20 years later, bisexuals still feel left out

Co-founder Victor Raymond remembers that they almost canceled the first BECAUSE conference when they realized the night before that only 12 people had signed up. They decided to follow through, and the next day over 120 participants showed up to register.

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The shortcomings of senior care in Minnesota

The recent state takeover of a Minneapolis nursing home is an extreme example of mismanagement and neglect, and hopefully an outlier in the type of care our seniors are receiving.

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Volunteers help seniors live independently in the St. Paul Midway neighborhood

Hamline Midway Elders Program Director Tom Fitzpatrick is one of just two Hamline Midway Elders employees. (MinnPost photo by Gino Terrell)

Jo Ann Olsen said volunteering for Hamline Midway Elders was her husband’s final request before he died.

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Thoughts on the VA hospital system

My family is chock-full of military veterans, including myself, thus the word “VA” is a readily recognized acronym.

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Toxic Tater Coalition spreads the word, NOT the fungicides

They had me with their branding – the Toxic Taters Coalition. In my world potatoes are equated with manna from heaven. And any pesticide that comes between me and potatoes is toxic by definition! So when I heard that the Toxic Taters Coalition will be visiting Minneapolis on Wednesday, June 4, it was a call to action. It didn’t take long for me to discover I had much to learn.

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Dayton may stage medical marijuana signing ceremony later, but patients to hold commemoration at Mark's place

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed the state's new medical cannabis law Wednesday without ceremony, but that's not stopping angry patients and families hoping for a more inclusive bill from staging a public event of their own.

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U of M offering free blood tests to SHARE program participants after blood-screenings exposed some to risk of diseases

The University of Minnesota is searching for past and current residents of the Skyline Tower in St. Paul who could be at risk for infectious diseases after misuse of equipment at blood-sugar screenings.

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Fight for 'health equities' went to state capitol

Until recently, health equities has not been a subject in Minnesota that has received a lot of publicized attention. It represents the goal of groups working to address the health inequities that are well documented between communities of color and Whites in Minnesota.

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