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A Fair For All: Accessibility On The Fairgrounds

After travelling a single block at the Minnesota State Fair, it’s clear “The Great Minnesota Get-Together” is a gathering meant for all. Brienna Schuette, the Minnesota State Fair’s marketing and communication director, says they make changes every year to insure increased accessibility.

08/31/2014

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State Board Reprimands Wabasha Co. Judge Walters

The Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards has publicly reprimanded Wabasha County Judge Terrence M. Walters for rules violations. The board says in one case, Walters was discourteous to a deaf psychologist who was being retained to see if a deaf defendant was competent. The psychologist withdrew.

04/22/2014

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St. Paul Approves Settlement In Deaf Driver’s Arrest

The St. Paul City Council has just approved a settlement in the case of a St. Paul man arrested after a routine traffic stop.

05/09/2013

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Melrose Basketball Team Transcends Language Barriers

One of the top-ranked boys basketball teams in the state is learning a new language in order to help out a teammate.

01/02/2013

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Deaf Rapper To Perform At The U Of M

His real name is Marko Vuoriheimo, and he hails from Finland. But he’s best known as SignMark the deaf rapper.

05/02/2012

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Deaf Basketball Team Making A Statement

Communication is crucial in all sports, especially basketball. So imagine not being able to talk to your coach or teammates during the game.

01/20/2012

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Ramsey County Jail Settles With Deaf Man

The way a deaf man was treated after he was arrested and held in the Ramsey County Jail has led to a settlement that calls for significant changes.

12/21/2011

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A Miraculous Moment

This deaf woman, Melanie, is hearing herself and husband for the first time after receiving a cochlear implant! Inspiring.

11/18/2011

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Deaf Concertgoers Enjoy Music Through Hearts, Hands

Thousands packed the Grandstand on the final night of the Minnesota State Fair to see Maroon 5 perform live. Sitting in the audience was a group having an entirely different listening experience.

09/07/2011

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Minn. Lawyer Seeks Clergy-Abuse Victims In Wis.

The Minnesota lawyer who represents alleged victims of clergy sexual abuse is launching a 30-day media blitz in southeastern Wisconsin asking other victims to come forward.

03/03/2011

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Minn. Company Gives $1M In Hearing Aids To Deaf School

The smiles said it all. Savannah Andersen, 3, beamed a 500-watt glow as she had her devices fitted.

12/01/2010

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