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Adding cops and arming teachers don’t enhance student safety

Adding cops and arming teachers don’t enhance student safetyWASHINGTON (NNPA) – Rather than deter violence, placing more police officers in schools has led to more students becoming entangled in the criminal justice system for such minor infractions as disorderly conduct, an in-depth study of the issue has concluded.
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Inaugural committee announces traditional prayer service

WASHINGTON– On the day following their second inauguration, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will participate in the National Prayer Service, 10:30 a.m., Jan. 22 at Washington National Cathedral.
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State gains 10,800 jobs in November

State gains 10,800 jobs in November~Unemployment rate down to 5.7 percent~

Minnesota employers added 10,800 jobs in November, according to figures released last week by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
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State gains 10,800 jobs in November

State gains 10,800 jobs in November~Unemployment rate down to 5.7 percent~

Minnesota employers added 10,800 jobs in November, according to figures released last week by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
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A New Year’s resolution for our veterans

As we gather with family and friends this year to enjoy the holiday season and the New Year and give thanks for our many blessings, there’s no better time to remember our men and women in uniform who have given our country the gift of freedom and liberty for generations.
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Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek meets with Vice President Biden & Senator Feinstein

Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek  meets with Vice President Biden & Senator FeinsteinHennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek and several law enforcement leaders met with Vice President Joe Biden at the White House to discuss gun violence in the aftermath of the Connecticut school tragedy, last week.
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Give wisely this holiday season via the BBB Wise Giving Alliance

December is a critical fundraising month for charities. Many people make year-end gifts for tax reasons, or to extend the spirit of the season and their generosity to those less fortunate. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) offers a few DOs and DON’Ts that apply any time of year when it comes to charitable giving – and will help ensure your donations do the maximum amount of good.
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Wilmington ten key witness: ‘A good n—–’

Wilmington ten key witness: ‘A good n—–’WILMINGTON, N.C. – His name was Allen Hall. In 1972, he was the star witness for the prosecution in the conspiracy trials against the Wilmington Ten – 10 civil rights activists, led by Rev. Benjamin F. Chavis – falsely accused of firebombing a White-owned grocery store during the height of racial violence in Wilmington in 1971.
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Wilmington ten key witness: ‘A good n—–’

Wilmington ten key witness: ‘A good n—–’WILMINGTON, N.C. – His name was Allen Hall. In 1972, he was the star witness for the prosecution in the conspiracy trials against the Wilmington Ten – 10 civil rights activists, led by Rev. Benjamin F. Chavis – falsely accused of firebombing a White-owned grocery store during the height of racial violence in Wilmington in 1971.
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Nekima Levy-Pounds receives ‘Profiles in Courage Award’ from Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers

Nekima Levy-Pounds receives ‘Profiles in Courage Award’ from Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers University of St. Thomas School of Law Associate Professor Nekima Levy-Pounds has received the Profiles in Courage Award from the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers.
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FCC rules may shrink Black media ownership

FCC rules may shrink Black media ownershipWASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Federal Communications Commission, once viewed as an ally in expanding media ownership by African-Americans, is now considering regulations that many say will make Black ownership more difficult to achieve.
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