Category: Top Stories

Hometown Company Gets A New Look

Coborn’s Supermarket, is the hometown hero company in St. Cloud, and they are currently in construction for a remodel. Since 1921, the Coborn’s company has severed thousands of people who happen to live in central Minnesota. Today, Coborn’s employs nearly 2,000 people around the St. Cloud area in both in store and out of store positions. “We are really excited […]

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Immigration Series

ST. CLOUD, MN –  Policy concerning the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, has been a hot-button topic for the country over the last few months. With protests and rallies taking place everywhere from San Antonio, Texas to Washington, D.C. and all the way back to here at home in Minneapolis, understanding just what all the fuss is about […]

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Potential Bump Stock Ban May Come from Department of Justice not Congress

Potential Bump Stock Ban May Come from Department of Justice not Congress

The Attorney General of the United States Jeff Sessions has spoken Tuesday about the potential for the Department of Justice to ban bump stock gun modifications without Congress passing a law. Bump stocks are modifications to specific semi-automatic rifles that allow the weapon to simulate automatic fire by manipulating recoil. This type of accessory was used in the Las Vegas […]

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Mueller Probe Charges Lawyer for Lying to Investigators

Mueller Probe Charges Lawyer for Lying to Investigators

The special council headed up by Robert Mueller saw more legal action after the weekend’s indictments of thirteen Russians who are accused of attempting to meddle in American elections. Today’s news came when the Mueller team charged lawyer Alex van Der Zwaan of lying to investigators in about his interactions with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates. Van Der Zwaan […]

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Students Take Action

Students Take Action

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida suffered one of the worst school shootings since Columbine. The students could’ve stayed silent and mourned their fellow classmates but decided that wasn’t enough.  They began speaking out to various news outlet days after the shooting, shedding light on what they believe are faulty gun laws.   “A 19-year-old who can’t purchase an alcoholic beverage, should not be allowed to […]

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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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