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NewĀ NormandaleĀ program strives to increase teachers of color in special education

‘SpedUP will confront the educational equity gaps in K-12 classrooms by addressing disparities in the composition of the special education workforce.’

ā€‹Winter Wonderland promises a magical night

Arts + Culture

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Youth Performance Company presents world premiere adaptation of ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’Ā 

‘The Velveteen Rabbit’ gets an update by Youth Performance Company for its 100th anniversary.

Fall favorites and new offerings

Getting to the roots of sweet potato and pumpkin pie

When a grandparent becomes co-parent

Sports

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Accolades attest to retiring Coach Stringerā€™s impact

‘I think one thing that I always admired and respected about Coach Stringer was as much what she did off the court.’

Third transfer brings seasoned hoopster to Gophers

Fab Five pics feature Gophers

Well-traveled diplomatā€™s son a rising MIAC star

Business

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Hereā€™s what MBCRE’s been up to in 2022

More than 70 businesses and organizations came together with the understanding that there was more they could do to help eliminate racial disparities in MN.

Chase Bank celebrates expansion

COVID-19 Info & Resources

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People with long Covid face barriers to government disability benefits

People are facing years-long wait times, insufficient legal support, and a lack of clear guidanceā€” compounded by the challenges of a medical system that does not have a uniform process for diagnosing long Covid.

Real talk: Why Black people avoid Covid vaccinations

Health & Wellness

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Threats to our childrenā€™s mental health are on the rise

Clearly, our children are in the midst of challenging times we have not before experienced.

Creating a dementia-friendly home

What is prediabetes?

Opinion

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supreme court

Using ā€˜raceā€™ to challenge Native sovereignty

The purpose of Indian Child Welfare Act is to extend protections to children based on tribal citizenship, not racial status.

Medical care for MN prisoners is horrible

Bulletin

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Winter is coming: help for higher heating bills in MN

‘I really encourage you to apply yourself or help those folks that you know who are struggling to apply.’

Putting out the call for community reviewers

Go Green

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Road salt threatens U.S. waterways; smarter use seen as solution

The Minnesota bill, if it passes, would be one of the first state laws to encourage ‘smart salting,’ a way to reduce road salt use while still maintaining winter safety.

Education

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NewĀ NormandaleĀ program strives to increase teachers of color in special education

‘SpedUP will confront the educational equity gaps in K-12 classrooms by addressing disparities in the composition of the special education workforce.’