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Hennepin County commissioner calls for firing of HCMC employees in blackface photo

Plus: Ellison wants court supervision of Feeding Our Future dissolution; Duluth Rep. Jen Schultz won’t seek re-election; Eagle Brook Church cancels plan for Minnetonka facility; and more.

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Hennepin County Commissioner Irene Fernando called for the firing of three HCMC employees who appeared in photos dressed in blackface.

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison asked for a court to oversee the dissolution of the nonprofit Feeding Our Future.

Rep. Jen Schultz, DFL-Duluth, won’t seek re-election this year.

Eagle Brook Church canceled its plans to build a 60,000 square foot facility in Minnetonka.

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The nonprofit Our Streets Minneapolis called for the City of Minneapolis to clear its own sidewalks of snow and ice.

A Minnesota man sold a cap worn by Amelia Earhart during her 1928 crossing of the Atlantic for $825,000 at auction.

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