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Slain Somali Lawmaker Had Strong MN Ties

Minneapolis’ Somali-American community is asking the state department for a full investigation into the assassination of a well-known lawmaker from Minnesota. Saado Ali Warsame was gunned down on a main street in Mogadishu Wednesday. Her driver was also killed.

07/23/2014

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Marathon Runner Hopes To Inspire Somali Women

This Sunday, thousands will take part in the Minneapolis Marathon in both the full and half versions. One participant, Fadumo Mohamed, will be running to inspire others and change the perception of the typical runner.

05/30/2014

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Somali Community Mourns Shooting Death Of Businessman, Supporter Of Arts

The Somali-American community is mourning the death of a businessman after a shooting. Fuad Ali, 31, was gunned down in the 2600 block of Pleasant Avenue South. He was found lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the back early Wednesday morning.

12/12/2013

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Somali Community Concerned Over Suicide Bombing

The Twin Cities Somali community believes one of its own has become a suicide bomber responsible for killing 10 in Somalia. Two men blew themselves up in an attack on Saturday on an African Union base in Mogadishu.

10/30/2011

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Mogadishu Bombing Shocks Local Somali Community

A car bombing in Mogadishu has shocked the Twin Cities Somali community.

10/04/2011

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Opening Statements Conclude In Mpls Triple Slaying

Attorneys have wrapped up opening statements in the case of a Somali man accused of killing three people at a Minneapolis market.

09/12/2011

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Charities, Somali Community Send Food To Somalia

Gathered around a massive shipment of food bound for Somalia, members of the Minnesota Somali community asked for support Friday in their efforts to feed their countrymen who are starving because of severe drought.

08/12/2011

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New Campaign Would Raise Funds For Somalis In Need

Members of the Minneapolis Somali community say they’ve come up with a safe way to send aid to the more than 2 million people displaced by decades of war and a recent drought in their homeland.

04/13/2011

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Mpls. Mosque Opens Doors, Fights Radical Thinking

A Minneapolis mosque is opening its doors to connect with its neighbors after some recent terrorist attacks, responding to concerns about radicalized youths.

12/01/2010