Michael McIntee

Michael McIntee

Michael McIntee is a former network TV news executive with more than 30 years of broadcasting experience. He began his broadcasting career at the University of Minnesota's student radio station. He is an expert producer, writer, video editor who has a fondness for new technology but denies that he is a geek. More about Michael McIntee »

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Jason Lewis Corrected Multiple Times By Moderator In Debate With Angie Craig – Video And Full Debate Transcript

Jason Lewis And Angie Craig Debate At MPR

The Republican candidate for Minnesota’s only open congressional seat had to defend his facts as well as his intention to vote for Donald Trump in his first one-on-one debate with his Democratic opponent. Video and full transcript of Jason Lewis debating Angie Craig. Continue Reading →

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Battling ‘Minnesota Nice’, Structural Racism And White Privilege

Vivian Jenkins-Nelsen

“So can we talk about race?” asked Vivian Jenkins-Nelsen to a nearly all-white League of Women Voters gathering at a south Minneapolis restaurant. The co-founder of the INTER-RACE Institute, a diversity think tank located at Augsburg College said structural racism is alive in Minnesota because people don’t talk about it enough. Continue Reading →

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Constitutionality Question Adds More Drama To Rep. Barrett Case Before MN Supreme Court

Attorney Virginia Stark

A surprise legal twist to a case that could make Rep. Bob Barrett ineligible for re-election. An attorney tells the Minnesota Supreme Court that not only does Barrett not live in his district, but the new law saying the November election won’t count is unconstitutional. Continue Reading →

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Minimum Wage, Police Amendments Won’t Be On Minneapolis Ballot

Minimum wage charter amendment petition rally

Activists are planning to fight on after Minnesota’s Supreme Court dealt a blow Wednesday to their charter amendments to raise the minimum wage and reduce police misconduct in Minneapolis. The court ruled two petition-driven charter amendments will not be on the general election ballot. Continue Reading →

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Minnesota Supreme Court To Rule On Both Minneapolis Charter Amendments

minnesota supreme court 2016

Minnesota’s highest court will decide if two proposed Minneapolis charter amendments will be on the ballot. One amendment calls for raising the minimum wage, the other proposes using higher insurance premiums as a way to reduce police misconduct. Continue Reading →

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