COMPASS POINTS Conservation groups praise Senate farm bill
Conservation groups are praising the Farm Bill the U.S. Senate passed Monday for its strong conservation title.
The Senate passed the version 66-27.
The groups were especially pleased with the bills... Posted on 6/11/13 at 9:51 AM
THE GAY AGENDA Goin' to the Chapel?
The story of the couple who was denied marriage at his home church has been on line for several days.
Couple with disabilities denied marriage
And at first, I would assume most readers, just like me... Posted on 5/26/13 at 8:21 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA End of Extinction?
In the future, we might be able to worry about one less thing: extinction. This goes for species whose numbers are currently low, but also for those which no longer walk the earth.
Advances made now... Posted on 3/25/13 at 9:28 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-led House has passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill, giving conservatives a claim to progress in their campaign against legal abortions and Democrats another reason to claim that the Republican agenda is anti-women.
BERLIN (AP) — A top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children lied to American immigration officials to get into the United States and has been living in Minnesota since shortly after World War II, according to evidence uncovered by The Associated Press.
David Rising, Monika Scislowska,Randy Herschaft
, June 14, 2013
The days of working for free could be numbered after a federal judge in New York ruled this week that Fox Searchlight Pictures violated minimum wage and overtime laws by not paying interns who worked on production of the 2010 movie "Black Swan."
The director of the National Security Agency says surveillance programs have disrupted or helped disrupt dozens of terrorist attacks. NSA director Keith Alexander defended the programs at a Senate hearing on Wednesday.
Connie Cass and Kimberly Dozier
, June 12, 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its monthly report released Wednesday that farmers are expected to bring in 14 billion bushels of corn this year. That's 135 million bushels less than last month's estimate, reflecting the impact of the cooler spring.
WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Mayor Ernest Troiano Jr. thinks he's found a way to put one of this Jersey shore resort town's problems behind it. Wildwood is ready to ban overly saggy pants, no ifs, ands or butts.
The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee announced Thursday that he did not expect the Senate-passed Marketplace Fairness Act to pass the House, which one advocacy group celebrated as effectively killing the bill that Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., pushed through the Senate last month.
Google CEO Larry Page and Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg are denying reports that depict two of the Internet's most influential companies as willing participants in a secret government program that gives the National Security Agency unfettered access to email and other personal information transmitted on various online services.
President Barack Obama vigorously defended the government's newly disclosed collection of massive amounts of information from phone and internet records on Friday as a necessary defense against terrorism, and assured Americans, "Nobody is listening to your telephone calls."
Darlene Superville and Josh Lederman
, June 07, 2013
A bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday would block a proposal to charge a border-crossing fee for Canadians entering the United States – a fee that one Fargo-Moorhead tourism official said would encourage Canadians who shop here to stay home.
A new Farm Bill is one step closer to passing. A vote by the US senate today sets up passage of the bill for next week. Senator Al Franken says the five year bill delivers the certainty Minnesota farmers need.
The government is secretly collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top-secret court order, according to the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. The Obama administration is defending the National Security Agency's need to collect such records.
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