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When it comes to training dogs,  Big D’s a winner

When it comes to training dogs, Big D’s a winner

Feb. 19 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Even before Michael Vick’s infamous association with and incarceration for dog-fighting, the public imagination did not pair Black men and canines in a particularly shining light. The stereotype held of...

“To the extent practical”

“To the extent practical”

Dec. 4 | Escape language in legislation allows steel purchase outside Iron Range   The Minnesota Sports Facility Authority met November 22, 2013, to sign the contract to put the final stadium construction process and procedures into place....

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Jul. 10 |     The Music   Live on the Drive 2013 with Chastity Brown Thurs., July 11, 6-8 pm • 34th Ave. N. and Victory Memorial Parkway  • Live on the Drive is a free community concert, outdoors in North Minneapolis on the beautiful Victory...

Why should I care about heart failure?

Why should I care about heart failure?

Jun. 12 |                   By Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD and Monica Colvin-Adams, MD, MS, FAHA   Heart failure is one of the few cardiovascular diseases that continue to increase. Heart failure is a leading...

From picky eaters to overeating: childhood nutrition in a nutshell

From picky eaters to overeating: childhood nutrition in a nutshell

Jun. 5 | By Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD and Tamiko Morgan, M.D., FAAP   Childhood nutrition has taken the spotlight recently, especially due to the fact that childhood obesity has at least tripled in the past three decades. Many parents are seeking...

Doctor’s Advice for Your Good Health

Doctor’s Advice for Your Good Health

Mar. 6 |   By Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D.   Dr. Crutchfield, what can I do improve the quality of my skin, especially in these dry winter months?   Great question. Walk into the skin care/cosmetic area of any major department store, and...

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...

Young White men in crisis: Race, gender link mass shooters

Young White men in crisis: Race, gender link mass shooters

Dec. 26 | The most recent massacre, the one at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, took the lives of six- and seven-year-olds. It has shaken our nation to its core. The enormity of this devastation is incalculable. There are the small coffins...

African American lupus ambassador shares her personal battle

African American lupus ambassador shares her personal battle

Sep. 26 | Fifty-nine percent of Americans have limited knowledge about lupus and its destructive impact, yet one in every 200 individuals is estimated to live with lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune condition that is invisible to others but can cause extreme fatigue,...

From Selma, Alabama to Minneapolis

From Selma, Alabama to Minneapolis

Sep. 20 |   MPS superintendent reflects on voting rights, proposed voter ID amendment   By Alleen Brown Contributing Writer   At a recent anti-voter ID amendment rally, Minneapolis Public Schools Supt. Bernadeia Johnson spoke to the crowd about...