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Time Passes Even When the Battery is Dead

The photograph at the top of this page tells a story, not the story that watches are intended to tell (the actual time). What this article covers may come across as familiar to those who read my work, it is the skeleton of an October 2015 blog with updates of the past 14 months. 1,677 more words

Fmr. Mpls. Principal Charged For Misusing District Credit Card

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A former Minneapolis school principal is facing charges of theft for allegedly making over $16,000 in suspicious purchases with a district credit card. 202 more words


Mapping Reveals Rising Use of Social Media Monitoring Tools by Cities Nationwide

Alongside commercial ventures, local governments and police are using social media monitoring products to probe posts on sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Google+, and Vine for information on protests, potential threats, breaking news, and more.      1,135 more words
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Investors Buy Inexpensive Homes To Rent In Mpls. Area

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Investors from around the world are snapping up inexpensive single-family homes in the Twin Cities for rental.

The Star Tribune reports that in 2013 and 2014, national investors began acquiring several hundred single-family houses in the Twin Cities and renting them out. 91 more words


Recommendations Announced For Improving Child Services

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hennepin County leaders are making new recommendations to help protect children in Minnesota.

A child protection oversight committee announced its plan Thursday morning in a board meeting. 158 more words


Hennepin Co. Officials Seize Record Amount Of Fentanyl In Drug Bust

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in Hennepin County made a record drug bust Thursday, seizing a variety of illicit materials.

According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, the Bloomington Police Department and the Hennepin County Violent Offender Task Force seized 2,754 milliliters of fentanyl, marijuana illegal prescription pills and several firearms. 82 more words


Hennepin County Sets Record For Absentee Ballots

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – With Election Day just two days away, many Minnesotans have already cast their ballots.

According to Hennepin County election officials, 173,000 absentee ballots have been received and accepted as of 5 p.m. 79 more words