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St. Thomas Pres. To Retire June 2013

Father Dennis Dease, president of the University of St. Thomas since 1991, announced today that he will retire on June 30, 2013, upon the completion of his 22nd year in office.

05/10/2012

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Good Question: Do Voters Expect The President To Be Funny?

We expect to see a sitting President do news conferences, and interviews with “60 Minutes,” but slow jamming the news on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon? That’s what President Barack Obama did the other night.

04/25/2012

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Iraqi President Being Treated In Rochester

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is in Minnesota for medical care, according to the Rochester Post-Bulletin.

03/15/2012

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Good Question: Have All Presidents Been Wealthy?

Wealth has become an issue in the presidential campaign, and it raises an interesting question: Has there ever been a common man as president?

02/01/2012

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Iowa Voters Hold Sway Over How President Is Chosen

All across Iowa next Tuesday, tens of thousands of Republican voters will travel through a chilly Midwestern night to the warmth of a local church or gymnasium for caucus meetings to select presidential candidates, the first voting in the 2012 election campaign.

12/29/2011

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Minnesota Turkeys Pardoned By President

With a wave of his hand, President Barack Obama on Wednesday gave two plump turkeys a Thanksgiving reprieve, noting that without his intervention, “they’d end up next to the mashed potatoes and stuffing.”

11/23/2011

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Bachmann: Obama ‘AWOL’ At Crunch Time On Deficits

Rep. Michele Bachmann said Tuesday that America runs the risk of going the route of Greece, saying it’s time to “pick up a mirror and look into it.”

11/22/2011

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Obama Campaign Opens 2012 Office In Minn.

President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign now has a Minnesota outpost.

11/07/2011

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Behind-The-Scenes: White House Garden

Amelia Santaniello had the unique opportunity to tour the White House’s garden and to talk with the First Family’s chef.

11/02/2011

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Behind-The-Scenes Tour Of The White House

It’s one of the most iconic buildings in the United States. The White House is the President’s home, and Tuesday, WCCO-TV had a behind-the-scenes tour of the executive mansion.

11/01/2011

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Target’s Online President Departs

Target Corp. says the head of its online business has left the company.

10/13/2011

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Anfinson Named President Of NNA

A Minnesota publisher is the new president of the National Newspaper Association.

09/29/2011

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Kaler Inaugurated As 16th ‘U’ President

Eric Kaler was inaugurated as the 16th president of the University of Minnesota on Thursday, using his inaugural address to stress the importance of quickly transforming the workings of the institution while preserving its historical commitments to affordable education and research.

09/22/2011

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GOP Debate Features First Appearance For Perry

Rick Perry is looking to make a strong first impression on the national stage. Mitt Romney is hoping for another flawless debate performance. And Michele Bachmann, perhaps, is shooting for relevance in what increasingly appears to be a two-man GOP presidential race.

09/07/2011

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Obama Fences, Parries At Start Of Midwestern Tour

President Barack Obama’s Midwestern tour is offering a mix of offense and defense that signals both his governing approach for the remainder of his term and the evolution of a campaign message for his re-election bid.

08/16/2011

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