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Potter Trial | 12 jurors seated; potential juror says Potter made prejudiced remarks in the past

Thursday’s jury selection concluded with the seating of the 12 jurors that will weigh the case against former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kimberly Potter.

Potter Trial | Five more jurors seated on day two


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Rep. Ilhan Omar responds to Rep. Lauren Boebert’s anti-Muslim attacks

‘The truth is that Islamophobia pervades our culture, our politics and even policy decisions.’

A Black Happy Thanksgiving 2021

Why the Mpls effort at police reform failed


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Curt Flood let the free-agency genie out of the bottle

Baseball’s free agency now is in full mode, and players are inking their names on huge money contracts.

The prep girls’ basketball season has begun


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Change, Inc. recognized for commitment to the underserved

NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) presented Change, Inc. with a Provider of the Year Award at its annual conference held online on Nov. 13. The award recognizes an organization that …

2021 Thanksgiving meals in the Twin Cities and beyond


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Black Business Spotlight: Lutunji’s Palate Bakery and Cafe

On December 2, Lutunji’s Palate Bakery and Cafe is hosting a sneak peek event for the new space in South Minneapolis.

Black Business Spotlight: Code White

COVID-19 Info & Resources

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President Biden announces new actions to combat COVID-19 and new omicron variant

‘We have more tools today to fight the omicron variant than we have had to fight previous variants, including delta.’

Health & Wellness

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Childhood injuries: the other epidemic

More children die from injuries than all other causes combined.

COVID-19: the bad news and the good

Go Green

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Solar co-op launches in the Twin Cities

The co-op is free to join and open to homeowners and business owners in the Twin Cities area and surrounding areas.


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Four unexpected places where adults can learn science

Here are four alternative venues where the general public can enjoy nature, engage in hands-on science learning and get a behind-the-scenes look at scientific research in action.