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Sharon Sayles Belton

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    November 13, 2013

    All of Minneapolis' mayors in one Vine

    Vine user "maker of ropes" put together a very cool video that gives you a glimpse of all Minneapolis' mayors in six seconds.SEE ALSO: The Wall Street Journal's weekend in Mpls owns Reuters' "breakfast at Potbelly" version What do they have in common? Well, aside from Sharon Sayles Belton and may ... More >>

  • News

    October 12, 2005

    White Fight

    How did the majority-minority Eighth Ward end up with two white candidates?

  • News

    November 19, 2003

    A Blast from the Past

    Former mayor Sharon Sayles Belton on her successor

  • News

    October 29, 2003

    A Whiter Shade of Pale

    Why mayor Rybak is loathed on the north side

  • News

    December 25, 2002

    Reckless Eyeballin'

    Longtime civil rights activist and agitator Ron Edwards talks about the city he loves and hates

  • News

    November 6, 2002

    Habitat for Humbuggery

    Why is the city of Minneapolis dragging its feet on affordable housing?

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    July 10, 2002
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    March 13, 2002

    R.T.'s Change-Up

    R.T. Rybak alters his stance on a publicly funded ballpark

  • Books

    February 13, 2002

    Holding the Fort

    Chuck Lutz shouldn't go printing new business cards

  • Books

    December 19, 2001

    The Letter of the Law

    What ever became of Minneapolis's promise to stamp out racial profiling?

  • Books

    November 14, 2001
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    October 31, 2001

    The Education of Sharon Sayles Belton

    No party endorsement, a disastrous primary, and an opponent who attracts wealthy liberals: Can Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton revive her reelection campaign?

  • Books

    October 10, 2001

    Left Field

    Joan Campbell's surprising loss leaves two candidates fighting for the Second Ward's liberal base

  • Books

    October 3, 2001

    Unbowed

    Lisa McDonald talks about going from a contender to an also-ran, and hints at a future return

  • News

    September 19, 2001

    The View from Here

    The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.

  • Books

    August 15, 2001

    Spin City

    The mayor talks herself into a hole

  • News

    August 15, 2001

    Give me an R! Give me a T!

    Happy to be compared to St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman, R.T. Rybak wants to use Minneapolis's top office to sell the city

  • Books

    June 13, 2001

    Party Crashers

    The DFL in disarray, three mayoral candidates make a play for the Green Party endorsement

  • News

    March 28, 2001

    On-the-Job Training

    Mark Stenglein climbed out of a Dickensian childhood to become a business success and one of Hennepin County's most powerful politicians. Now he thinks he's ready to be mayor of Minneapolis.

  • Books

    September 6, 2000

    Watchdog Training

    City council members vow to pay closer attention to the Hollman project

  • News

    February 16, 2000
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    February 9, 2000
  • Books

    November 17, 1999

    As the Door Revolves

    Julie Idelkope says she can tell the difference between city hall and her Northwest Airlines office. Critics are not so sure.

  • News

    April 28, 1999
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    April 14, 1999
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    March 10, 1999
  • Feature

    December 1, 1998
  • Books

    September 2, 1998

    Ready for LEGO Day?

    You name it, the mayor's proclaimed it

  • News

    January 14, 1998

    Snuffed Out

    Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton praised fired fire chief Tom Dickinson for "bringing professionalism and racial diversity to the Fire Department," as if minority hires had been prompted by a sense of fairness rather than contempt-of-court citations and whopper

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    October 29, 1997
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    October 29, 1997

    Deja News

    Because the convention center is Minneapolis's most prized cash cow, say officials and employees alike, nothing's happened in the two years since the city ordered an investigation of the facility's intolerable working conditions.

  • News

    October 22, 1997

    Four More Years in Minneapolis?

    Race discrimination in the fire department has cost Minneapolis millions, infuriated the courts, and divided the force. Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton's response? Zilch.

  • News

    September 3, 1997

    Sign Language

    "Name recognition is key," says Steve Clift, director of Democracies Online. Compared to campaigns in other parts of the United States, he contends that graphically the Twin Cities are still in the stick-figure stage.

  • News

    August 20, 1997

    Switch Hitting

    Even as she paints Sharon Sayles Belton as an opportunist, mayoral candidate Barbara Carlson has changed her position on a new, publicly funded Twins stadium.

  • News

    August 13, 1997

    Mayoral Tag Team

    Sharon Sayles Belton's office is vowing to increase its commitment to an anti-graffiti campaign that's popular with business owners. Must be election season in Minneapolis.

  • News

    July 23, 1997

    Opening Shots

    Babs has convinced the media players she's in the game, something the mayor seems not to have expected.

  • News

    July 16, 1997

    Tape Drive

    If a new stadium goes where Mayor Sharon Sayles Belton wants it, the City will pay--again--to move Precision Tapes.

  • News

    July 16, 1997

    What Makes Barbara Run

    Would-be-mayor Barbara Carlson means to make Minneapolis everything she has always imagined it to be.

  • Feature

    June 25, 1997

    Her Own Petard

    "Invulnerable" or not, Sharon Sayles Belton may be in for a rough year

  • News

    February 12, 1997

    Personality Crisis

    Recovered memory Doc's license is suspended -- five years later.

  • Feature

    December 25, 1996

    The rumor that won't go away.

    Wellstone for President?

  • News

    December 4, 1996

    Reform Party Revolt

    PEROT AND CO: BIG EARS THAT JUST WON'T LISTEN

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    September 25, 1996
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    May 15, 1996
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    March 6, 1996
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    December 20, 1995
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    December 13, 1995
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    November 15, 1995
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    November 8, 1995
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    October 25, 1995
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