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Sep 02nd

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Dateline Spain

Dateline SpainSEVILLE, SPAIN - Hello Insight Readers!

This is Abeni Hill reporting from Spain. I have been in Seville, Spain, about a week and I am already learning so much about the culture and city of Seville and Spain as a whole. During my semester in Spain I hope to give you an inside look at all types of different aspects of Spanish culture such as art and dance to the daily ritual of the siesta, a nap period in the middle of the day.

My first journal entry is inspired by my many trials and errors during my first week in Europe; I call it Abeni's Top 5 rules for traveling and/or studying abroad in a different country.
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Ellison calls for party unity following DFL primaries

Ellison calls for party unity following DFL primariesWeeks after several hard-fought primary races – one so hotly contested, a recount was needed to determine the victor – one of the DFL deans called for party unity.

US Rep. Keith Ellison held a breakfast at his West Broadway campaign office with several of the candidates in attendance as a show of party unity. All of the candidates pledged to support efforts to defeat two November ballot initiatives – one to force voters to show state-issued identification in order to cast a ballot, and the other to ban gay marriage.
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Video captures cop kicking unarmed suspect

Video captures cop kicking unarmed suspect

Community leaders are calling on the St. Paul Police Department and its chief to harshly deal with an officer who is seen in a video kicking an unarmed man.

Pictured: Eric Hightower displays a bruised face, injuries he says he received at the hands of officers of the St. Paul Police Department.

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Turning a dream into reality

Turning a dream into reality

Last week, we celebrated the 49th anniversary of the March on Washington for Freedom and Jobs.

This historic march on Washington was the beginning of Dr. King's focus on national economic inequality.  Sadly while progress has been made in the last half-century to advance economic and racial justice, the need for affordable housing and greater economic equality are still obstacles in the path of realizing Dr. King's dream.

Pictured (left to right): Dedrick Muhammad and Jimmy Zhang

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August 28 - A Story of American Struggle

 August 28 - A Story of American Struggle

WASHINGTON - Next year this nation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 2013. Many of you will be on your way to DC to honor the legacy of a movement that helped liberate, not only African Americans but all Americans from the chains of legalized segregation.

Pictured: U.S. Representative John Lewis

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GOP worst showing with Black voters in modern history

Only 2% Say They Will Support the Romney/Ryan Ticket

Data Say GOP Leaders “Seem Hostile to Minorities”
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Dehn wins recount by 20 votes

Raymond Dehn is in fact the winner of the DFL Primary for the State House Seat in Senate District 59(B).

Terra Cole, who lost to Dehn in the Aug. 14 primary by just 19 votes, requested a recount to verify the validity of the results. At the conclusion of primary voting, Dehn had 876 votes to Cole's 857. Ian Alexander, who also competed in the primary, received 627 votes.

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ST. PAUL NOTES | St. Paul police: Kick a man when he's down

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Recount scheduled for House District 59B Primary contest

Recount scheduled for House District 59B Primary contest

Terra Cole who lost to Raymond Dehn by 19 votes for House District DFL 59B  in the August 14th Primary Election, has requested a discretionary recount of all ballots cast. Hennepin County Elections Division has notified all DFL candidates and has scheduled the recount for at 10 am on Thursday, August 23, 2012,  at Minneapolis Elections Warehouse, 732A Harding Street NE, Minneapolis MN 55413.

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Governor Dayton names Judge Wilhelmina Wright to the Minnesota Supreme Court

 Governor Dayton names Judge Wilhelmina Wright to the Minnesota Supreme Court

Governor Mark Dayton appointed Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright to the position of Associate Justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Pictured: Governor Dayton and Judge Write at the announcement.

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Surprising results in Northside primary

Surprising results in Northside primary

A night of tight races and surprising results in the past week's primary elections once again proved that every vote counts.

Pictured: (left to right) Raymond Dehn, Terra Cole, Linda Higgins, Blong Yang, and Joe Mullery

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