Sen. Al Franken says Guantanamo Bay should be closed, but the president shouldn’t bypass Congress to do it. The Wall Street Journal recently reported President Barack Obama was considering an executive order to transfer terrorism suspects out of Guantanamo Bay.
President Obama has imposed new sanctions against Russia for failing to end the conflict in Ukraine. The goal is to weaken Russia’s economy and to get President Putin’s attention. “On top of the sanctions we’ve already imposed we are therefore designating certain sectors of the Russian economy as eligible for sanctions,” President Obama said during a press conference last Wednesday.
Former pitcher Camilo Pascual has been elected to the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame, as the 24th member.
There’s a new movie that will be released next month involving a fairly controversial topic, and the director grew up in these parts. Mischke talks with former Orono resident Roger Nygard about his new film, […]