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Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Can Delay Sheriff’s Sale for Five Months

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Twin Cities Faith Community and citizen activists met in front of US Bank headquarters to urge the bank to perform a fundamental banking function and help homeowners refinance and keep their homes. This was followed by a 60 person canvas that visited homes in the Twin Cities that had been foreclosed by US Bank or Wells Fargo. Continue Reading →

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Healing Minnesota’s Deepest Wound: Pardoning a Dakota Warrior

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After the US-Dakota War of 1862, 38 Dakota men were hanged in the largest mass execution in US history. Many believe the execution was also one of the largest miscarriages of justice in the nation’s history. Today, Representative Dean Urdahl hopes to “rub a little salve in the wound” by seeking a pardon for one of the executed warriors. His name was Chaska. Continue Reading →

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MN Temporarily Restores Some Medical Care For Non-Citizens

Click photo to hear why Governor Dayton calls this bill one of the major achievements of the 2012 Session

Minnesota’s Governor signs legislation that restores some funding for some emergency, life-saving services for the sickest Minnesotans, regardless of their citizenship status. However, the law still restricts the program from helping undocumented immigrants pay for some life-saving care. Continue Reading →

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