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Urban Ventures: Using Music To Keep Kids In School

Urban Ventures has been helping kids break the cycle of poverty for 20 years. It’s an organization built around academics and mentorship, but one of its most successful programs uses the power of music.

09/25/2013

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Teen Pleads Guilty In Burnsville Crash That Killed 2

An 18-year-old man from Burnsville pleaded guilty in juvenile court Tuesday for his role in a crash on Buck Hill that killed two teenagers and injured two other teens. The driver – a 17-year-old juvenile at the time of the June 2012 crash – pleaded guilty to two felony counts of Criminal Vehicular Homicide, one felony count of Criminal Vehicular Operation, and one count of gross misdemeanor count of Criminal Vehicular Operation.

09/11/2013

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Nat’l Survey Finds Marijuana Use Increasing Steadily

New numbers reveal more Americans are using marijuana. The report, released Wednesday, was done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and it shows that marijuana use has increased steadily over the past five years.

09/04/2013

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10 Part-Time Summer Jobs Perfect for Teens

Summer, summer, summertime! It’s every kid’s favorite time of year, but too much time on their hands can be a concern for parents. A fun part-time summer job may be the answer.

05/13/2013

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Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens

Chad discusses a new survey on prescription drug abuse among teenagers. Dr. Joseph Lee from Hazelden joins the conversation.

04/23/2013

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Judge: Girls Of All Ages Can Use Morning-After Pills

A federal judge has made a ruling on the so-called morning after pill, saying the government must make it available over the counter — for girls of all ages.

04/05/2013

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Victoria Secret Controversy

Victoria Secret has a new product that is likely not going to go over well with parents.

03/26/2013

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Wis. Teen Using Crash Survival Experience To Educate Others

Cody Varney nearly died last March when the vehicle he was riding in rolled three times on a Wisconsin roadway. Now, he’s hoping to educate other teen drivers on the dangers behind the wheel.

03/10/2013

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3 Teens Arrested In Armed Robbery Spree In South Mpls.

Three teenagers are being held for a series of armed robberies in south Minneapolis.

02/04/2013

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Peer Shaming Is The Latest Trend For Teen Girls

There is a new popular girl out in Social Media land.

01/07/2013

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Winter Provides Best Driving Lessons For Teens

Winter driving in Minnesota can be a challenging and daunting task. There were 180 crashes statewide from the overnight and morning snowfall on Friday.

12/29/2012

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Some Minn. Teens Healthier Than Those In 1990s

A new survey finds substantial declines in rates of sexual activity, smoking and binge drinking among Minnesota teenagers since the 1990s.

12/12/2012

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Killing Of 2 Minn. Teens Stirs Up Strong Emotions

Local officials knew the grisly killings of two teenagers who broke into a man’s Little Falls home on Thanksgiving Day would stir up strong emotions.

11/27/2012

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‘Castle Doctrine’ Supporter: Smith’s Actions Go Beyond Protection

Rep. Tony Cornish is a former police chief. But he differs with many former and current police chiefs when it comes to the “Castle Doctrine,” the measure that allows homeowners to use deadly force to defend their property.

11/27/2012

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Man Accused Of Killing Teens Could Be Charged Monday

A Morrison County man accused of shooting and killing two teens will likely be charged on Monday.

11/25/2012

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