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Minnesota nurse's student loan debt seeps into all facets of life 9.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Hattie Lombard, a nurse in the southwest metro, finds her student debt affecting all big decisions in her life.
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In St. Cloud, a new approach to dealing with mental health crises -- in jail and out 9.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
CentraCare Health provides treatment and medication to inmates in Stearns and Benton county jails. Patients can continue being treated at a community clinic after they're released. Since the program began a little over a year ago, there's been a drop in the number of people taken to jail or the hospital because of a mental health crisis.
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St. Cloud mayor says the city is strong, faces challenges 10.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis gave his city a positive report card during his annual address Tuesday, saying the city is making progress in areas such as economic growth and reducing crime.
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At Waite Park shelter, survivors of sex trafficking find refuge, hope for new life 25.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Terebinth Refuge, the state's first shelter and transitional home for adult victims of sex trafficking, opened in Waite Park this year. The goal is to bring hope to women who are trapped in a life of exploitation.
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Ground Level: What's 1 thing you want changed in Minnesota in 2018? 26.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Governmental policies, health care, education and roads, roads, roads! These are just a few things Minnesotans said they'd like to see improve in the state according to a recent Ground Level survey.
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Capital One Financial cuts include 130 jobs in St. Cloud 10.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A financial services processing center that has bolstered downtown St. Cloud is losing 130 jobs as part of wider cuts by Capital One Financial Corp.
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St. Cloud, church settle legal dispute over 'tiny house' for homeless 4.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
St. John's Episcopal Church had planned to house one homeless person at a time in a 132-square-foot house on wheels, but it didn't meet city zoning ordinances or the state building code.
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Ending homelessness the La Crosse way 30.5.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
St. Paul's skyways are going to close earlier to help keep them "vibrant." That's code for keeping homeless people out. And in La Crosse, tomorrow is the deadline for homeless people to leave their "tent city" at the confluence of the Mississippi and Black rivers across from the Riverside International Friendship Gardens. Recent rains have pushed the river to the edge of their tents.
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Florida Highway Patrol trooper swoops in to help injured bald eagle 20.10.2016 LA Times: Commentary

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper swooped in to help a bald eagle that flew into a Jeep on Florida's Turnpike on Tuesday morning.

The adult male eagle hit the windshield of a Jeep Cherokee on Florida's Turnpike at about 7:30 a.m., Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes said.

Trooper Julio Velez...

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Granny pods find lukewarm reception in Minnesota cities 11.8.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Two University of Minnesota graduates are making portable housing units for the elderly. But despite the housing's impending legal status, some cities are moving to ban them.
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St. John’s Prep student rewards the woman who inspires him 14.5.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Because of poems like this, Julia Dinsmore inspires people like St. John's Prep Student Cullin Egge.
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St. Cloud union leaders question move to bring in foreign workers 12.1.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
GNP said it's recruiting workers outside the U.S. because it couldn't find qualified candidates around St. Cloud willing to relocate, but local union officials question its intention.
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St. Cloud attorney acts as problem solver for those in need 24.10.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
For 35 years attorney Ann Cofell has helped thousands of people who are victims of domestic violence or who face problems with employment, housing and child custody. Her clients are those who can't afford a lawyer, who often have nowhere else to turn for help.
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Somali students protest hostile racial school climate 9.4.2015 Twin Cities Daily Planet
MORE » Somalis are under attack in St. Cloud because of their race (they are Black), their religion (they are Muslims), and their immigration/refugee status (they are perceived to be untrustworthy aliens). In the 1990s Somalis began to trickle into the city, and now they are probably the largest Black ethnic group, surpassing the number of Black Americans. Like Black Americans, they also experience intense racial and cultural animus. As compared with the White population, Somalis are sharply different in four categories: race (White European vs. Black African), religion (Christian vs. Muslim), citizenship (American vs. refugee/immigrant), and culture (Eurocentric vs. Afro-Islamic). This is a very volatile social mix. The Somali community continues to suffer numerous attacks at various levels and in all areas of social life including schools, stores, workplaces, housing, and the media. The first Somali market, mosque and community center in south St. Cloud was vandalized in 2002. Furthermore, Somalis have ...
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Report: Housing market gains could hurt homeless 30.12.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A dip in Twin Cities rental vacancies and statewide eviction filings have caused a rise in rental rates.
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Five receive three-year philanthropy fellowships at area foundations 16.12.2014 MinnPost
The Minnesota Council on Foundations has selected five people to be Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellows for 2015, which means they'll work with area foundations for the next three years. The program, started in 2013, is designed to "prepare high-potential individuals from underrepresented communities for careers in philanthropy." Those selected are: Allison Johnson a community organizer with Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, where she has worked across the Twin Cities to build support for affordable housing and stronger communities. She will join the Headwaters Foundation for Justice.   Aya Johnson, a community representative in the U.S. Congress focusing on immigration, foreign affairs, unemployment and outreach to communities of color. She has also served as a domestic violence advocate in St. Cloud and Blaine. She will join the Community Innovation team at the Bush Foundation.   Adrian Mack, program and curriculum director of STATURE, a leadership program designed to guide Minneapolis youth ...
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Business briefing, Sunday, Nov. 23 25.11.2014 Pioneer Press: Most Viewed
ADVERTISING/ PUBLIC RELATIONS Minneapolis-based Carmichael Lynch received Adweek's 2014 Media Plan of the Year award in the category of
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Hot Property: Highland Shores Senior Housing 14.11.2014 Star Tribune: Business
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Live: Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf at National Press Club 17.9.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota native and Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf answers questions at the National Press Club in Washington.
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Legislature finishes off $1 billion in state building projects, sends to Dayton 16.5.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
Legislature gives final approval to $1 billion in state building and infrastructure projects, sends to Dayton for signature
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