“Minnesota Democrats have called for Rep. John Thompson to resign nearly one year after his long history of alleged violence and domestic abuse became a topic of public discourse.”Read more
“An indictment was unsealed this week which charged 45-year-old Chinese national Cheng Bo (AKA Joe Cheng) with violating U.S. export laws to illegally ship controlled power amplifiers to China. The power amplifiers in question have potential military applications, according to Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers of the National Security Division.”Read more
Wisconsin has reported 39% fewer COVID-19 deaths than Minnesota and just 1.4% more cases as of August 20, despite having a 35% higher population density and significantly more relaxed restrictions on public life.
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“McCollum’s proposed appropriations act will govern how tax money is spent when it comes to regulating and approving environmentally-related projects. One stipulation of the act is to make it clear that “none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used to review or approve a mine plan proposed within the Rainy River Watershed of the Superior National Forest.” While this would successfully prohibit the Twin Metals copper-nickel project, it would also prevent existing iron mines that have already been approved from receiving the requisite approval for future operations.”
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Nearly a quarter of the homes for sale and 43% of the apartments for rent in Minneapolis hit the market since violent rioting began in the city.Read more
“Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey was shamed into leaving a rally, Saturday, after he said he is not willing to defund his city’s police department.”
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“Alpha News Journalists were live on the group live-streaming the protests and looting happening in Minneapolis on Wednesday, March 27th.”Read more
"113 of Minnesota’s 143 COVID-19 related deaths have occurred in nursing homes or other care facilities for the elderly as of Tuesday, according to MPR. 130 of Minnesota’s 375 (34%) care facilities have reported cases of the virus, reports the Star Tribune. The state has counted 2,567 total COVID-19 cases, half of which have recovered to the point of no longer requiring isolation."
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"Mayo Clinic has unveiled a plan to cut $1.6 billion in pay, withdraw nearly $1 billion from its financial reserves and save another $700 million through a hiring freeze to counteract a $3 billion loss inflicted by the coronavirus. A large portion of this loss was the result of Governor Tim Walz’s ban on non-essential procedures that has cost Mayo up to 75% of its business in some areas."
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