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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.

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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. 

American Red Cross Assisting 2 Adults, 4 Kids after North Mpls. House Fire

Two adults and four children are being helped by the American Red Cross after a fire broke out at their Minneapolis home Monday night, according to fire officials.

The fire started at a home on the 1400 block of Thomas Avenue North just before 7 p.m.

The flames did not extend beyond the second floor, according to Minneapolis fire officials.

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Coon Rapids Man Pleads Guilty in Crash that Killed Teen

A Coon Rapids man has pleaded guilty in a drunken-driving crash that killed a teenage boy last summer.
    
The Hennepin County Attorney's office say 24-year-old Michael Vanwagner pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide.
    

New Pillsbury Doughboy to Rise for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC

Minnesota pride will be flying high once again at this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, but with an upgrade.

Dozens of Minnesota Children Find Homes on National Adoption Day

About 60 children in the Twin Cities found a new sense of belonging Saturday. Their adoptions were finalized in Hennepin and Ramsey counties for National Adoption Day.

This year there's nearly double the amount of adoptions happening in Hennepin County in large part due to a change in state law.

Brianna Miller adopted 2-year-old Mikeila.