Day: March 1, 2018

Dayton Health Insurance

Governor Dayton proposes giving all Minnesotans the option to go through MinnesotaCare for their health insurance. Currently, MinnesotaCare is only available for qualified individuals and families. Giving all Minnesotans access to MinnesotaCare will provide more options for purchasing health care. If the proposal is approved Minnesota tax payers will not be affected, as the program would be funded by the […]

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West Virginia Teachers are on Strike

West Virginia Teachers are on Strike

CHARLESTON, West Virginia – West Virginia Teachers are on strike to pressure State Legislature to raise pay and stabilize health care coverage for public employees. Teachers and school employees from all 55 counties in West Virginia are present in the strike, causing schools to cancel across the state. The Republican-controlled house passed a bill to raise pay by five percent […]

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Bus Crash Sentencing

Bus Crash Sentencing

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Last summer a drunken driver crashed into a Metro Transit bus killing one passenger and critically injuring another. Tyler Bjelland, 27 years old, was intoxicated when he crashed into a Metro Transit bus and killed Ken Foster, a father of six, and critically injured passenger Anthony Jackson. Tyler’s blood alcohol level was over the legal driving limit […]

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Hope Hicks Resigns

The White House Communications Director Hope Hicks has resigned. Hicks resigned one day after being interviewed by a panel regarding possible Russian Interference in the 2016 election. The interview lasted nine hours, which during, Hicks admitted to telling “white lies for President Trump but she maintained that she her lies had nothing to do with the ongoing Russian interference investigation.

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2017 Drug Increase

2017 Drug Increase

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Authorities have seen a substantial increase of drugs across Minnesota in the last year. Data that was provided by the Minnesota Department of Pubic Safety says that a large increase of drugs such as prescription pills, heroin, meth, and marijuana were seized off of the streets in 2017 by authorities. About 625 pounds of meth, 42 pounds of […]

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New Gun Restriction Bills

New Gun Restriction Bills

ST. PAUL, Minnesota – Gun restriction bills are being presented for a vote before a Minnesota House Committee. Democratic St. Paul Representative Dave Pinto is pushing the bills to the House Public Safety Committee. The two bills would enforce stricter background checks on gun sales and allow family members to restrict firearm access amongst themselves. Even though gun control has […]

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Oscars This Weekend.

Jimmy Kimmel will again host the Oscars. The 90th Annual Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, March 4th. Hollywood’s star-filled night looks to honor it’s nominees and winners. “The Shape of Water” will look to win big on the night, as the show hopes to keep the focus on entertainment. Award shows leading up to the Oscars have included […]

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Wind Farm Expansion

Wind Farm Expansion

BISMARCK, N.D. – A wind farm located at Thunder Spirit Wind will be expanding after a project between Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. and ALLETE Clean Energy was approved by North Dakota Public Service. The wind farm owns 43 turbines and is adding about 16 new turbines to boost their renewable energy. The cost for the new turbines is going to cost around […]

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St. Cloud Diocese Filing Bankruptcy

St. Cloud Diocese Filing Bankruptcy

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – The St. Cloud diocese is planning to file for bankruptcy, becoming the fourth diocese in Minnesota to do so. Bishop Donald Kettler says the St. Cloud diocese is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to sexual abuse lawsuits. The St. Cloud diocese is following suit right behind the dioceses of New Ulm, Duluth, and the Archdiocese […]

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Uber Medical Rides

Uber Medical Rides

The popular ride service “Uber” will be attending to the needs of patients who have difficulties with transportation by offering rides to their medical service and appointments. Transportation is an issue that many Americans face. Uber’s new service will allow customers to schedule rides just days and even hours in advance to their appointment. Patients also don’t need a smartphone to access […]

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