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Internet service

BY ED FELIEN What’s the fastest, cheapest entrance ramp to the information super highway? There are a number of options for people in South Minneapolis. Xfinity, the local cable company previously known as Comcast, will give you basic cable plus internet for $79.99 a month.  It’s $39.99 for internet alone.…

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Raina’s Wellness: What about your diet?

BY RAINA GOLDSTEIN BUNNAG The recently released Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has made quite a flurry in the media.  Everyone seems to have something to say about the nearly 600 page document. First, here’s a little history. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans were first created…

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Park board approves Master Plan

BY ED FELIEN CORRECTION: Last month in this space, in an article entitled “Hiawatha Beach to close permanently,” our lead sentence said, “The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will close Hiawatha Beach permanently this summer.”  We indicated later that this proposal was part of a “long-term” plan, but we were…

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It’s THE BIRD!

It’s THE BIRD!  Thanks to all our readers for their wonderful suggestions for names for our new football stadium.  After careful consideration, we think Gayle Bonneville’s suggestion sums up what Zygi Wilf and the last Mayor and the last City Council gave to the Minneapolis taxpayers.  They flipped us The…

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Will the city seek justice?

BY ED FELIEN The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has declined to prosecute Jeffrey Rice for driving his car into a crowd of demonstrators in front of the Third Precinct station on Nov. 25.  They told Southside Pride: “After reviewing all of the facts from the police investigation, prosecutors determined that…

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Fighting City Hall

BY CHUCK TURCHICK Yes, you can fight City Hall, and sometimes even win a little something. When the Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission (PCOC)—the citizen body that took over all the Civilian Review Authority functions other than actually hearing cases involving allegations of police misconduct—held its first meeting in October…

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The continuing struggle

BY ED FELIEN On Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 19, about 2,500 people marched from Snelling and University to the State Capitol.  They attempted at points to march down Interstate 94 but were detoured to side streets by a battalion of the Highway Patrol. They were protesting, among other…

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