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Sterilization: U.S. controls birth of ‘undesirables’

Sterilization: U.S. controls birth of ‘undesirables’

Sep. 25 | When you hear something like sterilization, you think of Nazi Germany concentration camps, or the infamous Tuskegee experiments. And you are stunned that it can go on in the U.S., that bastion of forward-thinking, wonderfully humane civilization. You...

What is ­­­­­sickle cell disease and why should I care about it?

What is ­­­­­sickle cell disease and why should I care about it?

Sep. 25 |                 Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a serious blood disease that produces pain, anemia, infections, and blood vessel blockages that can cause damage and death to organs downstream. Sickle cell disease...

Antibiotic resistance called ‘urgent public health issue’

Antibiotic resistance called ‘urgent public health issue’

Sep. 25 |               State health officials have joined their counterparts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in calling attention to the threat of antibiotic resistance as a critical public health...

Laughing to keep from crying

Laughing to keep from crying

Sep. 25 | Have you ever wondered why someone is always playing around? You know, someone who never seems to be serious about anything, that cousin, friend or sibling you have that just can’t stop clowning. Is it just plain annoying? Or have you ever been...

Minnesota joins national observance of Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Minnesota joins national observance of Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Sep. 25 |               Governor Mark Dayton has declared Sept. 22 as Falls Prevention Awareness Day in Minnesota, making Minnesota among 47 states joining the national Falls Free Initiative to raise awareness of falls on...

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

This Week’s Entertainment Spotlights

Sep. 25 | JXTALICIOUS -Last of Summer Happy Hour Friday, Sept. 27, 6-9 pm • JXTA Artists’ Cooperative at 1108 W. Broadway. Mpls.• Join the 1108 Artists in a late summer studio crawl. Stroll through nine artist studios while enjoying refreshments by Tabota...

Vikings’ latest loss comes at high cost — for the team and fans

Vikings’ latest loss comes at high cost — for the team and fans

Sep. 25 |                   Maalik Harut (r) of Minneapolis spent “about $200 bucks” on last Sunday’s Vikings game with his two sons and a family friend.Photos by Charles Hallman This reporter normally people...

Browns upset Vikings 31-27!

Browns upset Vikings 31-27!

Sep. 25 | It was not supposed to end like this, not the final season of Vikings football at Mall of America Field (the Metrodome), which opened in 1982. The Cleveland Browns traded away their best player, running back Trent Richardson, mid-week to the Indianapolis...

MSR celebrates Minnesota’s Black businesses

MSR celebrates Minnesota’s Black businesses

Sep. 25 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Founded in 1934 by Cecil E. Newman, the Minnesota Spokesman Recorder (MSR) this summer entered its 79th year of publishing the state’s oldest Black weekly newspaper. Tracey Williams-Dillard, granddaughter of Newman,...

Ken Davis: the face of success for Minnesota Black business

Ken Davis: the face of success for Minnesota Black business

Sep. 25 | Grandmother’s recipe generates millions of dollars across the Midwest   First in a muli-part series     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   After Ken Davis closed his take-out restaurant in Edina after owning it for a year, he physically...