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Better than a Google search, 211 helps thousands of Minnesotans in need 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In an age where people are more likely to the internet to find such information on their own, United Way’s 211 still helps tens of thousands of people annually due to the quality of information it can provide.
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Developers see plenty of growth in senior housing market 15.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As the baby-boomer generation ages, there’s a growing number of senior housing projects going up to meet future demand.
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Protesters block vehicles at a Fort Snelling federal building housing immigration court 31.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Several hundred people partially blocked parking lot entrances near the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building at Fort Snelling Tuesday. They were protesting Trump administration policies on immigration.
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As iconic Minneapolis restaurant closes, residents fear what's to come 17.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Marla's Caribbean Cuisine served its final dish at its Powderhorn location this weekend. Community members see it as a symbol of increasing gentrification and displacement in many Twin Cities areas.
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Homelessness in high school bodes ill for college, study finds 20.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The study tracked thousands of students who experienced housing instability while in grades 9-12, and found they were less likely to graduate, got lower scores on college placement tests and were less likely to take advance placement or college-credit classes.
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Trying to downsize your home? Good luck with that 17.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
As homeowners hit their 50s and 60s, many contemplate downsizing. But often they're ending up staying in place, unable to find alternative homes that meet their financial or lifestyle expectations. Some are simply paralyzed by indecision. This lack of turnover is prolonging a tight market for home buyers.
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Tax preparers expect more extensions this season 11.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As the April 15 tax filing deadline approaches, tax preparers say the task of accounting for the new Republican tax law changes amid different state and federal rules is challenging.
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Man arrested in Minneapolis shooting deaths of mom, daughter 13.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minneapolis police have arrested a suspect in the shooting deaths of a Minneapolis woman and her daughter last weekend.
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State lawmakers to weigh loan help for federal workers 25.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota lawmakers will consider no-interest loans backed by the state to assist cash-strapped federal employees.
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Daily Digest: Distracted driving bills moving 24.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A quick look at some political stories making news in Minnesota.
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DNR signs deal to transform Fort Snelling buildings into homes 22.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It was once the military capital of the Dakotas, and George Armstrong Custer's superior officer commanded there for a time. It served the armed forces from the Spanish American War until after the dropping of the atomic bomb.
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Vikings owners planning hotel complex in Eagan 6.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Wilf family, which owns the Minnesota Vikings, is planning a hotel and conference center in Eagan at the site of the team's new headquarters and training facility.
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Complaints of rent going up mid-lease underscore issue of what constitutes 'affordable housing' 23.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
When we talk about affordable housing, we usually talk about whether someone has a place to live or not. But buried in that discussion is another facet of the housing shortage: whether someone's rent is just a few dollars away from becoming unaffordable.
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Section Wait: Federal housing vouchers hard to get, hard to use 18.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Snagging a federal Section 8 housing voucher can be a godsend for low-income people in a tight Twin Cities rental market, but it's a difficult road. In Dakota County this week, 5,000 people are expected to enter a lottery to get on the waitlist.
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How loneliness may be killing us 31.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Loneliness has serious health implications and maybe the next public health crisis.
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Train to nowhere: Twin Cities light rail becomes home for the homeless 14.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some 200 people use Metro Transit's rail system each night as a rolling shelter. That homeless population is rising at an alarming rate. A late night ride-along reveals challenges that have no easy answers.
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Mpls. mayor Frey pledged to increase job opportunities. He's not the first 10.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Mayor Jacob Frey has said it's time for city leaders to stop talking about creating more jobs for people of color and to take action. However, some say just by using his bully pulpit Mayor Frey can get results.
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No city would ever pass this tax bill 8.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
What is going on in Congress?
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Wages and benefits grow 0.7% in third quarter 31.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

U.S. workers' wages and benefits grew faster in the third quarter, adding to recent signs that American workers are seeing their pay climb.

The Labor Department said Tuesday that total compensation was up 0.7% from July through September after growing 0.5% in the second quarter.

Wages and salaries,...

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Snapshot: Who's running for Minneapolis mayor and why 16.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Sixteen candidates are on the ballot for Minneapolis mayor this year. Here's a look at five of the people in the running.
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