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Minnesota Bans Anti-Bacterial Chemical From Soaps

It’s widely used nationwide as a germ-killing ingredient in soaps, deodorants and even toothpaste, but it’s being banned in Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday signed a bill to make Minnesota the first state to prohibit the use of triclosan in most retail consumer hygiene products. The Minnesota House and Senate passed it earlier last week because of health and environmental concerns about the chemical.

05/19/2014

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Timberwolves Owner ‘Firmly Supports’ Sterling Decision

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said he fully supports the decision by the NBA to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life, in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

04/29/2014

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Proposal Could Ban Junk Food, Soda Ads In Schools

Schools across the country may soon see the end of ads for junk food and soda. At the White House Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Agriculture Secretary rolled out a new proposal.

02/25/2014

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Schools Lift Military Ban In Post-DADT Era

When military recruiters begin arriving this month for the first time in more than a decade at Vermont Law School, it will have a special meaning for Alex Manning.

10/04/2011

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Some Minnesota Schools Target Synthetic Marijuana

It can be made to look like tobacco, herbal incense or a typical baking spice. But it packs twice as much of the active ingredient in marijuana, and the side effects can be life-threatening.

12/26/2010

The Beaver Sculpture that is causing controversy

This Beaver Sculpture was banned from the Bemidji Sculpture Walk.  The artist, Deborah Davis says this piece symbolizes Mother Nature.  Others saw something else. Click here to see what all the fuss is about .

07/05/2010

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