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Hundreds of students
brawl at Minn. high school

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 2/14/2013 11:00:45 PM

MINNEAPOLIS - A food fight quickly turned into a brawl involving hundreds of students at a Minneapolis high school on Thursday, forcing police to use chemical spray to break up the melee. Four people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries, including a staff member who was hit in the head with a bottle, according to the school and police. The 15-minute fracas broke out during lunchtime at South High School. No weapons were used, but about 200 to 300 students were involved, Minneapolis police spokesman Sgt. Bill Palmer said. Students were throwing food, plates, pop bottles

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Norwegians vs. Swedes? Prolly not.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bridgepard, 2/14/2013 11:11:08 PM     (No. 9177323)

Vegetarians vs carnivores?
Diet vs full fat?
Chocolate milk vs white?
Seems the media is incapable of filling in the important blank in this story.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bob913, 2/14/2013 11:22:13 PM     (No. 9177335)

Cabin fever does it every time.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: montanabound, 2/14/2013 11:23:02 PM     (No. 9177337)

Pop bottles? I thought pop had been banned.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: horacer, 2/14/2013 11:28:09 PM     (No. 9177346)

Lutefisk day?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 2/14/2013 11:31:45 PM     (No. 9177351)

i used to live over there.. 40 years ago..
one of the worst slums in mpls..
it´s gotten worse..
as their web site says..
all nations.. liberal arts.. open..
http://south.mpls.k12.mn.us/

wonderful place..



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Reply 6 - Posted by: ramona, 2/14/2013 11:39:13 PM     (No. 9177359)

South High is the top academic secondary school in Mpls. Two of my (brilliant, of course) nephews graduates from this school in the past few years. Here´s an informative comment from a local (Mpls) blog:

"It was a group of Somali kids and a group of American-born black kids. Not what is generally meant when people say "black-on-black violence." These kids are certainly not seeing themselves and each other as being part of the same group. Like Irish and Italians a few generations ago. It´s the lowest, and second-lowest, levels of the socio-economic ladder having it out. Not to mention large religious and cultural divides. And most Somali kids and most American-born black kids are not part of this. This is a group that has been picking on each other since kindergarten at Bancroft Elementary, carrying it through Sanford Middle School, and then through South and also at Roosevelt. That´s what I´ve seen personally, since my kids started in the schools in 2002. "

Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 2/14/2013 11:53:38 PM     (No. 9177370)

More like "Black Hawk Down".

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mamafrog, 2/15/2013 12:04:15 AM     (No. 9177374)

Thank you #6


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Reply 9 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 2/15/2013 1:25:11 AM     (No. 9177408)

The Twin Cities are just another liberal disaster but the snobs there are smarter than every one else and hold their heads high while they freeze the a** off. Just another large city that is not safe.

I was glad to see that place in the rear view mirror plus the Vikings suck.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 2/15/2013 1:38:26 AM     (No. 9177412)

Thanks for the additional info, #6. The article is certainly a sanitized version of events which were reported the above article from the Daily Mail.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: varkdriver, 2/15/2013 5:51:40 AM     (No. 9177507)

Thank you, #6 and #10. And hat tip to Attercliffe for posting the Daily Mail version that actually has some details, unlike the ´color-blind´ APee version.

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