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  1. Veteran finance and administration executive Robert Doty to join the...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Insight News

    Robert Doty, veteran finance and administration executive, will join the Harvest Network of Schools as chief operating officer/chief financial officer effective Sept. 14. Doty has served as the chief operations/finance officer at Minneapolis Public Schools since December 2011.

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  2. Charvez Russell to lead Friendship Academy of the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Insight News

    Russell is a native of Columbia, Miss. and has been in the Twin Cities since 2001.

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  3. Hodges details Minneapolis budget prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Insight News

    Mayor Betsy Hodges set forth her vision for transforming Minneapolis into a leading city of the 21st century during her 2016 budget address. "We have entered a time when we are being asked to face and meet the changes of the 21stcentury," said Hodges.

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  4. From Minnesota with solidarity: Humanitarian aid to Cuban hospitalsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Insight News

    The official opening of the U.S. embassy in Havana, and the Cuba embassy in Washington, D.C. in July, after 54 years without diplomatic relations marked a historical event heralding a new beginning in the process of normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba. Many other issues will have to be resolved in the months ahead - among them ending the trade embargo - but both countries are committed to discussing them in a climate of mutual respect, equal footing and acceptance of their differences.

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  5. Free computer repair, support at upcoming 'Fix-It Tech' eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Insight News

    Free computer repair and technology support at an upcoming "Fix-It Tech" event happening Friday, Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Minnesota Resource Center 2438 27th Ave. S. offered by The City of Minneapolis and community partners. If you have a computer or laptop that is running slow, not working or appears to have a virus, bring it in for free tech support.

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  6. STEP-UP announces 2015 Employer, Intern and Supervisor of the Year...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Insight News

    The Minneapolis STEP-UP youth employment program announced the recipients of the 2015 STEP-UP Employer of the Year, 2015 STEP-UP Intern of the Year, and 2015 STEP-UP Supervisor of the Year awards. The award winners were announced during the graduation of its 12th cohort of interns, a group of more than 1,600 youth ages 14 to 21 who worked at more than 220 Twin Cities' nonprofits, government agencies, small businesses and corporations this summer.

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  7. McFarlane elected NNPA Foundation Board ChairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Insight News

    The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation , the 501 3 nonprofit organization that manages charitable, educational and literary activities that promote high standards in ethnic media, recently elected four new officers to its board of directors Executive Committee.

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  8. International exchange, growing cultural understanding leads to better understanding of autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Insight News

    Mikala Mukongolwa, one of Zambia's leading experts in inclusive, community-based education practices for children and youth with disabilities, concluded a three-week visit to St. David's Center in Minnetonka last week. "I am so grateful to St. David's Center for this opportunity to help the children of Zambia," said Mukongolwa.

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  9. Obama Clean Power Plan praisedRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | Insight News

    Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, Rep. RaAol Grijalva and a team of major-city mayors hailed the release of the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan rule to reduce climate-warming emissions nationwide over the next several decades. The plan seeks to reduce carbon emissions produced by power plants operating in the U.S. According to studies, power plants produce more than 40 percent of the nation's carbon dioxide emissions.

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  10. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Insight News

    Dubbed "garage jazz," Rude Unkal is has a mixture of technical skill and the openness that gives them a unique swing. Grammy nominated drummer Eric Harland features for this performance.

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  11. Minneapolis Mayor brings on advisors to improve life outcomes for city's youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Insight News

    Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges hired Angela Watts and Phillipe Cunningham to in efforts to improve early childhood education, education across the city and youth development. Watts will serve as the mayor's senior policy aide on early childhood education and youth development while Cunningham will serve as the senior policy aide for education and youth success.

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  12. Hennepin County-City of Minneapolis career fair draws employers, job-seekersRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Insight News

    The Hennepin County Work and Economic Resource Center and the City of Minneapolis department of Community Planning and Economic Development will sponsor a career fair on Tuesday, August 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, 2001 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis. The event is the first such collaboration between the city and the county; all participating businesses are actively recruiting for multiple openings, from entry-level to management.

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  13. Charges against Black Lives Matter Minneapolis dismissedRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 9 | Insight News

    Bloomington Prosecutor Sandra Johnson has dismissed all substantive trespassing charges against the alleged organizers of the Black Lives Matter demonstration that took place at the Mall of America this past December. The dismissals came on the heels of motions to dismiss that were filed by lead attorneys Jordan Kushner and Bruce Nestor who are representing 10 of 11 individuals identified as "ringleaders" of the Black Lives Matter gathering at the nation's largest mall.

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  14. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Insight News

    Hailing from Africa, the West Indies and South America, the International Reggae All-Stars present their popular Tuesday night event at Bunkers. Poet and novelist, Dionne Brand's work offers an important challenge to the relationship of belonging and space.

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  15. Economic Summit explores entrepeneur pathRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Insight News

    A panel of entrepreneurs will discuss their paths to success, the common ingredients it took to get there, and how we can work together to increase opportunities for more African American entrepreneurs. Presented by African American Leadership Summit , Economic Summit 101 takes place 10:00 a.m. to Noon, Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Heritage Park YMCA, 1015 4th Ave. No., Minneapolis.

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  16. Arson suspected in devastating West Broadway fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Insight News

    Minneapolis fire investigators say arson is most likely the cause of the raging blaze that displaced more than 21 residents and several businesses and changed the landscape of West Broadway Avenue. The early-morning fire of April 15 burned for hours and gutted businesses and apartment homes from 905 through 916 West Broadway Ave. The blaze that began at the Unbank at 913 W. Broadway burned quickly and spread to several neighboring businesses and residences.

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  17. Extreme sacrifice calls for extreme commitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Insight News

    Next week, the Minnesota Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ will celebrates 92 years of ministry and service to our community during its Holy Convocation. Congratulations go out to Bishop Fred W. Washington and State Supervisor Patricia Hayes for another successful year of serving our community.

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  18. Who is Debbie Duncan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Insight News

    Minneapolis has a population of 382,578 residents and it's a bet that many residents are familiar with exemplary jazz singer Debbie Duncan. Yet, there are many who have never heard her impeccable voice.

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  19. Olu's Center to celebrate open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Insight News

    Olu's Center will celebrate its opening with an open house on Wednesday, July 29 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The unique, intergenerational center provides daycare to senior citizens, and also to preschool and school-age children. The new facility is located at 1315 12th Ave. N. in Minneapolis.

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  20. Know Your Worth seminar coming to MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Insight News

    Elle Babington Steele, author of "Run Your Race: How to Keep Going When Life Wears You Out" and "No Flowers Without Rain: The Value of Adversity" returns to Minneapolis August 8 from 9am - 12pm for her new inspirational seminar titled Know Your Worth. In Know Your Worth Babington Steele walks attendees through a process that assists them in understanding their worth and value.

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