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The Latest on the Florida High School Shooting

The Latest on the Florida High School Shooting

A day after a nineteen-year-old left seventeen students and faculty dead and fourteen more injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the man who did it will be held in custody without bond. Nikolas Cruz, the former student who was expelled from Marjory Stoneman, had a troubling past including comments on social media sites saying he was “going to be […]

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US Senate Begins Immigration Debates

US Senate Begins Immigration Debates

The United States Senate voted Monday 97-1 to begin immigration debates to create a new bill that would address young illegal immigrants and border security. President Donald Trump has proposed a plan with a path to citizenship for 1.8 million young illegal immigrants along with $25 billion in border security funding including a border wall. The proposal would also limit […]

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Nassar Trial Aftermath Starts Wave of Legislation in Michigan

Nassar Trial Aftermath Starts Wave of Legislation in Michigan

Michigan lawmakers have begun a flurry of legislation in the wake of Larry Nassar’s trial conclusion. Both Republicans and Democrats have introduced bills addressing sexual assault, particularly on college campuses. Republican legislation centered on adding athletic trainers and coaches to the list of mandatory reporters of any sexual assaults. Additionally, their legislation explicitly prohibits anyone in authority from preventing the […]

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Israeli Prime Minister May Face Corruption Charges

Israeli Prime Minister May Face Corruption Charges

The Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu could face charges of corruption in two cases as Israeli media sources say police recommend indictments against Netanyahu. One case relates to Netanyahu allegedly accepting highly valued gifts from two billionaires – Israeli Hollywood mogul Arnon Milchan and Australian businessman James Packer. The other alleges the Prime Minister said he would give preferential […]

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Top US Intelligence Officials – Russia Trying to Meddle in Midterms

Top US Intelligence Officials – Russia Trying to Meddle in Midterms

Multiple United States intelligence officials have now said that there is signs of Russian attempts to meddle in the upcoming midterm American elections. In a Senate intelligence hearing Tuesday CIA Director Mike Pompeo, the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, and the Director of the NSA Admiral Mike Rogers agreed that there was reason to believe that Moscow has an […]

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Government Budget Bill Stalls in Senate

Government Budget Bill Stalls in Senate

  Congress has continued its work today to prevent another government shutdown with a bipartisan budget bill. Early on Thursday lawmakers expressed confidence that a deal would be reached in the Senate to allow the House of Representatives and the President to approve the bill before the deadline. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) of Wisconsin said that should the […]

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2018 Winter Olympic Games Are Under Way

2018 Winter Olympic Games Are Under Way

  The 2018 Olympic Winter Games are officially under way in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The qualifying rounds of alpine skiing, biathlon, curling, luge, and ski jumping began in the last twenty-four hours in Pyeongchang and the surrounding areas where some individual events are hosted. The first rounds of the figure skating competition begin on television tonight with the men’s single […]

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Chaos Above Local Subway

Chaos Above Local Subway

  Customers and employees in a local St. Cloud Subway restaurant got an unwelcome surprise when loud shouting was heard from the apartment above the Subway. Shortly after the shouting, a gunshot was heard and reported to police who responded along with Gold Cross ambulance service. According to Assistant Police Chief Jeff Oxton, police found a 23 year old man in the apartment suffering […]

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Politics Take Center Stage at Grammy Awards

Politics Take Center Stage at Grammy Awards

(UTVS) — Music’s biggest night wasn’t all about the music. The 2018 Grammy Awards took place Sunday evening at Madison Square Garden in New York. On the awards side, Bruno Mars won big – sweeping the Album, Song, and Record of the Year categories. The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra also took home an award – winning Best Chamber Musical Performance. […]

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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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