Recruiting

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Flurry Of Filings In Minn. Terrorism Case

There was a lot of activity Thursday in the terror case involving a number of young Minnesota Somalis accused of traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join ISIS.

08/06/2015

Guled Ali Omar in September 2002. (credit: Hennepin County Jail)

‘They Destroyed Our Home,’ Terror Suspect’s Family Says

More details are emerging about the six Minnesotans who are accused of trying to join ISIS, and were arrested Sunday both in Minneapolis and in San Diego.

04/21/2015

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Defendants’ Families Doubt FBI’s Terror Case

Friends and relatives of six young men arrested for alleged recruitment into a foreign terror group believe the government’s case is thin.

04/20/2015

Adnan Abdihamid Farah, Hanad Mustafe Musse, Zacharia Yusuf Abdurahman and Guled Ali Omar (credit: Sherburne County Jail, Anoka County Sheriff and Hennepin County Sheriff)

6 From Minnesota Charged With Trying To Join Islamic State

Authorities in Minnesota have charged six men they say attempted to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. A criminal complaint unsealed Monday charges the men with conspiring to provide and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

04/20/2015

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Podcast Page: 2-5-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to U of M President Eric Kaler discuss measles preparations, and other highlights from Thursday by clicking the link above.

02/05/2015

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Interview: Combating Terror Recruiting In Minnesota

After an expected one million people demonstrated in Paris Sunday in a show of national unity against terror, it’s important to remember that terrorist groups are trying to recruit young, disenfranchised people in Minnesota.

01/11/2015

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Prep Blog: None Of The Local “Big 3” Chooses Gophers

It’s a unique time for boys high school basketball in Minnesota as the in-state talent seems to get more elite every year. I’m not sure it will ever get to the level that’s out on the east coast, but the brand that’s on display right now on courts throughout the state might be the strongest it’s ever been.

01/03/2014

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MSP Airport Seeks Navigation Volunteers

A foundation at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is seeking men and women who can be “Minnesota Nice” while dealing with the occasional stress that comes along with the bustle of a busy airport.

07/06/2013

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Tyus Jones Talks New Gophers Coach, Recruiting

Tyus Jones is one of the most sought after high school basketball players in the country, and he still has one prep season left.

04/15/2013

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Pitino’s Hired: Now What?

New University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Rich Pitino is here.

But what does it mean to the local basketball community?

04/05/2013

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Minn. Trial Could Expose Al-Shabab Recruiting

A trial begins Monday for a Minnesota man accused of helping finance fighters for al-Shabab in Somalia.

09/30/2012

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Not Guilty Plea For Minn. Man In Somali Case

A Minnesota man accused of helping young Somalis travel from the U.S. to fight in their homeland has pleaded not guilty.

05/02/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

Mike Grimm talks to Gopher Football Head Coach Jerry Kill who just signed his first recruiting class. Now he’s looking forward to the spring.

02/07/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

The Gophers signed 22 new football players this week. New Head Coach Jerry Kill joins Mike Grimm to talk about his first recruiting class at the U!

02/04/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

It’s a daily double in today’s Daily Update! Mike Grimm updates Gopher Football Coach Jerry Kill’s first recruiting class at the U plus the Gopher Women’s Basketball team takes on Indiana Thursday night. Head Coach Pam Borton previews the game.

02/03/2011

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Minnesota’s Kill Starts First Class By Signing 22

New Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is starting to put his stamp on the program, beginning with 22 players signed to kick off his first recruiting class.

02/02/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

It’s about two weeks until National Signing Day and new U of M Football Coach Jerry Kill is putting the finishing touches on his first recruiting class. U of M Athletic Director Joel Maturi talks about what he has seen from the new coach.

01/19/2011