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Minnesota Sex Offenders' Lawyers Pressure State For SolutionLawyers representing Minnesota sex offenders in a confinement program deemed unconstitutional are urging a federal judge to keep the pressure on the state to make changes.
Good Question: What Should You Know About A Charity Before Donating?The Attorney General's Office says Car Donation Foundation misleads donors about where their cars are going. So, what should you know about a nonprofit before you give? Good Question.
Minn. Attorney General Goes After Car Donation FoundationThe nation's largest nonprofit for car donations is accused of misleading the public about millions of dollars worth of donations. The Car Donation Foundation is accused of paying $36 million to two corporations owned by the executives who managed the charity between 2011 and 2014.
Klobuchar Adds Personal Touch To Political Profile In MemoirU.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is burnishing her political profile with personal touches in a new memoir. The book is called "The Senator Next Door" and is set to go on sale Aug. 25. The two-term Minnesota senator tells stories of childhood trips from her home in Plymouth all the way to the Hennepin County Attorney's office and Washington.
Savers Agrees To Changes After Attorney General LawsuitThe Savers thrift store chain has agreed to improve transparency and compensate charities for non-clothing donations as part of a settlement with Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. Swanson sued Savers last month, alleging it was misleading people who donate clothing and household items about how much their donations benefit charities.
Minnesota Attorney General Sues Savers Over Charity ClaimsThe Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the Savers thrift store chain, claiming it's misleading people who donate clothing and household items about how much their donations benefit charities.
Minn. Attorney General Sues Credit Card Fee Processor Valley Lettering in North St. Paul is always looking for more business. So as convenience to customers, owner Don Buckentin takes credit or debit cards. But for each transaction, he pays a fee. "This was far more than pennies," Buckentin said. "This was hundreds of dollars."
Minn. AG Files Suit Against MN School Of Business, Globe UniversityThe Minnesota General Attorney has filed a lawsuit against two for-profit colleges, claiming they misrepresented the job opportunities that would be available to their criminal justice graduates. On Tuesday, Lori Swanson announced that a suit had been filed against the Minnesota School of Business and Globe University.
Newman Endorsed To Challenge Swanson For AG PostScott Newman has secured the Republican Party's backing for Minnesota attorney general a day after jumping into the race. The state senator from Hutchinson was the sole candidate seeking the endorsement Friday at the party's state convention in Rochester.
DNR Tries To Stop White Bear Lake Lawsuit A recent study found the reason for the shrinking of White Bear Lake is the growing use of ground water. A citizens' group is taking the DNR to court for allowing it to happen - and now the state is trying to stop that lawsuit.
Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In MinnesotaWe observe President's Day on the third Monday of February, but we can get in touch with our leaders in many ways on many different days.
Minn. AG Sues Wind Power Developer, Alleging FraudA lawsuit by Minnesota's attorney general alleges farmers were duped by a South Dakota-chartered wind energy developer who didn't deliver on promises of equipment and financing.
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