4 Things To Know: First Avenue Incident, Ventura VP Talks & MoreFrom a partial ceiling collapse at First Avenue to Jesse Ventura talking about being a possible vice president candidate for Donald Trump, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Aug. 13.
Jesse Ventura On The Possibility Of A Trump-Ventura TicketJesse Ventura is getting national attention after asking this question of Donald Trump’s former campaign adviser on his "Off the Grid" online show: “Do you think Donald would ever consider me?”
Good Question: Why Are Political Novices Attractive Candidates?According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, Donald Trump leads Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush by more than 10 points.
Former Governor Ventura's House For SaleThe 5,100-square-foot Maple Grove house sits on at least an acre and is on the market for $719,000. The house has five bedrooms, five baths, a winding staircase and nanny's quarters.
Wife Of 'American Sniper' Author Speaking In Minn. The wife of Chris Kyle, the author of "American Sniper," will be in the Twin Cities Sunday evening.
'American Sniper' Astounds With $105.3M Over MLK WeekendClint Eastwood's R-rated Iraq War drama "American Sniper" opened in January like a superhero movie in July, taking in a record $105.3 million over the Martin Luther King Jr. four-day weekend.
'Sniper' Estate To Appeal Ventura Defamation VerdictThe estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle is seeking an appeal after a federal jury ruled in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in a defamation case.
‘American Sniper’ Widow Says She Has To Pay VenturaThe widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle says she'll have to pay lawsuit damages to former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura out of her own pocket. Ventura won the lawsuit in July after he claimed he was defamed by Kyle's book. Taya Kyle says she's on the hook for most of the $1.8 million in damages awarded to the former Minnesota governor.
Top 10 Pro Athletes Who Became PoliticiansWith Election Day quickly approaching, we thought it'd be interesting to look at some politicians who were gifted and accomplished athletes in their younger years. Of course, the list wouldn't be complete without two well-known Minnesota-related connections, so check it out below!
'Sniper' Author's Widow Seeks Ventura Case Retrial The widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has asked a judge to set aside a jury's verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura or to order a new trial.
Independence Party Setbacks Threaten Major StatusIt hasn't been a banner month for Minnesota's "other" major party. The Independence Party, a presence on the state political scene since Jesse Ventura was governor, saw a preferred Senate candidate lose a primary Tuesday.
Ventura: Just Because She’s A Widow Doesn’t Mean She Can Profit From SlanderFormer Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura launched Tuesday a public relations campaign to explain why he filed the high-profile defamation suit he won last week. In a wide ranging interview on WCCO Radio, and in an online video on Ora.tv, Ventura repeatedly said the lawsuit was not about the money; it was about clearing his name.
Ventura: I’m Vindicated, But This Is No Victory Jesse Ventura spoke out this week after winning a defamation lawsuit against a best-selling book author. The former Minnesota governor says he's "rejuvenated" by the victory in federal court Tuesday.
Jesse Ventura's Image And Legal Battles Not OverFormer Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura got the legal vindication he craved when a jury agreed he had been defamed in slain military sniper Chris Kyle's autobiography.
What's Next After The Ruling In The Ventura CaseDespite Tuesday's verdict, the widow and family of Chris Kyle have to decide if they want to continue the defamation case won by Jesse Ventura against the woman's late husband.