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National Night Out takes on new meaning in Twin Cities in wake of mass shootings


August 7, 2019

Jeff Wheeler – Star Tribune

Rebecca Penforl-Murray hugged her son, Peter, while visiting with St. Paul councilmember Rebecca Noecker and St. Paul Police Commander Wes Denning, who both dropped in on their block party on Juno Ave. early Tuesday night.

As a hot, muggy day turned into a mild summer evening, families across the Twin Cities ventured out their front doors with folding chairs and plates of food in hand.

Days after the horrific shootings in Texas and Ohio that left dozens dead and wounded, neighbors bookended their streets with traffic blockades and came together to share food and drink, keep an eye on each other's kids and celebrate National Night Out.


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