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Former NBA Players Serve As Positive Role Models At Youth Basketball ClinicA basketball clinic taught dozens of Twin Cities youth more than just the basic skills of the game. The "Full Court Press: Prep for Success" program hosted its first clinic ever in Minneapolis on Saturday.
Father Of Teen Arrested In Assault Case Says Son 'Defended Himself' The father of one of the teens arrested in Wichita, Kansas, over the weekend asks people to reserve judgment until the whole story is told.
Urban Ventures: We're Taking Teen Assault Case 'Very Seriously'Urban Ventures says they're taking the incident involving a number of teenagers allegedly assaulting people in Kansas "very seriously." Over the weekend, police said seven kids ranging in age from 12 to 18 yelled and threw things at people in Wichita, including a number of homeless people.
7 Minneapolis Teens Arrested In Kansas AssaultSeveral teens from a Minneapolis basketball program were arrested on assault charges in Wichita, Kansas over the weekend. The kids range in age from 12 to 18.
Urban Ventures: Using Music To Keep Kids In SchoolUrban Ventures has been helping kids break the cycle of poverty for 20 years. It's an organization built around academics and mentorship, but one of its most successful programs uses the power of music.
Helping Youth Find Work, One Cup At A TimeA local coffee company is celebrating a big milestone: 10 years in business. But this isn't your typical coffee company. The money made helps young people land jobs.