Category: National

Cairo Becoming Dangerous Situation for Reporters

As the situation in Egypt continues to climax, reports are coming in of journalists, Egyptian and international alike, being harassed. Reporters say that these “attacks” are unprovoked and are usually carried out by Mubarak’s own supporters. Experts say these attacks are occurring because the government wants to silence the information getting out about the protests. Experts also say that Mubarak […]

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Giffords Making Big Strides

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shocked the world by asking for some toast for breakfast. Her recovery is nothing short of miraculous and she continues on the path of recovery. Also, with the help of a shopping cart Giffords has been able to walk. She also was able to speak with her borhter-in-law briefly who, like her husband is an astronaut in […]

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Senate to Review Ethics Complaint

Senate to Review Ethics Complaint

Senator Scott Newman of Hutchinson is being reviewed due to an email that was sent last month rejecting a request to meet with nurses from the Minnesota Nurses Association. The state Senate’s Subcommittee on Ethical Conduct will review a complaint by democratic senators. Newman has since apologized saying that the message was a mistake and it does not reflect his […]

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New IPhone App Confessional

A new application for your IPhone can be purchased for $1.99. The app will track how often you confess and give you a guide through the pennance process. The Catholic Church is not happy with the application. Spokesman for The St. Paul- Minneapolis Archdiocese Dennis McGrath said “In no way, shape or form is it a substitute for confession.” He […]

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Egypt Protests fuel other countries to follow

The ongoing protests in Egypt, attempting to overthrow their government has created a ripple effect that is swallowing other countries as the wake of the protest. Today, the country of Jordan dismissed their government in light of the  political uprising from citizens in Arab lands, a decision that King Abdullah II felt needed to be done. King Abdullah’s decision was […]

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Government Advises Less Salt for Citizens

The government is asking U.S. citizens to cut down on their daily salt intake. Every five years the Agriculture and Health and Human Services departments issuenew guidelines, and this time they’ve asked nearly half of the population to change their diet drastically. Citizens with risk of high blood pressure, those 51 and older, and all African Americans have been asked […]

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Bachmann’s State of the Union Rebuttal

Michele Bachmann made political history last night. Her rebuttal, after President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, was the first in House Tea Party Caucus history. She was also the only non-party-leader to respond in front of a nation-wide audience. This isn’t the first time more than one party delivered a rebuttal after a president, but it is unusual […]

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Chipotle Fires Hundreds of Employees After Immigration Audit

Chipotle Fires Hundreds of Employees After Immigration Audit

Many Minnesota Chipotle employees have lost their jobs in the past couple of months due to an immigration audit that concluded many of the employees were illegal workers. The investigations began several months ago when the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE, asked for documentation on work eligibility. A list of employees names were given to Chipotle, indicating their work eligibility […]

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25th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day

25th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day

For 25 years the Nation has been honoring women’s achievements in athletics with National Girls and Women in Sports Day. The day was began in 1987 and since has been celebrated with community events, awards ceremonies, and activities to encourage participation of girls and women in sports. Although the national day is not until Feb. 2nd, St. Cloud State will be […]

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Elizabeth Edwards dies after a battle with breast cancer

Elizabeth Edwards dies after a battle with breast cancer

After doctors had advised Mrs. Edwards that further cancer treatment would be unproductive, a family friend says Elizabeth Edwards has died. Edwards was a best-selling author and the estranged wife of former Democratic vice presidential nominee John Edwards, who endured revelations about her husband’s infidelity. Edwards went on to become a senior fellow at the American Progress Action Fund. Edwards […]

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