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FREE SPEECH ZONE | Hagaha Codeynta Eden Prairie

Somali Americans in Eden Prairie are staging an election rally on Saturday November 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Eden Prairie Community Center.


FREE SPEECH ZONE | Ellen Anderson on Southwest Suburban Obstructionists

Former Minnesota State Senator Ellen Anderson comments on obstructionist legislators like David Hann who is seeking re-election to the Minnesota Senate.


FREE SPEECH ZONE | The invisible Americans

In this seemingly unending political campaign, these words are reverently uttered dozens of times: “the middle class”.  But there is one group that is rarely mentioned by either party, and nev


Major differences between Obama and Romney in education

There could be major differences for students and schools, depending on who is elected President.  That became clear after reviewing websites of Govern


Managed care versus fee-for-serivce ... then and now

On October 1, 2012, the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) issued an RFP seeking a vendor to


Communities of Color Share a Desire to Participate Fully in Democracy

The debate over the proposed constitutional amendment requiring photo ID to vote is heating up, and Minnesotans are paying attention.


Halloween and Lao learning

It’s October, so our thoughts are naturally on Halloween and scary things. As a kid, trick or treating meant we were usually bundled up in winter jackets, so no one saw our costumes.


Have You Thanked Your Child's Teacher Recently?

Have You Thanked Your Child’s Teacher Recently?


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