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Freddie Bell back on morning local radio

Freddie Bell back on morning local radio

Nov. 14 | Longtime broadcaster joins comedian and singer for his return to KMOJ   A legend returns: Freddie Bell, a favorite for years with Twin Cities listeners, is back in the Twin Cities at KMOJ-FM’s The Morning Show. AM drive time with the quintessential...

Domestic violence is a public health threat that affects us all

Domestic violence is a public health threat that affects us all

Nov. 14 | Each year since 1981, October has been the month dedicated to promote awareness and prevention of domestic violence. However, we need to keep our focus on the impact of domestic violence in families. Domestic violence has been defined as a “pattern...

Students tour southern Black colleges

Students tour southern Black colleges

Nov. 14 | St. Paul church celebrates 10 years of HBCU campus visits   By Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald Contributing Writer Last month, St. Paul’s Progressive Baptist Church (PBC) sent 68 youth on a tour to visit seven Historical Black Colleges and Universities...

Nothing funny about harassment of  women in person or in social media

Nothing funny about harassment of women in person or in social media

Nov. 14 |   If something sexist is said about a White woman, it’s breaking news. But when the same happens to a Black female, the silence sadly is deafening. Six tweets were sent last week by Artie Lange, supposedly a comedian, about ESPN’s First Take...

This Week’s Editorial Cartoon

This Week’s Editorial Cartoon

Nov. 12 | Share:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on StumbleUpon (Opens in new window)Click to email...

Health food selections in school cafeterias on the rise

Health food selections in school cafeterias on the rise

Nov. 12 | Law incentivizes schools for offering more fresh fruits and veggies   By Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss Contributing Writers   Americans have done a great job making sure that our kids have something to eat at school regardless of socioeconomic...

Community Action in Ramsey-Washington demonstrates transparency, accountability

Community Action in Ramsey-Washington demonstrates transparency, accountability

Nov. 12 | I wish to utilize this column to share some important information related to the operations and oversight at Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties (CAPRW). The recent shutdown of Community Action of Minneapolis has given...

If Lesli’d just make up her mind…

If Lesli’d just make up her mind…

Nov. 12 | First there was the show in St. Paul. Then Helen had hit him up at the last minute. Talked him into sticking around long enough for a quick trip to Chicago. She was killing two birds with one stone, a splashy gig at Rosa’s, which would also serve...

Back by popular demand: Recognizing and treating Molluscum Contagiosum

Back by popular demand: Recognizing and treating Molluscum Contagiosum

Nov. 12 | What is Molluscum Contagiosum?  Molluscum Contagiosum is a viral infection that produces small, flesh-colored, dome-shaped bumps that can often become irritated or painful. They may appear to have a shiny surface in a small central indentation,...

Hayden-Champion ethics delayed

Hayden-Champion ethics delayed

Nov. 12 | Republicans defend complaints; accused deny charges   By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   After the second hearing as part of the ethics complaint against Democratic State Senators Jeff Hayden and Bobby Champion, the process has been placed...
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