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Legislation of MN Minimum Wage

From www.mankatogazette.com

The Mankato Gazette reported the highlights of politics and media coverage of the Minnesota minimum wage law, supported by Governor Mark Dayton-DFL.

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Mankato Gunshot Victim Identified

The Mankato Department of Public Safety has identified the deceased victim in Sunday's incident as Poth W. Accouth, a 22-year-old male from Bellevue, Nebraska. See more at www.mankatogazette.com.

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Gunshots Lead to One Death in Mankato Monday

According to Mankato Police: At 1:53 a.m. this morning, public safety was dispatched to the Kato Entertainment Center, 200 East Chestnut Street, for a report of gunshots. - See more at: http://www.zoomvillage.com/newsStory.cfm/21625/Shooting-at-Kato-Entertai...

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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Tells Obama Enough is Enough

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Tells Obama Enough is Enough

Most of us have seen the movie, "The Social Network" and we might think to ourselves, "Is Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook really a champion of privacy?" Maybe. Probably not. What is true, however, is that he doesn't appreciate tactics of the United States government, the National Security Administration (NSA) in particular, in regard to its data snooping.

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Medical Weed Makes Second Round in Minnesota Legislature

Medical Weed Makes Second Round in Minnesota Legislature

According to KEYC news in Mankato, a proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Minnesota will head to its second House committee for approval.

Using weed for medical purposes did make it through the Health and Human Services Policy Committee last week. Testimony reportedly included mothers claiming a reduction in epileptic seizures, extreme pain and nausea.

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Banks Get Guidelines to Work With Pot Dealers Legally

Banks Get Guidelines to Work With Pot Dealers Legally

Rob Lawson contributed some news and analysis to the Guardian Liberty Voice of the tangle between state laws that conflict with federal laws over drug policy and a new move by the White House to let banks conduct legal business with the pot industry.

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Police Officer Kills Firefighter With Gun After Fight

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A video surfaced on the web recently and was reported on by the watchdog site, Filming Cops that shows an altercation between a police officer and a firefighter in Kansas that turned deadly after the officer used a firearm on the firefighter and killed him.

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Nun Activist and Others Arrested for Defacing Nuclear Site

A nun and two other men were charged and sentenced to prison time for vandalizing a nuclear facility. Read more by Rob Lawson at the Guardian Liberty Voice

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