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Dec 22nd

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DISTRICT 59B: Job creation key issue to legislative candidates

Unemployment and racial disparity were focal points of a recent candidate forum held at the Urban League of Minneapolis.

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County Commissioner District 2: Hennepin County has failed to address poverty, candidates say

Poverty was the topic for a recent forum held at the Urban League of Minneapolis.

The forum served as a screening for Hennepin County Dist. 2 County Commissioner candidates. Participating candidates were Leslie Davis, Rolf Erickson, Linda Higgins, Tonia Johnson Kathleen Murdock, Paula Pentel and Roger Smithrud. Many of the candidates linked poverty to unemployment and lack of education.

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African trade

African trade

Several Minnesota businesses are seeking to explore business opportunities far beyond the state’s borders.

Pictured: Rep. Keith Ellison (center) talks with area businesspersons about conducting business in various countries in Africa. Also pictured are Rep. Karen Bass (right) and Hussein Samatar, Executive Director of the African Development Center of Minnesota.  

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2012 Primary Voters Guide

Tuesday, August 14 is the Minnesota primary. The primary election is important because it allows voters to choose the candidate that they think is the best choice to be in the general election on Tuesday, November 6. Below are statements submitted by candidates who are running in some of the races where the primary will have a heavy impact on how the ballot will look in November.
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Rwanda slapped with sanctions for backing mutineers

Rwanda slapped with sanctions for backing mutineers

(GIN) – U.S. military aid has been suspended to Rwanda after convincing evidence that it is supporting a mutiny in the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo.

A State Dept. spokesman said that troubling evidence had been seen that Congolese rebel groups were receiving aid and soldiers from the Rwandese government of Paul Kagame.

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Second woman sentenced to death by stoning in Sudan

Second woman sentenced to death by stoning in Sudan

(GIN) – Rights groups are demanding a review of the sentence of stoning issued against a 23 year old Sudanese woman, convicted of adultery. It is the second such case in recent months

Pictured: Sudanese women at a protest.

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President of Ghana loses battle with cancer

President of Ghana loses battle with cancer

(GIN) – A hard-fought battle with cancer ended this week with the death of Ghana’s President John Evans Atta Mills. Six visits to specialists in the U.S. were unable to stem the spread of the disease and the executive apparently realized the finality of his condition, sending a letter to Parliament this week that designated the Vice President to fill his post.

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Zimbabwe sanctions lifted after decades, aid to resume

Zimbabwe sanctions lifted after decades, aid to resume

(GIN) - European Union ministers have agreed to immediately lift a decade of punishing sanctions against Zimbabwe. The move will help improve the country’s image as the unity government prepares for elections.

Pictured: Zimbabwe tobacco farmers.

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On the 5th Anniversary of I-35W Bridge Collapse, Klobuchar honored the victims and heroes on floor of U.S. Senate

During a speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Klobuchar highlights stories of survivors and calls for increased investment in nation’s roads and bridges to prevent a future tragedy.

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Luchelle Stevens named campaign manager in statewide coalition effort to defeat photo elections amendment

Luchelle Stevens has been named Campaign Manager of the statewide coalition effort to defeat the photo ID elections amendment, announced the Our Vote Our Future campaign. Stevens, a Minnesota native, served as the Political Director and then Executive Director for the SEIU Minnesota State Council before joining the Service Employees International Union in D.C.

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Bachmann’s claims outrageous

Bachmann’s claims outrageous

Rep. Keith Ellison said he is perplexed by accusations being made by another Minnesota lawmaker that he has ties to Islamic organization, the Muslim Brotherhood.

Pictured: (Left to Right) U.S. Representative Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) and U.S. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN)

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