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Minneapolis schools awarded no-bid contracts to Memphis IT company

StarTribune Mpls News - Fri, 2015-01-30 22:07
Accounts differ on how a sizable no-bid contract was awarded to a Memphis-based company.

Washington Avenue project paves the way for future roads

StarTribune Mpls News - Fri, 2015-01-30 21:55
Washington Avenue plan has space for pedestrians and cyclists to coexist with traffic.

Suspect still sought in death of Minneapolis man found bound and gagged

StarTribune Mpls News - Fri, 2015-01-30 21:49
Authorities are looking for whoever killed a man found bound and gagged.

Minneapolis serves up free tech support for low-income residents

StarTribune Mpls News - Fri, 2015-01-30 21:02
Volunteers helped residents fix their devices and taught them about Internet security Friday.

CiviCRM at NTC 2015!

Civi Blog - Fri, 2015-01-30 13:19

The Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) will be taking place in Austin, TX on March 4-6, 2015. In addition to having a booth, there are a number of CiviCRM events planned around the Conference.

Financial Statement in CiviCRM

Civi Blog - Fri, 2015-01-30 13:18

In one of my previous jobs in the UK I was a debt & welfare benefits adviser and we used an off the shelf case management system.  The cost for running it was quite significant - we paid about £1000 (UK GBP) per year for only 2 signons. This type of system is used by advice agencies throughout the UK, including the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Civi-Pittsburgh? Heck yeah!

Civi Blog - Fri, 2015-01-30 04:53

We've been using Civi here in Pittsburgh, PA for a few years now and would love to connect with other local users.

I'm considering organizing a Pittsburgh Meet Up but don't want to be the only one sitting at the table!  

Whether you are currently a CiviCRM user or a potential user, drop me a note (pmosey@chscorp.org) or add a comment here and let's get the ball rolling.  Skill level is a non-factor.



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Minneapolis RyKrisp factory closing

StarTribune Mpls News - Thu, 2015-01-29 23:26
Owner ConAgra has decided to exit the rye cracker business.

Minneapolis names Andrea Brennan leader of housing programs

StarTribune Mpls News - Thu, 2015-01-29 20:18
Andrea Brennan will oversee funding for upcoming projects, guide development strategies.

Hennepin County kicks off warrant sweep for sex-crimes fugitives

StarTribune Mpls News - Thu, 2015-01-29 19:00
The Sheriff’s Office teamed up with 20 other agencies Thursday to kick off the warrant sweep, which will continue into next week.

CiviDay - 1/28

Civi Blog - Thu, 2015-01-29 13:43

hosted by Neil Planchon, Swan’s Market Cohousing, 535 10th St., Oakland, CA

CiviDay was an opportunity for Dave Greenberg, a CiviCRM founder, to look back at 10 years of CiviCRM, plus allow two presenters to talk about how CiviCRM let them support their organizations – James Meehan, for Bay Area Children’s Theater, and Josh Mailman, for NorCal CanciNet, WARMTH and Piedmont Yoga Initiative.

4.6 developer changes

Civi Blog - Thu, 2015-01-29 13:20

In general we try to keep the CiviCRM developer interface with CiviCRM as stable as possible. Ideally hooks, payment processor extensions and api calls should change as little as possible between releases.

In every release there are some improvements and additions. Generally the place to find out about these is the api change log - ie,


Noncredible threat draws police to Washburn HS; modified lockdown imposed

StarTribune Mpls News - Thu, 2015-01-29 08:10
This is the second disruption at a Minneapolis high school this week in connection with police investigating a threat.

Awash in apartments, downtown Minneapolis getting some new condos

StarTribune Mpls News - Wed, 2015-01-28 23:55
These are the first new condominiums in the North Loop since before the housing crash.

Minneapolis FBI refused to use Somali outreach for spying

StarTribune Mpls News - Wed, 2015-01-28 23:20
The local FBI office resisted 2009 orders to use community outreach as a cover to snoop, unveiled documents show.


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