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The impact of racism on student achievement will be discussed during a back-to-school equity to excellence forum for Kennedy High School staff and other school leaders next week.

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Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman will speak at next week’s Bloomington Progressive Issues Forum. The program begins 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Davanni’s Restaurant, 8605 Lyndale Ave., Bloomington. A dinner social begins at 5:30. As the county attorney, Freeman manages the state’s largest public law office, which is responsible for civil cases as well [...]

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Normandale Community College’s new president spent more than two decades building her resume in California, but her heart never left the Midwest. Joyce Ester, 49, became the college’s new president on Aug. 2. She grew up in the Chicago area but found her way to California a year after completing her undergraduate studies at Northern [...]

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Employees, pilots and customers of Thunderbird Aviation gathered to watch the place where it all began be destroyed on Aug. 14 at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie. The Thunderbird Aviation operations, training and fueling facility was one of the first buildings to occupy the airport and Eden Prairie in 1958, and has served as [...]

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The Jefferson High School volleyball program will be hosting special nights to recognize the military, youth and students. On Tuesday, Aug. 26, it will be Military Night. There will be a show of appreciation for current and former men and women serving our country, especially American Legion Post 550 based in Bloomington. Recognition and refreshments [...]

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