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Tribes Want Federal Regulation Of Internet Gaming

With some states readying to start online gambling, Native American tribal leaders are calling on the federal government to step in as it did with brick-and-mortar gambling and establish regulations that ensure tribes get a piece of the action without having their revenue taxed and their sovereignty compromised.

07/26/2012

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Crunch Time For Minnesota Pow-Wows

Summertime is pow-wow season bringing traditions to life. American Indian dancers, drummers and vendors usually travel from pow-wow to pow-wow across the country. Right now it’s crunch time for Minnesota pow-wows.

06/15/2012

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6 Plead Not Guilty In ‘Native Mob’ Indictment

Six individuals indicted for alleged connections with organized crime have pleaded not guilty to charges filed against them.

01/27/2012

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DOJ Indicts 24 Alleged Members Of ‘Native Mob’

An indictment was unsealed by the U.S. Department of Justice, alleging an extensive crime ring connected with a number of Minnesotans.

01/25/2012

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Mdewakanton Sioux Make $755K In Education Donations

An American Indian community is reaching out to help support education.

11/29/2011

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Uncovering MN’s History Through Ancient Petroglyphs

In Cottonwood County, tribes of Native Americans left simple carvings over thousands of years that recorded their lives. They’re called petroglyphs and a recent discovery at the historic site in western Minnesota has anthropologists looking for more.

09/29/2011

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Mille Lacs Angler Challenges Tribal Netting

The battle over Native American fishing rights across northern Minnesota is about to heat up again.

05/09/2011

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Minnesota Poll Shows Support For More Gambling

A new Minnesota Poll shows 72 percent of respondents supporting an expansion of gambling.

05/08/2011

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Sex Trafficking On The North Shore

Men stalking girls at schools and malls only to sell them for sex isn’t just happening in other countries. Sex trafficking happens every day in Minnesota.

05/05/2011

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Conan Shows Even More Offensive Groupon Ads

After the Bowl, Chad talked about the “controversy” over Groupon’s Tibet ad. Now Conan’s jumped into the fray with some pseudo-Bowl ads also alleged to be from Groupon. Check out our links.

02/09/2011

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St. Paul Bar Faces Backlash Over Thanksgiving Ad

An attempt to get in the Thanksgiving spirit backfired on a Twin Cities sports bar.

11/24/2010

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