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Twin Cities Hmong community seeks help in closing achievement gap

Advocates from Minnesota’s Hmong community want to ensure their children are not left behind as legislators continue to tackle the state’s well-publicized achievemen

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Residents of East Phillips want less industrialization, more green jobs and space for the community.

Residents and City Council members gather at the East Phillips Community center to discuss alternative uses for the Roof Depot in the East Phillips neighborhood. The Roof Depot has been a controversial site where City officials propose building a water yard in an already over industrialized, residential area.

MINNEAPOLIS: In January, 2015, The City of Minneapolis inquired on a plot of land located between The City Hiawatha Public Works facility and Smith Foundry in the South Minneapolis neighborhood of

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7th Annual Augsburg Powwow

Augsburg College held its 7th annual traditional powwow on Saturday, March 28 in the Si Melby Gymnasium on campus in Minneapolis.

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We expect better from the StarTribune

The StarTribune article on March 18, “Nonprofit paid to help with minority hiring at stadium short of goal…Workforce Is Diverse, But No Thanks to Nonprofit That Was Hired to Help”, totally mi

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Who's got a ticket to ride on private Zip Rail?

Image: A artist's rendition of the Zip Rail.

While a private entity calling itself the North American High Speed Rail Group LLC has declared itself the private organization that's going to raise capital and build the Zip Rail, a nonstop high

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Videos: Lorna Landvik & John Marty

MN State Senator John Marty and author/comedian Lorna Landvik appear on the current edition of Democratic Visions.

 

Author Lorna Landvik reveals that her recent novel best to Best to Laugh borrows some from her own life in Hollywood.

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Juxtaposition’s DeAnna Cummings in Barcelona to study public markets

This week, stakeholders from West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC) and Juxtaposition Arts, two North Minneapolis organizations committed to developing public markets on the Northsid

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Hospital workers picket Allina hospitals, calling for safe staffing levels

Nearly 1,000 members and supporters of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota members picketed at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

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Hops for Hunger

“We want to get into different types of fundraisers, not just pancake feeds and spaghetti dinners,” says Dave Rudolph, manager at the Southern Anoka County Assistance Food Shelf (SACA).

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Happy 30th anniversary, Minnesota Women's Press!

Nearly 1,000 profile stories of women have been shared in the Minnesota Women's Press. The first was of comedienne Merrilyn Belgum, in Volume 1, Issue 1, April 16, 1985. Belgum died in May 2014 at age 89.

"What if women were in charge of public words and the news? What if our voices were being heard?" 

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