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In Minneapolis, organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade planned for this Sunday asked the police department to limit participation following the acquittal of police officer Jeronimo Yanez in the death of Castile.
... of those mosques. Most are concentrated in the Twin Cities metro area, though a growing number of the Somali-American community in St. Cloud, Rochester, Faribault and other Greater Minnesota cities has opened several mosques and religious schools ...
Twin Cities Pride officials reversed course Friday, deciding to allow uniformed police officers to participate in its annual parade Sunday, while offering an apology to local law enforcement for failing to have a fuller discussions before excluding ...
The Promvongsa family, the Minnesota chapter of the ACLU and Asian activist organization RadAzns are calling on the Minnesota community to contact Worthington and Nobles County officials to demand justice. Contact Worthington police Chief Troy Appel ...
The most visible contingent grabbing headlines today are nurses. Specifically, the Minnesota Nurses Association which this week employed RIP Medical debt in a project to help the union locate and then buy some $2.5 million in unpaid hospital bills owed ...
Activist attorney Kamau K. Franklin was based in New York City for over eighteen years and represented activist, police misconduct victims and others.
As they leave the church, they'll pass by tables with representatives from rain Taxi, the citizen's Climate Lobby, Climate Generation, Cool Planet, the DFL Environmental Caucus, the Sierra Club - North Star Chapter, Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light ...
Tom Hoch is the first candidate in the Minneapolis mayor's race to air a TV ad, and he is taking a lighthearted - and expensive - approach to sharing his story.
Minneapolis (WCCO) - For the first time, we're able to see what happened the night former officer Jeronimo Yanez shot and killed Philando Castile.
Keith Ellison, a Minneapolis Democrat and the national party's deputy chair. The goal is to turn ... "If we want to win in 2018, you better be out there in 2017," Ellison told the crowd largely made up of what Perez called "serial activists." For ...
A second day of more reflective demonstrations drew protesters to downtown Minneapolis on Saturday night, where activists intermittently blocked vehicle and light-rail traffic to protest the acquittal of officer Jeronimo Yanez in the shooting death of ...
GLEN STUBBE, Star Tribune Symphony Ball chairwomen MaryAnn Goldstein, Paula DeCosse and Laurie Greeno, center, posed at Orchestra Hall with a group of the orchestra musicians they championed in the 2012-14 lockout.
THESSALONIKI, Greece - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised Thursday to promote plans for an ambitious Mediterranean undersea natural gas pipeline project, in a bid by his country to become a key European energy supplier.
Before she completed eighth grade this year, the 14-year-old from St. Paul spent her lunch hours crafting, editing and re-editing a paper about the birth-control activist. The process ... She was joined by Grace Philippon of the Twin Cities German ...
Debunking The Myth That Minnesota's Rural Towns Are Doomed. December 06 ... Rick Cardenas, a resident of the area and a disabilities rights activist, told the council last week that the early closing of the skyway poses a serious problem for those with ...
community activists are demanding that a New Hope police officer be fired after he asked a light-rail passenger from Mexico his immigration status during a routine fare check.
In July 2016, St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minn., a St. Paul suburb. The world watched the aftermath, live on facebook. Yanez faces second-degree manslaughter and firearms ...
In 2000, The Minneapolis Spokesman and St. Paul Recorder merged into one publication, the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder or MSR.
It's the shining example of the type of trails activist Steve Wolgamot wants to encircle the entire lake one day. "It's just a beautiful, beautiful trail," said Wolgamot, chair of the Lake Links Association.
prosecutors had argued that Yanez never saw a gun because he used the pronoun "it" several times in a conversation with his supervisor the night of the shooting and during an hourlong interview with investigators from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal ...
We live in a time of the distortion and oppression of truth, a time that has become a catalyst for resistance art, merging both artist and activist as collaborators, utilizing abstract symbolism and radical aesthetics as a means of reaching new ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the nation's capital, at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, and in dozens of other cities across the U.S.
In Chris Hewitt's article ("'Scaffold' sculpture to be dismantled, then burned," June 1), he quotes filmmaker and activist Sheldon Wolfchild as saying, "We speak on behalf of the 38, plus two elders, who were hanged." Now, I would like to speak on ...
Muslim leaders and others are concerned about anti-Shariah, or Islamic law, marches planned for Saturday in St. Paul and about two dozen other U.S.
Now, a documentary put together by TPT Minnesota and the Minnesota Housing Partnership is using the stories of the displaced tenants to examine the broader problem of affordable housing supply in the Twin Cities. The documentary, "Sold Out: Affordable ...
But, then, I realized one way I'm going to get through this is to not drop out of life, to go full bore," recalls Craven, who performed the show two years ago and is returning to it through June 18 in St. Paul. "My son came in from Detroit and others ...
There are some changes to the weekend forecast that may take the edge off what previously looked like an intense heat wave. A southbound cool front may stall over the Twin Cities Saturday night. That may be the trigger for some locally heavy T-Storms ...
Only longtime activist Al Flowers said he had no interest in support from the business community. "Business is being taken care of by City Hall and the City Council," said Flowers.
Minneapolis (WCCO) - The shooting death of Philando Castile and other African-American men continue to spark outrage across the country.
An activist and scholar who taught at USC Dornsife for 31 years, he traveled to and wrote extensively about Southern Africa.
Jerry Holt - Star Tribune file Activist from 15Now Minnesota, who are pushing for a $15 minimum wage, faced off with restaurant servers who want a tip carve out near Buffalo Wild Wings on the U of M campus in April.
Like many major cities across the country, Minneapolis' status as a "sanctuary city" is based on its immigration separation ordinance, which prevents its personnel and police officers from inquiring about the immigration status of individuals.
We crave the hard-to-get while ignoring the one who has stuck with us through thick and thin. In a letter to the DNC chair, a group of black women - activists, community leaders and elected officials - have accused the Democratic party of falling ...
Members of Local 33 were joined by union members from across Connecticut and from New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
He comes to Minnesota from Baltimore, where he has been principal bassoon since 2012, the first Chinese-born bassoonist to hold such a position in a major American symphony orchestra.
Smith, 59, is one of the longest-serving chief executives in Minnesota and one of the most successful. investors who owned what was then known as BW3 Inc., short for Buffalo Wild Wings & Weck, moved the company in 1994 from Cincinnati to the Twin ...
Minneapolis, St. Paul activists Plan Meeting To Seek peaceAn increase in gun violence in Minneapolis and St. Paul has spurred activists from both sides of the river to come together to plan a peace conference, Reg Chapman reports (2:39). WCCO 4 News at ...
Minneapolis, St. Paul activists Plan Meeting To Seek peaceAn increase in gun violence in Minneapolis and St. Paul has spurred activists from both sides of the river to come together to plan a peace conference, Reg Chapman reports (2:39). WCCO 4 News at ...
Minneapolis (WCCO) - An increase in gun violence in Minneapolis and St. Paul has caused activists from both sides of the river to come together to plan a peace conference.
Minneapolis, St. Paul activists Plan Meeting To Seek peaceAn increase in gun violence in Minneapolis and St. Paul has spurred activists from both sides of the river to come together to plan a peace conference, Reg Chapman reports (2:39). WCCO 4 News at ...
Dr. Gigi Chawla from children's Minnesota is here to talk about exercise parameters for children and teens. ... WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Softball League In MinnesotaMark Rosen reports on a Twin Cities league that's been breaking down barriers ...
"Scaffold," a two-story sculpture from 2012 by Los Angeles artist Sam Durant, was set to debut Saturday when the Walker Art Center's sculpture garden reopens after a $33 million renovation project.
Annalee Stewart was an outspoken activist for peace and against racism, but for years she remained silent about one issue close to home: gay rights.
Minneapolis, St. Paul activists Plan Meeting To Seek peaceAn increase in gun violence in Minneapolis and St. Paul has spurred activists from both sides of the river to come together to plan a peace conference, Reg Chapman reports (2:39). WCCO 4 News at ...
Minneapolis, St. Paul activists Plan Meeting To Seek peaceAn increase in gun violence in Minneapolis and St. Paul has spurred activists from both sides of the river to come together to plan a peace conference, Reg Chapman reports (2:39). WCCO 4 News at ...
One of the garden's newest sculptures is already causing controversy: American Indian activists are raising concerns about Sam Durant's "Scaffold," a large wood-and-metal structure based in part on the gallows used to execute 38 Dakota men in Mankato ...
A Metro Transit light-rail passenger who was videotaped being asked about his immigration status by an officer, and later was shocked with a Taser and arrested, was subsequently placed in the custody of federal immigration authorities pending ...
All week, WCCO Radio is tackling the topic of immigration with a series of stories from Minnesota. WCCO's Sloane Martin continues our special report: "An Undocumented Future: Support Network Helps Minnesota immigrants." Minneapolis (WCCO) ...
On Thursday, May 25, several of these forces converge on the calendar, giving fans of the music three nearly simultaneous options from south Minneapolis to St. Paul's Groveland to Lowertown, and opportunities to hear the talents of three generations ...
Via phone calls and website visits, Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota has been swamped by new volunteer requests from people of all ages, eager to make phone calls and write letters to the editor, carry signs to the State Capitol ...


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