Politics & Policy

Growing the Herb: Marijuana and Indian Country

The Red Lake Tribal Council.

“I think that decriminalizing recreational use would benefit our people greatly since so many of us use it and many have been incarcerated for possessing it.

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Leadership forum crafts united urban agenda

The Rev. Jerry McAfee gets applause for his call to come together despite differences within the African-American community.

They came together for the greater good. A one-day gathering of several hundred at the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs was convened by the African

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How the Minnesota DFL Lost Their Narrative

    One can already see the Minnesota Republican political narrative for 2016 and it is not pretty for the Democrats.  Simply put the narrative is that the DFL is out of touch

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Student fees set for an increase

If the fees committee’s initial recommendations stick, student fees will increase by more than $30 each semester.

Next year, University of Minnesota students may have to dish o

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Tentative agreement reached at eight Twin Cities hospitals

An Orthy Adversary: The Battle of Orth House, as told by a local internet junkie

I spend too much time on the internet. The internet has lots to offer for every noble desire and depravity imaginable. A lot of what it has to offer is a respite from boredom.

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City may adopt new fossil fuel stance

A group of students and other Minneapolis residents gathered at City Hall on Monday in support of the city’s continued divestment from fossil fuels and urged other state agencies to follow.

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City Of Bloomington? 100+ Faith Leaders Want A Word With You

The Black Lives Matter protest at the Mall of America.

The City of Bloomington’s insistence on prosecuting organizers of a “Black Lives Matter” protest at the Mall of America is getting more pushback from Minnesota’s religious leaders.

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Red Lake Tribal Council to research feasibility of marijuana

The Red Lake Tribal Council.

RED LAKE, Minn. – Although the subject was not on the printed agenda for the Red Lake Tribal Council at the regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Jan.

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