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A St. Louis Park man is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide. Jorge Juarez was involved in a head-on crash in April that took the life of James Hance. Hance was the owner of Hance Ace Hardware in Hopkins. Juarez admitted that he was texting and speeding when the accident happened. He also said he had been doing drugs the night before.
An ad agency in Minnesota is giving employees an extra incentive to fill out their time cards. KARE 11 News says the Minneapolis-based Colle and McVoy designed and implemented The Tapserver to reward those who finish the administrative task with a glass of beer. Employees who have completed their time cards just need to scan their key card to get one of a variety of brews stored in the multi-keg beer deployment system. And it seems to be working. The time card completion rate at Colle and McVoy is reportedly up 90-percent.
The Twin Cities are the top two best places for trick-or-treating. Minneapolis was #1 and St. Paul #2 on a recent WalletHub list of best and worst cities to celebrate Halloween. The findings are based on several factors including crime rate, weather, walkability, costume stores and amusement parks.