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Dalai Lama Again Refused S. Africa Visa

The Dalai Lama has again been refused entry into South Africa where he was going to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, his South African representative said. Concern about angering China has been cited for a visa ...

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Panic in jet’s emergency landing

Scary moments cause emergency landings   CNN’s Christine Romans details two U.S. domestic flights that had emergency landings, causing passengers to panic.     Source: CNN

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Twin Cities Schools Launch Minnesota Thursdays

Students in Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools will eat lunch food that comes from Minnesota farmers on the first Thursday of every month. School administrators say Minnesota Thursdays stems from the Farm to School programs at both districts. Students in St. Paul ...

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2-month siege broken

Iraqi security and volunteer forces have broken the siege of Amerli and have entered the town, retired Gen. Khaled al-Amerli, an Amerli resident and member of its self-defense force, told CNN on Sunday. Iraqi state TV also reported that the ...

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Labor Day Weekend

  It arrives all too quickly, but alas, it’s here: Labor Day weekend, the official end of summer. If you’ve already made your pilgrimages to the Minnesota State Fair and the Renaissance Festival, what else can you do on this glorious long weekend? ...

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$250M didn’t protect JPMorgan from hackers

  When a series of cyberattacks targeted banks like JPMorgan Chase (JPM) this month, it was clear to the FBI that the break-ins, which obtained gigabytes of data, according to the New York Times, were all coordinated. Some of the ...

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Deadly Brazil prison riot ends

A prison riot in Brazil that left four inmates dead came to a conclusion Tuesday after officials transferred all the inmates elsewhere and rioters released two guards they had held hostage. Brazilian authorities had begun moving inmates out Monday after ...

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Wings Financial Credit Union opening four new branches

Wings Financial Credit Union is opening four new branches in the Twin Cities. New locations in Blaine, Eden Prairie, Woodbury will open by the end of the year. A fourth location, in Savage, will open in the first three months of ...

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Officer in Ferguson relieved for remarks

An officer assigned to crowd control in Ferguson is relieved of duty after video of controversial remarks surfaces.     Source: CNN

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Duluth & Minneapolis Rank Among Top 10 Most Livable U.S. Cities

A new survey ranking the most livable cities in the country placed Duluth, Minnesota at the very top of the list; #1. Outdoor Magazine unveiled the results of its “Best Town Ever” contest and argued that no amount of Minnesota cold can ...

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