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Part 3: The Postville rally

POSTVILLE, IOWA — This is the third installment about a rally here Sunday to support 400 undocumented workers who were arrested in a raid at a kosher meat-packing plant. Read and watch the videos…
By Steve Date

Sights and sounds of the Postville rally

POSTVILLE, IOWA — This is the first of two video reports on a rally here Sunday to support 400 immigrant workers who were arrested earlier this year in a raid on a kosher meat-packing plant in this community.
By Steve Date

The Postville raid: Local group rallies to support immigrant workers

By Steve Date | Friday, July 25, 2008
Three buses with about 130 people will roll out of Temple Israel in Minneapolis Sunday morning for a four-hour trip to Postville, Iowa, to draw attention to a raid on a kosher meat-packing plant that has come un

Video report: At 53, she’s the oldest player in U.S. Open

At 53, Minnesota’s Martha Nause will be the oldest player in the Women’s U.S. Open this week at Interlachen Country Club in Edina. She recently made it through sectional qualifying at the Skokie Country Club in Glencoe, Illinois.

Video report: Music led to bigger project in Kenya

In this installment, Saitoti and Minnesota’s Hans Johnson speak about how Johnson’s trip to Kenya seven years ago to record traditional Maasai music evolved into the Maasai Cultural Foundation. Read more and watch the video…

Video report: Classroom’s chairs bounced for exercise balls

“Students need to move”, says Lisa Hartman, a fifth grade teacher at Andersen Elementary School in Minneapolis. She knows this from educational and brain research. She also knows it from 15 years of teaching. Read more…

Anti-bullying curriculum draws criticism and support (video)

Despite opposition from some parents, Minneapolis schools are moving ahead with a pilot curriculum in three elementary schools to fight bullying by focusing on diversity, gender stereotyping and name-calling. By Steve Date