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St. Louis Park, Eden Prairie Approve SWLRT Monday

The voting on the Southwest Light Rail Transit project continued this week.

The 15-mile train line would run from Target Field in downtown Minneapolis through St. Louis Park, Minnetonka, Hopkins and Eden Prairie.

Eden Prairie approved it on a 4-1 vote, on Monday.

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Teen in Custody after Deadly Double Stabbing in N. Mpls.

A 17-year-old boy is in custody after a man was killed in a double stabbing over the weekend, Minneapolis police announced Monday.

The incident happened on the 3600 block of Emerson Avenue North around 3 a.m. Sunday.

Chilly Home Run Derby for Fans at Target Field

Baseball fans will be bundled up Monday night for the Home Run Derby.

Young Patients Give their Own Autographs to Celebrities

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Sixteen patients at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota got celebrity treatment Monday.

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Brooklyn Park Residents Report Increase in Solicitors

The city of Brooklyn Park is reporting an increased number of calls from residents about door-to-door peddlers and solicitors.

The city wants to remind residents that all peddlers and solicitors must be registered with the city before they hit the streets. They must carry their proof of registration from the city and show their identification at all times.

Twin Cities Housing Market Continues to Improve

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The Twin Cities housing market has shown continued recovery throughout the past four months.
    
The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports data released Monday by local real estate associations show a rise in newly listed houses, market inventory and median prices in the area.
    

Security, Police Presence Beefed Up for All-Star Game Events

Minneapolis police out during the All-Star game. - Photo: Twitter/@MPD_PIO

It's not just baseball fans out on the town; there will be a lot more police officers and security officers patrolling Minneapolis streets over the next two days.

They'll be using the assistance of remote video cameras, which are set up all over town. The video will be fed back to the command center so law enforcement can watch what's happening in real time.