Racial Discipline Gap Narrows In Minnesota SchoolsThe gap is narrowing between white students and students of color when it comes to discipline in Minnesota schools.
Wells Fargo To Pay $295K To Resolve EEOC ComplaintA federal agency says Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $295,000 to resolve a claim that the company unfairly fired a Hispanic employee in Minneapolis. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Wednesday it found that Wells Fargo retaliated against the woman for complaining she was being treated differently.
Charges: Duo Steals Nearly $40K Worth Of High-End Eyeglass FramesPolice said two people were caught with nearly $40,000 worth of stolen high-end eyeglass frames earlier this month, after allegedly stealing from multiple Twin Cities businesses. Beverly Sanchez Jara, 38, with an unknown address, and 27-year-old Hector Astudillo, of an unknown address, were each charged with one count of theft (more than $5,000), and one count of aiding and abetting receiving stolen property (more than $5,000).
Hispanic Employees Sue Target For Discrimination Three former Hispanic employees are suing Target Corp. for discrimination and retaliation, citing a training document reminding managers that not all Hispanics eat tacos and burritos, dance to salsa or wear sombreros.
Arson Squad: Help Us ID 2 Suspects The Minneapolis Arson Squad is seeking the public's help in identifying two men who allegedly left the scene of a fire on Sunday morning on East Lake Street.
Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral MathPaul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
Hispanic Population Changes Minn. CommunityDuck into a Melrose restaurant for lunch these days, and the menu is more likely to include flautas de pollo than sauerkraut and kielbasa.
Claims Process To Open For Hispanic, Women FarmersThe Farm Service Agency has set up a process to resolve claims by Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who say they were discriminated against when seeking farm loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.