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Minimum wage increase likely

Minimum wage increase likely

Apr. 2 | Several Minnesota elected officials from around the state took part in a Minimum Wage Challenge last month to experience what it’s like to live on the state’s minimum wage. Advocates for raising the state’s minimum wage have emphasized that...

Racial Equity Justice Day at the Capitol a multicultural rally

Racial Equity Justice Day at the Capitol a multicultural rally

Mar. 12 | By Isaac Peterson Contributing Writer   By most accounts, 2013 saw some promising action by the Minnesota State Legislature, such as passing the Dream Act and the Homeowners Bill of Rights. But with Minnesota at the bottom nationwide in terms...

The politics of the plate — Big money talks in limiting your right to know what you are eating

The politics of the plate — Big money talks in limiting your right to know what you are eating

May. 21 |     When we are told to watch what we eat, many of us are counting calories. We are told to count the amount of fat, sodium or sugar in our food. Research says that tracking food in this manner helps us make better food choices possible. Yet...

‘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...

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...

As stadium bill gets lawmakers’ attention,‘People’s Hearing’ takes on  housing crisis

As stadium bill gets lawmakers’ attention,‘People’s Hearing’ takes on housing crisis

Mar. 21 |     GOP denies formal hearing on suspending home foreclosures   News Analysis By Mel Reeves Contributing Writer   Last week, on the same day that the Minnesota legislature held its public hearing on whether the Minnesota Vikings...