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Victim of Sunday's North Minneapolis Shooting ID'd

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The man who was found dead after a report of shots fired in North Minneapolis on Sunday night has been identified.

According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office, 23-year-old James Cole of Minneapolis died from a gunshot wound to the head.

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Minnesota Health Care Workers to Join Ebola Fight

Nurse Doris Parker of Brooklyn Park is among a group of health-care workers the ARC is sending to Liberia to treat Ebola patients. - Photo: AP/Jeff Baenen

A Minneapolis-based humanitarian organization is preparing to send a team of medical responders to Liberia to help fight Ebola.
    
The group of 11 health care workers includes five Liberian-Americans. They leave Thursday for Liberia, a West African nation hit hard by the outbreak of the deadly virus.
    

Death of Young Woman Prompts Change to Construction Zone in Rogers

The death of a young woman killed on an icy road over the weekend is sparking immediate change for the Minnesota Department of Transportation in a construction zone.

Twenty-four-year-old Megan Hinchliff of St. Michael was killed on Interstate 94 in Rogers on Sunday morning.

Hennepin Co. Organization Doubles Heating Assistance as Community Action of Mpls. Investigated for Fraud

An early winter will force a community organization in Hennepin County to start processing a record number of applications for energy assistance sooner than expected.

"You can hear the stress in people's voices," said Scott Zemke, the Executive Director of Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin.

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Option to Extend Mpls. Bar, Restaurant Hours for Special Events Moves Ahead

Some bars and restaurants in Minneapolis are closer to having the option to stay open later than normal when special events are in town.

The community development committee of the Minneapolis City Council approved a proposal allowing businesses to apply for a license to stay open past their legal hours.

Mpls. Committee Approves Tougher Rules for Pedicab Business to Keep License

A local pedicab business will likely need to follow tougher rules in order to keep its license.

The community development committee approved additional license conditions for Twin Town Pedicabs on Tuesday.

Minneapolis officials were concerned about pedicab behavior, noting 18 citations have been issued to Twin Town drivers - five for operating in an unsafe manner.

City Committee Passes Plans for Nicollet Mall During Holidazzle Market

A photo of Peavy Plaza. - Photo: Facebook/Holidazzle Village

A committee of the Minneapolis City Council gave the go-head Monday for the new Holidazzle Village.

The event at Peavy Plaza in downtown Minneapolis is set to replace the Holidazzle's parade, which took place for the final time last December.