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Correction

In the November 12, 2012 issue of Insight News in an article by Ivan B. Phifer entitled Lawal designs Washburn Center Insight reported the founder's name as Walter Caldwell Crosby. The founder’s name is Cadwallader Washburn. The number of children served has increased 100% and the children attend Washburn for one hour of therapy per week. We apologize for any incorrect information.
 

CORRECTION

In an article last week by Ivan B. Phifer entitled Black Student Alliance kick off hosted at Normandale, Insight incorrectly described a nonfatal shooting incident as a death. We apologize for the error.

Black Student Alliance kick off hosted at Normandale

Black Student Alliance kick off hosted at Normandale
The Black Student Alliance (BSA), sponsored in conjunction with INOC Music (Indicted Nation Over Currency), hosted an event at Normandale Community College.
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Cookie Cart wins: Mobilize The Power of Youth video contest grand prize

Cookie Cart wins: Mobilize The Power of Youth video contest grand prizeGiveMN partnered with Youthprise to sponsor the Mobilize The Power of Youth Video Contest. Nonprofits were asked to create a video detailing how their organization enlivens, empowers, and engages young people.
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Louis Dachis, Merwin Liquors

Louis Dachis, Merwin LiquorsLouis Dachis has been working on West Broadway since he was fourteen years old, when his father opened up Unbank, the first check cashing agency in Minneapolis, in 1984. After studying film at the California Institute of Arts and working in the film and gaming industries, Dachis came back to work on the Northside.
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One of the original founding members of Pepito's Restaurant in south Minneapolis Carlos Rodriguez – Golden Gloves boxing champ, musician, and longtime figure at Landmark South Minneapolis establishment – has died

One of the original founding members of Pepito's Restaurant in south Minneapolis  Carlos Rodriguez – Golden Gloves boxing champ, musician, and longtime figure at Landmark South Minneapolis establishment – has died Carlos Rodriguez, one of the original founding family members and a longtime figure of Pepito's Restaurant in south Minneapolis, passed away Friday, November 16, 2012 , of complications from pancreatitis. Carlos was ever-present at the landmark Mexican-American restaurant, which he helped create along with his nephew and niece Joe and Sue Senkyr Minjares, his sister Guadalupe and Joe's father Ben Minjares. Carlos worked there for more than 41 years as the Day Manager.
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Ripley Memorial Foundation Awards $62,000 in grants to programs focused on teen pregnancy prevention

The Ripley Memorial Foundation, a donor advised fund of the Women's Foundation of Minnesota, recently awarded $62,000 in grants to 12 organizations whose programs focus on teen pregnancy prevention. The grant period is January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.
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