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Retail Store Cleaners Protest In Downtown Minneapolis

Workers who clean stores across the Twin Cities say they’ll go on strike Tuesday morning.

02/26/2013

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Controversial Frac Mining Being Debated At State Capitol

Hundreds of voices on both sides of the frac sand mining debate crammed into a state capitol hearing room. There were so many, in fact, that a second room was set aside to accommodate the overflow crowd of spectators.

02/19/2013

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Target Not Backing Down On Thanksgiving, Despite Petition

Target is not backing down from its decision to open at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving night, despite the opposition of some 340,000 people who signed an online petition.

11/19/2012

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Local Rapper Brother Ali Arrested At Occupy Protest

Twin Cities rapper Brother Ali was among the protesters arrested Thursday evening at an Occupy Homes MN rally in Minneapolis.

06/22/2012

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Occupy Protesters March Down Nicollet Mall

Nicollet Mall was a sea of loud protesters and police as the Occupy Minnesota movement took part in May Day activities on Tuesday.

05/01/2012

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OccupyMN Movement To Resume In Downtown Mpls

Hundreds of protestors could be in downtown Minneapolis Saturday with Occupy Minnesota movement expected to resume.

04/06/2012

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Minn. Money-Transfer Shops Stop Taking Somali Cash

Money-transfer businesses that cater to Somali immigrants in Minnesota have stopped accepting money bound for the East African country, a day before a key bank was due to stop processing the transactions.

12/29/2011

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Wis. Doctors Reprimanded Over Protest Sick Notes

The board that supervises Wisconsin physicians reprimanded seven doctors Wednesday who were accused of writing sick notes for protesters to cover their time at last spring’s massive demonstrations against Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law.

11/17/2011

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Student Protest Proposed Cuts To Pell Grant Program

Thousands of Minnesota college students are upset over proposed cuts to the Pell Grant program. And they want lawmakers to know about it.

11/14/2011

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Self-Described Redneck Party Set To Protest Speech

A group calling itself the Redneck Party is planning to protest a speech by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

10/23/2011

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Several Arrests Made In OccupyMN Protest In Mpls.

Minneapolis Police Sgt. William Palmer says the group set up two tents in the intersection about 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Police asked them to move three times and when they didn’t, officers arrested them shortly before 2 p.m.

10/20/2011

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Milwaukee Anti-Wall Street Protest Draws Hundreds

Joining an internationally growing movement, hundreds of protesters marched through downtown Milwaukee on Saturday decrying corporate greed and demanding stricter regulation over the U.S.’s banking industry.

10/15/2011

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OccupyMN Protesters Defy Tent Ban

Hundreds of protesters demonstrating with Occupy Minnesota set up tents Friday afternoon in defiance of Hennepin County’s ban on tents in the Hennepin County Government Center plaza, where protesters have demonstrated since Oct. 7.

10/15/2011

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Iron Range Landowners Protest Mineral Right Leasing

Angry Iron Range landowners protested Wednesday a move by the state to lease mineral rights to mining companies on their privately owned land.

10/05/2011

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Group Growing Mustaches To Protest Shutdown

An organization impacted by the government shutdown has deiced to protest the shutdown by having their employees grow mustaches.

07/08/2011

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