'CEO' of Mexico-Minnesota meth pipeline says she was just a cog

Macrina Perez, 25, argued she followed her boyfriend's lead before leaving drug dealing behind. Prosecutors have said she was deeply connected to Mexican cartels.
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Chipotle may reverse firing of St. Paul manager

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Fremont Market in north Minneapolis on Nov. 12. Minneapolis passed an ordinance in 2014 that required licensed grocery stores to stock healthier foods
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The Fremont Market, a corner store in north Minneapolis, played a starring role in a 2017 video about how the city is helping people find more produce, protein and dairy products in their neighborhoods.

As healthy foods go to waste, Mpls. corner shops seek relief

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Since 2014, as part of its "staple foods" ordinance, Minneapolis has required licensed grocery stores, corner shops and convenience stores to stock a variety of healthy foods from 10 categories. The goal was to help consumers who don't have easy access to grocery stores.
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Frustration mounts as Vikings give Bears leeway in NFC North

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Andrew Zimmern's new restaurant, Lucky Cricket, opens today in St. Louis Park

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Cyber Monday now a weeklong blitz of online deals from Target, others

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