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EDTalks: Mohamed Farah on mentoring Somali youth

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Listen to Mohamed Farah who is co-founder and Executive Director of Ka-Joog, which enriches the lives of Somali-American youth in Minnesota through mentoring and guidance on education and employment. This month he joined other Minnesota leaders at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism to talk about ways to prevent youth from being recruited by international extremist organizations. Continue Reading →

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Sharp Differences In St. Cloud Legislative Candidates Debate – Full Video

14 B Candidates: Dorholt And Knoblach

Rep. Zachary Dorholt is a speck of blue in the sea of red that is Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s district. He is the only Democrat in Minnesota’s legislature from that conservative area. As you might expect, he and his Republican opponent Jim Knobloch differ on many issues. But will Dorholt win a second term in conservative land? Continue Reading →

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REPLAY: Hearing On “Financial Assurance” Question For PolyMet Mining Proposal

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REPLAY: A Minnesota House committee heard testimony Tuesday from environmental activists, mining advocates and other stakeholders on the controversial copper-nickel mining proposal for northern Minnesota that is being advanced by PolyMet Mining Corporation. Continue Reading →

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Milwaukee School Supporters Rally to Fight Funding Cuts, Privitization

MIlwaukee School Supporters Rally. Click photo to watch video.

As the national debate over the direction of education rages, Milwaukee appears to be ground zero for the school choice movement, cuts in public education and expansion of charter schools that many public education advocates believe are detrimental to students and schools in the city. Continue Reading →

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Inventing “Minneapolis Police 2.0:” Chief Wants More Diverse, More Community-friendly Cops

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau

It’s been a rough first year for Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau, who took over as chief in January. With numerous protests spurred by the death of Terrance Franklin, who was shot by police in May, to recent incidents involving racial slurs by Minneapolis Police Officers in Green Bay and Apple Valley — including homophobic remarks about Harteau, a lesbian — the 48-year-old chief has her hands full.
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MN House Live Channel

Tuesday March 28, 2017

9:00 a.m.- House State Government Finance Committee – part 1
HF691 Omnibus State Government Finance bill.

10:00 a.m.-House Floor Session – part 1

10:15 a.m. -House State Government Finance Committee – part 2 *
11:30 a.m.-House Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Committee

HF896 Omnibus Public Safety and Security Finance bill.
HF238 Use of force in defense of home and person law clarified

4:30 p.m. or call of chair -House Floor Session – part 2 *

To be determined -House Ways and Means Committee
Omnibus Education & Transportation bills
Consideration of amendments to the House Budget Resolution Continue Reading →

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