Residents of East Phillips want less industrialization, more green jobs and space for the community.

Residents and City Council members gather at the East Phillips Community center to discuss alternative uses for the Roof Depot in the East Phillips neighborhood. The Roof Depot has been a controversial site where City officials propose building a water yard in an already over industrialized, residential area.

MINNEAPOLIS: In January, 2015, The City of Minneapolis inquired on a plot of land located between The City Hiawatha Public Works facility and Smith Foundry in the South Minneapolis neighborhood of

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Who's got a ticket to ride on private Zip Rail?

Image: A artist's rendition of the Zip Rail.

While a private entity calling itself the North American High Speed Rail Group LLC has declared itself the private organization that's going to raise capital and build the Zip Rail, a nonstop high

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Hospital workers picket Allina hospitals, calling for safe staffing levels

Nearly 1,000 members and supporters of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota members picketed at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

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We Can Make 28th Avenue Better for People

Crosswalks at 40th Street and 28th Avenue Are Heavily Used

Driving 28th Avenue from 38th Street to Minnehaha Parkway in south Minneapolis is a pleasure, a little too much so.

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Backers push for vote on driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

High interest an undocumented immigrant driver’s license bill was apparent as a standing-room only crowd packed into the basement hearing room of the State Office Building March 25 for a meeting of the transportation committee. Photo by Andrew Von Bank

Maria Negreros says she risks breaking the law each day to drive her children to preschool.

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House passes lower minimum wage for tipped employees

Rep. Pat Garofalo speaks during early debate on his bill, HF1027, which would modify the minimum wage for certain workers who receive tips. Photo by Paul Battaglia

Some waiters and other tipped workers could earn a wage lower than the state minimum, under a bill the House passed 78-55 late Monday.

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Summit Academy completes house rehabilitation project in Minneapolis

Louis King, Summit Academy OIC president and CEO, with Summit Academy students.

A special group of construction workers is breathing life into an abandoned Minneapolis house while also forging a new path for themselves. 

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Franklin Avenue to be repaved and improved for bikes and pedestrians

Image from City of Saint Paul.

Paving and improvements to Franklin Avenue just west of trunk Highway 280 will cause street closures and other traffic disruptions this summer.

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How do you get women's voices heard?

"[There is power in] writing down your own words and speaking and performing them in public.

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