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Newport looking to ‘outsource’ police work

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The city of Newport is looking for ways to cut costs ahead of its 2015 budget planning and has begun talking with local law enforcement agencies about the possibility of sharing police services.

City Administrator Deb Hill said Thursday that she recently pitched the idea to both the cities of Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park, as well as Washington County.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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