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Apr 24th

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Bobby Joe Champion gets Arts All Star Award

Bobby Joe Champion gets Arts All Star Award (DFL- Mpls) received an Arts All Star Award from Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA) on September 19, 2012 at MacPhail Center for Music. The award was in recognition of Rep. Champion's support of the arts in the 2012 legislative session and represents one of only a few Arts All Star Awards being presented this year.
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Minneapolis youth un-learn violence through art

Minneapolis youth un-learn violence through artThe city of Minneapolis has set out to teach youth unique ways to approach violence in their communities.
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Aboriginal Justice: Truth and the generations-long path to reconciliation

Aboriginal Justice: Truth and the generations-long path to reconciliation  “It takes a village to raise a child.” Many mistakenly credit US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with coining this phrase, the title of her popular book. But the Nigerian Igbo proverb is centuries old. The Igbo word for child means child of the community.
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Soldiers enter the playground at the Ibrahimi School

AL-KHALIL (HEBRON)  - At 11:00 a.m. in 3 October CPT Office received a call from the Ibrahimi School to say that there were problems at the school and could they please get there quickly. Due to a Jewish Holiday the Mosque checkpoint was closed so the two CPTers had to take a taxi to get to the school. By the time they arrived the incident had finished.
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Cleveland Neighborhood Association hosts community cooks

Cleveland Neighborhood Association hosts community cooks
A Cleveland Connects, Community Cooks, workshop and dinner was recently hosted by the Cleveland Neighborhood Association (CNA).


Cleveland Connects, led by Appetite for Change was held on at the Christ English Lutheran Church, 3210 Oliver Ave. N. Appetite for Change is a community based organization in North Minneapolis that engages communities to eat healthier while building community connections.
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Bill Ashford: BilyRay’s Old Style Gourmet BBQ Sauce

Bill Ashford: BilyRay’s Old Style Gourmet BBQ SauceBill Ashford, Owner of BilyRay's Old Style Gourmet Barbeque Sauce, recently visited the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC) office and shared a sample of his gourmet sauce, as well as its history.

Upon tasting the incredible sauce, WBC staff realized we would be doing a major disservice to the community if we did not get the word out about this superior product – not to mention its inspiring beginning.


"About two years ago I started having people taste it and got some positive feedback," said Ashford who has produced 185 cases. "The recipe comes from my father. I've been perfecting the taste for over 20 years."


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WANTED: A caring and compassionate presidential candidate for the 47%

WANTED: A caring and compassionate presidential candidate for the 47%I confess. I am now, and probably always will be, a member of the 47% about whom Presidential Candidate Romney has voiced his disrespect and disdain. I am African-American. I was a single mom after my divorce. I was a college student who received a government subsidized student loan.
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