Minnesota Ebola Plan Less Restrictive

By Don Davis Minnesota officials will allow people coming from countries affected by Ebola more freedom than controversial rules enacted by some states. The Minnesota rules require quarantines for people who have exposed while treating Ebola patients, even if they themselves do not show symptoms of the often-deadly virus, but others will be mostly free…
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Minnesota Announces Ebola Plan

By Don Davis Minnesota officials say they are prepared to monitor people coming from West Africa countries facing an Ebola crisis. Health officials today were in the process of beginning to monitor one person who recently returned from West Africa. They have received reports of nearly 30 who have come from there in the past…
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Political Chatter: Cheesy Or Not, Candidates Have Reasons To Run

By Don Davis Voters sometimes think candidates for top offices run because of greed or desire for power. But there are easier ways to make money and most people who serve in government come away with a feeling that few elected officials really have much power. So in a recent governor candidates’ debate, Forum News…
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Election Notebook: GOP To Remove Photo Of Abuse Victim

By Don Davis The Minnesota Republican Party on Thursday agreed to remove a photograph of a young abuse victim from a television commercial accusing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton of making it easier to mistreat children. “The ad is currently being revised and an edited version will begin airing as soon as possible,” the party said…
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Michelle Obama Minneapolis Remarks

Here is what first lady Michelle Obama told more than 2,000 Minnesotans at a Minneapolis high school Tuesday, as provided by the White House: MRS. OBAMA:  Wow, this is a great crowd!  Are you all fired up?  (Applause.)  Let me just say I am very honored to be — AUDIENCE MEMBER:  I love you, Michelle!…
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