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Timberjay bill signed into law

Timberjay bill signed into law

Jun. 5 | By Lisa Hills Guest Commentator   An important piece of legislation was unanimously approved recently by both the House and Senate, and has recently been signed into law by Gov. Dayton. S. F. 1770 — commonly known as the “Timberjay bill”...

Radioactive gas: a persistent health risk in Minnesota

Radioactive gas: a persistent health risk in Minnesota

Jan. 16 | Governor Dayton has declared January “Radon Action Month” to encourage testing Minnesota homes need to be tested for radon; winter is the best time to do it. Every 25 minutes, one person in the U.S. dies from radon-related lung cancer. It is...

‘Long overdue’  Black museum  dedicated

‘Long overdue’ Black museum dedicated

Jun. 6 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Roxanne Givens’ dream of a Black museum finally became a reality as the Minnesota African American Museum (MAAM) was formally dedicated last weekend. Those present for the ceremony agreed they were...

Teacher seniority in jeopardy

Teacher seniority in jeopardy

Mar. 7 | Supporters say ending ‘last in, first out’ layoffs saves good teachers; critics call it ‘election-year gimmick’     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Does tenure have an effect on retaining effective teachers? A new bill...

Black votes on the line with Voter ID

Black votes on the line with Voter ID

Feb. 15 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer    A year after the 2008 presidential election, calls for new voter identification laws were heard in many states, including Minnesota. Led by a group called the American Legislative Exchange Council...
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