General Announcements

_A few years ago, Twin Cities resident AbdulAziz Al-Salim was looking for a witty, Muslim-themed t-shirt but all he could find were fairly unimaginative creations. So the 23-year-old started his own company to design and sell shirts with a Muslim point of view.

In this week’s legislative update, Congressman Keith Ellison, who represents Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District in Minneapolis, discusses another war funding bill, more on Indiana’s voter ID

In October, the Minnesota History Center will launch a new exhibit about the year 1968.

The West Broadway Business and Area Coalition:http://www.westbroadway.org/ formed in 2007, merging a long-time business organization and a community organization to promote and support West Broadway Avenue businesses and the surrounding North Minneapolis community.

The Minnesota Department of Health suggests that the risk of West Nile Virus is up significantly following recent warm weather.

Several immigrant and consumers rights groups came together on September 24 to launch a boycott against Western Union.

What does it really mean to be a citizen or member of a community? This topic was explored at a student anti-war demonstration earlier this month on the campus of Macalester College.

DFL Congressman Keith Ellison, representing Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District, contributes regular weekly legislative updates during the KFAI evening news on Monday nights.

Story by Nathan Jones

Spring is here, and if you pay attention you might see some furry fliers around your porch light tonight after a long winter hibernation. But hibernating bats are under threat from a mysterious disease that could lead to their extinction.

We present another installment of Who’s Spinning Who, a regular segment by Cyn Collins, a Twin Cities arts and culture writer, author of West Bank Boogie, and substitute music programmer on KFAI.

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