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Open Mic Gives An Ear To Private Obama Conversation.
President Obama's conversation with the Russian President was caught on an open mic.
The two leaders were having a hushed conversation and apparently, a mic was close by… and it was turned on.
When journalists went through the tape, they heard Obama asking the Russian leader to wait until…
New Office Furniture For 10 Duluth City Workers: $90,000
I can see why this is drawing criticism since Duluth has been in such a penny-pinch mode as of late to get back on track.   I agree that people need good working spaces, but perhaps this could have been introduced in a better way to avoid instant backlash.  Where there bids to get average prices fro…
Please Note: Mayor’s Night Temporarily Moved To Monday
Usually Mayor's Night is held on the last Tuesday of the month, giving citizens the chance to voice your concerns, offer praise or make suggestions to better the quality of life in our City.  This is just a temporary change to Monday, March 26, but thought you should know, if you were plan…
Canadian Political Ad Puts The Bus In Bust
Right-leaning Canadian political group the Wildrose Party debuted its new campaign bus Monday. The tour bus is wrapped in an ad featuring party leader Danielle Smith. Big deal, right?  Well, the picture of Smith’s torso rises directly above the dual rear wheels, which makes thos…
Governor Vetoes Expansion Of Use Of Deadly Force
I tend to agree with the governor in that the concerns of our law officers needs to be taken into account as they are the ones who would deal with this type of activity more than the average citizen.  What are your thoughts?
 
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday vetoed a bill that would have expanded…
State Contribution To New Vikings Stadium: $398 Million
I think today brought fantastic news in that the Minnesota Vikings are as close as they've been to staying put and having a new facility that will help the entire state.  There are still some political obstacles to get over, but the momentum is positive.
 
After days of intense, closed-door meetings, …
Mayor’s Night Is Next Tuesday~A Chance To Voice Your Concerns
If you could have a few minutes with the mayor of your city, what would you tell him? Has something been bugging you? Do you feel you have great ideas to better the city, or an event or location that is city owned?
 
If you answered "YES" to one of the previous questions and live in the ci…

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