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Thu, 11/19, 5:33pm (7 months ago)
The head of the national division of the NAACP is coming to Minneapolis, reports CBS Minnesota.   Cornell William Brooks will join a candlelight vigil on Friday outside the police precinct where protesters have demonstrated in response to the death of Jamar Clark on Sunday, according to the Star Tribune.   "We may be…
Fri, 11/13, 1:35pm (7 months ago)
Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic are working on a method to transplant uteruses in humans for the first time.   According to The New York Times, a team of six doctors there have already completed a trial run surgery where they extracted the organ from a recently deceased organ donor.   The…
Fri, 11/13, 1:35pm (7 months ago)
Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic are working on a method to transplant uteruses in humans for the first time.   According to The New York Times, a team of six doctors there have already completed a trial run surgery where they extracted the organ from a recently deceased organ donor.   The…
Thu, 11/12, 5:35pm (7 months ago)
After strong opposition to its construction, Minnesota Republicans say they won’t move into the new $90 million senate building when it is completed, reports Minnesota Public Radio News.   Republicans are not calling it a protest, and Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie told MPR that many members don’t see the…
Thu, 11/5, 3:25pm (8 months ago)
Seven families in the Twin Cities are alleging that school policies in the state result poor and minority students being grouped together in schools, according to Minnesota Public Radio News.   The lawsuit filed on Thursday says the policies have allegedly contributed to the achievement gap in the state, reports MPR.   A similar…
Sun, 11/1, 12:34pm (8 months ago)
The University of Minnesota and the United States Golf Association announced a partnership to study golf’s future challenges, Golf Course Industry reports. The partnership is set to last for five years, Twin Cities Pioneer Press said. It will be an interdisciplinary approach to research on golf and will include colleges…
Fri, 10/9, 6:25pm (9 months ago)
The board of regents gave the go-ahead for the $166 million Athletes Village, and will break ground on the facilities next month, the Pioneer Press said. The Athletes Village will be composed of two football facilities, one facility for basketball, along with dining facilities and an academic center, the Star Tribune…
Thu, 10/8, 8:25am (9 months ago)
A study showed that Minneapolis has the lowest graduation rate compared to 49 other cities, according to the Star Tribune.   While the national average for graduation rates is 75 percent, Minneapolis had a rate below 50 percent, according to the report.   The study included both public schools as well as charter schools,…
Sun, 9/27, 10:52pm (9 months ago)
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Sat, 9/19, 6:01pm (9 months ago)
Anheuser-Busch InBev, owner of Budwieser, announced Wednesday it wants to purchase its largest competitor, SABMiller.   CNN Money reported that if the merge went through, the resulting company would own nine of the world’s top 20 beers by volume. The Wall Street Journal reported that shares in SAB miller rose by 23%.…
Fri, 9/18, 8:01pm (9 months ago)
Black Lives Matter is preparing for a light-rail “shut down” protest ahead of the Vikings home opener at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday morning, the Star Tribune reports. On Thursday, the group announced their “#BlackRail” protest on their Facebook page. According to the Pioneer Press, The group will gather near…
Thu, 9/17, 6:23pm (9 months ago)
New census data for Minnesota shows income inequality continued to widen over the past year, reports the Star Tribune.   The data, released Thursday, showed a drop in income of $4,500 from 2013 to 2014, according to the Star Tribune.   Minnesota ranks 45th for black households’ income, with an average of about…
Thu, 9/17, 5:58pm (9 months ago)
The source for the salmonella outbreak which sickened Chipotle customers in Minnesota was found to be caused by tomatoes, according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journals. Chipotle has since switched to a different supplier of tomatoes and removed all contaminated products from the stores, the report stated. The Minnesota Department of Health…
Tue, 9/15, 7:24am (9 months ago)
Starbucks has submitted a request to the Minneapolis City Council to open earlier in locations across the city, writes the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.   In Dinkytown and Stadium Village, the request could see students getting their morning coffee at 5:30 in the morning. The Stadium Village location is planned to open…
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