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October 11, 2017 11:12 PM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
Minneapolis, Timberwolves, Lynx and Target Center officials will celebrate the renovations to the Target Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon. The $140 million project includes new premium seating spaces, technological upgrades and a glass-walled, five-story atrium to enhance natural lighting.
The ceremony is at 11:30 a.m. at the Target Center.
McKenna Ahrenholz, a 13-year-old who inspired the push for more foster children to have access to lawyers, will be honored next month for her contributions to the well-being of Minnesota children. Ahrenholz will be the youngest recipient of the Hero for Children Award given by the Children's Law Center of Minnesota.
Arenholz inspired a bill that ensures foster children are entitled a lawyer.
A Minneapolis police officer accused of sexually abusing a teenager will appear in court on Thursday. Prosecutors have alleged that, on at least one instance, Officer David Campbell sexually abused a 16-year-old girl while he was in uniform, had a gun, was on duty and in a squad car.
Campbell was charged with five counts of criminal sexual conduct and one count of terroristic threats in September.
Nightly lane closures on westbound I-94 between Highway 120 and Mounds Boulevard will begin Thursday evening. The closures will occur from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. The closures are expected to end Oct. 21.
There is a slight chance of drizzle early Thursday morning in the Twin Cities, however, the rest of the day is expected to sunny, according to the National Weather Service.
Updated: October 11, 2017 11:12 PM
Created: October 11, 2017 09:11 PM
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