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Australian Gun Laws

Australian Gun Laws

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has concerns over a media report that an influential minor party asked the U.S. gun lobby for donations in order to undermine Australian gun laws. In a documentary about Al Jazeera it shows One Nation party officials flying to the United States for a meeting with the National Rifle Association and other pro-gun interests last […]

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Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

On Monday, the Trump administration filed an appeal for the entire Affordable Care Act to be struck down. The act known as “Obamacare” has benefited millions of people with taxpayer-subsidized insurance plans, but enrollment is down. The Justice Department is expected to discuss its position in a brief. It is uncommon for the Justice Department to decline to defend a […]

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Trump’s Border Wall

Trump’s Border Wall

The House will fall short of the two-thirds margin needed to override President Trumps first veto. With the votes falling short, Trumps national emergency at the Mexican border will hold. Trump will be able add more than $3 billion to the construction of the wall with this emergency. Democrats in congress have opposed the national emergency from the beginning. Lawmakers […]

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Capping Student Loans: Trumps Proposal to Battle Debt Crisis

  The Trump Administration is proposing a new bill that would hopefully start decreasing the national student debt crisis. As of now the national debt crisis is at an all time high of 1.5 trillion dollars, and that number is on the rise.The White House released proposals to reform higher education in the United States, including limits on grad student […]

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Moorhead, MN, April 4, 2009 -- The Red River drowns the roadway and completely covers over a bridge just north of Moorhead, MN. According to local officials, the 2009 spring flood of the river was the highest ever recorded. Mike Moore/FEMA

Moorhead Flooding

The city of Moorhead is looking for volunteers to fill sandbags in anticipation of the Red River spring flood. The National Weather Service says that the Red River has a 10 percent chance of reaching record flood levels. In 2009, the Red River reached 41 feet. Moorhead had to use over 2 million sandbags that year. Spring flooding is a […]

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SCSU to face changes with e-mail

SCSU to face changes with e-mail

The Minnesota State system is implementing some new changes to the St. Cloud State University e-mail platform over summer break, which will provide a new e-mail address to all new and returning students. The e-mail program that St. Cloud State uses is Microsoft Office Outlook 365, but Minnesota State has been transitioning all of their institutions to a new “shared […]

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St. Paul declares emergency ahead of projected spring flooding

St. Paul could be hit by massive flooding as spring weather approaches. St. Paul city officials have taken action in preparation for rapidly melting snow, closing Lilydale, Crosby Farm, and Hidden Falls regional parks. The city council has approved an emergency declaration. Assistance on both state and federal levels will be requested, and local departments will coordinate to help create […]

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Lane Closure

Lane Closure

If you are traveling to or from St. Joseph tomorrow you might want to plan to leave earlier than normal. Beginning tomorrow the inside lane for both east and west bound traffic on County Road 75 will be closed. It will be closed from the intersection of Country Road 134 near Michelich Granite to 28th Avenue by Mills Fleet Farm. […]

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Car Crash in Meeker County

Car Crash in Meeker County

Yesterday Meeker County Sheriffs office reported to a two car accident involving an 18 year old and a 63 year old. According to the report the 18 year old was driving a 2005 Chrysler when she rear ended a 2016 Kia, who is owned by the 63 year old. A passenger in the Kia received minor injuries and was transported […]

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Opioid Bill

Opioid Bill

Yesterday a new bill has been passed to combat the opioid crisis in the Minnesota House. The bill will support many strategies to support prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery. Data from the Minnesota Health Department shows that in 2017 nearly 800 people took their own lives and over half of those deaths were from opioid overdoses. The state has a […]

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