Gay rights and history

BY TONY BOUZA History is a funny place. It is said to be written by winners. I’m not so sure. I wonder if it isn’t the province of scribblers. In any case it is too frequently a distortion. Over a very long career I was really lucky to have been a fly on…

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QUEEN OF CUISINE: Hidden treasure

BY CARLA WALDEMAR India Palace 2546 Hennepin Ave. S. 612-377-5000 www.indiapalacemn.com There it was, hiding in plain sight. I’d passed the tiny strip mall almost daily enroute to the supermarket, the pharmacy, the coffee shop, but paid no attention to the new tenant (Nail salon? Yoga studio? Whatever). Silly me.…

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March against Climate Change

BY LARA NORKUS-CRAMPTON Over 200,000 citizens, environmentalist organizations, and union members from all over the country weathered mid-90-degree temps to join the March for Climate, Jobs, and Justice in Washington, D.C. Many other sister marches took place in cities all over the U.S. and world on President Trump’s 100th day…

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SCABA Car Show is annual hit

The South Chicago Avenue Business Alliance (“SCABA”) will host its 8th Annual Classic Car Show on Sunday, June 11, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the intersection of 48th Street and Chicago Avenue in South Minneapolis. The show is a highlight of the year!! As in other years, the…

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46th and 34th Ave pick up speed

BY STEPHANIE FOX For a couple of generations, the Sunrise Inn sat at the corner of 34th Avenue and 46th Street in the East Nokomis neighborhood of South Minneapolis. The next-to-the last of the 3.2 dive bars in the Twin Cities was the place where neighbors would drop in for…

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Our Revolution Minnesota report

BY ED FELIEN Our Revolution is shaking the foundations of City Hall. So far, they have challenged three incumbents and beat one for the DFL endorsement and fought two other incumbents to a draw with no DFL endorsement. Jeremiah Ellison beat Blong Yang for the DFL endorsement in the 5th Ward,…

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What’s happening in Syria

BY ED FELIEN On April 4 the Syrian Air Force attacked an ISIS warehouse in Idlib, Syria. Trump says the Syrian Air Force used poison gas in the attack. The Syrians claim the bombs targeted an ammunition warehouse, and the warehouse contained poison gas. The Russians say there should be an impartial international…

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From inside the Cano Camp

BY DAVID TILSEN I decided to help Alondra Cano in her re-election campaign this year because she stepped up when I asked her to help with the Dakota Access Pipeline effort.  I tend to be in solidarity with people who are in solidarity with me, and Council Member Cano has…

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6th Ward Convention this Saturday

BY GAIL RAJALA HAYDEN The 6th Ward race for City Council promises to be a lively and interesting competition for the hearts and minds of South Minneapolis 6th Ward voters. Indeed, the caucusing at the precinct level on April 4 was large enough to require the fire department to close…

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