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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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First Lady’s Assassination Dress To Be Kept From Public Till 2103

A Minnesota man is among the few who have seen one iconic piece of history from the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated: The suit worn by First Lady Jackie Kennedy. The simple pink suit with black collar and pillbox hat became among the most iconic of modern images, and came to symbolize the day life changed in America. Mrs. Kennedy wore the outfit, a copy of a favorite Chanel design, while sitting next to her husband in the motorcade in Dallas. And she wore it on the plane back to Washington when Lyndon Johnson took the oath of office, and when her husband’s casket was off-loaded into a gray U.S. Navy ambulance.

11/22/2013

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Looking Back At John F. Kennedy’s Final Trips To Minn.

Just weeks before he died, President John F. Kennedy made one last trip to Minnesota in late September 1963. It was one of many visits to the state where he helped launch Minnesota Democrats to national prominence. The young president was hitting his stride politically in late 1963, and preparing for the 1964 re-election campaign.

11/22/2013

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Mpls. Federal Judge Believes Oswald Was Sole Shooter

In 1993, Minneapolis Federal Judge Jack Tunheim was appointed by then-President Bill Clinton to head the assassination records review board with the sole purpose of finding all the secret records. Five million pages were made public. Most of the records that were still secret were at the CIA.

11/22/2013

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U Of M Class To Make ‘Grave Blanket’ Honoring JFK

University of Minnesota students will create a floral “grave blanket” Thursday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

11/14/2013

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Ventura: LBJ Had The Most To Gain From JFK Assassination

Fifteen years ago, Jesse Ventura announced “We shocked the world!” when voters chose him to be the next governor of Minnesota. Now, he’s talking about the events of 50 years ago in his new book “They Killed Our President.”

10/21/2013

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Reality Check: The Facts Vs. The Vice Presidential Debate

The Vice Presidential nominees demonstrated style and substance in their feisty, first and only debate. But also, a lot of spin.

10/12/2012

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Theology A Hot Issue For Bachmann And Other GOP Candidates

The Texas governor, now a Republican presidential candidate, held a prayer rally for tens of thousands, read from the Bible, invoked Christ and broadcast the whole event on the Web.

09/03/2011

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Pawlenty To GOP Bloggers: Let Records Do The Talking

Republican Tim Pawlenty is urging conservative bloggers to search out what presidential candidates have done and not be swayed by who gives the best speech.

06/18/2011

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