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Bloomington Considers Moratorium on Marijuana Manufacture

Bloomington is considering barring medical marijuana production and sales facilities in the city.

The City Council is set to vote Monday on the proposed one-year moratorium.

According to Bloomington Planning Manager Glen Markegard, the moratorium would give the city time to develop a better understanding of how to regulate such facilities.

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Community Rallies to Cover Funeral Costs for Toddler Killed in Brooklyn Center Fire

Tears streamed down cheeks and prayers echoed in the air Saturday afternoon outside an apartment complex in Brooklyn Center where a 2-year old boy died in a fire.

Family and friends held a vigil for Keoni Holt.

"I'm going to miss him so much," Kenya Holt, Keoni's mother, said tearfully. "It's just so hard."

Brooklyn Center Man Dies after Hit by Police Taser

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 57-year-old man after a Brooklyn Center police officer used a Taser on him.
    
According to the Brooklyn Center Police Department, officers responded at about 9 p.m. Jan. 16 after multiple calls about a group fighting in a parking lot, possibly with weapons.
    

Man Faces Hefty Fees after Jeep Falls Through Ice on Lake Nokomis

Two neighbors who went to pick up trash on a Minneapolis lake ended up scrambling for their lives Thursday.

"This is the first time in years that's it's actually seen any water other than rain," Kenny Roiger joked Friday about his Jeep Cherokee submerged in Lake Nokomis.

But Thursday, there was anything but laughter.

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Minnesota Nonprofit to Receive Mention in Obama's State of the Union

The work of a Minneapolis nonprofit was recognized in President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night.

The Minneapolis-based Institute for Local Self Reliance was mentioned in the White House's executive report on community broadband networks.

Numerous Car Break-ins Reported in Corcoran Neighborhood of Mpls.

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Minneapolis police are warning residents in the Corcoran neighborhood about recent car break-ins.

Police say neighbors on the 3100 block of 22nd Avenue South saw two or three people break into cars on the block. It was reported at 2:30 a.m. Thursday.

Mpls. Rejects 80-Story Building Plan for Nicollet Mall

The city of Minneapolis rejected an 80-story tower bid from developer Alex Duval on Friday.

City staff members raised questions about the proposed tower on Nicollet Mall, including whether the firm Duval Development had full capability to complete the project and if it had the necessary financial backing.