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The Truth About Highway 81 Money

By Andrew Richter

Since John Budziszewski is going on about how precious this Highway 81 money is, I thought I’d go through the history of this issue. 764 more words

City Government

Minneapolis City Council member pushing for e-cigarette ban

A member of the Minneapolis City Council is proposing a ban on e-cigarettes in the city.

The Star Tribune reports that council member Cam Gordon is pitching a ban on the use of e-cigarettes in indoor public spaces. 285 more words


Klobuchar: No Interest In US Attorney General Job

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she’s not interested in taking over as U.S. attorney general.

Klobuchar’s name is being mentioned in political circles as a possible successor after current Attorney General Eric Holder’s surprise resignation Thursday. 104 more words


Man who killed two women found in car trunks gets life sentence

A 25-year-old Woodbury man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing two young women whose bodies were found a few months apart in the trunks of cars at Twin Cities area impound lots. 467 more words


Man Pleads Guilty In 2nd Body In Car Case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been given a life sentence after pleading guilty to killing a second woman in the Twin Cities.

Alberto Palmer pleaded guilty in Hennepin County Monday to first-degree murder in the killing of 24-year-old Klaressa Cook in 2013. 106 more words


Inmate escapes from Minneapolis courtroom after attempted murder conviction

A man convicted of attempted murder fled from the courtroom where his trial was held and escaped into the streets of downtown Minneapolis Thursday.

The sheriff’s office announced that 25-year-old Michael David Henderson escaped  from the Hennepin County Government Center. 203 more words


Man pleads guilty to drugging and molesting girl at daughter’s sleepover

A south Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to three counts of criminal sexual conduct related to drugging and molesting a 10-year-old girl at his daughter’s sleepover party. 209 more words