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Amateur Minnesota Somali Actor Up For Oscar

A Somali actor from Minnesota is up for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar Sunday night for his screen debut in “Captain Philips.” Barkhad Abdi plays the ringleader of a band of Somali pirates who hijacked an American cargo ship off the Horn of Africa in 2009.

03/01/2014

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2 Minnesotans Vie For Best Picture At Oscars

Two Minnesotans are vying for Best Picture honors at the 84th annual Academy Awards Sunday night.

02/26/2012

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