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Dinky gets closer to new status

The Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission released a report 
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Law group teaches immigrant communities how to navigate police interactions

Amran Farah, right, offers advice about individual rights and police interactions. MinnPost photo by Ibrahim Hirsi

Late last week, scores of immigrants filled the seats of the dimly lit conference room in the Minneapolis Brian Coyle Center as a group of lawyers addressed the crowd about their legal rights when

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Dayton’s budget focused squarely on education

Gov. Mark Dayton enters the room to deliver his biennial budget proposal Jan. 27. Photo by Paul Battaglia

Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed a $42 billion, two-year budget heavily focused on Minnesota’s youngest residents.

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Cafe Racer opens

Photo Courtesy of Southside Pride

Café Racer, at 2929 E. 25th St., just opened this month after a long and serious review by the neighborhood, city staff and Council Member Cam Gordon.

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Structural Racism At Root Of Offensive Remark About North Minneapolis

Others booed, but Rep. Rena Moran (DFL-St.Paul) thought for several hours before responding to an offensive remark Rep. Jim Newberger (R-Becker) had made about North Minneapolis.

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Minneapolis Urban League in trouble

Two weeks ago we wrote about the confusion regarding those who say the Minneapolis Urban League (MUL) is now close to death’s door (see our blog entries of April 1 and April 6), just as the St.

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Tax exemptions are bad for city

Location of a proposed soccer stadium in Minneapolis.

A proposal for a new soccer stadium in downtown Minneapolis is drawing controversy because of how it may be funded.

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Sausage Fest! Sausage Fest!

Mouth watering sausages await!

 

 

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Great Lakes Brewing Company Gives Back

Craft beer culture often has a focus on community issues and giving back beyond the beer. That charitable bent isn’t limited to the immediate community, though.

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Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, arrested in Minnesota, returns to speak at U of M immigration symposium

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas spoke about undocumented immigrants at the University of Minnesota.

On Tuesday, when Jose Antonio Vargas took the stage at a packed University of Minnesota auditorium, he began his nearly 40-minute speech with the story of his MORE »