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Like many of us, I had my favorite teams to cheer for when I grew up in rural Minnesota. In the summer, there were the Twins in baseball; the winter time consisted of split shifts between the Timberwo... Posted on 11/17/11 at 5:41 AM
HEALTHBEAT Whither HCMC?
Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis might seem far away from the rest of Minnesota, but the ripple effects of budget cutbacks at HCMC are likely to be felt across the state.
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The Hennepin County Board has approved a $21.6-million contract for a new 911 emergency communications building. The Sheriff's Office says groundbreaking on the new building is expected next year. The facility will be in Plymouth, near the county jail.
Lawyers for the state of Minnesota and Hennepin County quarreled in court Friday over which one's responsible for defending the state's ban on gay marriage against a lawsuit that's moving forward as a statewide vote on the definition of marriage also looms.
The Hennepin County sheriff's office says two adults have been arrested in a rash of thefts from boats docked on Lake Minnetonka. A sheriff's spokeswoman says tips to law enforcement helped lead to the arrests.
A referee in Hennepin County District Court has found that Minnesota's Defense of Marriage Act does not deny same-sex partners the "benefits of marriage," including the right to inherit each other's assets.
Authorities have recovered the body of a missing boater from Lake Independence in the western Twin Cities. The Hennepin County sheriff's office says a diver found the man's body in about 6-and-a-half feet of murky water near a dock Friday.
The American Lung Association says air in the Twin Cities has gotten so dirty it might violate federal health standards. Ramsey County got an "F" for the first time since the Lung Association began compiling the annual report.
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