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TCE lawsuit inches on, Southeast Como organizes outreach

While Southeast Como neighborhood residents’ concerns about harmful vapors in their homes continue to linger, a lawsuit against General Mills is moving forward.

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More than 40 percent of Minnesota workers lack access to paid sick days

(Photo courtesy of California Labor Federation) Governor Jerry Brown recently signed state legislation to allow more than 6.5 million workers to earn paid sick days on the job.

Some 41% of Minnesota workers lack access to even a single day of earned sick time, a new report finds. Those who have the most difficulty taking time off from work when they are sick include low-income workers and those employed in food service and other jobs where they are in regular contact with the public.

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Jessie Hausman: Eastside Meals on Wheels hosts second annual 'Mission Nutrition'

Photo by Tiffany Rodgers

Join Eastside Meals on Wheels for its second annual Mission Nutrition Dining Edition.

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Hiawatha Academies acquiesce to parent pressure; new school to open next fall

(Photo by Sheila Regan)

When Cynthia Smith was told Hiawatha Academies wouldn’t be opening their high school until 2019, she felt deceived.

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Marshall Street project on hold for 2 months

Outcry from residents and business people temporarily stopped the Minneapolis Park Board from locating an operations center on the Mississippi River at 1720 Marshall St. NE.

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IGGERS DIGEST | Somali singer-songwriter Mohamed Alta

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Iggers Digest is where I usually blog about food and restaurants, but I have decided that I want to expand my horizons, and occasionally take on other topics - like cool things I discover around the Twin Cities, or maybe even my musings about journalism ethics.

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Take the Tackle out of Football for a better Society

(Photo by John McStravick published under Creative Commons License)

The poor NFL. They’ve had just such a bad round of press lately, with their various players beating up their wives, girlfriends and children.

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SUPPERTIME | A little comfort at Kindee

Suppertime is a blog in comics form, exploring local restaurants, bars and other food establishments in and around the Twin Cities. I eat, I talk, I draw.

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Understanding Arab aspects

Lana Barkawi. Photo by Gail Olson.

The Arab world is a large one, encompassing more than 22 countries, multiple ethnicities, and many different religions.

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What’s with the blue tanks in Minneapolis?

Contaminated rain water in tanks awaits what to do with it, at the former Superior Plating site. Photo by Mike Madison.

While the chromium leaching from saturated bedrock still discolors torrential rain yellow, and a potential developer gave up, active neighbors appear to trust the parties who are getting

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