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Charges: Duo Steals Nearly $40K Worth Of High-End Eyeglass Frames

Police 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).

10/22/2013

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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.

07/10/2013

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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.

04/24/2013

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Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul 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.

08/14/2012

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Hispanic Population Changes Minn. Community

Duck into a Melrose restaurant for lunch these days, and the menu is more likely to include flautas de pollo than sauerkraut and kielbasa.

04/25/2011

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Claims Process To Open For Hispanic, Women Farmers

The 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.

04/14/2011

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