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5 Most Dangerous Areas in Minneapolis

Minneapolis is the most populous city in Minnesota and the county headquarters of Hennepin County in the United States. As of 2019, it is the 46th most populated city in the United States, with a population of 429,606 people. The Twin Cities are made up of seven counties that comprise Minneapolis and its neighbor Saint Paul. In 2019, those counties are part of the sixteen-county Minneapolis–St. Paul–Bloomington MN-WI metropolitan area, which has a population of 3.6 million people, and the twenty-two-county combined statistical area, which has a population of 4.0 million people, making it the sixteenth largest metropolitan area in the United States.
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Matt Reicher

The March 23, 1912 Brutal Murder of Twenty-Year-Old Alice Matthews

Details of the Alice Matthews' MurderMinneapolis Morning Tribune, Pub. March 25, 1912. The murder of Alice Matthews on March 23, 1912 shocked Minneapolis. Only a few doors away from her home, Alice was attacked by a dark, threatening figure. While she fought valiantly, her neighbor's did not respond to her cries for help, and she was killed. Alice's case dominated the newspapers for a few weeks; however, her murder ended up being old news, and police failed to find her attacker.
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Toddler Killed When Car Rolls Off I-94 Overpass; State Patrol Says Alcohol Involved

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 1-year-old boy is dead after the car he was in toppled over the side of a Twin Cities interstate overpass early Sunday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says a 25-year-old man was driving north on Dupont Avenue over Interstate 94 at about 2:30 a.m. when his vehicle hit the barrier and flipped onto the highway below. Sharonda McMorris, the 25-year-old mother who was also in the car, told WCCO Sunday that she’s now figuring out how she’s going to bury her toddler. Three other children — a 9-year-old boy, 9-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy — were also involved in the crash. They were all injured, but are expected to survive. (credit: CBS) The state patrol believes alcohol was a factor in the crash. The driver is in custody at the Hennepin County Jail, awaiting possible criminal vehicular homicide charges. WCCO-TV does not typically name people arrested until they are formally charged with a crime.   More On WCCO.com: Minnesota Weather: Air Quality Alert Extended Due To ‘Unprecedented’ Conditions Toddler Killed When Car Rolls Off I-94 Overpass; State Patrol Says Alcohol Involved Alexis Saborit Charged With Beheading Girlfriend In Shakopee The Do’s And Don’ts As Air Quality Alert Casts Pall Over Minnesota
Brooklyn Park, MNwillmarradio.com

Tobacco Burning Overnight Sends Five In Brooklyn Park To Hospital

(Brooklyn Park, MN) -- Tobacco left burning overnight in a Brooklyn Park townhouse is responsible for sending five people to the hospital. Battalion Chief Rob Miller says carbon monoxide built up overnight Saturday in a home the six thousand block of 83rd Parkway from recreational smoking. Miller says the home was closed up due to the hot weather and there was no ventilation. He says he's never encountered a similar situation and that everyone is ok after being checked out.
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Abdi Isaaq

New Attractions in Mall of America, Minnesota

ST.PAUL, MN -Since its inception in 1992, Mall of America has transformed the retail experience for more than tens of millions of annual visitors. Mall of America has more than 520 stores, 50 restaurants, a theme park, an aquarium and will proceed to add more fashionable shops, exciting entertainment options, eateries, and major events. Here are some exciting upgrades you need to know!
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Baby dies, 5 injured when SUV flips over fence onto I-94 in Brooklyn Center

A 1-year-old child died and three other children and two adults were injured when a Ford Explorer crashed and fell from an overpass onto Interstate 94 in Brooklyn Center. The State Patrol reports that the single-vehicle wreck happened around 2:29 a.m., when a Ford Explorer that was traveling north on Dupont Avenue struck a barrier and flipped over a fence, landing on eastbound I-94.
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New month, worsening drought conditions in Minnesota

After one of the driest Julys on record in parts of Minnesota, the drought conditions affecting the region show no signs of letting up to start the month of August. In the Twin Cities, the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport ended July with just 0.87 inches of rain for the month — more than 3 inches below normal. Since June 1, the airport is nearly a half-foot below normal rainfall.
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Great River Folk Fest

Hey Siri... Congrats

Twin Cities native and LaCrosse favorite Siri Undlin of Humbird recently was named to the prestigious 2021 Kerrville New Folk list whose past winners are household names like James McMurtry, David Wilcox, John Gorka, Robert Earle Keen Jr., Johnsmith, and Lucy Wainwright Roche. Dave Schipper, the Great River Folk Fest chair, sat down to talk to her about that and other news plus she had fun with the Great River Folksinger Factoid survey since she is booked for the August 27-29th fest coming up at Riverside Park.