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Food dyes and Valentines

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VOICES | State budget solutions shouldn’t pick winners and losers

Massive layoffs. Families losing their health care, others losing their homes.

Parents wondering how to send their kids to college, and senior citizens putting off retirement.

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The Somali community and the Twin Cities mainstream media: Towards a more perfect union?

Frustrations and suggestions were exchanged at a panel discussion on the portrayal of the Somali community by the media.MORE »

VOICES | Silent essentials at risk

By now you've heard the news. Those snack crackers you throw in your bag for lunch will get you. When they do, they're gonna make you very sick to your stomach. It won't be pretty.MORE »

The Somali Community and the Twin Cities Mainstream Media: Towards a More Perfect Union?

by Nelima Kerré Frustrations and suggestions were exchanged at a panel discussion on the portrayal of the Somali community by the media. The accusations in the media that the Abubakar mosque was connected to the missing Somali men, seemed to be the cause of the community’s resentment towards and mistrust of the media.
MinneAfrica is a blog partner of the TC Daily Planet. Nelima Kerré is a blogger on MinneAfrica, and also a freelance contributor to the TC Daily Planet. This article is re-published from the MinneAfrica blog.

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Contentious Voter ID Hearing

Yesterday at the State Capitol things turned from Minnesota nice to Minnesota not so nice as Rep. Steve Emmer and former Secretary of State Rep.MORE »

What about rural?

by Ann Treacy MORE »
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