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From bomb thrower to team player: Billionaire stands against Keystone XL project

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

As Boston Red Sox fans streamed into Fenway Park last April for an early-season baseball game, a small plane circled above, towing a banner that read “Steve Lynch for Oil Evil Empire.”
Downtown, truck-mounted video screens looped attack ads agai…continue reading on

Jumbo jet crash lands in San Francisco

July 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Witnesses predicted few survivors after ‘wobbly’ approach; passengers say no warning provided. Continue Reading

Former Minnesota man set to marry set to marry woman he met while in Iranian prison

May 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Two Americans detained and accused of spying after hiking near the Iraq-Iran border three years ago will marry Saturday in the San Francisco Bay area. Continue Reading

Fargo-Moorhead Visitor’s Bureau aims to draw gay travelers to area

March 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Like many gay men who enjoy travel, David Paisley has done the usual circuit: San Francisco, New York, Miami. The senior programs director for Community Marketing Inc., a gay and lesbian market research firm, is seeking something fresh. Continue Reading

Police dismantle much of Occupy San Francisco encampment

December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr says officers dismantled more than 100 tents at an Occupy protest in a downtown plaza this morning. Continue Reading

Small earthquake jolts San Francisco area

October 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A small earthquake hit the San Francisco area on Thursday afternoon, causing a sharp jolt but no immediate signs of damages or injuries. Continue Reading

RYAN BAKKEN: Nudity nonsense

September 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

On Saturday in San Francisco, a “Nude-in” a naked sit-in was held to protest a proposed law to ban public nudity.
I know, I know, you’re stunned that a conservative city such as San Francisco doesn’t already have an ordinance banning nakedness on the streets. Continue Reading

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Grilled Cheese Goes High Tech in San Francisco

August 29, 2011 in WDAZ

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Jonathan Kaplan made it easy for consumers to shoot cheesy home movies when he founded the company behind the Flip Video camcorder. Now, he’s hoping to popularize something cheesier and gooier by starting a chain of grilled cheese restaurants that combine fast food with high tech. Continue Reading

2 shot in SF parking lot after Raiders-49ers game

August 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Police in San Francisco say two men were shot and injured in the parking lot of Candlestick Park after a preseason NFL game between the 49ers and the Oakland Raiders.
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Obama administration supports lesbian employee’s case

July 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

In a strongly worded legal brief, the Obama administration has said the federal act that defines marriage as being between a man and a woman was motivated by hostility toward gays and lesbians and is unconstitutional. Continue Reading

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