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People’s Stadium in trouble! — Can the funding really be found?

People’s Stadium in trouble! — Can the funding really be found?

May. 1 |     How does “the People’s Stadium” stand at this hour? Answer: wobbly, as we see from the fierce and personal debates within the Minnesota legislature regarding how to pay for the “People’s Stadium.” Why the silence from the...

City confirms ballpark ‘minority’  hiring goals met

City confirms ballpark ‘minority’ hiring goals met

Apr. 10 |       But participation by Black workers remains unverified    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   This story was originally printed in the June 10, 2010 edition of the MSR regarding the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department’s...

Mpls survey shows many Blacks still face the digital divide

Mpls survey shows many Blacks still face the digital divide

Mar. 27 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A City of Minneapolis survey found that 82 percent of residents have computers with Internet access at home. However, only 65 percent of Near North residents have such access, and 25 percent of...

The legacy of Marvin “Corky” Taylor — Rest in peace, Black Warrior, one of  the Honest Five who refused to lie

The legacy of Marvin “Corky” Taylor — Rest in peace, Black Warrior, one of the Honest Five who refused to lie

Feb. 27 |   Marvin “Corky” Taylor was recognized by NERA (National Economic Research Associates) for his contributions to the completion of NERA’s October 21, 2010 report to the City of Minneapolis on the City’s purposeful failure to meet its diversity,...

Sports Authority Legislative Report, with Unequal Equity Plan, sent to  legislature

Sports Authority Legislative Report, with Unequal Equity Plan, sent to legislature

Jan. 23 | It is an unintended but very real sad irony of history that on the birth date of Martin Luther King, Jr., January 15, the Vikings, the NFL, and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) sent its first annual report to the state legislature...

Election judges keep polling places operating smoothly

Election judges keep polling places operating smoothly

Oct. 31 |   Be sure your vote counts by coming to the polls prepared By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-In-Chief Serving as an election judge and helping voters navigate through the voting process is an invaluable contribution to our democratic process. Stephani...

City reports renovation of Riverside Plaza complete

City reports renovation of Riverside Plaza complete

Oct. 24 |   According to a recent City of Minneapolis press release, the $65 million renovation of 1,303 affordable housing units at the iconic Riverside Plaza is now complete. The renovation is one of the largest U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-supported...

Sgt. Pat King moves across the street — Law enforcement officer moves to Henn. Co. sheriff’s department

Sgt. Pat King moves across the street — Law enforcement officer moves to Henn. Co. sheriff’s department

Oct. 24 |   Last week there was a lot of surprise and concern in law enforcement circles regarding how this new chapter in Cowboy King’s history could take place: being transferred to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department’s Violent Offender Task...

Occupy Homes  is right — foreclosure is a moral issue

Occupy Homes is right — foreclosure is a moral issue

Jun. 6 |     As Mayor Rybak and the City of Minneapolis scramble to make clear their role in home foreclosures, the stand taken by Occupy Homes is making it clear that this issue is not black and white and that at bottom there is a moral component....

Waste disposal poses pollution threat to Northsiders

Waste disposal poses pollution threat to Northsiders

Apr. 11 |           News Analysis By Lissa Jones Contributing Writer   Proposals are currently under consideration to significantly increase emissions from Minneapolis polluters that have a disproportionate impact on low-income...