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St. Paul Pioneer PressElection filings do not open for months, but the list of likely candidates for the Ward 1 seat on the St. Paul City Council is growing. With Melvin Carter III resigning the position in July to take a job with the Minnesota Office of Early Learning, a...
Tags: Local Elections, Elections, Voting, Politics
Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
Star TribuneLandmark legislation to force online and mail-order retailers to collect sales tax on out-of-state purchases advanced toward Senate passage this week. Retail giants such as Minnesota-based Target and Best Buy have spent millions of dollars over the past...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is optimistic about his sponsorship relationship with the National Guard despite the U.S. Army's decision to end its association with another team, Stewart-Haas Racing, next season. Earnhardt, in second place in NASCAR's Sprint Cup...
AP Auto Racing WriterThe U.S. Army will not return to Stewart-Haas Racing next season, citing a reallocation of its marketing budget that does not include a presence in NASCAR. SHR says it is pursuing a new sponsor to partner with the many companies that help fund the race...
Tags: U.S. Army, NASCAR, Ryan Newman, Stewart-Haas Racing
By Jim Spencer Star Tribune, Minneapolis Oct. 13--WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a rare show of unity, the House and Senate approved three foreign trade agreements that have languished for years. The deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama are...
Oct. 13, WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a rare show of unity, the House and Senate approved three foreign trade agreements that have languished for years. The deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama are expected to add $13 billion per year to U.S. exports...
The economic pinch continues to be a factor in NASCAR after reports surfaced this week that Red Bull plans to end the sponsorship of its two cars at the end of the season. The move would impact the No. 4 team of Kasey Kahne and the No. 83 team of Brian...
Tags: U.S. Army, Brian Vickers, U.S. Military, Ryan Newman, NASCAR
Minnesota's unofficial dinner of choice took over Washington, D.C. Sen. Al Franken hosted Minnesota Delegation Hotdish Competition earlier thsi year. Sens. Franken and Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, Michele Bachmann, Keith Ellison and Tim...
Tags: Mustard, Sauerkraut, Michele Bachmann, Justice System, Salt
KWCH 12 Eyewitness SportsThe House has voted to let the Pentagon continue using taxpayer dollars to sponsor NASCAR race teams. By a 281-148 vote, lawmakers rejected an effort by Minnesota Democratic Rep. Betty McCollum that would have ended the practice. McCollum aides said the...
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