Author: Alexis Pearson

Counterfit tickets cause fans problem Superbowl weekend

Counterfit tickets cause fans problem Superbowl weekend

Minneapolis, Minnesota – If you thought the only disappointed fans Super Bowl weekend were Patriots fans, think again. According to Minneapolis police, 154 people unknowingly purchased over $900,000 worth of counterfeit Super Bowl tickets. Unfortunately for these fans, the discovery of the purchase of the fake tickets didn’t happen until they arrived at US Bank Stadium for the big game on Super Bowl Sunday. Nineteen […]

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Headscarf dispute at high school basketball game

Headscarf dispute at high school basketball game

  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –  Mastery Charter School Shoemaker Campus student Nasihah Thompson-King was asked to leave a playoff basketball game after the referee of the game noticed her playing while wearing a headscarf. Thompson-King claims she was “embarrassed”, mentioning she has never dealt with this problem in any games she’s played in previously. According to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, the league […]

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Mass shooting plot unraveled

Mass shooting plot unraveled

Whittier, California – A mass shooting plot directed towards El Camino High school in Southern California has been unraveled by authorities. Multiple guns and ammunition were found in the home of the student who threatened to open fire at a  Southern California high school. A security guard at the high school reported the student to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s […]

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Headless bodies found in Mexico City

Headless bodies found in Mexico City

Mexico City, MEXICO – A horrifying site found in Mexico City this morning as five headless bodies were discovered outside a funeral home. According to the prosecutor’s office in Chihuahua, the deaths occurred in Guachochi, one of several towns in what is known as the “golden triangle”, an area where drug production is high. The prosecutor’s office says four men […]

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Zoo director suspended

Zoo director suspended

Attleboro, MASSACHUSETTS – Zoo director Jean Benchimol of the Capron Park Zoo in Attelboro is being charged for illegaly obtaining and possessing animal medications. Benchimol was caught using her personal credit card to order several different medications for animals. These medications include flea and tick control and antibiotics. The medications were being delivered to the zoo before Benchimol took them […]

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Increase in pet adoptions around the holidays

Increase in pet adoptions around the holidays

ST.CLOUD, Minnesota – If you’ve never considered adopting a pet before, a quick trip to the St. Cloud Tri County Humane Society might change your mind. With so many furry friends looking for a home it’s hard to not want to take one home. Although the Tri County Human Society gets a lot of visitors throughout the year, they say […]

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Black Friday deals: are they really worth it

Black Friday deals: are they really worth it

ST.CLOUD, Minnesota – As Thanksgiving approaches, many people are not only thinking about the turkey they’ll be eating this Thursday, but also the Black Friday deals that await as Thanksgiving Day comes to a close. Black Friday is touted as one of the best shopping days of the year – as far as sales are concerned. Many look forward to […]

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Preparations for St. Mary’s concert taking place

Preparations for St. Mary’s concert taking place

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – For the past two and a half months, choir students at St. Cloud State have been preparing for their St. Mary’s choir concert. The concert will take place at St. Mary’s Church in St. Cloud at 2 pm on Nov. 12th. The concert features the different choir groups, including: men’s choir, women’s choir, chamber ensemble, and […]

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Target to raise minimum hourly wage

Target to raise minimum hourly wage

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – For most college students, excelling in their studies, making friends, and living on their own are all challenges they face in school. But, it often feels as if economic troubles take the forefront of their worries. Finding a job that you like is one challenge. Finding a job that you like and that pays well is […]

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Abbott to buy out St. Jude Medical Inc.

Abbott to buy out St. Jude Medical Inc.

  MINNESOTA – Abbott Laboratories will be spending $19.3 billion to buy St. Jude Medical Inc.  The goal in the buyout is to strengthen the market for the cardiovascular care of the medical device maker.  The original offer from Abbott was $25 billion but St. Jude’s debt of $5.7 million was subtracted. St. Jude shareholders will receive $46.75 in cash along with a portion of […]

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