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Occupy-Backed Homeowner Monique White Seeks Jury Trial

Monique White celebrates a delay on evicting her from her home. Click photo to watch video.

Embattled homeowner Monique White took one more step Friday toward what could become an improbable victory that would let her stay in her North Minneapolis home. Judge Mark Labine will decide on Monday whether White will get a jury trial in District Court. Continue Reading →

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Gov Dayton Proposes Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes

Governor Mark Dayton comments on Emergency Medical Care Crisis

Press release from Governor Dayton’s office:
Governor Mark Dayton today unveiled his Supplemental FY12-13 Budget proposal, which invests in jobs, provides needed resources for Police Officers and benefits to Veterans, and funds essential healthcare for the Minnesotans most in need. The Governor’s $60 million supplemental budget is balanced and fiscally responsible, which is in line with his challenge to the Legislature to offset any new General Fund spending with revenues. Governor Dayton said, “My supplemental budget invests in more jobs for Minnesotans, deserved support for our Police Officers and Veterans, and correcting the most extreme cuts to essential health care made last year. Those are my priorities: the people of Minnesota and good jobs for all of them.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Minnesota Majority Claims to Find Voter Impersonation Fraud

Minnesota Majority's Dan McGrath

Minnesota Majority’s Dan McGrath claims that his organization is eligible for a $1,000 bounty offered by the Minnesota American Civil Liberties Union who can find someone who has been charged or convicted with impersonating a Minnesota voter after January 1, 2002 Continue Reading →

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Obama: US Using Less Foreign Oil

President Obama delivers his weekly address

President Obama renews his call to end the $4 billion in tax breaks that oil companies receive each year while collecting record profits. The President asks everyone to tell their elected officials to stop this corporate welfare and fight for a clean energy future that is within our reach. In his weekly address President Obama says: “Take a look at this chart. Six years ago, 60% of the oil we used was imported. Since I took office, America’s dependence on foreign oil has decreased every single year. Continue Reading →

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