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Inside the Super Bowl bid

Inside the Super Bowl bid

May. 28 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Organizers of the 2018 Super Bowl, which the National Football League awarded to Minnesota last week, boast that it will be a “public-private partnership” expected to bring millions to the Twin Cities and integrate...

State of emergency in Minnesota

State of emergency in Minnesota

Feb. 6 | When corporate and government greed take over America     “State of emergency!” declared Governor Mark Dayton, January 27, 2014. Minnesota is cancelled due to the cold, said Star Tribune meteorologist Paul Douglas, tongue in cheek. But...

Sandwich Man serves food 363 days per year

Sandwich Man serves food 363 days per year

Sep. 19 | Retired teacher gives 1,600 sandwiches nightly to inner-city homeless    By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   The power of caring commitment is amazing. For instance it saw, in 2012 alone, 500,000 sandwiches donated to the hungry homeless...

Safe Harbor bill protects youth from being victimized twice

Safe Harbor bill protects youth from being victimized twice

Apr. 17 |   No Wrong Door gives sexually exploited children support, not punishment       News Analysis By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, signed the Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Youth Act...

Legislature caught whistling in the dark — Financial problems for Viking stadium  construction project

Legislature caught whistling in the dark — Financial problems for Viking stadium construction project

Apr. 17 |     For years I have defined as ill-conceived any planning that mostly serves the planners and their agency/bosses and not those they plan for, that too often leave African Americans out of their equations, purposefully failing or refusing...

Minnesota legislators work to finalize State health exchange — Democratic majority doesn’t make exchange a ‘slam dunk’

Minnesota legislators work to finalize State health exchange — Democratic majority doesn’t make exchange a ‘slam dunk’

Mar. 13 |     By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates that beginning in 2014, each state either must have a health exchange available that allows qualified individuals to buy coverage, or join with other states...

Healthcare reform law now two years old — Supporters say Affordable Care  Act will narrow  health disparities

Healthcare reform law now two years old — Supporters say Affordable Care Act will narrow health disparities

Apr. 4 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer The Affordable Care Act (ACA) in March celebrated its two-year anniversary since President Barack Obama signed it into law. Since it became law, its key provisions include insurance companies now being...