Day: March 12, 2018

Helicopter crash kills passengers

Helicopter crash kills passengers

A helicopter crashed in the river of Manhattan’s East River and left five people dead due to the engine failing. As the helicopter began to crash down to the water, the pilot announced into the radio transmitter that the engine was unsuccessful and he yelled “Mayday, mayday, mayday” as the chopper went down. The incident occurred on Sunday, March 11 […]

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Texas package bombing causes stir

Texas package bombing causes stir

A package bomb that was deadly exploded earlier today in Austin, Texas, injuring a 75-year-old hispanic woman. With this recent package bomb, it makes it the third package bomb in the last month to occur. It is believed by investigators that the bomb that exploded on March 12 is connected to the package explosion that occurred 10 days ago on […]

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Minnesota Gun Laws

Minnesota Gun Laws

A bill that would create expansive background checks on gun sales is gaining support from G.O.P. Senators Scott Jensen of Chaska and Paul Anderson of Plymouth in the Minnesota legislature about gun policies are crossing party borders. These Republicans backed up several Democrats on Monday on the bill. The siding with legislation which would ensure deeper Background checks and the reporting of lost or […]

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Liebling ends campaign for governor

Liebling ends campaign for governor

Experienced Democratic representative Tina Liebling  announced her exit from the race for Minnesota governor on Monday. Liebling did not feel confident in her odds to win the DFL endorsement. The race to replace Mark Dayton remains heavily contested. Three candidates remain on the Democratic side, with U.S Rep. Tim Walz, state Rep. Erin Murphy, and state Auditor Rebecca Otto left fighting. For Republicans, former governor […]

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Mazeppa fire destroys popular restaurant

Mazeppa fire destroys popular restaurant

W.D’s Bar and Grill, a local favorite in Mazeppa, Minnesota, was burned down in a massive fire Sunday morning. The three-story historic eatery was completely engulfed in flames upon the arrival of firefighters, according to Mazeppa Fire Chief Brandon Goranson. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, and an investigation has been started to find a source […]

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Minnesota gun control legislation gains Republican defense

Minnesota gun control legislation gains Republican defense

A gun control bill proposed by Democratic members of the Minnesota Legislature gained two supporters from the other side. On Monday, Republican senators Scott Jensen and Paul Anderson, of Chaska and Plymouth, respectively, sided with Democrats on legislation that would expand background checks and make the reporting of lost and stolen guns a requirement. These series of events follow increasing […]

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