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World Bank in bid to put Lagos water in private hands

World Bank in bid to put Lagos water in private handsOct. 6 (GIN) – As Detroit fights to end a punishing wave of water shutoffs sparked by a payment crisis six years in the making, a bid by the World Bank could put Lagos, Nigeria, in similar straits.
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Violence on the rise in former Hutu-Tutsi battleground

Violence on the rise in former Hutu-Tutsi battlegroundOct. 6 (GIN) – Fears are growing that the Central African nation of Burundi is sliding back into a battlefield as the country heads into an election cycle in 2015.
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Kenya Prez steps down to face crimes against humanity charge

Kenya Prez steps down to face crimes against humanity chargeOct. 6 (GIN) – After failing to win further delays in a hearing of serious charges against him, President Uhuru Kenyatta announced he would temporarily step down as president of Kenya and face the court.
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'Creative resistance' protests planned for 'anti-poor' development confab

'Creative resistance' protests planned for 'anti-poor' development confabOct. 6 (GIN) – Farmers, indigenous peoples and other social justice groups will be taking to the streets this week in 10 cities, calling for an end to ruinous business-driven development plans for poor countries around the world.
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African American DFL caucus announces 2014 candidate endorsements

African American DFL caucus announces 2014 candidate endorsementsThe African American DFL Caucus met Sept. 20 to vet two 2014 candidates for endorsement.
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Fades of Gray donate free haircuts to school kids

Fades of Gray donate free haircuts to school kidsSeveral businesses and education leaders came together to do something for disadvantaged youth.
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Twin Cities RISE! celebrates 20 years

Twin Cities RISE! celebrates 20 yearsTwin Cities RISE! recently held "A Rising Tide" Gala at the Nicollet Island Pavilion to celebrate two decades of providing Twin Cities employers with skilled workers – primarily men from communities of color – by training unemployed adults for skilled jobs that pay a living wage.
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Community asked to help plan North Minneapolis WorkForce Education and Career Center to be located at 800 West Broadway

Community asked to help plan North Minneapolis WorkForce Education and Career Center to be located at 800 West BroadwayOn Tuesday, September 30, a community meeting was held at the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis to provide a project update and request community feedback on needed employment and training programming and services for the proposed North Minneapolis Education and Career Center to be located 800 West Broadway Avenue, Minneapolis.
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State of Minnesota terminates contracts with Community Action of Minneapolis

State of Minnesota terminates contracts with Community Action of MinneapolisFollowing state audit agency will no longer receive state funding

The Minnesota Departments of Human Services (DHS) and Commerce announced that the state has taken formal steps to terminate all contracts with Community Action of Minneapolis.
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Navy Petty officer Catherine Byron, of Burnsville, serves aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)

Navy Petty officer Catherine Byron, of Burnsville, serves aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 30, 2014) Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Catherine Byron, from Burnsville, Minn.,
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The instruction: What we must do to build and protect our community

The instruction: What we must do to build and protect our communityUnderstand the facts presented here. Learn the motives behind disinformation strategies that attempt to derail and marginalize our community.
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