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100 lawyers in a room: Target case draws the suits to St. Paul

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Target data breach is now the subject of a massive court case, and Wednesday, nearly 100 lawyers from across the country crowded into a St. Paul courtroom as the legal jockeying began.

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Court delays action in environmental suit against 3M

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court has delayed action involving the state’s lawsuit accusing 3M Co. of damaging the environment.

The court, asked to decide whether the state’s legal firm should be disqualified, kicked that decision back …continue reading on dglobe.com

U.S. to act ‘in days’ if no Russian action in Ukraine

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The United States government said Monday it will decide “in days” on additional sanctions if Russia does not take steps to implement an agreement to ease tensions in Ukraine.
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‘The Profession’: A charged world of 2032

December 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

So you think that war has evolved in dizzying, dismaying ways, do you? That drones fire missiles, nukes proliferate, nonstate players and rogue states share unholy alliances, bomb-laden terrorists seek martyrdom, the Russians and Chinese connive and oil politics loom over all while the United States is caught like a geopolitical deer in the headlights? Continue Reading

HUD grants allow Heartland Community Action Agency to expand programs for homeless families

April 29, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Heartland Community Action received $152,442 in two separate grants from U.S. Housing and Urban Development to provide housing and supportive services to homeless families.
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Obama endorses military action to stop Gadhafi

March 18, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) After weeks of hesitation and divisions among his advisers, President Barack Obama on Friday endorsed military action against Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi, saying U.S. values and credibility are at stake to stop “the potential for mass murder” of innocents.
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Retiring Dorgan spurs action on Indian issues

December 29, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON (AP) By any measure, 2010 was a banner year on Capitol Hill for American Indians. Continue Reading

Government, American Indian farmers close to settlement over farm loans

October 15, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) The government is close to a settlement with American Indian farmers who have said the Agriculture Department discriminated against them for decades. Continue Reading