Category: National

Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- City leaders are looking to combat sex trafficking before super bowl season starts. Plans on how to crack down sex trafficking are being presented Wednesday morning at the City council by Minneapolis police, city and county official groups, and non profit groups. Authorities said the online sex trafficking market is a problem in Minnesota and many victims are […]

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NFL Looking to Speed Up Play

NFL Looking to Speed Up Play

The National Football League may be speeding up the pace of play next season. New rules are in the works as the N.F.L. looks to speed up the game between whistles. Some of these rules include starting the clock after a runner goes out of bounds, starting a play clock between touchdowns and extra points, and replays by officials from […]

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White House Budget Predicts Millions of Losses in Healthcare

White House Budget Predicts Millions of Losses in Healthcare

White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney doesn’t trust the Congressional Budget Office’s prediction on 14 million Americans losing health care insurance within the next year under the Republican plan. Interviews from MSNBC and Fox News have Mulvaney noting that the CBO was wrong in estimating the coverage under former president Barack Obama’s health care plans. Mulvaney said the CBO is […]

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Trump’s Immigration Ban Heads to Court

Trump’s Immigration Ban Heads to Court

President Donald Trump’s refugee and immigration ban has been quite the controversy. Trump can’t believe his administration has to fight in the courts for a policy which he says will protect the country. Trump claims that people with “the wrong intentions” are trying to “take a lot of our powers away.” Trump also says that many more Americans support his […]

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Sally Yates Fired as U.S. Attorney General

Sally Yates Fired as U.S. Attorney General

President Donald Trump has fired now former U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates after she questioned if the new executive order banning immigrants from seven different countries is constitutional. Yates also refused to defend the new executive order in court. The firing is also an apparent message to all those who work under President Trump that subordination will not be tolerated.

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Trump ends America’s participation in proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal

Trump ends America’s participation in proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal

President Donald J. Trump’s decision to have the United States opt out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade (TPP), will affect Minnesota businesses. According to analysts, the TPP would have increased sales for Minnesota farmers and other businesses. According to MPR, the Minnesota Business Partnership executive director Charlie Weaver says one in five jobs in the state depends on international trade. […]

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Success in the Stripes

  ST. CLOUD, Minn. Zubaz is a clothing company that began without intention. Co-Founder and CEO, Bob Traux is a graduate from St. Cloud State University with a degree in education. However, Traux soon discovered that teaching was not paying the bills. Traux then got into the gym business. He opened up a gym and began body building when one […]

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Day Of Silence

Day Of Silence

By Beltha M. Anjangha   ST. ClOUD, Minnesota – A demonstration at the Atwood Market Place at St Cloud State University, alerted students to the realities of anti-LGBT bullying, and paid tributes to LGBT students whose voices have been silenced by bullies. According to GLSEN (Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network), 9 of 10 LGBT+ students experience harassment at schools […]

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Patterson Appeals Murder Conviction

Patterson Appeals Murder Conviction

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota- The man who is being held responsible for the death of Adrian Peterson’s two-year-old son is appealing his second-degree murder conviction.  Last fall Joseph Patterson was convicted in the death of Tyrese Robert Ruffin was convicted in October of 2013 for the infants death. Autopsy reports concluded that the boy suffered four blows to the head that doctors […]

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St. Cloud State University Runners Prep For Conference

St. Cloud State University Runners Prep For Conference

Track and Field Head Coach, Samuel Kettenhofen, says he feels good about going to the conference. He adds we are still a couple of weeks away and athletes are pretty healthy. The training is going on well and the team is in a good spot moving forward. When asked about the status of runners about the competitions, he said he […]

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