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35W reconstruction makes workforce diversity a reality

The current 35W Downtown-to-Crosstown freeway reconstruction project of the Minnesota Department of Transportation is raising the bar for workforce participation by people of color.

CDC greenlights evictions despite continued pandemic

Opinion

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voters

It’s up to us to defend the Black vote

Just weeks before Election Day, with millions of people voting already, the Black vote is being attacked from every angle.

Sports

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Pandemic led to unprecedented WNBA media coverage

Once the season typically ends, the W essentially becomes an out-of-sight, out-of-mind league until the springtime.

The legacy continues at Minneapolis North

Lakers Win It! Tie Celtics!

Arts & Culture

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Demanding representation for books and beyond

According to W.D. Foster-Graham, now seven counties in the Twin Cities metro area plus St. Paul, Rochester, and St. Cloud, offer his books and other Black authors that he has requested.

COVID-19 Resources

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COVID-19

Free COVID-19 testing offered at four sites in the Twin Cities

As the positive cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the state, Minnesotans who need or want to be tested for the virus will have the opportunity to do so at four sites.

Free COVID-19 testing sites in Ramsey County

Beware the politicizing of COVID-19

Health & Wellness

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Until a coronavirus vaccine is ready, pneumonia vaccines may reduce deaths from COVID-19

The yearly influenza season threatens to make the COVID-19 pandemic doubly deadly, but this may not be inevitable.

Yet another COVID-19 symptom: hair loss

Black Business Spotlight

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Black Business Spotlight: Just Turkey

The barbecue turkey is delicious, flavorful and brings forth something new in the neighborhood, fulfilling a market niche.

Black Business Spotlight: Taste of Rondo

Black Business Spotlight: Upsie

F.Y.I.

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Apply now for energy and cold weather resources

‘The Cold Weather Rule is a critically important law that ensures Minnesotans don’t have their primary source of heat cut off in the cold winter months.’