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Brother Of Josh Powell Kills Himself In Minnesota

A year after Josh Powell killed himself and his two sons in an explosive house fire in Washington state, his brother Michael has committed suicide.

02/13/2013

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Congressman Seeks To Overturn Citizens United

A Democratic Minnesota congressman is introducing a constitutional amendment designed to overturn the Supreme Court’s decision in the Citizens United case that lifted many restrictions on corporate spending in political elections.

02/11/2013

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Obama Presses His Gun Proposals In Minnesota

With his gun proposals dividing Congress, President Barack Obama conceded Monday the challenges he faces in winning support for measures ranging from criminal checks on gun buyers to an assault weapons ban. But, he declared: “We don’t have to agree on everything to agree it’s time to do something.”

02/04/2013

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Klobuchar Lands Top Seat On Senate Subcommittee

Now in her second term, Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar has landed top committee post.

01/31/2013

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DeRusha Eats: 4-Course Vegetarian Sundays At Haute Dish

Don’t have plans for dinner Sunday night? You’re in luck. Sundays are becoming more exciting at Twin Cities restaurants, with chefs trying new things at lower prices.

01/26/2013

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Chaska Police Chief Weighs In On Obama’s Gun Control Proposal

President Obama is asking for a new, stronger assault weapons ban after the mass shooting in Connecticut where 20 elementary school students were murdered.

01/17/2013

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Suit: United Discriminated Against Muslim Couple

A Muslim couple is suing United Airlines for alleged racial discrimination after they were asked to leave a Minnesota-bound flight in 2011.

01/14/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Gun Sales Soar

As lawmakers in Washington discuss how to keep guns out of the hands of disturbed individuals, gun sales are setting records the New York Times reports.

01/12/2013

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Charges: Hamline Basketball Player Assaulted Woman In Washington

A basketball player from Hamline University in St. Paul is in a Washington jail after apparently punching a woman in the face on New Year’s Eve, authorities said.

01/03/2013

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Minn. Congress Members To Take Oath At U.S. Capitol

Minnesota’s members of Congress who were elected in November are being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol.

01/03/2013

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Lawmakers Reach Apparent Deal To Avoid Fiscal Cliff

It appears tax increases across the board in the U.S. will not happen after a bill was passed overnight by the U.S. Senate to avoid going over the fiscal cliff.

01/01/2013

Obama Makes Statement On Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

House Won’t Vote Before Midnight On ‘Cliff’ Deal

The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”

12/31/2012

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Legalizing Pot: What’s Happening In Other States?

The votes in Washington and Colorado last month legalizing marijuana were just the latest developments in the debate over marijuana use in the United States.

12/14/2012

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Frank Interviews Obama On Fiscal Cliff, Spending Cuts

With negotiations regarding the impending fiscal cliff hanging in the balance, President Barack Obama told WCCO’s Frank Vascellaro he’s confident a deal will be reached.

12/13/2012

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Frank Vascellaro To Interview The President

WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro is going to Washington to talk one-on-one with President Obama Thursday.

12/12/2012

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