Woman Honored For Donating 100 Gallons Of Blood

A St. Paul woman reached a major milestone for helping others: 100 gallons of donated blood.

01/17/2012

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Red Cross Helps Families Affected By 3 Minn. House Fires

The Red Cross helped 10 Minnesotans with clothing and shelter Saturday after responding to three house fires.

11/12/2011

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5 Homeless After St. Paul Fire

Five people are out of their St. Paul home after an overnight fire.

10/10/2011

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9 People Helped After CO Leak In Robbinsdale Home

The American Red Cross said it is helping 4 adults and 5 children after a carbon monoxide leak at their Robbinsdale home.

09/14/2011

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Authorities: Firefighters Contain Plymouth House Fire

Firefighters battled a house fire Saturday afternoon in Plymouth, Minn., authorities said.

08/20/2011

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55 Displaced In Stillwater Apartment Arson Fire

Police are investigating a fire that tore through a Twin Cities apartment complex, which has been ruled as arson.

07/13/2011

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Tornado Relief: How You Can Help

Many people are wondering how they can help with the tornado recovery effort. According to officials, donations are needed, not goods.

05/24/2011

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Bloomington Fire Displaces Family Of 7

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Red Cross is helping a family in Bloomington after their home was destroyed by fire  early Friday morning. The Twin Cities Chapter of the American Red Cross said the fire happened […]

05/06/2011

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