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  1. Wells to serve as honorary chair for the 2015 NABJ Convention in MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Insight News

    The National Association of Black Journalists' president, Bob Butler, announced Bill Wells will serve as honorary chair for the 2015 NABJ Convention and Career Fair to be held in Minneapolis, Aug. 5-9. "Wells is a committed member of NABJ who always supports our programs and services.

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  2. Aesthetically ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Insight News

    Ibeyi has its Minneapolis debut at Cedar Cultural Center. Twins Lisa and Naomi Diaz are the daughters of the late Cuban percussionist Anga Diaz.

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  3. Hayden, Champion introduce legislation to address health disparitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Insight News

    Deputy Majority Leader Sen. Jeff Hayden and Sen. Bobby Joe Champion have introduced legislation to address alarming health disparities in the African American community. The authors have introduced three major pieces of legislation: SF1871 Partnerships for Healthy Futures a grant program to build community services and providers in order to identify, coordinate and expand opportunities for improving health outcomes for communities of color, SF1701 which will require health insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screenings for high risk populations, and SF1836 which will study and provide recommendations to decrease menthol cigarette usage by African Americans.

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  4. Celebrating Boys & Girls Clubs WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Insight News

    April 3, 2015, during Minneapolis and St. Paul Public School's Spring Break, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities will be celebrating Boys & Girls Club Week. The week-long celebration encourages communities, families, friends and supporters to experience first-hand how Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities is making a difference in the lives of young people.

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  5. West Broadway Education and Career Center to begin construction this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Insight News

    A innovative service center focused on providing health and wellness services and education and workforce development opportunities in one place is coming to North Minneapolis in 2016. Scheduled to open at 800 West Broadway, the West Broadway Education and Career Center is a unique collaboration of education and health care tenants that will offer a collaborative model of career and training opportunities to the residents of North Minneapolis.

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  6. Sunday March 15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Insight News

    Day one of week nine! OMG, the finish line is just around the corner. I just got done working out or rather grooving out stretching, bending and stretching some 'Moore' to Dr. Darren's Moore's hit single #IAMDRMOORE http://www.drdarrendmoore.com/ His play on words with his name 'Moore' is 'Moore' than you can imagine.

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  7. What's eating you? End of Week Eight Two weeks to the finish line aRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Insight News

    Week eight of Round Five of Insight2Health Fitness Challenge ended with spring in the air, an extra hour of day light and noticible changes brought on after eight weeks of intensive, consistant, vigourous, tourtourous but invigorating fitness workout sessions. The Fitness Challenge is a comprehensive approach that embraces fitness training, nutrition guidance, and mental health counseling as core components of life style change that can enhance longevity with improved quality of life.

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  8. Soul sensation George Tandy, Jr. coming to the Cabooze March 26 along with MPLSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Insight News

    R&B/soul crooner George Tandy, Jr. is coming to the Cabooze, 917 Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, Thursday, March 26 along with area attraction, MPLS. Tandy, who has been the buzz of soul music fans since his debut single, "March" was released in 2013, will be performing in Minnesota for the first time.

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  9. Twins honor student achievers at Phyllis Wheatley Community CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Insight News

    The Minnesota Twins are making more and more efforts to diversify its fan base and broaden what it calls "Twins Territory." As a part of the organization's efforts, the Twins honored several north Minneapolis students who participate in learning programs at the Phyllis Wheatley Community Center, 1301 10th Ave. N. The students, who range from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade, are participants in either the center's Academic Achievement Program, Dream, Explore Connect! or be@school program.

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  10. Community explores impact of $1.9 billion state budget surplusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Insight News

    Far too often, said Insight Editor-In-Chief, Al McFarlane, Black community voices are not heard, and Black interests go disregarded at the tables of decision. Our community is asked to wait, till the current crisis du jour wanes, to be patient while pressing matters of business and state get the attention due them.

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  11. Five Minneapolitans head to Ninth International Public Markets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Insight News

    This week, stakeholders from West Broadway Business and Area Coalition and Juxtaposition Arts, two North Minneapolis organizations committed to developing public markets on the Northside, and 9th Ward City Council Member Alondra Cano will visit one of the world's greatest market cities for Project for Public Spaces' 9th International Public Markets Conference, taking place Thursday, March 26-28, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. The WBC and Juxtaposition became interested in attending the conference together due to the increasing success of the WBC's West Broadway Farmers Market, Holiday Pop Up Boutiques, and JXTA's growing campus and placemaking work.

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  12. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities celebrates Boys & Girls Clubs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Insight News

    April 3, 2015, during Minneapolis and St. Paul Public School's Spring Break, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities will be celebrating Boys & Girls Club Week. The week-long celebration encourages communities, families, friends and supporters to experience first-hand how Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities is making a difference in the lives of young people.

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  13. ROUND 5, WEEK 7: Fitness challenge includes cooking class at Mississippi MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Insight News

    Week seven of the ten week challenge ended with a hands-on veggie cooking class facilitated by I2H Fitness Challenge nutritionist Julie McMahon of My Sound Nutrition. Using the spacious cooking classroom at the Mississippi Market on West 7th Street in St. Paul, Julie led Fitness Challenge members through a culinary journey with vegetables.

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  14. Summit Academy completes house rehabilitation project in MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Insight News

    A special group of construction workers is breathing life into an abandoned Minneapolis house while also forging a new path for themselves. The workers, who are construction students from Summit Academy OIC, are part of a program designed to teach them a marketable skill and in the process turn their lives around so that they don't reoffend.

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  15. U.S. Bank invests $15.8 million in Hamline Station Apartments in St. PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Insight News

    U.S. Bank invest $15.8 million in tax credit financing to help Project for Pride in Living Inc. build Hamline Station, a 108-unit affordable apartment building for families and the homeless next to a convenient light rail stop. U.S. Bank's Community Lending Division provided $15 million in construction loans and U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation , the community development subsidiary of U.S. Bank, invested $15.8 million in equity raised from federal low-income housing tax credits in the $28.2 million project.

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  16. Director Junauda Petrus: 'There Are Other Worlds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Insight News

    Stop and ask origin of the thoughts and ideas that shape day-to-day choices in life. Multidisciplinary artist Junauda Petrus' world travels as well as spiritual and creative study have culminated in the new play "There Are Other Worlds."

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  17. Mayo Sports Clinic Hosts Insight 2 Health Fitness Challenge WorkoutRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Insight News

    This Saturday, March 21, at 8:30am the weekly Insight 2 Health Fitness Challenge workout will be at the Mayo Sports Clinic at Mayo Clinic Square in Downtown Minneapolis. Mayo Clinic will introduce Fitness Challenge participants and invited civic and community leaders to the new facility and talk about the Clinic's mission and about the unique collaboration with Insight 2 Health Fitness Challenge.

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  18. Report shows unemployment rate in Twin Cities 4x higher for Blacks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Insight News

    At a press conference and rally last week, NOC released a report as part of a national day of action, showing that the unemployment rate for Blacks in the Twin Cities is four times higher than for whites, calling on the Federal Reserve to prioritize full employment in all communities. "Minnesota is a great place to live, if you're white," said NOC executive director Anthony Newby.

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  19. Sunday, March 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Insight News

    Every single muscle in my body is awake and alive! I ache from head to toe and in between. Day one of the seventh week and I find I'm breathing better, in through my nose out through my mouth.

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  20. Rights forum attacks racial income gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Insight News

    Nearly 200 community members gathered at the Neighborhoods Organizing for Change office for a forum on workers' rights in Minneapolis and throughout the state, including a need for earned sick and safe time, fair scheduling, a living wage, and ending wage theft on Saturday, February 28. "When I was working at McDonald's, I had a baby and had to go back to work ten days later or lose my job--even though I had a C-section," said Octancia Adams, an organizer with Neighborhoods Organizing for Change. "They wouldn't give me paid time off.

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