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Peace Lovers Celebrate 20 Years on the Peace Bridge

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Peace Lovers Celebrate 20 Years on the Peace Bridge from The UpTake on Vimeo. For 20 years peace advocates have gathered on the Peace Bridge, the Lake Street Marshall Avenue bridge over the Mississippi River connecting the two cities. Every Wednesday for 20 years, rain snow or shine, they have gathered on this bridge. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Today’s UpTake: Dayton Attends Food Fundraiser: Big Vote on Net Neutrality

Senator Al Franken

The big news in Washington, D.C. is that the Federal Communications Commission and hard-to-read Chairman Julius Genachowski will vote today on Net Neutrality. Senator Al Franken — perhaps the biggest Net Neutrality supporter on Capitol Hill — criticized the plan Friday, saying it wasn’t ambitious enough. Continue Reading →

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Today’s UpTake: Blizzard Inundates Twin Cities, Deflates Metrodome Roof

The Metrodome's Ripped Roof

The winter storm that hit the Upper Midwest this weekend and dumped 17.1 inches of snow on the Twin Cities was reportedly the nastiest storm to hit these parts since 1991. Yesterday morning we awoke to the news that the Metrodome roof had deflated and partly caved in. Continue Reading →

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