CUTE N' COMFY Election 2012: getting informed, caring about politics
I voted for my first time this year, and I'm proud to say I was an informed voter. For the first time in my life, I've cared about politics. My professor Deneen Gilmour is to thank. She was the one th... Posted on 11/7/12 at 9:56 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Public TV plans U.S. House debates
Minnesotas two hottest U.S. House primary election races will be featured on public television debates.
All three 8th Congressional District Democratic candidates will appear on Almanac this weekend ... Posted on 7/19/12 at 3:48 PM
THE DULLUM FILE Debate Topics II
Grand Forks Mayoral Candidate Debate sponsored by Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals May 22.
Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown (right) and Grand Forks City Council Member Tyrone Grandstrand.
... Posted on 5/24/12 at 9:49 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY AREAVOICES DIGEST #3
AREAVOICES DIGEST #3
It's time again for our weekly look at what's new and what mightbe worth another lookon areavoices. Here are some blogsthat you might like.
1. Everyday Gourmet - http://everyday... Posted on 9/29/10 at 10:55 AM
Indeed, protection is now the top reason gun owners cite for having a firearm, a new survey shows, a figure that has nearly doubled since 1999. But even after years of study, there is little clarity on how, exactly, Americans use guns to protect themselves in moments of jeopardy — or how often.
Concluding two days of intense debate, the Supreme Court signaled Wednesday it could give a boost to same-sex marriage by striking down the federal law that denies legally married gay spouses a wide range of benefits offered to other couples.
When the president of Ohio's state school board posted her opposition to gun control, she used a powerful symbol to make her point: a picture of Adolf Hitler. When a well-known conservative commentator decried efforts to restrict guns, he argued that if only Jews in Poland had been better armed, many more would have survived the Holocaust.
Between 1973 and 2012, the United States experienced 65 cases of rabies, while the National Institutes of Health offered 89 major research grants to tackle the subject. There were 266 polio cases during that time as well, and the NIH made 129 major polio research awards.
Minnesota lawmakers are pulling the trigger on gun-related legislation.
Hours of House committee gun-related hearings are scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, with senators planning similar meetings later in the month.
Don Davis and Danielle Killey
, February 04, 2013
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