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In Wake Of Shootings, More Security Coming To State Capitol

Minnesota is one of 14 states that allow handguns in its State Capitol building. State officials are taking a fresh look at security after mass shootings in Newtown, Conn., and the Navy Yard in DC, after getting the results of a nationwide survey of capitols.

11/05/2013

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Mall Of America Tightens Security

The Mall of America has stepped up security following the deadly attack by the Somali militant group al-Shabab at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Officials at the Bloomington mall say some of the extra security precautions will be noticeable and some won’t be.

09/25/2013

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MOA Steps Up Security Following Nairobi Mall Attack

The mall attack in Kenya is resonating here in the Twin Cities, where we have the Mall of America and several other high-profile shopping centers.

09/24/2013

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MNsure Board Meets, Will Discuss Security Breach

The board of Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is meeting with plans to discuss a recent security breach. MNsure’s board of directors meets Friday afternoon. The gathering comes a week after a MNsure employee accidentally sent out personal information.

09/20/2013

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Boston Police Supt. Offers Advice on Marathon Security

Police chiefs from across Minnesota received an eye-opening lesson Thursday on terror threats and police tactics from a man who has intense experience.

09/12/2013

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Some Sex Offenders Could Go To Less Secure Setting

Officials with the state’s sex offender program say six low-functioning offenders could be moved to a less restrictive setting if a court approves their transfers. The announcement comes as state Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson faces legal pressure to reform the two-decade-old sex offender program.

09/12/2013

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Tighter Security Measures At The State Fair This Year

In just two days, the Minnesota State Fair gates open to the public. But new security measures are already in place for a lot of the vendors who have been setting up this week. Vendors and the people who work for them have already gone through security sweeps Tuesday night, and will be subject to security sweeps throughout the course of the fair.

08/20/2013

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Esme’s Blog: ‘Purse-onal’ Style And The NFL

It has been a long time since I have been to a Vikings game, far longer since I went anywhere with a toddler toting a diaper bag. A check on the Vikings’ website for tickets to the upcoming Cleveland Browns game revealed the cheapest tickets in the upper deck of the Metrodome are a hefty $72.

08/10/2013

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Is Edward Snowden A Hero?

Vote on King John’s News Click!

06/10/2013

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How Do You Feel About The Government Spying On You?

Tell John how you feel about Big Brother watching you.

06/07/2013

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Paulsen Comments On National Security And Government Trust

U S Congressman Erik Paulsen joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News Friday

06/07/2013

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Willmar Police: Help Us ID American Flag Burning Suspects

Willmar police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects who allegedly burned two American flags on June 1 near downtown Willmar.

06/04/2013

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Timberwolves Beefing Up Security With Metal Detectors

The Timberwolves’ on-court defense may be falling apart, but Minnesota’s Target Center security is beefing up.

02/20/2013

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What’s In Lady Gaga’s Dressing Room?

Documents obtained by TheSmokingGun.com show a lengthy list of items and requests by Lady Gaga, who is scheduled to perform Wednesday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

02/05/2013

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Franken Discusses Safety Issues At Eagan School

Three weeks after the elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn., Sen. Al Franken visited an Eagan middle school to discuss school safety and mental health issues.

01/07/2013

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Panel Urges More Guards At Minn. Capitol Complex

An advisory task force has forwarded proposed legislation to Minnesota lawmakers that would dramatically expand the Capitol complex security force.

01/07/2013

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Extra Security At Sleepy Eye, New Ulm Schools After Online Threat

Extra security is now in place with students resuming class in Sleepy Eye and New Ulm Monday. The action was taken after a teenager was arrested for allegedly posting threats on Facebook.

01/07/2013

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Signficant Security Upgrades Recommended For State Capitol

The State Capitol may be Minnesota’s most visible and open public building. But how safe is the Capitol and the buildings around it?

12/03/2012

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Dinkytown Businesses Urged To Hire Extra Security

Minneapolis police are asking Dinkytown businesses to reassess security as crime continues to rise in the area.

11/17/2012

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New Security At Hennepin County Courthouses

Visitors to three suburban courthouses in Hennepin County will pass through new security checkpoints beginning Monday.

04/23/2012

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Where Is The Terrorist?

Three Year Old Boy is a real terrorist huh?

03/19/2012

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Suspect Arrested After Threat Against Staffer

A 22-year-old woman from Alexandria is in custody after an apparent threat against a staff member at St. Michael Middle School East on Tuesday, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.

02/07/2012

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Hennepin Co. Judge Demands More Courtroom Security

A Hennepin County judge wants more security in the courtroom. Until he gets it, Judge Lloyd Zimmerman says he won’t hear cases at three suburban courthouses.

01/05/2012

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Boy Band Draws Huge Crowd, Extra Security At MOA

They’re not even old enough to drive yet, but one boy band is packing fans in everywhere they go.

12/11/2011

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Vikings Switch To Hand Held Metal Detectors For Security

Changes are being implemented by the Minnesota Vikings security personnel starting this weekend to hopefully make getting into the Metrodome a safer and less invasive process.

11/16/2011

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