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St Catherine University Holds Food Justice Panel

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St. Catherine University will host a panel on Food Justice today at 4:30 p.m. Nancy Heitzig, Sr. Amata Miller, Joshua Haringa and others will speak about hunger issues and under-nourishment in the United States. The discussion is presented by the school’s Communications Department and Campus Ministry in collaboration with the Food Fast. Continue Reading →

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Help The UpTake continue its live Wisconsin coverage

Dear UpTake Supporter,

In order for us to continue its live coverage of the events in “The Badger State,” Spot.Us is increasing The UpTake’s fundraising goal from $15,000 to $25,000. Why the need for extra money? Our costs to provide live streaming is $2,000 a day. We want to keep livestreaming the events for as long as possible. Every day for almost three weeks we’ve been providing live insight into the Wisconsin protests. Continue Reading →

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Transformer blows power to downtown Saint Paul

Early this afternoon according to Steve Zaccard, Fire Marshall for St. Paul Fire Department (SPFD), a transformer outside of St. Joseph’s Hospital exploded. The transformer belongs to Xcel Energy Center. Zaccard said the transformer provided the hospital’s back-up energy source, but there was also a power outage in St. Continue Reading →

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Mayor Coleman announces new small business initiatives

Minneapolis Mayor Rybak & St. Paul Mayor Coleman held a press conference today in front of a St. Paul grocery store in on University Ave. They announced new initiatives to support University Ave small businesses during the building of the Central Corridor Light Rail Train. The new initiatives, including a $1.5 million loan for small businesses, are part of a support system for small businesses in St. Continue Reading →

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Mayor Coleman: “There are going to some really difficult moments.”

Mayor Coleman of St. Paul and Minneapolis Mayor Rybak held a press conference in front of University Ave. grocery store this morning. They discussed new initiatives to support local businesses during the building of Central Corridor Light Rail Train. Mayor Coleman said that they recognized the process would not be easy, but they are considering the best ways to support local businesses. Continue Reading →

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