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MINNPOST: ‘It’s a big deal’: C Line to bring bus rapid transit to popular north Minneapolis route

Posted: 19 Mar 18

By Peter Callaghan | MINNPOST

It’s an ambitious plan: Convert the Twin Cities’ most popular bus routes to a newish-to-this-region form of transit. Eleven different routes have been identified as good candidates for arterial bus rapid transit – rubber-tire vehicles and enhanced stations with some of the features that make light rail so popular with riders.

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Star Tribune: New Thor Companies home will be called ‘Regional Acceleration Center’

Posted: 08 Mar 18

By Neal St. Anthony | Star Tribune

The new headquarters in North Minneapolis that will house minority-owned Thor Companies and Meda, the nonprofit counselor and financier of minority business, will be called the “Regional Acceleration Center,” Thor Chairman Richard Copeland told associates this week.
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Video: Northside Storyville // Ep 3 // HWMR

Posted: 06 Mar 18

StoryvilleCapture5Watch the latest video in the documentary series, Northside Storyville, capturing the creative, innovative and visionary people who live, work and play in North Minneapolis.

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Press Release: Northside Storyville releases featured story: HWMR

Posted: 06 Mar 18

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2018 Contact: Tammy Nolen Communications Coordinator Northside Funders Group 612-351-8214 Northside Storyville releases featured story: HWMR Barbershop turned lifestyle brand and clothier promotes black excellence MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Northside Funders Group ...

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North News: Storyville project set to relaunch

Posted: 01 Mar 18

Last year, the Northside Funders Group (NFG) began a video documentary project that positively profiles Northside leaders and organizations doing game-changing work in the North Minneapolis community. In doing so, NFG hopes to spark a narrative shift that “permeates the minds of our peer grant makers, policy makers, educators, developers, and Twin Cities residents alike, to think deeper about their own perceptions, and get to know the Northside for themselves,” said Tammy Nolen, the organizations communicators coordinator.

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