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Teenager Raises Thousands For Fellow Heart Patients

Ten thousand dollars is a generous donation to the medical field no matter who it comes from. The doctors at the Mayo Clinic say it meant a little more, however, when they found out the donor was a 14-year-old boy about to go through open heart surgery.

02/08/2013

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Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

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Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

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Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

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Opinion: On Election Eve Major Concerns About Disenfranchisement

From Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.

11/05/2012

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Wis. Restaurant Driving Donated Goods To Hurricane Sandy Victims

Football Sunday across the border in Wisconsin means green and gold, but, in Hudson, the focus this week wasn’t only on the game. The focus was on helping Hurricane Sandy victims.

11/04/2012

Governor Chris Christie, President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Christie Do The Right Thing Working Together As The Right Continues Attacks

Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.

11/01/2012

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Opinion: Sandy: The Match-Maker Of All Match-Makers

As odd as it seems, President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey are in the midst of a marvelous “bromance”.

11/01/2012

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Clinton, Ryan Visits Prompt Question: Is Minn. In Play?

With just seven days to go before the election, last minute visits by former President Bill Clinton and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan are raising a new question: Is Minnesota in play?

10/30/2012

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Hurricane Sandy’s Effects Reaching Minnesota

Some local businesses are feeling the strain of delayed flights, power outages and damage from Hurricane Sandy.

10/30/2012

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High Winds, 25-Foot Waves Forecast In Chicago

Hundreds of miles from its turbulent center, superstorm Sandy’s outer bands were violent enough to rip up near-record high waves Tuesday on Lake Michigan, sending a community of avid surfers in Chicago into the cold, churning waters despite warnings from city officials.

10/30/2012

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Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

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Sandy Rains On Campaign 2012

Like Hurricane Sandy, the presidential campaign is changing course by the hour, as President Obama and Mitt Romney each search for the right tone, while toning down the rhetoric.

10/29/2012

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East Coast Nailed By Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy

Sandy has combined with a strong cold front resulting in the first winter storm of the season in western North Carolina.

10/29/2012

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Minnesota Sends Crews, Personnel To Support East Coast

Some Minnesotans have been sent to help support sections of the East Coast as it struggles with Sandy, which was recently downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone.

10/29/2012

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