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Keith survives round one

Keith survives round one

Aug. 20 | With Lesli’s mother Mari eyeballing him, Keith somehow summoned the nerve to stare right back. She pressed, “Aren’t you going to tell me how much you love her?” She took a tiny sip of her bourbon. “How much she means to you?” Keith...

A Minnesota ‘moral movement’?

A Minnesota ‘moral movement’?

Aug. 20 | North Carolina activist minister invites Minnesotans to join his fight against extremism.   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   America “needs a moral compass,” said the president of the North Carolina NAACP chapter who last week visited Minneapolis....

New Gophers coach tours the ’hood

New Gophers coach tours the ’hood

Aug. 20 | Any chance the school’s recruiting might include more local Black females?   First-year Minnesota Women’s Basketball Coach Marlene Stollings, as expected, has made the rounds, getting to know the landscape outside the historically self-sheltered...

Courtroom Deputy

Courtroom Deputy

Aug. 20 |               The U.S. District Court, District of MN is accepting applications for a full-time Courtroom Deputy. This position will be located in St. Paul. Salary range is $44,713 – $79,899. For complete...

Operations Generalist – Minneapolis

Operations Generalist – Minneapolis

Aug. 20 |                 The U.S. District Court, District of MN is accepting applications for a full-time Operations Generalist in our Minneapolis location. Salary range is $40,617 – $66,019. For complete job...

Undersea world comes to life on Chanhassen stage

Undersea world comes to life on Chanhassen stage

Aug. 19 | Actor Andre Shoals has audience ‘in the palm of his hand’   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Disney has a long track record of entertaining kids and hasn’t done a bad job of holding adults’ attention either, especially with its...

STATE OFFICIALS SCRAMBLE TO CALM EBOLA FEARS

STATE OFFICIALS SCRAMBLE TO CALM EBOLA FEARS

Aug. 17 | By Issa A. Mansaray Contributing Writer   As fear grips West Africa with an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus wreaking havoc in unprepared countries — Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria — the Minnesota Department of Health is in a...

Minnesota Elite had a successful season

Minnesota Elite had a successful season

Aug. 16 | In June I witnessed two fifth-grade AAU teams compete during the Grassroots Alumni AAU All Star Alumni game held at Concordia University. I was there to cover the event, and former Minneapolis Washburn and Concordia University basketball standout...

Snowpiercer is an imaginative, smart sci-fi film

Snowpiercer is an imaginative, smart sci-fi film

Aug. 16 | By Howard McQuitter Contributing Writer   Snowpiercer is Joon-ho Bong’s first English language film. It is imaginative and smart, putting to shame most contemporary American films in the same genre(s).Bong’s (Mother, The Host, Memories of...

Young under-the-radar hoopsters get a chance to show their stuff

Young under-the-radar hoopsters get a chance to show their stuff

Aug. 15 | Brian Sandifer’s idea to host a prep boys’ basketball game wasn’t anything new, but his approach was, to say the least, novel. “I felt like there are a lot of kids who get a lot of hype in the metro area,” explains Sandifer, who runs Grassroots...