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A closer look at the $500 million in bonding included in the state budget deal 21.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
It has to be approved by a 60 percent vote in the Legislature -- and this wasn't supposed to be a bonding year.
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What worked, what didn't, with experimental shelter in Minneapolis? 21.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minneapolis officials and their partners say the "navigation center" was a success -- though costly and not likely to be replicated by the city.
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California housing crisis podcast: Bay Area mayors discuss end of single-family-only zoning 16.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Last year, the city of Minneapolis decided to permit duplexes and triplexes on residential land previously zoned only for single-family homes.

The decision kicked off a national debate over the future of single-family-only zoning. Single-family-home building has dominated development in California...

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Daily Digest: Private talks continue 16.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A quick roundup of some Minnesota political stories in the news.
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Large majority of Minnesota homeless people have a mental illness 16.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new study from the Wilder Foundation indicates nearly two thirds of Minnesota's homeless population is living with a mental health condition, which can exacerbate their difficulty finding and keeping housing.
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What’s on MPR News – 5/15/19 15.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear on Wednesday on MPR News.
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Report: Cost of housing in Twin Cities region on track to rival Denver, Seattle 15.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
A newly-released report from the Family Housing Fund says the cost of housing in the seven-county Twin Cities region is higher than cities like Austin, Nashville and St. Louis.
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Daily Digest: Another day without a deal 14.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A quick look at the latest from the Capitol and some other news.
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How California neighborhoods with only single-family homes might change under SB 50 13.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

If you live in a single-family home in California, it’s likely everyone else in your neighborhood does too.

That could change under a state measure that would require California cities and counties to permit duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes on much of the residential land now zoned for only one...

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Native American women, LGBTQ community members march to end violence, oppression 12.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the first-ever Indigenous Women's March, more than 100 people gathered to speak out against staggering rates of violence, abduction and murder against Native American women and members of the LGBTQ community.
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New Indigenous Women's March aims to end violence in all forms 11.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Members of the Twin Cities' Native American community will march in Minneapolis on Saturday to honor indigenous women and two spirit people as well as empower all survivors of harassment, violence and oppression.
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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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'Potential presence of ricin': FBI takes over Mpls. hazmat probe 9.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The FBI says it wants to know how a woman came into contact with the potentially deadly material, although it doesn't believe there's any risk to the public.
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Duluth tees up selling part of public golf course for housing 4.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Duluth city administrators have proposed selling a section of one of its two struggling golf courses to provide badly needed housing. The plan goes before the Duluth City Council on May 13.
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What's in a name? History, tradition and pain 2.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesotans are struggling over the names of historic sites and buildings. Host Angela Davis examined the controversies around Bde Maka Ska, also known as Lake Calhoun, and four buildings at the University of Minnesota.
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Group forms to protect St. Paul kids from effects of homelessness 2.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The new organization, called Voices of St. Paul Homeless Youth and Families, sees a crisis in Minnesota's capital city.
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What’s on MPR News – 5/1/19 1.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear on MPR News on Wednesday.
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U regents take no action on renaming campus buildings 27.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
University of Minnesota leaders Friday declined to change the names of four campus buildings named for former administrators, despite a task force recommendation to change the names.
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The old "flop house" emerges as solution to affordable housing crisis 26.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Boarding houses, once regarded as urban blight, are gaining traction as a way to solve shortages of affordable housing in Minnesota and across the country.
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Past U leaders' racist, anti-Semitic acts stir campus debate 26.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After more than a year of debate, the Board of Regents hold a special meeting Friday where it will discuss and potentially vote on renaming buildings named for Lotus Delta Coffman, Edward Nicholson, William Middlebrook and Walter Coffey.
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