Category: National

Rising gas prices

Rising gas prices

Gas prices have recently jumped to above $3.00 a gallon. With the holiday season in full swing, many people are out buying holiday gifts and traveling more to see family and friends. This has helped the economy drastically. “When the economy starts looking up, the gas prices start rising,” explains St. Cloud State University Economic’s Professor Eric Hampton. “It is […]

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Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday

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Graphic Warning Labels to be on Cigarette Packaging

Graphic Warning Labels to be on Cigarette Packaging

 The Food and Drug Administration unveiled a plan Wednesday aimed at stomping out tobacco use. The FDA will include large, graphic images of  corpses, cancer patients, and diseased lungs and teeth on cigarette warning lables. The plan is part of a law, passed in 2009, which allows the FDA to regulate tobacco. Cigarette makers will have 15 months to comply with […]

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Missing Plane Found, Buckin Family Dead

Western Wyoming — Over a week of searching for the Bucklin family and their missing plane, results in the four family members being found dead. The plane was recovered in the mountains of Western Wyoming and authorities say Luke Bucklin, his two 14 year old twins Nate and Nick, and 12 year old son Noah, were killed in the plane […]

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Google grabs more traffic

Google grabs more traffic

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6th District U.S. House Candidates in First Debate

Candidates for the 6th District U.S. House seat are in their first debate of the political season. It’s being held at the St. Cloud Civic Center. The St. Cloud Times is live streaming the event this afternoon. Watch their live feed in the player above.

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Graco stroller recall after 4 deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s a sizeable recall of baby strollers this morning. Baby gear maker Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports that four infants died. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says if babies aren’t strapped into the strollers properly, they can slide through the opening between the stroller tray and bottom of the seat — where they […]

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Pentagon Predicament

The sound of gun shots fired near the Pentagon resulted in a lockdown. According to Major Chris Perrine, a Pentagon spokesman, said that a civilian reported he may have heard shots on the south side of the massive Defensive Department headquarters around 5 a.m. After police didn’t find anything, the roads and pedestrian entrances leading to the Pentagon were reopened […]

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Once injured turtle gets ready for journey back to Kentucky

Once injured turtle gets ready for journey back to Kentucky

After the journey of a lifetime, especially for such a small creature, Tucker the Turtle headed back home to Kentucky on Saturday. Tucker was first brought to the Golden Valley Humane Society after he was picked up on the side of the road in Kentucky. The truck driver who picked him up thought he needed immediate medical care. Tucker had […]

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