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Apr 24th

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Expert wedding photographer balks at the idea of a lack of diversity in wedding industry

Columbia, MD (BlackNews.com) - While weddings are their expertise, many major celebrities and notables such as baseball Hall of Famer Dwight Gooden, iconic anchorman Roger Mudd, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, Congressman Elijah Cummings, and Hollywood producer Cleveland O'Neil have all found their way in front the lens of a MorningStar photographer.
While serving every possible client MorningStar has broken away from the herd and focused primarily on the ethnic client. "There is an assumption out there that Black, Indian and Asian women don't get married as frequently as everyone else, it may be statistically true but it is not borne out by the people who come to us."


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Northeast Bank Officer Promotions - 2009

Gary D. Ingle has been promoted to Assistant Vice President – Commercial Loans. Gary started at our Minneapolis office as a Personal Banker II in late 1998. After about six months, he transitioned to the Finance and Planning Administrator position.

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Kick the can’t: Confidence for career minded professionals

Walking down Nicollet Mall, it seems easy to spot the most successful among us:  shined shoes, straight backs, massive smiles, blue tooth hooked up and arms swinging:  confidence practically pours out of some people.  Or does it?  Confidence is not something we are born with.  It has to be cultivated and constantly recharged.  So what do these mall walkers have that everyone else is missing?  Nothing, really, except an upbeat attitude and an inner voice that constantly says, “You can.”
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DEED awards $1.2 million in infrastructure grants to five cities

ST. PAUL Five Minnesota communities have received infrastructure grants totaling $1.2 million from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
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New withholding announced; most workers will see bigger paychecks this spring

Poverty rights activists broke into at least a dozen vacant Minneapolis buildings this week and helped homeless families move in.
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Avoid costly penalties for late tax filing

Be forewarned: Income tax season is upon us. Procrastination is probably never a good thing, but when it comes to the IRS, it can be downright expensive. To help keep you on track, I've compiled a few suggestions that can save you last-minute grief – and money:
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IRS says more taxpayers making mistakes on tax returns this year

ST. PAUL, MINN. — The Internal Revenue Service announced that an early sampling shows about 15 percent of federal tax returns include errors relating to the new Recovery Rebate Credit. The amount of a taxpayer’s 2008 stimulus payment, combined with information about their 2008 tax situation, determines eligibility for the new Recovery Rebate Credit.
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