STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Chatter: Local Governments Pay More for Lobbyists
Minnesota taxpayers last year funded more than $9 million in local government lobbying expenses.
That is, local governments used tax money to pay lobbyists to get the Legislature to vote a certain wa... Posted on 5/8/17 at 11:05 AM
KINDNESS IS CONTAGIOUS Service Members Treated to First-Class Kindness
I have a confession. People in uniform make me nervous.
I'm fine with a doctor's coat or a fireman's jacket, but put a police officer's crisp navy shirt and peaked dress cap in front of me, and I get... Posted on 1/28/17 at 12:19 PM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY Are You a Veteran or Member of the Military?
Since 2008, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) to support military members, Veterans, and their families in ma... Posted on 12/28/16 at 7:46 AM
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Hundreds of local heroes receive top honors at a North Dakota National Guard event.
Military and state leaders recognized about 300 airmen and their families Saturday at the guard's main hangar in Fargo as part of a Hometown Heroes event.
(CNN) -- Spc. Ivan Lopez vented about a range of subjects in Facebook posts before his shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas, including his outrage at Adam Lanza's mass school shooting in Connecticut, the overpowering fear experienced during an insurgent attack in Iraq and the feeling of all-consuming hatred after being "robbed."
(CNN) -- The three soldiers killed Wednesday at Fort Hood, Texas, came from different places. Two grew up in small towns, and one came from a seaside city in Puerto Rico. They all died in a shooting rampage that also left 16 others wounded.
KILLEEN, Texas (CNN) -- A man opens fire at a military base, gunning down fellow soldiers before ending his own life. A hero steps in, trying to save lives. A community already scarred by war is left reeling, nearly five years after authorities vowed to improve security when another mass shooter struck there.
Tom Watkins, Ben Brumfield and Josh Rubin, CNN
April 03, 2014
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