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Tell Me More axed by NPR

Tell Me More axed by NPR

Jul. 17 | Yet another program by/for people of color bites the dust on public radio   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Tell Me More, the National Public Radio (NPR) multicultural daily newsmagazine, will leave the air August 1 after seven...

Radio veteran continues career at The Current

Radio veteran continues career at The Current

Jul. 8 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Derrick Stevens was born in New York and was ‘weaned’ on radio. It was listening to the late legendary DJ Frankie Crocker (1937-2000), who pioneered the “urban contemporary” music format back in the 1970s...

Author writes about energy sources of the future

Author writes about energy sources of the future

Jun. 16 | Nuclear power: seems scary, but safe     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The environment can be saved through innovation, says award-winning futurist and author Ramez Naam. The Egyptian-born Naam who regularly lectures on energy, environment...

Small group of slumlords have big effect on city

Small group of slumlords have big effect on city

Mar. 26 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   According to City of Minneapolis housing officials, there are at least 200 “problematic properties” among the estimated 85,000 units and 23,000 buildings that are annually inspected. A house fire last month...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

May. 8 |   Mother’s Day Celebrations   Pre-Mothers Day Extravaganza: I’ll Always Love My Mama /She’s My Everything Sat., May 11, 7 pm —1 am • Double Tree Hotel, 1500 Park Place Blvd., Mpls., 612-702-9018 • Celebrating Mother’s, sisters,...

Will Blacks finally get a fair share of work on this stadium?

Will Blacks finally get a fair share of work on this stadium?

Feb. 20 | Chair of stadium authority raises serious questions about past inclusion   Michele Kelm-Helgen, chairwoman of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA), who oversees design and construction of the Vikings’ “People’s Stadium,”...
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