The changing face of Minnesota

"I guess it's a well kept secret."

55101 as hipster haven. Um, seriously?

A report out today has named ZIP code 55101 as the top hipster market for real estate in the country.

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A push for harmony among workers, young and old There's a sense of urgency to the quest for workplace harmony, as baby boomers delay retirement and work side-by-side with people young enough to be their children -- or grandchildren.
Ke'sha Scrivner,  Ka'Lani Scrivner Demographic change amplifying racial inequities The success of minority children who will form a new majority is crucial to future U.S. economic competitiveness. A wave of immigration, the aging of non-Hispanic white women beyond child-bearing years and a new baby boom are diminishing the proportion of children who are white. Already, half of U.S. children younger than 1 are Hispanic, black, Asian, Native American or of mixed races.
Aging America: Live to 120? Most say no thanks Ninety birthdays maybe, but not 120: Americans hope to stretch out life expectancy another decade or so, but they're ambivalent, even skeptical, about a fountain of youth.
Asians are fastest-growing minority groups in Minn. Census figures show that Asians and other minority groups are the main driver of Minnesota's modest population growth, but the state remains less racially diverse than the country as a whole.

Statewide Stories

Post-Bulletin, Aug. 21, 2014, 1:20 AM
Brazil expands labor rights for domestic workers
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Aug. 20, 2014, 11:14 PM
Brazil expands domestic workers' rights, bringing labor protections to long ...
Post-Bulletin, Aug. 20, 2014, 4:07 PM
High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia
Post-Bulletin, Aug. 20, 2014, 5:29 AM
Virginia prepares for possibility of gay marriage
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Aug. 20, 2014, 3:58 AM
Supreme Court puts same-sex marriage on hold in Virginia until outcome of ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Aug. 19, 2014, 8:21 PM
Survey: Angler numbers drop nationally, but women, Hispanics could boost ...

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