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How did they kill Terrance Franklin?

The 228-page police report of the killing of Terrance Franklin has contradictions and inconsistencies that should have set off alarms for Police Chief Janee Harteau, Mayor Rybak, County Attorney Mike Freeman and Minneapolis City Council Chair of the Public Safety Committee Don Samuels. There are clear and arrogant admissions of…

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SENA annual meeting

The Standish-Ericsson Neighborhood Association (SENA) will meet for its annual meeting on Wed., Nov. 13, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Lake Hiawatha Park building at 2701 E. 44th St. The agenda will be: 6:30–6:45: Pastries and coffee; 6:45–7: Introductions and recognitions; 7–7:30: What’s the Big Idea? Presentations; 7:30–7:45:…

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Young and black and dealing crack

BY DWIGHT HOBBES A key component to the plague of crack cocaine is a complicated one. Black teens and young adults, by far mostly male, are on a conveyor belt to incarceration. Because they are black and because they sell crack. One observation is, well, if they weren’t breaking the…

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March against racism

BY DAVID TILSEN On Thursday evening, Nov. 7, the Vikings will be hosting Washington at the Mall of America Field. People will be gathering in the Ancient Traders Post parking lot, 1113 E. Franklin Ave., near Maria’s Café, at 4:30 p.m.to peacefully march to the stadium and ask sports announcers…

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How we got burned

BY LARA NORKUS-CRAMPTON, RN It is interesting to revisit Minneapolis history, 25 years ago, when the Burner was being heatedly debated. Garbage incineration was very controversial then as now and there were many concerns about the health impacts of the predicted emissions and the toxins in the ash. Leslie Davis,…

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Queen of Cuisine “World Champs”

BY CARLA WALDEMAR World Street Kitchen 2743 Lyndale Ave. S. 612-424-8855 www.eatwsk.com World Street Kitchen is a playground for the Wadi brothers, owners of the esteemed, James Beard Award-nominated Saffron in the Warehouse District. There the intriguing Mediterranean menu (with emphasis on the swell eats of Palestine, where the bros…

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Tony’s latest for the holidays

BY JEROME A. HOCHBERG Tony Bouza’s latest book, “Expert Witness—Breaking the Policemen’s Blue Code of Silence,” should be required reading for all police officers in command positions. It should also be a required textbook for police training programs. For the layperson, this book is an eye-opener into the serious problem…

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