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Summer Money Tips for Kids

Remembering those first few paychecks you received for a summer job, babysitting gigs, or an allowance
from your parents brings back the nostalgia of simpler times. Fast-forward to today, and your kids are
probably going through a very similar moment in time.

“Kids start learning about money at an early age and by the time they start earning money, it’s a great
moment to talk about financially healthy habits that can last them into adulthood like saving, budgeting
and making the most of what they earn,” said Tessa Eddy, Community Manager for Chase in
Minneapolis.… Read more

Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has ‘mild’ symptoms

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID-19 and was experiencing “mild symptoms,” the White House announced Tuesday. President Joe Biden continues to test negative after recently recovering from the virus but will wear a mask indoors for 10 days as a precaution.

The Bidens have been vacationing in South Carolina since Aug. 10, and the 71-year-old first lady began experiencing symptoms on Monday. Jill Biden, like her husband, has been twice-vaccinated and twice-boosted with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.… Read more

Formula Shortage Highlights Blackness As The Casualty Of Capitalism

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The Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Clinic and the subsequent abortion bans in several states have put all families on edge. Meanwhile, parents and caregivers continue to struggle to access critical nutrition for infants. This is the grand conundrum of racial capitalism that always rears its head, which is my core issue. SCOTUS has overturned the assurance of reproductive health and rights through Roe v Wade, effectively driving forced birth on folks who may not want to procreate at all;  the federal government is airlifting powder formula to grocery distribution warehouses due to unsafe production and supply chain hang-ups.… Read more

Beyoncé Drops Teaser For Visuals To “I’m That Girl”

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With the release of her latest album, RENAISSANCE, Beyoncé snagged her seventh Billboard chart-topping album as it moved 335,000 units in its first week.Looking to capitalize on the success of her latest project, Beyoncé dropped a teaser for her latest visuals to the album’s opening cut, “I’m that Girl,” and in the process made history for releasing the longest teaser for a music video ever. Coming in at 3:36, the official teaser is really just a minute and change of Beyoncé kicking it in the club with a horse (yes, a real horse) before the rest of the teaser is just the song continuing to play on.… Read more

Trump Shook Over FBI Probe of Documents Found at Mar-A-Lago

The recent search of the home of former President Donald Trump last week by the FBI has apparently struck a serious nerve, as Trump is showing public signs of panic online.

According to a report, the search of the private club in Palm Beach, Fka. by the FBI which was conducted last Monday (August 8th) and led to the procurement of several boxes containing highly classified government documents has Donald Trump, the former POTUS in a frenzied state of panic.… Read more

Prisoners ordered to return after COVID-19 early release blocked for now

(FOX 9) – The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) has told 18 inmates released for medical reasons during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic that it is time to come back to prison.

But now the group is fighting that order with the help of the ACLU.

Rather than a blanket order for all 18 to return to prison on August 15, they’ll instead take the time to review the health and medical situation of each individually before determining their custodial status.… Read more

15K Minnesota nurses voting on whether to go on strike

By FOX 9 Staff

PublishedAugust 15, 2022 10:30AM

Health Care

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MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – About 15,000 nurses in the Twin Cities and Duluth area are voting on whether to authorize a strike if an agreement isn’t reached on a new contract they’ve been negotiating since March. 

The nurses, who are part of the Minnesota Nurses Association, are voting on Monday until 10 p.m. If two-thirds vote yes, the vote would authorize nurse negotiation leaders to call a strike 10 days after giving notice to hospital employers. … Read more

R. KELLY ALLEGED VICTIM FROM ’08 CASE WILL TESTIFY IN NEW CHILD PORNOGRAPHY TRIAL

R. Kelly, 55  is facing another trial on Monday, this time in his hometown of Chicago.  The disgraced singer, who’s already been convicted of sex crimes in New York, faces similar charges in Illinois. 

Robert Kelly is charged with 13 counts that include creating and receiving child pornography, enticing minors into illegal sexual activity and obstruction of justice.

The “Your Body Is Calling Me,” singer faces charges with his former manager, Derrel McDavid, and former employee, Milton Brown.… Read more

Hennepin County investing millions in Lake Street redevelopment plans

Hennepin County was just granted $12 million in federal funds to invest in a Lake Street improvements project.

MINNEAPOLIS — There’s a sense of excitement and anticipation of what’s to come for one of Minneapolis’ most culturally diverse corridors. 

“Do not sleep on Lake Street,” said Destinee Shelby, owner of the The Kitchen by Baked Brand, a restaurant on Lake St. 

It’s a street which was ground zero during the civil unrest after George Floyd’s murder, spending the last two years in recovery mode. … Read more