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Student Suspended For Tweet Transferring Schools

An honors student athlete suspended over a two-word tweet about a teacher in the Elk River School District will attend school elsewhere. Senior Reid Sagehorn is talking publicly for the first time about the seven-week suspension that has many students at Rogers High School rallying on his behalf.

02/24/2014

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No Charges Filed In Rogers HS Tweet Scandal

The Hennepin County Attorney’s office will not file criminal charges against anyone associated with a social media scandal involving a 17-year-old Rogers student-athlete.

02/21/2014

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Fmr. Twin Cities Priest Shares Insight On Catholic Church Scandal

Former priest Tom Esch believes it was a courageous move for Archbishop John Nienstedt to apologize to parishioners at Our Lady of Grace church last weekend.

12/22/2013

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Local Catholics Await Archbishop Nienstedt’s Public Apology

Twin Cities Catholics are anxious to hear from Archbishop John Nienstedt. “I am curious to hear what he has to say, absolutely,” said parishioner Maria Medina DeSmith. Nienstedt is expected to make a public apology Sunday surrounding the priest abuse scandal that is rocking the local Catholic Church. It will be part of the homily given at Our Lady of Grace Church in Edina. “I think that’s good, healthy,” parishioner Mark Photoidaes said. “I think it’s important to acknowledge the situation and, he’s doing the right thing.”

12/14/2013

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St. Thomas Professor On Catholic Church Scandal

Charles Reid is a professor at the University of St. Thomas, where he teaches canon law. He is also a Catholic, and is asking for prayers for the church.

11/17/2013

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Vikings’ OK State Alumni Deny Charges In SI Report

Minnesota Vikings Kevin Williams and Charlie Johnson say they never saw the kind of impropriety detailed in a Sports Illustrated report about alleged corruption at Oklahoma State. The report charges that Oklahoma State players were paid while playing at school. It also quotes one player saying that Williams was among those players that had course work done for them to keep them eligible.

09/11/2013

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5 First-Time Emmy Nominees Who Deserve To Win

It’s Emmy time again, and among the nominees for the top awards are five first-time contenders, three of whom have been acting for decades on the big and/or small screen.

08/22/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 7-26!

The Champ… vs. The Challenger

07/26/2013

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Fired Minn. Aide’s Lawsuit Cites Other Affairs

For the first time, a fired Minnesota Senate operative has made detailed accusations central to his federal wrongful termination lawsuit: a list of other lawmakers and staff members who allegedly carried on affairs over the years without losing their jobs.

07/11/2013

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Rutgers Gets The SNL Treatment

Rutgers gets the SNL treatment over their basketball scandal.

04/08/2013

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REWIND: Was The GRAMMY Best Dance Recording Hijacked?

This week on REWIND: Awards Show Edition, there’s yet another GRAMMY scandal and it goes by the name is Al Walser. He’s the relative unknown who somehow landed a nomination against GRAMMY winner Skrillex’s “Bangarang”, Calvin […]

01/07/2013

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Minn. Senate’s Legal Costs Top $100K In Scandal

The tab has topped $100,000 for the Minnesota Senate’s legal costs related to a lawsuit from a former aide terminated after an affair with the top Republican leader.

08/23/2012

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Minnesota Senate’s Legal Deal Remains Secret

The private attorney hired by the Minnesota Senate to handle fallout from the former majority leader’s extramarital affair said Tuesday she doesn’t have a formal contract outlining her duties and refused to say how much she is being paid.

04/17/2012

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Brodkorb Threatens To Expose Other Capitol Affairs

A fired Minnesota Senate GOP staffer is threatening to expose adulterous affairs by other legislators as part of a potential lawsuit over his firing, according to a document made public Thursday.

03/15/2012

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