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To Rename Or Not? Institutions Reconsider Honors For Racists

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy. 786 more words

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Park Board Won't Cover Lake Calhoun's Name To Honor Civil War Dead

The following item was reported by Riham Feshir on MPR News on July 1, 2015. 

Park Board Won’t Cover Lake Calhoun’s Name To Honor Civil War Dead… 112 more words

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RETAIN THE NAME LAKE CALHOUN

The following letter to the MPRB Commissioners was presented during Open Time at the July 1, 2015 Park Board meeting.

RETAIN THE NAME LAKE CALHOUN… 183 more words

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Lake Calhoun: Wasting Civic Time

The following letter dated June 25, 2015 from Minneapolis Resident David Higgins was sent via e-mail to Commissioner Brad Bourn and the three at-large commissioners.   It is posted here with the author’s permission. 412 more words

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WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Beach In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Beach season is upon us, and everyone’s angling for their favorite patch of sand.

But of all the beaches in our state, there can only be one Best of Minnesota. 409 more words

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New Petition Calls For Name Change Of Lake Calhoun

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Charleston, S.C., massacre and battle over the Confederate flag has stirred up a major conversation in Minneapolis.

A new petition is asking that the name of Lake Calhoun be changed. 390 more words

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