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Sit-In Continues At Macalester College

A couple dozen students spent the night in the Macalester College administration building where they’re protesting the school’s ties to Wells Fargo.

04/24/2013

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Rally Held To ‘Protect’ Saturday Mail Delivery In Mpls.

A rally was held Sunday afternoon for concerned citizens pushing to keep mail delivery on Saturdays.

03/24/2013

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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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Bike Lane Protestor

Casey Neistat got a ticket for not riding in the bike lane. He is also a filmmaker. So he set out to prove a point.

06/10/2011

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Minneapolis Postal Workers Protest For AEDs

Two years ago Thursday, a postal worker named Art Tilson died at the Minneapolis Post Office Distribution Center. His friends believe his life could have been saved if there had been an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in the building.

06/09/2011

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12 Zombies Arrested In Wis. Capitol Protest

Police have arrested a dozen silent protesters who were wearing zombie makeup and refused to leave a Wisconsin lawmaker’s office.

06/09/2011

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Wis. To Act As Though Anti-Union Law Official

Until it’s told otherwise, Wisconsin’s Department of Administration says it will move forward as though an unsettled law that takes away certain collective bargaining rights has become official.

03/26/2011

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Teachers In Hudson Punished For Skipping Class

Teachers in Hudson. Wis. will need to make up for skipping class last month.

03/24/2011

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Twin Cities Anti-War Protest Part Of National Day

Anti-war activists plan a march and rally Saturday in St. Paul as part of a national day of local peace actions.

03/19/2011

Protestors shout outside the office of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as he holds a ceremonial bill signing where he signed a copy of the budget repair bill March 11, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. The bill essentially eliminates collective bargaining rights for public union workers except on wage issues. Thousands of protestors have gathered at the Capitol for the past three weeks hoping to see the bill killed. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Wis. Labor Protesters Say Next Fight At The Polls

The largest crowd yet has descended on Wisconsin’s Capitol to protest cuts to public worker collective bargaining rights day after Gov. Scott Walker signed the measure into law.

03/12/2011

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Anoka Parents Protest Treatment Of LGBT Students

Parents and students packed the Anoka Hennepin School board meeting Monday tonight to express their concerns about harassment of LGBT students.

02/28/2011

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