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Bruins fans’ racist tweets crossed a hate line

Bruins fans’ racist tweets crossed a hate line

May. 7 | Overlooked last week due to the released taped ramblings of the Los Angeles Clippers owner and its aftermath was the real-time racist bashing of Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban, who scored the winning goal in the first game of his team’s...

What are electronic cigarettes and why should I care about them?

What are electronic cigarettes and why should I care about them?

Oct. 9 |   Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, but the creators of a breakthrough device are hoping to change that by encouraging smokers to use an alternative method. Commonly referred to as “e-cigarettes,”...

New research exposes Detroit’s pre-Underground Railroad history

New research exposes Detroit’s pre-Underground Railroad history

Apr. 24 | The beleaguered city’s slavery past suggests much about its potential future   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Detroit historically has been known as a key stop in the Underground Railroad, visited by Blacks escaping from slavery in the...

Hennepin County creates special team to improve community outreach

Hennepin County creates special team to improve community outreach

Mar. 13 | (l-r) Abdi Mohamed, Deputy Betsy Aune,Sergeant Derwin EllisPhoto courtesy of Hennepin County The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has announced a new Community Engagement Team they say will expand outreach efforts in diverse communities and directly...