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Brooklyn Park Educator Named 'Education Support Professional of the Year'

A Brooklyn Park educator has been named the state’s Education Support Professional of the Year.

The award, which comes from Education Minnesota, was given to Cindy Brose, a paraprofessional who works with special needs youth at Edgewood Education Center. She has worked with special needs kids for 21 years in various roles, according to Education Minnesota.

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MDH Awards Grants to Help Sexually-Exploited Youths

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Several Minnesota organizations that help sexually-exploited youths recently received grants from the Minnesota Department of Health.

The department awarded $900,000 to 13 different organizations that will use the money in various ways to help victims escape exploitation and recover from trauma.

Nat'l Expert Presents Study on Effectiveness of Minnesota's DWI Courts

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New findings are expected to be released Wednesday on the effectiveness of Minnesota’s DWI courts.

The programs are part of the criminal justice system and include drug and alcohol treatment with the hope of cutting down on repeat offenses.

Hennepin Co. Attorney Hosts 'Community Leadership' Award Ceremony

The award ceremony is held at the Hennepin County Government Center.  - Photo: Google Maps

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office on Wednesday will honor everyday people who help make the county a safer place.

The 14th Annual Hennepin County Attorney’s Office Community Leadership Awards are given to people who have contributed to the wellbeing of the community.

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Minnesota-Based 3-D Printing Company Partners with Small Businesses

Minnesota-based Stratasys is teaming up with UPS stores to put 3-D printers in their shops, two of which are in Minnesota.

The partnership between Stratasys and the UPS stores in the Minneapolis City Center and St. Paul's Highland Park kicked off in late September.

3-D Printing is Changing How Elementary School Students Learn

3-D printing is gaining ground in Minnesota as a way to educate kids, improve people's health and change the landscape of small businesses.

Stranded on a Snowy Highway? Here's What to Do

Stranded on the median, Angel Abendano, left, and Santiago Cuevas wait for assistance after losing control of their vehicle on the Pennyrile Parkway Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 after the first snow storm of the season dropped upwards of 5 inches of snow and ice - Photo: AP/The Gleaner, Mike Lawrence

Heavy snow has stranded many motorists on a western New York highway. Some tips on what to do if you find yourself stuck in the snow:
    
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- Pull off the highway and make yourself visible to rescuers. Turn on hazard lights and tie a bright cloth to your antenna or door handle.