Hennepin Co. sees violent crime rise more in suburbs than in Minneapolis

Violent crime surged in suburban Hennepin County in the first half of 2015, taking a much larger jump outside the city of Minneapolis, according to new statistics.
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Needy have to scramble after Minn. cancels health benefits

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