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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Black Lives at the Mall of America: the long shadow of history

In the dock are eleven Black Lives Matter activists fingered by police as the “ringleaders” of a peaceful rally at the Mall of America last

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Reefer Madness Pitched to Minnesota Police Chiefs

The Minnesota Police Chiefs Association kicked off the second day of its 2015 Executive Training Institute with a keynote address from Kevin Sabet, President and CEO of

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Making MayDay Parade, Ceremony, Festival happen – get involved

After two community meetings, and many gatherings, discussions, and meetings with the artists on the 2015 MayDay roster, the theme for 2015 settled on i

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Bill would require that Met Council get Legislature’s OK on housing plans, funds

A sewer being installed; the Met Council plans regional sewer infrastructure.

The Legislature would gain control of the Metropolitan Council’s housing purse strings, under a bill sponsored by MORE »

'We can't do this without you!' Mayor Hodges sets her agenda in State of the City address

“One Minneapolis” was the central theme in Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges’s State of the City Address on April 2, at the American Swedish Institute, where she discussed how the community working to

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J Street founder to speak in Minneapolis

Israelis have recently gone to the polls in a contested Knesset election which will impact the country's policy agenda and the discourse around Israeli-Palestinian relations for years to come.

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