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Salma Loum

Intern | Data team

Salma Loum is an intern with the Star Tribune's data team through the Rebele Journalism Internship program at Stanford University.


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Recent content from Salma Loum
Has pandemic lockdown led to more domestic violence in Minnesota?

Has pandemic lockdown led to more domestic violence in Minnesota?

When Minnesota's stay-at-home period started at the end of March, domestic violence advocates feared victims would be in greater danger. Here's what we've learned.
St. Paul Council member Dai Thao, seen on June 18, said he wasn't surprised to learn that his ward had a high number of applications for the St. Paul

For St. Paul families, city help was welcome but short-lived

An emergency cash assistance program for families and businesses that lost income as a result of COVID-19 drew nearly 5,300 applications from families, less than a quarter of whom got a check.
Ted Vig arranged bass strings on the wall at Vig's guitars in St. Paul. Looters trashed the tiny shop and stole instruments and equipment valued at $4

They won St. Paul's emergency virus aid lottery. Then their businesses were hit in rioting.

Some St. Paul businesses that won lottery for COVID-19 grants fell victim to looters