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A virtual Town Hall meeting 1pm Tuesday, April 6 will explore issues and opportunities created by the search for improvements in the Highway 252/I94 Corridor segments in North Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park.

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Healing is never complete until we have been truly heard.  May the universe send you someone who will sincerely care to listen.  Anthon St. Maarten

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Ben Johnson has been named head men's basketball coach at the University of Minnesota. The University and Johnson have agreed to a five-year term, pending the completion of a background check and Board of Regents approval. Johnson, 40, is Minnesota's 18th head coach in program history. 

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Comcast Twin Cities recently hosted a virtual screening and panel discussion of the critically acclaimed film, “A Most Beautiful Thing.” This 90-minute documentary chronicles the story of the nation’s first African American high school rowing team and their journey to overcome the seemingly …

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The YMCA is partnering with Minnesota Safe Streets, a community-based organization focused on providing boots on the ground and coordinating efforts with local law enforcement agencies, to reduce violence and create safe, thriving neighborhoods.

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The City of Minneapolis leadership has said its committed to working with the community to reconnect 38th & Chicago after the conclusion of the Derek Chauvin trial. City leadership’s overriding goals will be to support the needs of residents and businesses while honoring the importance o…

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Today, Majority Leader Ryan Winkler and DFL lawmakers introduced adult-use cannabis legislation that will address criminal justice inequities created by our current system and allow law enforcement to focus on more serious issues.

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In 2006, Insight News published an article in which actor Morgan Freeman questioned if Black History Month (BHM) was still needed. The article, which appeared originally in the Chicago Defender, referenced an interview Freeman had with “60 Minutes” anchor Mike Wallace.

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Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, an environmental law group that fights sulfide mining in northern Minnesota and air pollution in the Twin Cities, sent a demand letter to the city of Minneapolis on January 8, warning that the upcoming city council vote on Upper Harbor Terminal pl…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new normal which includes hosting large events online via streaming platforms. The virtual space is now an opportunity for many organizations to creatively and strategically connect with a larger pool of supporters. Online events have, in some cases, ga…

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Now that the pandemic has forced many people to spend more time in their homes, their potential exposure to household health hazards may be greater. This means it is more important than ever to know if your home has high levels of radon – the invisible radioactive gas found at elevated level…

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Somali-American Dolal Idd, 23, was identified by his family as the victim in the Dec 30th officer-involved shooting.  At approximately 6:15 pm CST on December 30th, the Minneapolis Police Department arrived at the Holiday Gas Station near 36th Ave and Cedar Ave. S. following what officers re…

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A man is dead after allegedly exchanging gunfire with the police. At approximately 6:15pm CST the Minneapolis Police Department arrived at the Holiday Gas Station on 36th and Cedar following a suspect traffic stop. Officers reported an exchange of gunfire that left the driver of the vehicle …

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As hospitals remain concerned about capacity, Governor Tim Walz t announced a plan to continue combating community spread of COVID-19 while getting students back in the classroom and supporting Minnesotans’ quality of life. Following the announcement, the Governor signed into law a $216 mill…

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The McKnight Foundation has announced that Tonya Allen will lead the Foundation as president, effective March 1, 2021. Allen comes to McKnight as a distinguished leader in philanthropy, most recently as president and CEO of The Skillman Foundation in Detroit. Poised for its next chapter, the…

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Last week, Governor Tim Walz wrote a letter urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to act quickly to provide assistance for workers, families, businesses, and states. This week,…

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Local Twin Cities artists Enzyrose, Eyenga Bokamba, Noah Lawrence-Holder, LeShon Lee, and Meadow Gillispie, talk about their reaction to the murder of George Floyd, the trial of Derek Chauvin, and life as a black artist during this time.