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Good Jobs, Green Future: Twin Cities janitors launch green cleaning campaign

Hundreds of Twin Cities janitors, joined by Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and US Rep.  Keith Ellison, kicked off their campaign to make green cleaning a reality in the Twin Cities by reducing waste, saving energy, and reducing the use of toxic chemicals. SEIU Local 26 represents over 4,000 janitors that clean the majority of buildings in the seven-county metropolitan area, and is preparing to bargain a new contract with all major janitorial contractors in the market.
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1931-2009: Isiah "Ike" Williams III was Jacksonville activist, newspaper publisher

1931-2009: Isiah Isiah "Ike" Jesse Williams III, lawyer, historian, community activist and former publisher of the Jacksonville Advocate newspaper, died Nov. 25 in a local nursing home. He was 78 and had been diagnose...
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Go green, get some green, help your neighbors

The Holiday season is a time when people give thanks and look for ways to help their community and neighbors in need.  The car you no longer need will help the environment, the community and your wall...
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Discussions focus on heritage preservation in Northside industrial areas

Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) department says it will hold a meeting about heritage preservation in the industrial areas along the Mississippi River in North Minneapol...
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Open Arms of Minnesota announces successful capital campaign for new building

Open Arms of Minnesota announces successful capital campaign for new building Open Arms of Minnesota has successfully completed an $8.1 million capital campaign for the construction of its new building located at 2600 Bloomington Avenue South in the Phillips Neighborhood of Min...
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