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Charges: 2 Twin Cities Men Conspired to Aid Islamic State

Two Twin Cities men have been charged with conspiracy to provide support to Islamic State militants.

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Thin Ice Warning-Ice Rescue Practice on Lake Minnetonka

With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up, kids will be out of school and many adults out of work. You may be tempted to get out on the ice and do some fishing or skating, but Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says don't do it.

The Hennepin County Water Patrol has the tools to get people safely off thin ice or out of freezing cold water if you fall in.

Met Council Releases Kenilworth Bridge Design Ideas for SWLRT

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The Metropolitan Council has released the proposed plans for the Southwest Light Rail Transit along the Kenilworth Corridor.

The SWLRT line will be completed from Minneapolis all the way out to Eden Prairie by 2019. Minneapolis leaders had been slow to embrace plans to route the leg through its borders due to objections from some residents.

Thanksgiving Trumps Black Friday for Deals

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Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.
    
An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.
    

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Cub Foods Serves 1,500 Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

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Cub Foods is distributing 1,500 Thanksgiving meals today to Minnesota families in need.

Cub Foods is serving the meals to formerly homeless families and clients of People Serving People, Simpson Housing Services, Project of Pride in Living, and St. Stephen’s Human Services. It’s part of the annual “Unity in Community” initiative.

Minneapolis Considers Statewide Mattress Recycling

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The Minneapolis City Council is proposing the creation of a statewide mattress recycling program to ease the burden of the cumbersome and costly item at landfills.
    

Early-Morning Fire Leaves Golden Valley Food Shelf in Dark

A local organization that helps struggling Minnesotans get back on their feet suffered a huge loss Monday morning.

Chanel Struthers walked towards Prism Food Shelf in Golden Valley, but she soon returned to her car; she wasn't able to shop because Prism was closed due to an early-morning fire.