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June 5, 2016
YMCA staffer Courtney Baeyen sits Tuesday with Tawon George in a kindergarten class at L.C. Elementary School, where she works with children from a low-income apartment complex in Maplewood. The YMCA gives special attention to the kids, walking with them half a mile to school,  helping in the classrooms, playground and cafeteria, and then running a program back home after school until 6 pm. (SCOTT TAKUSHI | PIONEER PRESS)
White Bear YMCA partners with school to support students
June 5, 2016 - 11:11pm
February 12, 2016
Minnesota GOP launches outreach to minority voters
February 12, 2016 - 11:05pm
New data from the Census Bureau show America continues to grow and become more diverse due to higher birth rates among minorities, particularly for Hispanics who entered the U.S. at the height of the immigration boom in the 1990s and early 2000s. By 2043, whites will no longer make up the majority of the U.S. population. Tribune photo/
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