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2 Charged In Multi-County, State Sex Trafficking Operation

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two Minnesotans have been charged in a sex trafficking operation that spanned several counties and states.

Ricky Arlen Turner, 28, has been charged with one count of aiding and abetting racketeering-enterprise, one count of aiding and abetting concealing criminal proceeds, one count of engaging in sex trafficking and one count of promoting prostitution. 422 more words

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Aiming To Reduce Waste, Hennepin Co. Holds 'Fix-It' Repair Clinic

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hennepin County is trying to cut back on how much stuff is tossed in the trash.

The county held a “fix-it clinic” Saturday to teach valuable repair skills, and restore broken household items we would otherwise throw away. 131 more words

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Henn. Co. Garbage Truck Fleet Switches From Diesel To Natural Gas

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There is a new fleet of garbage trucks picking up your trash in Hennepin County.

The 50 new trucks, which are powered by compressed natural gas, are already serving customers in the area. 109 more words

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School Employee in Hopkins arrested, on Sexual Assault Charges

An employee at a Hopkins school has been charged with two counts of felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to Hopkins police.

David Joseph Madrigal, 54, is in custody at Hennepin County Jail. 165 more words

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Measles Cases Reach 32 In Hennepin County, 34 Total

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – State health officials said Monday that there have been two more confirmed cases of measles diagnosed in Hennepin County.

There are 34 total cases of measles in Minnesota, with 32 of them in Hennepin County. 62 more words

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5 more cases of measles in Minnesota include first outside Hennepin County

Somali leaders met Wednesday night in Minneapolis with public-health officials to talk about the current measles outbreak in the metro area. Among those presenting information was Asli Ashkir (at podium), a nurse and consultant with the Minnesota Department of Health. 610 more words

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Heath Department Says Measles Cases Spread To Stearns County

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials with the Minnesota Department of Health say measles cases have spread to Stearns County.

State officials confirmed Thursday that there are 28 cases in Hennepin County and one in Stearns County. 66 more words

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