Category: National

Anti-Muslim Sign Draws Concern to St. Cloud

(UTVS) St. Cloud – After a violent sign directed towards the Muslim community was discovered in London, it’s drawn a concern to the Granite City. Local mission group ‘UniteCloud’, has a goal is to provide education and actionable steps to all people in the St. Cloud area. UniteCloud is taking action by spreading awareness about the sign through social media […]

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Criminal famous for “affluenza” defense released

Criminal famous for “affluenza” defense released

The man who famously used his privilege and wealth as a defense was set free on Monday. Ethan Couch had served nearly two years in a Texas jail for violating his probation by fleeing to Mexico with his mother. Couch initially crashed his car in a drunk driving incident that killed four and injured two in 2013, and prosecutors were looking for […]

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State legislatures putting the “citizenship question” in question

The White House’s decision to include a citizenship question in the 2020 U.S. Census is being brought to court. 12 states are suing the administration for proposing the addition of the question. “The Census is supposed to be a count of residents, not citizens,” said political science professor Edward Greaves. Greaves agrees with opposers, saying implementing the citizenship question will […]

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Iowa Replacing Corn Production With Soybean

Iowa Replacing Corn Production With Soybean

The state of corn may be becoming the state of soybeans. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that Iowa has more farmers intending to plant soybean then corn this year. Which is a first in 35 years, last reported in 1983. The cost in producing corn is more expensive in than the cost of soybean production due to the need […]

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Governor Dayton’s Letter to Stop Deportation of Liberian Americans

Governor Dayton’s Letter to Stop Deportation of Liberian Americans

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton sent a letter to President Donald Trump to reconsider a decision in which thousands of Liberian Americans could be deported within the year. President Trump issued a message that he was looking to terminate Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberian Americans. A program that has allowed Liberians to stay within the United States while seeking political refuge. […]

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House Republicans urge School Safety Funding

House Republicans urge School Safety Funding

House Republicans are pushing for more funding on school security. They want to raise $50 million to be used for safety improvements in schools. The improvements would include security cameras, secure entrances, school resource officers, and bullet proof glass. Previously this year, Governor Mark Dayton called for $21 million to be used for school security and counselors in Minnesota schools. Since […]

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Driverless cars: Boom or Bust?

Driverless cars: Boom or Bust?

Four state senators want to prevent driverless cars from being allowed to go on the roads from anywhere in Minnesota. The senators are saying they will not pass the bill until that the developers can prove that they are completely safe. Republican Senator Jim Abler says the death of a woman who got hit by one of the self-driving vehicles […]

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New Autopsy Report in Prince’s Death Indicates High Levels of Fentanyl

New Autopsy Report in Prince’s Death Indicates High Levels of Fentanyl

Confirming previous claims about the beloved Minnesota pop icon Prince’s death, a toxicology report from his autopsy says he had “exceedingly high” concentrations of fentanyl in his system when he died. Prince’s death in April 2016 was initially called an accidental overdose and now this report obtained by the Associated Press shows just how much he had consumed. In Prince’s […]

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Facebook undergoes privacy issues

Facebook has been having problems with its privacy settings and this issue is now being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission. The reason that Facebook is under investigations is because the Federal Trade Commission needs to decide whether or not Facebook has been involved with “unfair acts.” The problem with the social media company committing unfair acts is that it […]

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Supreme Court Rules on IRS Law

Supreme Court Rules on IRS Law

The Supreme court has limited the use of a law which convicts people of slowing or stopping the work of the Internal Revenue Service. On Wednesday, the court ruled to reduce the use of this statute due to the Federal Government’s broad application of the law towards people. The court ruled a person must be aware or reasonably foresee a […]

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