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Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center receives $500,000 grant 12.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Bush Foundation announced more than $2 million dollars in grants to five non-profits in Minnesota and the Dakotas on Tuesday. One of them is the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, which provides housing and other services for Native American women experiencing addiction, sexual trauma and mental health issues.
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Uprooted: The 1950's plan to erase Indian Country 4.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1950s, the United States government came up with a plan to solve what it called the "Indian problem." It would assimilate Native Americans by moving them to cities and eliminating reservations. The 20-year campaign failed to destroy Native cultures and tribal sovereignty, but its impact is still felt today.
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Election Day 2019: Everything you need to know to vote 1.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
From finding what’s on the ballot to making sure you’re registered to vote, here’s what you need to know ahead of Election Day 2019.
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Hepatitis A infections rising in Minnesota 26.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There have been 44 reported hepatitis A infections in Minnesota and state officials suspect many more infections have not been reported.
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Man sentenced for setting fire to Duluth synagogue 26.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
"Some of us feel scarred and others lost," said rabbi in letter to court as Matthew James Amiot, 36, was sentenced to four years probation.
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AM Update: St. Paul's new homeless shelter is already full 24.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus threats against the city’s mayor over trash and a proposal to let college athletes make money.
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New St. Paul homeless complex opens its doors, and it’s already full 23.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Planned years ago for what officials thought would be a relatively stable homeless population, the new Catholic Charities complex is celebrating its completion — but there still isn’t enough room to meet a surge in homelessness.
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Rural Minnesota’s lack of shelters make homeless an ‘invisible population’ 22.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
People experiencing homelessness in greater Minnesota face a uniques set of challenges when they’re often an unseen, under-resourced population.
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Older Minnesotans struggle to afford housing 15.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new study says a quarter of Minnesota seniors who own their homes have trouble affording them. It also says nearly two-thirds of renters 65 or older pay 30 percent or more of their income for housing.
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MPR News AM Update: Loons are leaving Minnesota 14.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Plus Minnesota’s official cold season begins and we fact check the president.
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St. Paul prepares to close an encampment near the Mississippi 10.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
St. Paul officials have ordered 16 people camped near the Mississippi River to move by Thursday, one of approximately 120 homeless encampments cleared so far this year.
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Pickle juice, rising stars and other Twin Cities Marathon spectator tips 5.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
More than 20,000 runners are registered for the Twin Cities Marathon and 10-mile races this weekend. Here’s your spectator guide.
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Man pleads guilty in Duluth synagogue fire 25.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Matthew James Amiot admitted to the crime in a hastily scheduled court appearance Tuesday, just 15 days after the Adas Israel Congregation synagogue was destroyed in an overnight blaze.
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MPR News AM Update: ‘We’re not looking for any mediators’ 24.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Calls for impeaching the president as he addresses the U.N., anger over climate change, increasing homelessness in Duluth. Here’s your morning update from MPR News.
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'FACT' teams aim to keep people with mental illness out of jail 18.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Cities and counties around the country want alternatives to jail and emergency rooms for people in a mental health crisis. Some, including Ramsey and Hennepin counties, are turning to Forensic Assertive Community Treatment, or FACT, teams which help people find the services they need.
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Suspect charged in fire that destroyed Duluth synagogue 17.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Thirty-six-year-old Matthew Amiot was charged Monday with two counts of negligent fires. A judge set his bail at $20,000.
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Red Lake Nation breaks ground on first-of-its-kind development in Minneapolis 15.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
With prayer, song, and gold shovels emblazoned with Ojibwe floral patterns, the Red Lake Nation broke ground Saturday on a historic 109-unit affordable housing complex in Minneapolis.
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Girl Sets Up Lemonade Stand to Buy Body Armor for Police Dogs 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Ten-year-old Josie Larson of Monticello, Minnesota, used her lemonade stand to raise more than $1,600 for her local police department to buy body armor for working dogs.
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In fight for better working conditions, Somalis find their voice 29.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Labor advocacy may be new to Somalis in Minnesota, but it’s a story well-known to the German, Scandinavian and Eastern European immigrants of years gone by. Now, a new generation of immigrants is making change.
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In the midst of a housing shortage, Minneapolis struggles to help homeless 6.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The lack of affordable housing across the Twin Cities continues to be an insurmountable obstacle for many people trying to move off the street. That makes it especially difficult for cities like Minneapolis, which wants to respond compassionately while preventing another large encampment.
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