Car 1267 being loaded at the Snelling Shops on its way to Maine in 1953. Pictured from left to right are Twin Cities Rapid Transit (TCRT) General Mana

Rare streetcar restoration united three generations of Minnesotans

The streetcar is one of two that survived fully intact when the system was scrapped in the 1950s.
George Esbensen.
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Former Eden Prairie fire chief sparks a new conversation about the safety of his peers

October 14
Among their often-unspoken dangers: high rates of cancer and heart disease, as well as mental health challenges
Former civil rights lawyer Chad Quaintance has devoted his life to protecting the most vulnerable. He now serves as a volunteer chaplain.
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80-year-old Minnesotan 'lives his faith' — from early civil rights to comforting the sick today

October 11
In late life, one-time civil rights prosecutor and lawyer Chad Quaintance has taken to helping hospital patients in their crucibles.
Helping people in need has been Karin Huster’s dream since she was a child. “Fundamentally, we’re all human beings.”
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Nurse says battling Ebola outbreak is 'best job in the world'

October 14
Seattle nurse battling Ebola outbreaks calls it "best job in the world."
Noah Jakeman, 4, with his mom, Alex Jakeman, outside their Phoenix. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Shaun Jakeman
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Mistaken text from a stranger leads Arizona man to raise money for sick boy

October 14
Mistaken text leads Arizona man to raise money for sick boy.
The three owners of Roaming Rooster, a D.C. restaurant whose fried chicken sandwiches exploded in popularity after a viral tweet. MUST CREDIT: Photo b
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Heartfelt tweet praising immigrant restaurateur leads to lines out the door

October 11
Heartfelt tweet praising immigrant restaurateur leads to lines out the door.
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Free Twin Cities art workshops teach people will mental illness new skills, boost confidence

October 14
For people living with mental health troubles, free art workshops teach new skills and boost confidence.
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St. Louis Park financial adviser lessens money worries for widows with free services

October 4
The nonprofit Wings For Widows offers free services, including financial coaching, during this difficult time.
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