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Melissa Colorado


Minneapolis, MN, United States

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Past articles by Melissa:

Hennepin County Library to train officers to use Naloxone

The Hennepin County Library, which oversees 41 locations, is working on a plan to train their security staff on how to use Naloxone. → Read More

Here's what you need to know about the MN vs. 3M trial

On Tuesday, jury selection begins for the trial of the State of Minnesota vs. 3M Co. → Read More

Could sports gambling become legal in Minnesota?

Republican Minnesota Rep. Pat Garofalo of Farmington is one of many state lawmakers across the country making the case for the legalization and regulation of sports gambling in their respective states. → Read More

Advancing women in the sports industry

"I wouldn't have learned as much if I hadn't gone through the mistake-making and gotten that nice thick skin," Michele Tafoya told the group. → Read More

Minnesota DACA recipient's life in limbo

Pilar Lamadrid's future rests on a DACA decision. She has remained hopeful, but after months of failed negotiations and little to no action by Congress, her hope is fleeting. → Read More

Local Salvadoran family faces deportation

The family is waiting to find out what happens next. → Read More

Mayor Frey announces goals for Mpls. Police Dept.

Mayor Frey said he wants to hire more officers of color and build stronger relationships with police and the communities they serve. → Read More

Minnesotans react to President Trump's tax reform

On Friday, Dec. 22, President Trump delivered on his Christmas promise to the American public. We asked some of that public, "What do you think?" → Read More

Minnesotans react to President Trump's tax reform

On Friday, Dec. 22, President Trump delivered on his Christmas promise to the American public. We asked some of that public, "What do you think?" → Read More

Pet Store Chain Fulfills Foster Kids' Holiday Wish List

For every bag of dog food or cat food that is purchased between October and the end of November, Bentley's Pet Stuff will purchase items from the organization's Therapeutic Foster Care program. → Read More

MN doctors return from medical mission trip to Puerto Rico

Over a month after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the island of 3.4 million people, most people still do not have electricity. Access to clean water is another hurdle in many areas. A group of native Puerto Ricans who have settled in Minnesota traveled to their homeland to help. → Read More

MN ice tech preapres to work at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Cory Portner of St. Cloud was offered the gig of a lifetime - head ice technician for figure skating and short track speed skating in the 2018 Winter Olympics. → Read More

What is ranked-choice voting?

This is the first year that voters in Saint Paul will use ranked-choice voting, a system that Minneapolis has used since 2009. → Read More

Downtown Mpls. bars can close at 4 a.m. during Super Bowl weekend

During Super Bowl weekend, expect several Minneapolis bars and restaurants to remain open until 4 a.m. → Read More

Edina doctor returns from ravaged Puerto Rico

A Twin Cities doctor is doing what he can to help residents of Puerto Rico, his homeland, as they struggle in the wake of Hurricane Maria. → Read More

Edina Doctor in Puerto Rico for recovery efforts

"It's like a bomb was dropped on Puerto Rico," said Dr. Fiol, a neurologist who lives in Edina but owns an apartment in San Juan. → Read More

2-week transformation preps Minnehaha Academy upper campus

An empty former college campus has been transformed into the new home for Minnehaha Academy's upper campus. All it took was two weeks, and a lot of hard work. → Read More

Alicia and Melissa audition for Timberwolves announcer job

The Minnesota Timberwolves are holding auditions to become the team's new arena announcer. Do you have the stuff? → Read More

Parents fuming after information leaked by school district

It looked like your average back-to-school email, but parents with kids in the South Washington Public Schools say their personal information was leaked by the district through a link at the bottom. → Read More

Twin Cities teens get paid internships with Fortune 500 companies

On Tuesday morning, high school students and their families packed the St. Paul RiverCentre for the much-anticipated Draft Day. → Read More