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Local Cartoonist, Ex-Pat React To Paris Massacre

The door outside the Alliance Française in Minneapolis Thursday held a sign that read, “Je Suis Charlie,” echoing support seen around the world for the victims of the shooting at the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo magazine. Inside, there was a moment of silence for the victims. “Geography makes this loss even harder to accept,” Alliance Française Director Christina Bouzouina said. “So that’s why it’s so important we’re here today.”

01/08/2015

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Ex-Manager Cooperated In US Inquiry Of Halal Beef Supplier

A manager who was fired from a halal beef supplier charged with deceiving Muslim customers has been cooperating with prosecutors under a plea deal that may keep him out of prison, court records show.

01/07/2015

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Good Question: Who Makes Up Our Congress?

On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden swore in 71 new members to the 114th Congress, including the first Black Republican woman elected to the U.S. House from Utah. This group of 535 people is now the most diverse in U.S. history.

01/07/2015

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Suit: United Discriminated Against Muslim Couple

A Muslim couple is suing United Airlines for alleged racial discrimination after they were asked to leave a Minnesota-bound flight in 2011.

01/14/2013

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Esme’s Blog: The Filmmaker Behind the Anti-Muslim Movie

Details are emerging about the California man who made the YouTube video that is being blamed for inciting anti-American protests around the world.

09/15/2012

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Should The US Government Be Able To Remove Web Videos?

Should the US government be able to remove web videos?

09/15/2012

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Minnesotans Of Faith Come Together To Combat Voter ID Amendment

Dozens of Minnesota clergy and religious leaders gathered Thursday to voice their opposition to Minnesota’s Voter ID amendment.

09/13/2012

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Court Nixes Most Contempt Counts In MN Terror Case

A federal appeals court has thrown out 19 of the 20 contempt-of-court citations against a Rochester woman convicted of funneling money to a terrorist group in Somalia.

06/04/2012

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MN Muslims Protest Senate Bill, Claim Discrimination

The Minnesota Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, along with interfaith leaders, are standing together against a Senate bill they say discriminates against them.

03/05/2012

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Rep. Ellison: Burning Korans Not Against Islamic Law

The only Muslim member of Congress is offering a unique perspective on an issue that’s led to deadly protests in Afghanistan.

02/28/2012

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St. Cloud Electrolux Workers File EEOC Complaint

For the second consecutive year, the Electrolux plant in St. Cloud is the target of complaints the freezer maker is not accommodating Muslim employees during the Ramadan fast.

08/22/2011

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Gov. Christie Back In The News

Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey is back in the news, this time defending his appointment of a Muslim as a judge to the state bench. Watch his press conference.

08/04/2011

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Minn. Muslims Relieved By Bin Laden’s Death

Some Muslims in Minnesota are relieved to hear that Osama bin Laden is no longer a threat.

05/02/2011

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DeBlog: Sound Off On U.S. Attitudes Towards Islam

I knew last night’s Good Question would generate some reaction, as we looked at whether American attitudes towards Muslims were fair.

03/11/2011

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Good Question: Are Americans Unfairly Anti-Muslim?

When Rep. Peter King of New York called a hearing called “Radicalization in the American Muslim Community,” it brought into focus the dramatic and polarized emotions many Americans have towards Muslims.

03/10/2011

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