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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The Dayton City Council reviewed the details of a new development proposed to be built across from Dayton City Hall. During the city council meeting, the council and staff also established a tax increment financing district with Liberty Property Trust for Witch Industrial Park located just north of Interstate [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Retired Dayton firefighter Chuck Gaulke has been named grand marshal of this year’s Dayton Heritage Day parade. Gaulke began his work with the Dayton Fire Department in 1976. For 38 years he took fire calls; all the while coming home to a loving wife, running a lawn business, attending [...]

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Dayton updates website, discusses video streaming council meetings By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The City of Dayton has taken great strides in updating its phone and web providers to better communication between city staff and residents. The city is also in the process of installing a new GIS (geographic information system), which will make [...]

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The 29th annual Coats for Kids collection drive begins Sept. 15. Pilgrim Cleaners sponsors the annual project, accepting new and gently used coats, then cleaning them and distributing to various local charities to help families in need stay warm this winter. Pilgrim Cleaners has set a goal of 10,000 coats. Coats will be collected until [...]

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By Joseph Palmersheim Sun CURRENT Newspapers Every year around this time, I find my thoughts drifting toward memories of a man I knew who was taken from us on 9/11 in New York. It is hard to believe it’s been 13 years since that day, and harder still to remember a time when we didn’t [...]

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By Don Heinzman ECM PUBLISHERS Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says Minneapolis is much better prepared to deal with a confrontation like the one between the police and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Freeman says the Minneapolis police force has a better relationship with blacks, with better credibility and the belief they will be treated [...]

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Champlin Park among schools impacted by district’s decision By OLIVIA KOESTER ABC Newspapers Under Anoka-Hennepin’s middle school acceleration policy, revised in the fall of 2013, 35 requests for middle school students to play on high school teams were granted this past year. “I think we were a little shocked at first with what seemed to [...]

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