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Candidate 'Deez Nuts' courts supporters in MN – why he's striking a chord with voters

He seems to have captured the imagination of electors fed up with America’s two-party dominance, and now “Deez Nuts” is courting support in Minnesota.

Mr. Nuts, who was this week revealed as 15-year-old Iowa schoolboy Brady Olson, is the flavor of the month as far as next year’s presidential elections are concerned, polling at 9 percent in North Carolina as an independent, … 458 more words


Opposition acknowledges action but insists PM should’ve sacked Dettke

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has welcomed the action taken by the Prime Minister to reshuffle his Forestry Minister Hon Bodo Dettke.

In a statement today, the Parliamentary Opposition says whilst they acknowledged the action taken by the Prime Minister; the Opposition Group still holds the view that Mr Dettke should be sacked as his actions warranty a dismissal. 268 more words

Overincome Families Residing in Public Housing Units

Overincome Families Residing in Public Housing Units (PDF)
Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General

Public housing authorities provided public housing assistance to as many as 25,226 families whose income exceeded HUD’s 2014 eligibility income limits.

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Dayton about ready to give up on walleye special session to help Mille Lacs area

It’s looking less and less likely that Minnesota lawmakers will take action to help business owners near Mille Lacs cope with the early end to the walleye fishing season. 444 more words


Social Security 80th Anniversary Survey Report

Social Security 80th Anniversary Survey Report
Source: AARP


Four in five adults (80%) rely on or plan to rely on Social Security in the future as a source of income in retirement, including a majority of those 18-29.

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Presidential hopeful Scott Walker reveals health plan on visit to Minnesota

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker paid a visit to a business in Brooklyn Center Tuesday as he revealed his plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 526 more words


OPMC refutes opposition propaganda claim

THE Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) has refuted the claim by the Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition Group that the development projects earmarked by the Democratic Coalition for Change Government are mere propaganda. 484 more words