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Man Sentenced For Bank Fraud After Fleeing To Africa

A federal court in Minneapolis sentenced a 40-year-old Maplewood man Monday for taking more than $860,000 from accounts at various financial institutions, according to the Justice Department.

01/30/2012

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Reprieve For US Somalis On Money Transfer Issue

A bank that handles the majority of money transfers from Minnesota to Somalia said Friday it would continue that service until Dec. 30, allowing funds to keep flowing into the war-torn and famine-stricken country while officials discuss ways to reduce the bank’s risk.

12/09/2011

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Minnesota Explores Business Opportunities In Africa

Doing business in Africa was the topic of a meeting of prominent business experts in Minneapolis Wednesday morning.

12/07/2011

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Community Spotlight: North St. Paul Spikers Volunteer For Good Cause

Volunteering makes a team stronger. That’s the message from this week’s Community Spotlight Award winner.

11/11/2011

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Feed My Starving Children Sends Meals To Africa

The Horn of Africa’s worst famine in 60 years is putting nearly four million people at-risk of starvation in Somalia. But Wednesday, Minnesota-based Feed My Starving Children hoped to make a dent in that.

08/24/2011

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Mankato Children’s Publisher Donates 300,000 Books

A Mankato-based publisher will donate 300,000 overstock children’s books to a nonprofit group that ships them to African countries.

11/24/2010

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