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A new Visa survey says families are spending over $1,000 for their child to go to prom. What price works for you, and how do you agree on a limit with your teen?
Opinion, The Neighborhood Files
As more and more children are told they have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), some doctors and parents wonder if it is over-diagnosed.
Teens often approach their parents about riding on a party bus with an emotional plea just days before an event. Would you allow your teen to go on a party bus?
Money was given to Hopkins for apartments in lieu of vacant buildings; bikeway and sidewalk grants will go to Golden Valley, Minnetonka, Excelsior, St. Louis Park, Plymouth and Eden Prairie.
Government, Valentine's Day Guide
The services are being conducted to acknowledge people dedicated to public safety, but if time and space permit, county “civilian” couples will be married as well.
We don't teach our kids to hang dolls at school or act in a way that gets them suspended from sports. So why are they doing it?
Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek: “The severely mentally ill should never have access to guns. We have an epidemic of untreated mental illness in the U.S. and right here in Minnesota.”
Opinion, Holiday Guide
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News, Holiday Guide
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Police & Fire
A wrap-up of police, fire and court incidents in the west metro for the week of Oct. 1-5, 2012, including a man charged for trying to stab his father and a woman stalked with the help of Facebook.
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