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Abbott Dedicates Spot for Book St. Paul Man Dying of Cancer Wrote to Sons

A book a St. Paul man wrote to his sons while dying of cancer has a permanent place in history at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

On Wednesday, the hospital dedicated a new AMVETS post in honor of Lieutenant Colonel Mark Weber.

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MnSCU Reaches Deal with University Faculty

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system has reached a tentative contract agreement with its university faculty union.
    
MnSCU Chancellor Steven Rosenstone announced the deal Wednesday. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports the agreement comes after nearly a year of negotiations.
    

Brooklyn Center Teen Killed in Crash Described as 'Kind' and 'Talented'

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A Brooklyn Center teen who was killed in a rear-end crash last week was a “wonderful, kind, loving, talented, giving and very lovely boy,” loved ones wrote on his CaringBridge site.

Residents Near Minnehaha Park Voice Concerns about Parking

Residents near Minnehaha Park will be fighting for parking relief once again.

About 1.5 million people visit the park each year, and residents say it’s nearly impossible to find parking in front of their own homes.

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Volunteers Make Improvements to Minnesota Veterans Home

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The Minnesota Veterans Home in Minneapolis will be getting some upgrades Wednesday.

Volunteers from “UnitedHealthcare Military and Veterans” and “Rebuilding Together Twin Cities” are teaming up to make the home better for the residents who live there.

Police: North Mpls. Stabbing Victim Boarded Bus to Downtown Mpls.

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Police say a stabbing victim boarded a bus from North Minneapolis and ended up downtown before being taken by ambulance to Hennepin County Medical Center early Wednesday morning.

Minneapolis officers were called to First Avenue North and Ninth Street around midnight. They say a man was stabbed near Interstate 94 and Lyndale Avenue and then took the bus downtown.

Maple Grove Man who Lost Legs in 2013 Boating Accident is Back on Water

Mark Mann of Maple Grove lost both his legs from the knees down in a jet skiing accident on Father's Day of 2013 on Balsam Lake.

In October, he received custom-fit prosthetics. Now, this summer it looks like he’s getting comfortable with them.