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Talented millennials from the Twin Cities grabbed the attention of the audience as they spoke emotion-filled words that took us on a journey of the experiences of ... To end the night, Danni Starr, national media personality, mental health advocate, activist and former Miss Black Minnesota, led an engaging ...
But activists criticized a practice of alerting ICE when foreign-born inmates are booked at the jail and putting them on the phone with ICE agents. When ICE asks, Stanek's office also notifies the agency that an inmate is about to be released. Last year, a Twin Cities immigrant rights activist, who asked not to ...

Minnesota is hardly a familiar destination for the glamorous Bachelor franchise, but race car driver Arie Luyendyk Jr. made the requisite pilgrimage to the southwestern Twin Cities exurb (with a blink-and-you'll-miss-it Minneapolis montage) when Becca advanced to the "hometowns" phase of this season's ...
Young activists from several north Minneapolis high schools will travel to Washington D.C. to participate in the national March For Our Lives on March 24, ... Twin Cities Families Get Out, Enjoy Latest SnowResidents who didn't have to work Tuesday got out to enjoy our latest snow, Molly Rosenblatt reports ...
President Eric Kaler reaffirmed his commitment to protect freedom of speech and fight sexual misconduct at the University of Minnesota in his annual ... He also noted that a national group, the Center for Measuring University Performance, has rated the Twin Cities campus among the top eight in the country ...
The dog would have been on someone's dinner plate in South Korea, but instead was delighted to be in the loving arms of Nemec and her Minnesota rescuers. “Dogs are friends, not food,” said Nemec, a school counselor and animal activist in Lindstrom who became involved with the adoption of Korean ...

“It's clear from recent days that there are a number of strongly held opinions on the issue of gun rights and violence involving firearms,” said Bryan Strawser, chair of the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus & PAC. “We look forward to a reasoned and vigorous public debate on the issues, but their out-of-state ...
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman listens to speakers talking about what he did for the city of St. Paul before he announces he would not run again for mayor in 2017 at Lake Monster Brewery in St. Paul on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. As of late 2017, he is a candidate for governor. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri).
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, a lifelong DFLer, paid an impromptu visit to the Republican precinct caucuses Tuesday night at the Benjamin E. Mays IB World School on Concordia Avenue. “I'm your mayor, too,” said Carter, addressing the 35 GOP activists assembled in the cafeteria. “When it snows, the ...
Nick Leonard, a Minneapolis lawyer and activist, announced Monday he would challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Tina Smith for the seat she was ... openly gay man in the U.S. Senate. “I understand the everyday concerns of Minnesota families — they are the same concerns for my family too,” Leonard said.
The coalition includes Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha (CTUL); Black Visions Collective; Inquilinxs Unidxs Por Justicia (IX); the St. Paul Teachers ... The demonstrations ramped up as game day drew closer, with protesters highlighting topics such as the fight for a higher living wage for Minnesota ...
In this Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, photo, Clyde Bellecourt, co-founder or the American Indian Movement, speaks on at Minneapolis City Hall about activists' plans for protests during the Super Bowl. Minnesota activists are using the Super Bowl spectacle to speak out against police brutality, racism, corporate ...
More than 33 states, including Minnesota, have legalized such cultivation, though with varying degrees of regulations. The 2014 federal farm bill further loosened the restrictions on industrial hemp production. According to advocacy group Vote Hemp, more than 23,000 acres were grown in 19 U.S. states ...
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman listens to speakers talking about what he did for the city of St. Paul before he announces he would not run again for mayor in 2017 at Lake Monster Brewery in St. Paul on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. As of late 2017, he is a candidate for governor. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri).
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, a lifelong DFLer, paid an impromptu visit to the Republican precinct caucuses Tuesday night at the Benjamin E. Mays IB World School on Concordia Avenue. “I'm your mayor, too,” said Carter, addressing the 35 GOP activists assembled in the cafeteria. “When it snows, the ...
Democrat Tim Walz and Republican Jeff Johnson were the big winners in straw polls for governor at Minnesota precinct caucuses Tuesday night. ... During the last race for an open governor's seat in 2010, for instance, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak won the DFL straw poll, and state Rep. Marty Seifert ...
Nick Leonard, a Minneapolis lawyer and activist, announced Monday he would challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Tina Smith for the seat she was ... openly gay man in the U.S. Senate. “I understand the everyday concerns of Minnesota families — they are the same concerns for my family too,” Leonard said.

The coalition includes Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha (CTUL); Black Visions Collective; Inquilinxs Unidxs Por Justicia (IX); the St. Paul Teachers Federation (SPFT); MN350, the Young People's Action Coalition (YPAC); and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers' ...
The Super Bowl is headed to Minnesota's Twin Cities on February 4, and with it, analysts and officials promise, will come millions of tourism dollars. Questions linger about how much the game will actually bring in, but a group of Minnesota residents are fighting to bring the lion's share of the sum back into ...
In this Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, photo, Clyde Bellecourt, co-founder or the American Indian Movement, speaks on at Minneapolis City Hall about activists' plans for protests during the Super Bowl. Minnesota activists are using the Super Bowl spectacle to speak out against police brutality, racism, corporate ...
It's been produced dozens of times on multiple continents, and now Twin Cities audiences are catching up with it, thanks to a Minnesota Opera production that opened at St. Paul's Ordway Music Theater Saturday night with an unimpeachably well-executed performance. While parts may be challenging to ...
MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - Activists are announcing plans for a rally against racism and corporate greed at U.S. Bank Stadium Super Bowl Sunday. ... took a knee inspiring a national conversation that reached beyond football stadiums,” said Daphne Brown of the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice for Jamar.
A coalition of Twin Cities community groups will stage a rally and march in downtown Minneapolis on Super Bowl Sunday, with the into to draw ... coalition of at least 17 grassroots activist groups will stage a rally and march in downtown Super Bowl Sunday, to raise the issue of racial inequities in Minnesota.
Newly sworn-in St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has said the minimum wage increase is a top priority in his administration, and the polarizing issue has ... Others have aligned themselves with the organization 15 Now, a group that fought successfully for a similar proposal in Minneapolis, and advocates for ...
Listed below are MLK, Jr. events in the Twin Cities and beyond. ... Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Explore “The 1968 Exhibit” opening celebration; create screen-printed activist posters; join in a spoken word activity; be of service by packing .... Governor Mark Dayton, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter III and Rep.
Minnesota center Reggie Lynch (22) drives to the basket against UMass center Rashaan Holloway during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game ... Via rape survivor and activist Abby Honold, a former University of Minnesota student, the victim in that alleged incident released a statement blasting ...
Star Tribune file Activist Jess Sundin, shown in 2011, and her Twin Cities Coalition 4 Justice 4 Jamar Clark will join a loose coalition of 12 groups for a ... and Phil Quinn, justice has been denied for these and many other lives stolen by Minneapolis and St. Paul cops,” said the coalition in a news release.
This first publishing venture for Fitzgerald in St. Paul was written by Minnesota Fitzgerald scholar Dave Page, with photos by Jeff Krueger of Summit Avenue area homes identified with ... We're still awed by the number of awards and honors won by authors published by Minneapolis-based Graywolf Press.
Minneapolis police have removed a memorial that a white nationalist group created to honor an Australian woman killed by a Somali-American officer last summer. Police spokesman John Elder told Minnesota Public Radio News that an officer cleared away the memorial when the department learned it ...
The dog would have been on someone's dinner plate in South Korea, but instead was delighted to be in the loving arms of Nemec and her Minnesota rescuers. “Dogs are friends, not food,” said Nemec, a school counselor and animal activist in Lindstrom who became involved with the adoption of Korean ...
“It's clear from recent days that there are a number of strongly held opinions on the issue of gun rights and violence involving firearms,” said Bryan Strawser, chair of the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus & PAC. “We look forward to a reasoned and vigorous public debate on the issues, but their out-of-state ...
Some Twin Cities students are taking a creative approach to a serious issue, Kate Raddatz reports (2:15). ... Jesse Jackson Speaks At North Mpls. ChurchA well-known minister and civil rights activist was in the Twin Cities today to deliver a message at a Minneapolis church, Angela Davis reports (0:40).
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A well-known minister and civil rights activist was in the Twin Cities Sunday to deliver a message at a Minneapolis church. “Stop the violence. Save the children. If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can receive it. I am God's child,” Rev. Jesse Jackson ...
MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman is apologizing to Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigators for the comments he made publicly at holiday party last week regarding the Justine Damond case. The activist group, Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar ...
Emily Goldthwaite Fries leads worship inside of Mayflower United Church of Christ in Minneapolis on Sunday, Dec. ... up with ... what the scriptures teach," said Jeff Evans, pastor of Christ Church Twin Cities in Excelsior and a liaison with the Minnesota Family Council, a conservative Christian activist group.
A caretaker path would appease some local Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party activists who want to respect the DFL nominating process, opening the field to numerous candidates for vetting. ... According to the Minnesota Constitution and state law, the president of the state Senate would ascend to the post.
Minneapolis City Councilmember Jacob Frey attracted roughly a quarter of the first-choice votes in November's mayoral election, but was an appealing enough second and third choice to ... I've seen electeds come in as activists and quickly make the transition to public servant, and I've seen it take longer.
Minnesota Republicans are chattering about who will run for Franken's Senate seat in 2018 ... While Minnesota Democrats speculate about whom Gov. ... whom Franken unseated in 2008, would have been at the top of many Republicans' lists of possible candidates, but the former St. Paul mayor ruled out ...
Minneapolis City Councilmember Jacob Frey attracted roughly a quarter of the first-choice votes in November's mayoral election, but was an appealing enough second and third choice to ... I've seen electeds come in as activists and quickly make the transition to public servant, and I've seen it take longer.
The 21-year-old, who's about to graduate from the University of Minnesota, knows his destination: “My life is going to be dedicated to LGBT issues,” he says. ... Charlie Rounds, a retired business executive and LGBT rights activist, approached Conlego for help assisting small businesses in Kenya and ...
“St. Paul was basically a closed-shop town,” Wingerd said. “Almost every employer was unionized.” But Twin Cities business interests had a powerful ally in the Minnesota Commission of Public Safety. The commission, which largely took its marching orders from the Minneapolis milling industry, persecuted ...
Friday, Dec. 1, All God's Children Metropolitan Community Church, 3100 Park Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55407 (7:30-10 a.m.) - Passion & Compassion: Strengthening Our Resolve to End HIV/AIDS World AIDS Day Breakfast 2017: Join leaders, activists, organizations, and faith communities for the 1st ...
PAULA CARTER: Chicago-based freelance writer presents her debut collection of flash memoir, “No Relation,” joined by Minnesota poet Katharine ... 30; East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St., St. Paul. ... TERRI PETERSON SMITH: Signs copies of “Unique Eats and Eateries of the Twin Cities.
PETA makes undercover video, sues Minnesota animal specimen producer ... Bio Corp. in Alexandria, Minn., produces animal specimens for educational dissection purposes. It is the target of People for the Ethical ... a job opened up there. An animal rights activist landed the job and then took the video.
A. Inclusivi-tee is a quarterly subscription-based T-shirt club in Minneapolis. We have pledged ... I have a wonderful board of directors, including Negebe, Bobbi, Katherine Manbeck, my daughter, and Shalette Cauley Wandrick, a Minnesota native and activist. ... Q. How did 1 Million Cups St. Paul help you?
In what could be the first showdown with city officials leading up to the Super Bowl, a dozen community activists gathered outside Minneapolis City Hall on Friday to demand action on police violence and other concerns they believe are being “swept under the rug” during the buildup to the game.
An official with Enbridge Energy testified Wednesday that the company's aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota is ...
Mitchell, St. Paul's community recreation director for citywide ... for city council member Karl Neid, a community activist who died in 1992.
Best Buy said it stopped some sales of Apple's iPhone X and iPhone 8 after consumers complained about the retailer charging a $100 premium ...
One of several Twin Cities protests four days after the fatal police ... Minnesota, however we have lots of followers and supporters there. ... At that point, “Don't Shoot” organizers agreed to move the protest from St. Paul .... About 7 percent of drivers in express lanes on I-394 between downtown Minneapolis ...


 

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