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KUMD's contributing producer JP Rennquist brings us story about Denfeld High School, the most diverse high school north of the Twin Cities and one of the most diverse schools in the state overall.

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Earlier this month, hundreds of Duluth friends and neighbors gathered for the 9th annual Hillfest celebration. The celebration takes part in the heart of Duluth's Hillside neighborhoods as traffic is shut down for a Sunday afternoon at the busy intersection of 6th Avenue East and 4th St.

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UMD's Welcome Week celebrations have been controversial in the past. Not the official celebrations - mainly those of upperclassmen, who line busy streets near the University with signs and sentiments in questionable taste.

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No matter how much you like your car, you probably don't want to live in it..

When Duluth lifted the ban on sleeping in parked vehicles, the city wasn't saying a car was ok as a permanent residence, but City Councilors were saying police could concentrate on wellness checks and not moving people along.

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Duluth City Councilor Emily Larson; JP Rennquist, community activist and advocate for fathers and familes and the head of UMD’s Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies department, Beth Bartlett, meet to talk about the Women's Economic Security Act.