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Cruise Ship Quarantine
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AP
March 12, 2020 - 9:06 am
The Latest on the world's coronavirus pandemic: World markets are enduring violent swings amid uncertainty about how badly the outbreak will hit the economy. An early plunge of 7% on Wall Street triggered a trading halt as a sell-off slamming global markets continued.
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Trump, Prayer Breakfast
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AP
February 06, 2020 - 3:10 pm
The National Prayer Breakfast - a Washington tradition since 1953 - is by custom a respite from partisan bickering. President Donald Trump shattered that tradition Thursday with aggressive remarks that buoyed his allies but dismayed a wide spectrum of faith leaders. "A bipartisan prayer breakfast...
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Trump State of the Union
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AP
February 04, 2020 - 7:31 am
On the brink of his Senate acquittal, President Donald Trump will be unleashing "relentless optimism" during his third State of the Union address, a speech designed to pivot from his impeachment to his drive for reelection. Trump is speaking from a position of strength, with nearly complete control...
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Minnesota, Wetlands, BWCA, Boundary Waters
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
January 23, 2020 - 11:05 am
The Trump administration appears ready to move ahead with its plan to remove protections for some of the nation's millions of miles of streams, wetlands and arroyos, completing one of its most far-reaching environmental rollbacks. A major project on Minnesota's Iron Range is one project that could...
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Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren
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AP
January 20, 2020 - 6:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Times has endorsed not one but two candidates for the Democratic nomination for president, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar from the party’s moderate wing and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren from the progressive wing. The paper said Sunday it had chosen the two most...
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Donald Trump, Address on Iran
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AP
January 08, 2020 - 10:54 am
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Iran appears to be "standing down" and said no Americans or Iraqis were harmed in Iran's Tuesday ballistic missile strike on two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. Speaking from the foyer of the White House, Trump announced that the U.S. will immediately...
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Minnesota
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
November 19, 2019 - 6:53 am
Macalester College's board of trustees Monday decided to remove the name of the school's founder from one of its building following complaints from student activists. Rev. Edward Duffield Neill founded the St. Paul institution in 1874, and in recent years has been criticized for having racist and...
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