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Despite calls for sprinklers, Mpls. officials give no timetable for upgrades 20.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority says it's not planning to accelerate the installation of sprinklers following a high-rise fire last month that left five people dead.
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Ryan Companies closes on purchase of Ford Plant site 20.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Ryan Companies will pay $61 million for the former Ford plant site in St. Paul, and said Thursday that work on a massive development will begin early next year.
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Walz launches effort to find winter shelter for homeless people 20.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Winter Homeless Initiative will create 150 beds in shelters across the state this winter, but officials say more needs to be done to end homelessness.
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Longtime GOP Rep. Gunther announces retirement 20.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Rep. Bob Gunther, R-Fairmont, said Thursday he will leave the Legislature at the end of 2020.
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15 Democrats secure spot on Minnesota presidential ballot 18.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The names were submitted by the Minnesota DFL to the secretary of state’s office. There’s a realistic chance some candidates will have dropped out by the March 3 primary.
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Ellison sues former county official over management of veterans charity 17.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Blake Huffman, a former Ramsey County commissioner, faces a civil suit of alleged conflicts of interest with Journey Home Minnesota.
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Native group retakes Minneapolis homeless camp, decries 'unacceptable' lack of shelter 16.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A group of activists re-occupied the site early Saturday in protest against what they consider a lack of progress by Minneapolis leaders in ensuring safe, stable housing for Native Americans without a place to stay.
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Minnesota U.S. senators look for answers after deadly public housing fire 14.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
After a fire in a Minneapolis high-rise killed five residents, Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith sent a letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson asking about sprinkler system installation in older properties.
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Thinking small to make big difference on homelessness 14.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Smaller, simpler housing units offer a way to house people for less money. Two Twin Cities organizations are looking to implement more creative and much less expensive ways to provide accommodations, with dignity and community support.
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Financial snag hits Fort Snelling Upper Post affordable housing project 13.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
About a year ago, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources struck a deal with Plymouth-based Dominium. Now Dominium said it's worried it may not get essential financing through bonds authorized by the federal government and distributed by the state.
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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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