Erin Brockovich Visits, Ron Paulites Rule, Cops Pursue Robbers: Fridley Patch 2012 Top 20
Star activist held a townhall, GOPers tilted to Paul, and police hunted for an armed robber named Joker—these were our posts at Nos. 5–7 in 2012.
It was big news in 2010 when Fridley Patch reported that famed consumer advocate Erin Brockovich would look into local environmental concerns. That post and two others, on Ron Paul's appeal with local Republicans and a hunt for a robbery suspect, were in the 5–7 positions in our Top 20 for 2012.
- No. 7: Erin Brockovich to Investigate Fridley's Elevated Cancer Rates and VIDEO: Erin Brockovich Speaks in Fridley and Brockovich Team Seeks Link between Contamination Plumes, Fridley Cancer Cases
The Top 10 had another appearance by the Fridley Cancer Cluster Facebook group, as included in Cancer Concerns, Falling Stars and a Railroad Fatality: Fridley Patch 2012 Top 20:
- No. 10: Cancer Rates in Fridley 10 Percent Above State Average (and Fridley Facebook Group Founder: I’m at Risk for Cancer)
Earlier posts in our Top 20 countdown included 3 Died Too Young, Marriage Vote Gets Firm's 'No': Fridley Patch 2012 Top 20:
Nos. 15–18 had the letter D and not much else in common, as seen in Dance, Democratic Delegate, 'Diaper Duty,' Death: Fridley Patch 2012 Top 20
And these two posts started our countdown with Strange Tales from World of Politics Proved Popular This Election Year: