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Woman Almost Evicted By Company That Didn’t Own Her Home

Click photo of Connie Gretsch In front of her Minneapolis home to watch video interview with her

Video by Bill Sorem, text by Mike McIntee
Minneapolis resident Connie Gretsch was bracing to be evicted from her longtime Minneapolis home. “I had this plan that when they came to take me out of my house that I was going to chain myself to my washer and dryer,” said Gretsch. “And when they would take me away I’d ask them to put the load in the dryer for me.” Gretsch then laughed at the thought. She could laugh now, because she had discovered the company trying to evict her had no right to do so. Continue Reading →

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Donation of Water, Coffee Thwarted by Anti-General Mills Protestors

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Minnesota for Marriage accepted donations of General Mills products as part of their protest against the company after they came out against the Marriage Amendment. When a donation of coffee and water came for thirsty demonstrators-the offer was rebuked. Continue Reading →

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Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment Combatants Agree On Feeding The Poor

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Minnesota for Marriage held a protest at General Mills Headquarters after the food giant came out against the proposed constitutional amendment to limit the freedom to marry. MN United for All Families supporter Mark Bauer wanted to find some common ground at the protest. Continue Reading →

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Humiliated Homeowner Turns to Son’s Occupy Homes for Help

Colleen McKee Espinosa and her activist son Nick

When Colleen McKee Espinosa, a nurse who lives in Northeast Minneapolis, received a sheriff’s sale notice of June 13 from Citibank last winter, she told her 26-year-old son Nick that “under no circumstances was he to bring the Occupy Homes people to my home.” Continue Reading →

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