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Celebrating the ADA

Celebrating the ADA

Angelique Lele, Miss Wheelchair Minnesota 2015, and members of Young Dance performed at the Minnesota ADA Celebration July 26 in St. Paul. Photo by Jane McClure…

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Rights were violated in dispute

A Twin Cities-based disability services nonprofit likely violated a worker’s civil rights when a requested promotion was denied. Minnesota Department of Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsay issued the ruling July 5, in the case of Bradford C. Teslow versus Opportunity …

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Waiver lawsuit to proceed

A class action lawsuit centered on management of Minnesota’s Home and Community-Based Waiver Services Program can proceed, a U.S. District Court judge ruled July 28. The court rejected a request by state officials to dismiss the lawsuit, which centers on …

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Minnesota State Fair offers accommodations

Minnesota State Fair offers accommodations

Photo courtesy of State Services for the Blind

An accessible trolley and spacious new restrooms near the Kidway are among new Minnesota State Fair accessible accommodations for 2016. Also available for 2016 is a list of accessible and affordable dining …

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Basilica Block Party views blocked by bad planning

Basilica Block Party views blocked by bad planning

Summer is music festival season in Minnesota. For live music lovers, being outdoors with a cold beverage in hand, singing along with thousands of fellow fans as your favorite band plays your favorite song, all add up to The Perfect …

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Accessible Events – August 2016

Regional News in Review – August 2016

People and Places – August 2016

August 2016 issue

Olmstead amendments address two areas

Deadline draws near: Worthy nominees are sought for 2016 Charlie Smith Award

Weigh in on new federal rule

Reform actions bring equity, access for people with disabilities

Editor’s Column – July 2016

History note: Court case, CAIR, communication led to inclusion

Dayton announces latest appointees

Scott Adams cartoon – July 2016

In Memoriam – Phillips are remembered

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