Over the weekend we had the chance to talk at length with Don Samuels, the former Minneapolis City Council member and mayoral candidate who's now running for school board.The immediate reason we called Samuels was to talk about the controversy generated by Samuels's decision to call 911 last Thursda ... More >>
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Keep a close eye on my left hand...
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