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Jeff Wheeler/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA
October 17, 2018 - 7:02 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday stressed the need for the judicial branch to remain independent, taking note of the tumultuous debate over the confirmation of Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh to say that the high court makes mistakes when it yields to political pressures...
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Edgar Linares
October 16, 2018 - 5:32 pm
Congressman Keith Ellison's and ex-wife Kim Ellison are trying to stop divorce records from going public saying they contain sensitive medical and mental health information. “Keith is fighting to keep the file sealed, because I don’t want them unsealed,” said Kim Ellison at a press conference...
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Sloane Martin
October 16, 2018 - 1:43 pm
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has filed a lawsuit against three pharmaceutical companies over the rising cost of insulin. It alleges Sanofi, Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly fraudulently set list prices of the life-sustaining substance, then negotiated a lower actual price by paying rebates to...
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Jayme Closs is missing
Barron County, WI sheriffs office
Sloane Martin
October 16, 2018 - 4:42 am
The Barron County Sheriff in western Wisconsin is ruling out a tip from Miami Police who tweeted the 13-year-old missing girl whose parents were killed was spotted in Florida. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said the FBI ruled out the Miami tip in the disappearance of Jayme Closs. "We have no credible...
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Minnesota attorney general GOP candidate Doug Wardlow
October 13, 2018 - 8:39 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican Minnesota Attorney General candidate Doug Wardlow told a group of supporters that he would fire “42 Democratic attorneys right off the bat” and replace them with Republicans if he wins in November, according to a recording that Minnesota Public Radio News obtained...
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Sloane Martin
October 13, 2018 - 7:36 am
The official cause of death for a U of M fraternity member is accidental asphyxiation. Dylan Fulton, 20, of Miller, S.D., had alcohol in his system when he died at Alpha Gamma Rho on Sept. 12. According to the medical examiner, he passed out and choked on his vomit. His death has been ruled an...
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