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Voting Rights Act: Act to remember, act to restore

Voting Rights Act: Act to remember, act to restoreInterfaith groups will host "Voting Rights Act: Act to Remember – Act to Restore" to commemorate civil rights deaths and kick-off a campaign for renewing the Voting Rights Act.
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JK Movement mentors, empowers young people

JK Movement mentors, empowers young peopleJK Movement participants from Murray Junior High School successfully completed the first ever service-learning project fully manned by JK Movement scholars.

Both the Theresa Living Center and Caroline Family Services in St. Paul benefited from the students' efforts. The school's participants designed, organized and executed a clothing drive resulting in more than 300 pieces of clothing being donated. JK Movement founder and executive director, Johnny Allen, Jr., delivered the donated clothing to the organizations.
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Spartans celebrate 1st and 2nd place wins for 3rd and 4th grade boys basketball teams

Spartans celebrate 1st and 2nd place wins for 3rd and 4th grade boys basketball teamsThe Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS) Gopher State Spring Basketball Tournament was held in Prior Lake on May 3 and 4.
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MN Civil Rights leader to be honored by Mpls school kids & Mayor Hodges May 23

MN Civil Rights leader to be honored by Mpls school kids & Mayor Hodges May 23Emerson Spanish Immersion Learning Center will host a community celebration honoring civil rights leader, Dr. Josie R Johnson, in their gym on, Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM.
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Hmong film festival explores new ways of storytelling through film

Hmong film festival explores new ways of storytelling through filmOn May 15–16, Metropolitan State University hosts the Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival. The festival screens films that take the tools of contemporary American storytelling and place them in the hands of Hmong artists. The event includes a Hmong photography show by In Progress Hmong youth artists, exhibited in the university's Founders Hall reception area through May.
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Letter to the editor: A moment of silence

Letter to the editor: A moment of silenceMy name is Ornida Moua and I am a student at Augsburg College. I've written a letter that expresses my opinion about the violence that has been happening in the community.
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Help fight hunger by gardening

Help fight hunger by gardeningEven though spring is off to a chilly start, gardeners are already planning their gardens.
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