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  1. Taste of West Broadway: Celebrating Northside business in styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Insight News

    The West Broadway Business and Area Coalition is setting out to prove that its business district has everything one needs to throw a spectacular party. For the upcoming Taste of West Broadway fundraiser on Thursday, February 26th, food will be prepared and served by eight local chefs from Avenue Eatery, K's Deli, Cookie Cart, WholeSoul, Pimento Kitchen , Louisiana Purchase Seafood, Broadway Pub and Grille and Breaking Bread Cafe.

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  2. Mario: Exclusive 'Fireball Tour' interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Insight News

    On Sunday, Feb. 15 multi-platinum, Grammy Award winning singer and actor Mario stopped by Minneapolis on his Fireball Tour. Insight News was able to sit down for the following exclusive interview.

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  3. A passing of the torch: MPLS is the keeper of the flame when it comes to the Minneapolis SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Insight News

    While the sound a and practitioners a have evolved over the years, that true Minneapolis Sound is a beautiful mix of soul, funk, rock and pop with emphasis on artistry through impeccable musicianship. Though doubtful that Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars spent much time at Bryant Lake Bowl or Chino Latino, the two adequately captured the Minneapolis Sound with "Uptown Funk."

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  4. Increasing demand for quality schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Insight News

    In a city in which local charter schools have historically struggled to reach enrollment targets, Hiawatha Academies has accepted enough applications to require a lottery at each grade level, Kindergarten through grade 9. Over the past four months, Hiawatha Collegiate High School, the newest school within Hiawatha Academies, has received applicants from over 20 schools from across the area - private, district, and charter alike. On February 5, 2015, families filled an open house put on by HCHS and new applicants for the K-8th grade classes continue to come in.

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  5. Playwrights' Center presents 'The Realness' by Idris GoodwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Insight News

    The Ruth Easton New Play Series at the Playwrights' Center continues in March with readings of the new play "The Realness: the second break beat play" by Core Writer Idris Goodwin. The play will have two public readings: Monday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. at the Playwrights' Center, 2301 E. Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis.

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  6. Dean named YouthCARE Executive DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Insight News

    The YouthCARE Board of Directors has appointed Willie Dean as the organization's next executive director. He will succeed 40-year YouthCARE founding executive director Craig Luedemann, who will retire at the end of February.

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  7. Rankin forged Urban League power agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Insight News

    A memorial service honoring his contributions to family and community will be held at Noon Saturday February 21 at Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church, 1800 Dupont Av.

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  8. Camille A. Brown & Dancers bring gutsy moves and virtuosic musicality to The O'Shaughnessy stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Insight News

    Camille A. Brown, dancer-choreographer along with fellow performer Mora-Amina Parker from the New York Based Camille A. Brown & Dancers, graced the KFAI studios Tuesday morning on Conversations with Al McFarlane to talk about their week-long dance company residency here in the Twin Cities. The company's community outreach component, Black Girl Spectrum, presents in Minneapolis through a workshop with Lovin' the Skin I'm In, a nonprofit focused on providing uplifting programs for young African-American girls.

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  9. James Craven stars as Thurgood MarshallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Insight News

    The Illusion Theater's 40th Anniversary Season continues with a powerful play based on the life of Justice Thurgood Marshall, starring one of the Twin Cities' most venerable actors, James Craven. A journey of epic proportions, "Thurgood" is an eye-opening, humorous and uplifting portrait of a true American hero on stage March 6-15 at the downtown Minneapolis theater, located on the eighth floor of the Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Ave. Post-show panels and audience discussions follow each performance.

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  10. Unless emergency measures are taken, many families will be cut off...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Insight News

    Minneapolis City Council Member Abdi Warsame is calling on federal agencies to quickly find solutions to a critical, developing issue that affects the local Somali community's ability to send funds to their families in Somalia. Each year, Somali Americans in Minneapolis send hundreds of millions to help their loved ones meet basic needs like food, schooling and healthcare.

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  11. Champion hosts special screening of film SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Insight News

    Senator Bobby Joe Champion will be hosting a special screening of "Selma" on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Regal Cinemas Brooklyn Center Stadium. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the screening is free of charge.

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  12. City of Minneapolis to host public meeting to discuss the design of the Downtown East CommonsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Insight News

    On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 6:00-7:30pm at the Mill City Museum, 704 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, the City of Minneapolis will be hosting a public meeting in collaboration with Hargreaves Associates to discuss the design of the Downtown East Commons. A nationally and internationally recognized landscape architecture firm known for designing projects leading to economic growth and neighborhood change, Hargreaves Associates was selected to lead the Downtown East Commons design team project by the Minneapolis City Council on January 16, 2015.

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  13. Faith and community leaders announce initiative to close the race gap ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Insight News

    On Thursday February 5, faith leaders from African American communities and ISAIAH joined community and state leaders to announce their commitment to end racial disparities in Minnesota's juvenile justice system. "Our juvenile justice system is broken and racialized; and the time is now to repair it," declared Rev.

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  14. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Insight News

    In preparation for 2015 Dilla Day, Augsburg College's Dilla Day chapter presents a movie series in his honor. The late James Dewitt Yancy, better known as J Dilla, is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the history of hip-hop.

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  15. AchieveMpls' Career and College Center helping North students go to collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Insight News

    Simple mathematics ... by 2018, 70 percent of all jobs in Minnesota will require some form of post-secondary education. But in 2013, Black students in the Minneapolis Public Schools graduated at a paltry rate of just 57 percent.

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  16. Bertram Cambridge: Telly award winning film editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Insight News

    Either we become a multi-platinum singer instantaneously or give up altogether. Queens, N.Y. to Minneapolis transplant, Bertram "Trama" Cambridge, led a successful life as a hip-hop artist while quietly building an impressive career as a film editor.

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  17. Champion Town Hall looks at legislative prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Insight News

    Minnesota State Sen. Bobby Joe Champion gathered local lawmakers at his Jan. 22 town hall meeting at the University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center in north Minneapolis to discuss policy objectives for the 2015 session. This year's session, which will determine the state's 2016-2017 biennial budget, convened on Jan. 6 and all legislation must be settled by May 18. Senate fiscal analysts have forecasted that just over 40 percent of the state's $41.2 billion projected general spending for the 2016-2017 fiscal years will be dedicated to kindergarten-12th grade education.

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  18. Profile in Excellence: Chanda Smith BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Insight News

    Years ago, across the street from Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis, community leaders sat around a dining room table debating issues of the day in the modest duplex of Gertrude Green. Her son the late Dr. Richard R. Green, the first Black superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools and first Black New York City Schools Chancellor, was in the midst holding court in this vigorous conversation.

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  19. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Insight News

    Jacquie "Lady J" Maddix hosts her weekly jam for blues musicians down at Minnesota Music CafA just outside of downtown St. Paul. Her work is known as "blues storytelling" as she tells listeners to her KFAI show and weekly session the back stories to blues classics.

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  20. ...and we're off Insight2Health Challenge has begunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Insight News

    The 5th Insight2Health Challenge kick off was thought-provoking, setting the foundation for a holistic approach to a healthier lifestyle. The esteemed team of professionals guiding this group of optimistic individuals is a no-nonsense group of health educators whose only interest is in helping participants gain the tools, steps and skills towards a better quality of life.

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