Urban Coalition

  • Books

    December 19, 2001

    Mea Culpa, Culpa, Culpa

    A Hmong woman sues an apologetic Pioneer Press for libel

  • News

    September 6, 2000

    Arrested Development

    City officials say the head of the Frogtown Action Alliance is dodging them. Two former employees say he sexually harassed them. Leaders in the struggling St. Paul neighborhood fear Shem Shakir's bad karma is contagious.

  • Books

    June 9, 1999

    The Power of Positive Thinking

    How to stop worrying and love redevelopment

  • Books

    May 27, 1998

    Along Comes Jones

    Todd Jones was tapped as only a temporary fill-in, but he's at the top of a very short list to replace U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug

  • News

    November 19, 1997

    Minnesota Groan

    With "Minnesota Grown" vouchers, many immigrants can't buy staples such as bread and rice, certain ethnic foods, or, sometimes, even a common apple.

  • News

    October 22, 1997

    Four More Years in Saint Paul?

    Norm Coleman's glitzy deals have charmed business and the press. But guess who's left holding the bag.

  • News

    April 30, 1997

    Welfare Reform

    by the numbers

  • News

    April 16, 1997
  • News

    March 26, 1997

    The Thin Black Line

    A veteran cop's race discrimination suit against the St. Paul Police Department raises old questions and new tensions.

  • News

    January 29, 1997
  • News

    March 6, 1996

    The Trials of David Lillehaug

    In the wake of Najarian and Shabazz, the U.S. attorney and former DFL prodigy finds his once-bright political future in question.

  • News

    January 3, 1996

    Better Learning Through Chemistry

    Beleaguered schools, parents, and doctors are getting Ritalin Religion when it comes to medicating unruly kids.