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Longtime North Mpls. Business Gives Free Shoes To Kids For School

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A family with roots on the Northside for more than 100 years is giving back.

Friedman’s Shoe Store has been on the north side of Minneapolis since 1889, and at their currently location on West Broadway since 1920. 292 more words

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North Minneapolis Community Strengthens Bonds At Family Day

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There was no talk of guns and violence Saturday in north Minneapolis as hundreds gathered to celebrate Family Day.

The Minneapolis Urban League sponsored this family reunion-style get-together to celebrate all that is good about north Minneapolis. 301 more words

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Mpls. Principal Speaks Out After Gunfire Interrupts Open House

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A north Minneapolis elementary school principal took to social media to vent after gunshots invaded her school’s open house Thursday.

Mauir Melander says she is pointing fingers at those responsible for the shooting near Lucy Craft Laney Community School — and she is calling out others. 349 more words

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Protesters, Castile Family Upset That St. Anthony Officer Back On The Job

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The family of Philando Castile says they are upset that the officer who shot and killed their loved one is back on the job. 462 more words

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Minnesota State Fair To Now Check Bags At All Entry Gates

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (WCCO) — You will notice something new as you enter the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this year.

The State Fair is making security changes designed to keep the million people who come to the great Minnesota get-together safe. 318 more words

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Couple Who Fought, Beat Colon Cancer Now Looking To Adopt

ROSEMOUNT, Minn. (WCCO) — A Rosemount couple is looking for help in finding the missing link to their happiness.

Bob and Chris Bade met in high school, dated in college, and married after graduation, but their plans for a family came to a halt when Chris was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer. 407 more words

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Mpls. Family: We Live In Fear Due To Daily Shootings

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Seven people, most of them innocent bystanders, have been shot within a 24-hour period in Minneapolis.

This recent rash of violence has many living in fear and wondering what can be done to make it stop. 322 more words

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