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St. Paul man's lawsuit alleging excessive force to be settled for $45,000

A St. Paul man will receive $45,000 from the city to settle a lawsuit claiming that police officers responding to his call for help unnecessarily assaulted him, performed an...


Minneapolis finds magnet schools don't work to desegregate

Magnet schools — the main tool for desegregating Minneapolis district schools — aren’t significantly decreasing the racial isolation of heavily minority schools...

St. Paul

MPR studios feel the bad vibes from light-rail tracks

Vibrations from traffic crossing light-rail tracks are disrupting recording operations in several of Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media’s state-of-the-art...

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