Day: February 27, 2018

Cleveland Cavaliers Ban Fan After Racial Taunts

Cleveland Cavaliers Ban Fan After Racial Taunts

A fan has been indefinitely banned from all events at the Cleveland Cavaliers home arena after yelling racial taunts at a visiting player during a game. Security personnel reviewed the footage from the game Sunday and confirmed that the fan did yell at San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills twice with a phrase that implied he was from Jamaica. Mills […]

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New Minnesota State Legislature Budget Signed

New Minnesota State Legislature Budget Signed

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has signed into law on Tuesday a bill providing the $130 million that the state House and Senate approved last week for their legislative budget. Last year the same budget was vetoed by Gov. Dayton when requested for funding. This will fund the House and Senate for their upcoming year of sessions.

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Trump wants to increase gun safety

Trump wants to increase gun safety

President Donald Trump is advocating for stricter gun laws as a way to help prevent gun violence from happening as often as it does. Something that Trump would like to enforce is raising the minimum age to buy a gun from 18-years-old to 21-years-old. In addition, the President also believes that as a way to keep students safe at school, […]

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Boy killed in Elk River by Northstar commuter rail

Boy killed in Elk River by Northstar commuter rail

A tragedy hit close to home on Sunday night as a teenager was struck by the Northstar Commuter train in Elk River at approximately Ogden St. SW and 192nd Ave. NW. The teen was hit at about 6 p.m. as the victim along with another person were walking across the tracks westbound and the train hit the one pedestrian. According […]

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Building name change gets one step closer

When the petition was passed around last August, Ethnic Studies professor Christopher Lehman was optimistic his request to rename the 51 Building. Now the process is coming even closer to reality as administrators and faculty are pledging their support to make changes by next year. “It has been a remarkable turnaround,” Lehman said. “Especially the speed of it and the […]

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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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