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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Here are some of the latest links featured on KARE 11 newscasts.

Wednesday, March 29

6 p.m.

The city of Minneapolis is making plans to bring officers back to its Third Precinct station after it was abandoned nearly three years ago following the murder of George Floyd.

As part of the plan, city leaders say they’ll hold community engagement sessions to hear input from the public.

For more information about dates and locations for these upcoming sessions, click here.

6:30 p.m.

Craig and Sharon Chambers's 20-month-old grandson Ari has been diagnosed with Hyper-IGM Syndrome and his only hope for a cure is a blood stem cell transplant. If you are between the ages of 18-40, you could be the one to save Ari or another patient in need. 

If you want to help Ari and others in need of a stem cell or bone marrow donation go to My.BeTheMatch.org/arimn to join the registry. You can also text AriMN to 61474

Wednesday, March 22

Ramadan Mubarak! Muslims around the world are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan. Click here for a list of local mosques and Islamic Centers that are holding prayer, restaurants offering halal and traditional meals for iftar, and events happening around Minneapolis.

Tuesday, March 8

6:30 p.m. 

In Shoreview, an urban farm has sprung up in shipping containers. Learn more about Frisk Fra Boksen, or Fresh From the Box, here

Friday, March 3

6 p.m.

A Minneapolis-area woman went on vacation to St. Lucia and was injured in a fall on rocky terrain. She recently lost her husband and was diagnosed with cancer.

Friends are now crowdfunding to get her back home to Minnesota. If you'd like to contribute, click here.

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Students in Duluth and the Twin Cities are sharing their love of classical music with Minnesota’s first chapter of the Back to Bach project, which aims to "make accessible arts education a reality for the youth through free in-person and virtual educational events," according to its website

Learn more at backtobachproject.org.

Friday, Feb. 10

The Turkish American Association of Minnesota (TAAM) is holding a fundraising event to directly benefit the people affected by the recent, catastrophic earthquake in Tukey.

From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Med Box Grill in Chanhassan, TAAM will collect monetary donations (directed to the Bridge to Türkiye Fund), as well as items to fulfill the immediate needs of earthquake victims. Members of the public who wish to donate items may bring them to Med Box Grill from now until Sunday, Feb 12.

Designated items for those include: diapers in a variety of sizes; women's hygiene products in a variety of sizes; child and youth fleece pajamas in a variety of sizes; and baby formula/food.

TAAM says supplies will be delivered to the Chicago Consulate General of Turkey.

For more information about the fundraiser, visit TAAM's Instagram.

To donate outside of the event, visit TAAM's website.

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