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Family Accused Of Cyber Bullying Apologizes For Dad’s Reaction

The family of the Prior Lake father who is accused of retaliating in the wake of his kids’ alleged cyber bullying has responded to the national attention the incident has attracted. Recently, Brad Knudson posted a video on YouTube to show people how his 14-year-old daughter was being bullied via Snapchat.

01/23/2015

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Prior Lake Father Calls Out Teen Daughter’s Bullies Online

A Prior Lake father is taking a unique approach to fight back against the family he says bullied his 14-year-old girl. He’s calling them out on YouTube by showing an offensive video sent to his African-American daughter. (Warning: Video contains strong language). Brad Knudson posted the video to show people how his daughter was being bullied with racist messages via Snapchat. The YouTube video he made late Monday already has over 58,000 views.

01/21/2015

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Students Don Orange To Prevent Bullying

Children across the state dressed in orange on Wednesday to highlight Bullying Prevention Day. The color blazed inside Hopkins’ Eisenhower Elementary School.

10/22/2014

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PACER: Empowering Kids To Put An End To Bullying

Local group PACER is known for helping families of children with disabilities, but this month their also bringing to light the issue of bullying. Their program running now is called the “We Will Generation,” which empowers kids to stop bullying.

04/30/2014

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Minn. Senate Passes Anti-Bullying Bill

The Minnesota Senate passed a bill Thursday to prevent bullying in Minnesota schools. But even though lawmakers support the idea of the Safe and Supportive Schools Act, it is still among the most controversial bills of the year at the Capitol. Minnesota has been in the national spotlight because of a rash of students committing suicides because of bullying.

04/03/2014

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Emotions Flare At Anti-Bullying Bill Hearing

Those for and against an anti-bullying bill gave emotional and passionate testimony Tuesday at the Senate Education Hearing at the State Capitol. Critics say language in the bill which protects specific group, including gays, threatens religious freedom. But supporters say the bill protects all students. Two-hundred people waited in line to get into the hearing. Many, like the Ross family of Forest Lake, were forced to watch in an overflow room. They support the bill because sixth-grader Jake Ross was bullied while in second grade.

03/11/2014

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Rep. Bachmann: Gay Activists Are The Real Bullies

Rep. Michele Bachmann spoke out against Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s recent decision to veto a measure that some say would’ve allowed businesses to refuse service to gay people. Bachmann (R-Minn.) was talking with a talk radio show host during the Conservative Political Action Conference last week.

03/11/2014

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03/11/2014

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Controversial DVD Argues Against Anti-Bullying Bill

A controversial DVD delivered to Minnesota lawmakers is raising eyebrows at the Capitol. It’s a 27 minute video making the case against an anti-bullying bill from a group called the Minnesota Child Protection League.

03/05/2014

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Controversial Anti-Bullying Legislation Goes Before MN Lawmakers

Hundreds of students held a rally at the State Capitol Monday in favor of a bill to put more teeth in the state’s anti-bullying law. At just 37 words, Minnesota’s bullying law among the shortest and weakest in the country.

03/03/2014

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Minn. Gay Rights Groups Turn Attention To Bullying

Long before gay rights activists in Minnesota launched a successful campaign to legalize same-sex marriage, they were aiming for another high-profile goal: a state law protecting children from school bullies.

03/02/2014

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12/10/2013

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Keidel: Incognito Can’t Defeat The Civilized World With Uncivilized Behavior

We should be disgusted by anyone who condones Incognito, excuses Incognito or ignores Incognito. We should be disgusted by anyone who blames Martin, teases Martin or trivializes Martin.

11/06/2013

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10/23/2013

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Minn. Town To Highlight Bullying Prevention

The southern Minnesota town of Blue Earth will become Orange Earth in support of October’s National Bullying Prevention Month. Orange is the designated color of bullying prevention. The 25-foot toga on the Green Giant statue in Blue Earth will turn orange Wednesday in support of bullying prevention.

10/09/2013

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