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Thursday Apr 10 | Twin Cities Daily Planet

NEWSDAY | Rats, bats and worse: Native American school left behind in Minnesota

Fungus, rodents, bats, exposed wiring and other hazards in a converted, metal-clad pole barn: that's the high school for Native American students in Minnesota' Leech Lake Indian Reservation, according to testimony to the House Interior Appropriations Committee by the school's superintendent, Crystal Redgrave on April 8. Minnesota's Betty McCollum ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Minnesota, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Bena, MN

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Court took partisan edge off Minnesota mapmaking

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The redistricting power grabs seen nationally and in many states haven't happened in Minnesota, but it's not for of lack of trying.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Michele Bachmann, Mark Dayton, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

Tue Mar 25, 2014

City Pages

Betty McCollum blasts Redskins owner for not changing team name

McCollum: "Snyder wants to keep profiting from his team's racist brand and use those profits to attempt to buy the silence of Native Americans."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Star Tribune

Washington report: Long-shot candidate eyes Bachmann seat

The would-be congressman hasn't set foot in Minnesota in about 20 years. Yet Levene is angling to represent the state's Sixth District, where conservative congresswoman Michele Bachmann is calling it quits at the end of the year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rick Nolan, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Representative Keith Ellison, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar

Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Hill

Let's make sure girls count

Last month, I visited students in a computer class at the Kakuma refugee camp in northwest Kenya.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Steve Chabot, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Minn. Democrats press Obama to sign order protecting LGBT workers

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Collin Peterson

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