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Trump Pardons Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn (CBS News)President Trump announced Wednesday he pardoned Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser who twice pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, granting a long-rumored reprieve to the retired Army lieutenant general as he prepares to leave office.
Minnesota Voter Turnout Nears 80% In 2020, A ‘Modern-Day Record'Minnesota is No. 1 in the country for voter turnout for the third time in a row, with nearly 80% of eligible voters participating.
Republicans Sue To Stop Wisconsin Vote CertificationRepublicans filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to block certification of the presidential election results even as a recount over President-elect Joe Biden's win over President Donald Trump is ongoing.
Reality Check: The Career And Legacy Of Pat KesslerWhat don't you know about Pat Kessler? We dig in for this special Reality Check.
WCCO Bids Farewell To Pat Kessler, Political Reporter ExtraordinaireWCCO is celebrating our friend and colleague Pat Kessler as he begins his retirement.
Minneapolis Police Still Waiting For Outside Officers To Help Boost Dwindling RanksThe city of Minneapolis approved $500,000 for the police department to contract help from other agencies. A week and half later, MPD still doesn't have any additional officers on the streets.
COVID Impact (MN): Gov. Walz Details Economic Relief Proposal For Small Businesses, Struggling Workers, FamiliesGov. Tim Walz says he’s committed to “turning over every stone” to find funding that helps small businesses stay afloat, supports workers and ensures families can put food on the table during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Emergency Shelters To Open In St. Paul For People Experiencing HomelessnessTwo emergency shelters will open in St. Paul for people experiencing homelessness, Mayor Melvin Carter announced Tuesday.
State Board Unanimously Certifies Joe Biden As Winner In MinnesotaMinnesota’s state canvassing board was to meet Tuesday to certify the state's election results, an ordinarily routine task that is drawing closer attention due to President Donald Trump's efforts to delay it in key states.