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Black Lives Holds Peaceful Protest At Twin Cities MarathonMembers of the St. Paul-based Black Lives Matter group have held a peaceful rally at the Twin Cities Marathon. The group initially vowed to disrupt Sunday's marathon to raise awareness about issues between St. Paul police and people of color.
Black Lives Matter Will Not Disrupt Twin Cities MarathonOrganizers with the St. Paul chapter of Black Lives Matter say protesters will not disrupt the Twin Cities Marathon.
Police: If You Disrupt The Twin Cities Marathon, You’ll Be ArrestedSt. Paul's police chief and city attorney say there will be consequences for anyone interfering with runners during the Twin Cities Marathon this weekend.
Mayor Announces Kickoff Of St. Paul Sidewalk Poetry ContestResidents of St. Paul have a chance to see their original poetry immortalized on a city sidewalk. Mayor Chris Coleman has announced the kickoff of this year's St. Paul Sidewalk Poetry Contest.
St. Paul Firefighter/Paramedic Dies After Suddenly Collapsing At StationAccording to a statement from the St. Paul Fire Department, 38-year-old Shane Clifton told colleagues at Station No. 14 that he felt sick at around 5 p.m., then suddenly collapsed.
St. Paul Seeks To Close Huge Projected DeficitThe city of Saint Paul is trying close a projected $10-million deficit. Mayor Chris Coleman said Tuesday the solution is a property tax increase and changes at parking meters. Coleman called for a 1.9-percent tax levy as part of his 2016 budget proposal.
St. Paul Man Honored For Saving Family From House FireDonnell Gibson looks at a vacant lot in St. Paul and still sees the faces of three little kids. "Something didn't sit right. I didn't know exactly why they were standing there," Gibson said.
5 Minnesota Mayors Urge SCOTUS To Support Marriage EqualityFive Minnesota mayors signed an amici curiae brief in support of marriage equality, which is being submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court as it prepares to hear arguments once again on whether to legalize same-sex marriage.
New Concert Hall Set To Open At St. Paul's Ordway CenterDowntown St. Paul's new concert hall opens Sunday at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. A free community open house will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to launch "Rock the Ordway," a three-week music celebration. Gov. Mark Dayton and St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman are scheduled to attend the ribbon cutting.
Talking Points: St. Paul's Paid Parental LeaveIn his State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama asked Congress for $2 billion to help states create paid family and medical leave programs.
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St. Paul Officials Consider Paid Maternity Leave For EmployeesThe St. Paul City Council will talk about a new paid parental leave policy for city employees on Wednesday.