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Hiawatha Avenue Landscape Restoration

FROM THE OFFICE OF COUNCIL MEMBER ANDREW JOHNSON The installation of the 350 trees along Hiawatha Avenue has been completed. Hennepin County contracted with Hoffman and McNamara to install 350 trees along Hiawatha Avenue from 32nd to 46th Streets. The project began on June 3 with the removal of 165…

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Teach In on Gaza

BY ED FELIEN Southside Pride, Women Against Military Madness, the Anti-War Committee, Walker Church and the Minnesota Green Party sponsored a Teach In on Gaza at Walker Church Saturday, Aug. 23. Mnar Muhawesh, the editor in chief of Mint Press, an online daily newsmagazine, spoke on the five myths regarding…

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Letter to the Editor

This letter is in regards to David, Angela and Trey Brown’s current circumstances that I heard about on the news last night. Specifically, parents of a boy who has been suffering with severe brain trauma and took it upon themselves to use unprescribed marijuana oil to ease their boy’s pain.…

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The three state solution

BY ED FELIEN “Israel has a right to defend herself,” Pres. Barack Obama. As long as Hamas and others use violence to achieve their legitimate aims of independence and statehood, they continue to play into Israel’s hands.  The collective guilt of the holocaust will always force Americans and Europeans to…

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The Replacements and memory

BY ED FELIEN This Friday, Sept. 12, at the Parkway Cinema there will be a showing of “Color Me Obsessed,” a documentary about The Replacements—Minneapolis’ official bar band from the ’80s.  Everybody loved The Replacements.  They were drunk all the time, out of their minds on drugs and ready to…

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Crime Report

The area south of Lake Street down to 38th Street, between Hiawatha and 35W, was hit with a string of armed robberies in August.  Generally the robbers operated in groups of two or three or even four.  They varied in age, ethnicity and gender.  They showed either a knife or…

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