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A ‘good new home’ welcomes the formerly homeless 6.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new St. Paul housing project was conceived, designed and built by Native Americans. It aims to help their young residents with education and employment while honoring their culture.
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Catholic Charities to expand housing for homeless in Minneapolis 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The nonprofit organization is acquiring the Augustana Health Care Center in the Elliot Park neighborhood. Catholic Charities will renovate the building to accommodate about 200 people who are chronically homeless.
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MPR News AM Update: Why don’t most apartments have sprinklers? 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus an expansion of Minnesota’s medical marijuana program and a big homeless shelter planned in Minneapolis.
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After an apartment fire kills five, a call for sprinklers 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Adding sprinklers in old buildings can be expensive. But proponents say it’s worth it.
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Probe can’t determine cause of Minneapolis high-rise fire 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Officials found the blaze was accidental, but they weren’t able to pinpoint the exact cause. Last Wednesday’s fire left five people dead.
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Outpouring of community support, calls for improved safety in wake of fatal Minneapolis fire 30.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Community leaders have formed a committee to plan how to best help people affected by Wednesday’s fatal fire in a Minneapolis high-rise apartment building. Meanwhile, a state legislator is calling for improved fire safety measures in older buildings.
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Agency cited sprinkler need months before high-rise fire 30.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority noted a need for sprinklers in older high-rise apartments months before a massive fire broke out in a 50-year-old building, leaving five people dead from smoke inhalation.
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Authorities ID victims of Minneapolis high-rise fire 29.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Authorities have identified the fifth person who died Wednesday in a high-rise apartment fire in Minneapolis.
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Somalia burial planned for Minnesota high-rise fire victim 29.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A daughter of a woman who was killed in a fire at a Minneapolis public housing high-rise is making plans to hold her funeral in Somalia.
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Early morning fire in Minneapolis high rise leaves five dead, three hurt 27.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
An early morning fire on the 14th-floor of a Minneapolis Public Housing building in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood left five people dead and another three injured Wednesday.
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Policast: Minneapolis gets closer to an affordable housing requirement 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Minneapolis gets closer to an affordable housing requirement
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MPR News AM Update: Minneapolis takes aim at affordable housing 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Plus new presidential polling from New Hampshire and another day of impeachment hearings.
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Minneapolis moves toward affordable housing mandate 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Developers would have to include affordable units in most projects.
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Contractor Ricardo Batres pleads guilty in rare labor trafficking case 19.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A construction contractor accused of exploiting immigrant workers was supposed to face criminal charges in a first-of-its-kind trial in Hennepin County this week. But Batres, 47, instead pleaded guilty Monday to labor trafficking and insurance fraud.
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MPR News AM Update: A decline in Lake Superior’s ‘gold’ 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Plus a warm start to the week and a land giveaway in Duluth.
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Contractor accused of trafficking unauthorized workers faces trial 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Labor-trafficking cases are rarely prosecuted in Minnesota. The case of Ricardo Batres, who prosecutors say exploited unauthorized immigrants who worked for him, is the first of its kind to go to trial in Hennepin County.
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As temperatures drop, winter will test Rochester’s new homelessness services 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Rochester is poised to open a new overnight warming shelter this winter for people experiencing homelessness. It’s part of a broader effort among city officials and local organizations aimed at better assisting the city’s growing homeless population.
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Duluth plans to give away land to spur innovative affordable housing projects 16.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The city of Duluth plans to give away vacant lots to encourage the development of more affordable housing, to help put a dent in what Mayor Emily Larson calls a housing “crisis.”
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Minneapolis grants $18M to add lower-cost apartments 14.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Forty percent of the units will be within reach of families making about $30,000 a year. Rent would not be much more than a week's income for them.
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St. Paul gives Ford plant site development the green light 14.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Mayor Melvin Carter and Ryan Companies said Tuesday the deal to remake the vacant 122-acre site in the Highland Park neighborhood will deliver hundreds of new homes and add $1 billion to the city’s $23 billion property tax base.
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