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Rep. Omar files for divorce – MinnPost

The rumors were true. The Sahan Journal reports: “Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has filed for divorce from her husband, Ahmed Hirsi. … Ilhan officially filed for divorce on Oct. 4 — her birthday — in Hennepin County District Court. The divorce filing cites an “irretrievable breakdown” of their marriage relationship. … Ilhan and Ahmed were married to each other religiously for nearly two decades. They legally married on Jan. 5, 2018.”
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Despite opposition, plans move ahead for Somali mall in Minneapolis – Star Tribune

Abdi Warsame came to the community center to talk about his vision for Africa Village, his long-envisioned mall for Minneapolis’ East African hub. He never got the chance. Protesters shouted and hoisted signs the moment the two-term City Council member entered the crowded room that night in August. He stood above his supporters in an attempt to address them, but gave up within a few minutes. A month later, at a coffee shop downtown, Warsame dismissed the opposition that night as “a little passionate discourse between the community.”
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Lewes History Book Festival marks another successful year – CapeGazette.com

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Novelist Alice Hoffman is interviewed by Maribeth Fischer about her book “The World That We Knew,” which deals with the Jewish experinece in France during World War II.

 

Alice Hoffman answers audience questions posed by Jen Mason, History Book Festival co-founder.

 

Author Lynne Olson speaks to a full house at Bethel United Methodist Church about the book “Madame Fourcade’s Secret War,” the story of a daring young woman who led a spy network against Hitler.

 

Pulitzer Prizer winner Rick Atkinson opened the festival at Bethel United Methodist…

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Chair! Chair! Chair! This is my chair but it is not THE Chair! $5 Bits Of Broken Trophy Week! – Corn Nation

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This is an exciting week in the Johnston household!!

My oldest son (not the rotten one) is buying a townhome and moving out!!!!! I am exciting for him and his GF and my (kind of) granddaughter so they can get their own place!!!!!! They will be removing a gob of stuff from my house!!!!! They will be leaving so we can all enjoy each other’s lives!!!!!

I am using too many exclamation points!??!!?!?!!

YES!!!!!!

Look at this!!!!

This is my chair. This has been my office the last 2.5 years. It’s not a good office. My posture is that of an 855-year old man. This is not good. When the…

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