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Haiku Duology, Talk Like An American


“Woman cold cocked with – beer mug at Applebee’s for – speaking Swahili”

“Minnesota law – doesn’t consider hate crimes – to be felonies”

Woman accused in Applebee's assault won't be charged with hate crime

A woman charged with assaulting another woman at  a Coon Rapids Applebee’s for not speaking English will not be charged with a bias crime because it could lead to a lesser charge, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office said Thursday. 320 more words


With Longer Season, Bow Hunting Increasing In Popularity

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The firearms deer hunt begins Saturday in Minnesota. But some outdoorsmen and women have found a way to extend the season beyond three weeks. 57 more words


Group Calls For Hate Crime Charges In Applebee's Assault

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Muslim advocacy group is calling for hate crime charges to be added after a woman was attacked at a local restaurant. Asma Jama suffered deep cuts to her mouth, chin, and eyebrow. 317 more words


Charges: Woman Attacked For Speaking Foreign Language At Applebee's

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (WCCO) — Asma Mohamed Jama’s face now carries the scars from what she says was an unprovoked attack inside the Applebee’s on 129th Avenue in Coon Rapids. 411 more words


Sheridan Story, North Country Ford, weekend food

It began in 2010, when children at Sheridan Elementary School in northeast Minneapolis were found taking extra food on Fridays so they could eat on the weekends. 262 more words

The Drive To Serve

Excellent Educator: Hoover Elementary's Travis Tucker

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A paraprofessional in a Coon Rapids elementary school is about to retire after nearly 25 years. She had one thing that she wanted to make sure happen before she did, however: nominate the teacher she works with for the WCCO Excellent Educator award. 373 more words