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Expansion Proposed for West End Development in St. Louis Park

The West End development in St. Louis Park may soon be expanding.

The city’s park planning commission heard from from DLC Residential on a six-building expansion to the eastern part of the development Wednesday. They pushed the plan forward.

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Twin Cities Experts Weigh in on Shopping Climate for Holiday Season

'Tis the season for family, fun and gift giving.

We are getting our first look at just how much Twin Cities shoppers are planning to spend over the holidays. The University of St. Thomas released its sentiment survey. Marketing professors at the school compiled the data.

Some U of Minn. Patients Notified of Infection Possibility

Some people who received care at the University of Minnesota Medical Center's Colon and Rectal Clinic may have been exposed to equipment that was not properly cleaned.

The clinic said that the sigmoidoscope used in some procedures was cleaned and disinfected between use, however it was not disinfected to the standards of the hospital.

Mpls. Police Investigate Series of Arsons

Minneapolis police are investigating a series of arson.

They say over the past month there have been five fires all set in the area of Interstate 35W and Interstate 94.

The most recent was reported Nov. 17. Police say the suspect is a man over the age of 40.

They believe he is either Native American or Hispanic.

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Director of Minn. Anti-Bullying Initiative Resigns

Bill Mack resigned after less than three months as director of the School Safety and Technical Assistance Center. - Photo: Minnesota Department of Education

The head of Minnesota's new initiative aimed at helping schools combat bullying has resigned.
    
The Star Tribune reports Bill Mack resigned after less than three months as director of the School Safety and Technical Assistance Center. He cited personal reasons.
    

Authorities Looking for 2 Vehicles in Connection to Fatal Brooklyn Park Hit-and-Run

The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for two vehicles in connection to a hit-and-run that killed a pedestrian at the border of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Tuesday night.

The State Patrol says 61-year-old Meshu Lamu of Brooklyn Park was hit just before 7 p.m. on Highway 252 near 73rd Avenue North.

Somali-American Who Helped Mogadishu Gov't Killed

Mogadishu government - Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Gunmen shot and killed a Somali-American from Minnesota who had left a well-paying job in the U.S. to help the fledgling city government in Mogadishu, an official and relative said Wednesday.