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President Obama visits St. Paul to promote transportation budget

By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer


Reportedly Barack Obama’s approval rating in Minnesota is at its lowest since he became president over five years ago. But based on the loud, enthusiastic reception he received last week during a stop in St. Paul, his popularity apparently has not yet wane. “We love you,” said someone from the overflow crowd. “I love you back. Continue Reading →

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Light rail construction poses threat to surrounding businesses

Black-owned club struggles to stay open while losing customers

By Dwight Hobbes

Contributing Writer


Progress at what cost? Metro Transit’s impeding connection of the Twin Cities through light rail, all things being equal, is a step into the future. Hooking Minneapolis and St. Paul up with convenient, super-fast means of commuter travel and transport on a long commercial corridor seems to be advantageous for all in the metro area. Except all things aren’t equal. Continue Reading →

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