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Minnesota National Guard Unit Returns Home After 9-Month Deployment

It was a big welcome home Saturday for a Minnesota National Guard unit who spent nine months deployed to Egypt.

08/29/2015

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Soldier Meets His Baby Girl For The 1st Time At MSP

More than 40 soldiers from the 204th Medical Company of the National Guard are returning to Minnesota over the next few weeks, following a nine-month deployment in Sinai, Egypt.

07/23/2015

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Planning For Christmas With A Husband Deployed

During this Christmas season many military families are preparing for the holiday without their loved ones at home.

12/22/2014

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Movie Blog: The 9th Arab Film Festival

Mizna’s 9th Arab Film Festival hits the Twin Cities this weekend, with dozens of films from several countries. This year’s festival features several exciting selections, like Kaouther Ben Hania’s thrilling “Challat of Tunis.” Filmed in a gripping, faux-documentary style, “Challat” is inspired by a rumor ignored by local authorities over a decade ago about a biker who would slash women while they walk on the streets of Tunis.

11/06/2014

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Travel To The Wonders Of The World

Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.

10/17/2014

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The Latest ISIS Recruit From Minn. Is A 19-Year-Old Woman

The latest ISIS recruit from Minnesota is a 19-year-old woman who told her family she will be taking care of wounded fighters in Syria.

09/04/2014

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Friday Featured Food Truck: The Flavor Wagon

One of the best things about the local food truck scene in the Twin Cities is trying food from cultures around the world. This week’s Friday Food Truck feature is serving up a taste of Egypt. Edward Moody shows us what’s cooking at the Flavor Wagon.

07/04/2014

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Funds Needed For Boy’s Kidney Transplant

A number of inter-faith groups are coming together to help save the life of a five-year-old boy. Omar Ahmed was diagnosed with end stage renal disease. His family has no insurance, and they’ve traveled from Egypt to Minnesota looking for help with the cost of treatment. One look at Omar and it’s hard to tell that he’s in such dire need.

08/03/2013

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Minn. Author Writes About Unrest In Egypt, Last Year

It has been a weekend of unrest and uncertainty in Egypt. The country’s military removed President Mohammed Morsi from office days ago but what happens next remains to be seen.

07/07/2013

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From Egypt To Minn.: A Boy’s Trip For A New Kidney

A parent’s love for their 5-year-old son has taken them half way across the world in search of a second chance.

05/07/2013

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Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Security Breach In Libya Is Ignored By American Media

As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.

09/17/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Week

Last week Romney had yet another gaffe and error filled week. Week after week Romney and his campaign can’t get it together.

09/17/2012

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Esme’s Blog: The Filmmaker Behind the Anti-Muslim Movie

Details are emerging about the California man who made the YouTube video that is being blamed for inciting anti-American protests around the world.

09/15/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama Is Misguided And Ignores The Facts

In seeking to define President Obama as a foreign policy failure, sympathetic to Muslim protesters, Mitt Romney ignored the fact that Americans were killed and under threat overseas.

09/13/2012

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Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

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Rep. Ellison Condemns Attacks On Libya

The killings and the attacks on U.S. Embassies in Libya and Egypt are being condemned by the first Muslim elected to the US House — Rep. Keith Ellison.

09/12/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama’s Foreign Policy Is On Target

As unfortunate as the events are, Romney’s comments about Obama ring true. Prior to the tragic event and even after, President Obama appears to excuse and apologize for the horrendous events that take place in the world – including those against Americans.

09/12/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Comments On Embassy Attacks Show He Isn’t Ready To Be President

There are moments like the tragedy that unfolded in Egypt and Libya that test candidates. The element of surprise often illuminates a candidate’s ability to inspire and to lead.

09/12/2012

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Opinion: Bachmann’s Muslim Brotherhood Concerns In Obama Administration Shouldn’t Be Silenced

Don’t drop last week’s controversial headlines regarding U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and four other GOP House members who said that President Barack Obama’s administration has connections to the Muslim Brotherhood so fast.

07/30/2012

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Opinion: President Obama Supports Egypt’s President-elect Mohammed Morsi

President Barack Obama called Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s president-elect, to congratulate him on winning the historic democratic election.

06/26/2012

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American Students Abroad Told To Avoid Protests

Every year American colleges and universities send more than 270,000 students to study abroad and more of them are choosing unconventional destinations, which in places like Egypt can entice students to ignore well-meaning warnings from back home and plunge into the political upheaval in the streets.

11/30/2011

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Lara Logan On 60 Minutes

Regular listeners know we’re big fans of “60 Minutes” here at The Show. And it should be another riveting episode coming up on Sunday as Lara Logan sits down to recount the events surrounding her horrible attack as she reported from Egypt. We’ve got a link to a preview.

04/29/2011

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King Tut Walks Tall In St. Paul

It’s the largest exhibit ever at the Science Museum of Minnesota!

02/18/2011

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King Tut Exhibit Opens At Science Museum

Visitors to the Science Museum of Minnesota are getting a glimpse into the life of Egyptian royalty at the King Tut exhibit that is now open.

02/18/2011

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