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Yesterday | KCRG

Woman Discuss Role In Politics At University Of Iowa

Women from across Eastern Iowa met Friday to discuss their role in politics. The event is being held in the old senate chambers in the Old Capitol building, a place where many men once served.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Johnson County, IA

Yesterday | Consumer Reports

Smart phones need a - kill switch'

Even as smart phones continue to grow ever more sophisticated, they're not immune to a very mundane problem: theft.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Jose Serrano

Friday | The Daily Caller

Why Australia's richest person may doom Al Franken

In this May 10, 2011, file photo, Senate Privacy, Technology and the Law subcommittee Chairman Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.

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Related Topix: Al Franken, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Australia, Oceania, World News, Washington, DC, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling

Friday | The Washington Post

Does Government Printing Office need a digital-era name?

The Senate may vote soon on a bipartisan bill that would give the 153-year-old Government Printing Office a new name to better reflect its digital-age work.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, Charles Schumer, World News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Star Tribune

Klobuchar bill would extend police hiring

A proposed $900 million extension of a community-oriented police program begun during the Clinton administration could pay for 2,600 additional police officers for cities across the country, including some in Minnesota, said U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar , who introduced the bill last week.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Motorcycle USA

Drivers Privacy Act Now Includes Motorcycles

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, Michael Capuano, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

A year after background check defeat, modest goals

A year after the Senate scuttled President Barack Obama's drive for new firearms restrictions, congressional gun control supporters are significantly winnowing their 2014 legislative agenda.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Star Tribune

Sustain momentum on Great Lakes cleanup

The smooth pink granite rocks, windswept pines and sparkling waters of the Benjamin Islands create the vistas for which Lake Huron's Georgian Bay is famous.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Duluth, MN, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bloomberg

Smartphone Makers Agree on - Kill Switch' to Deter Thefts

Apple Inc. , AT&T Inc. and 11 other smartphone makers and wireless companies agreed to offer technology next year that would let customers remotely wipe data from their devices and render them inoperable when stolen.

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Related Topix: Startups, Apple, Electronics, Cell Phones, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US House of Representatives, Jose Serrano, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate

Car and Driver

Federal Legislation Introduced to Limit Access to Data from Vehicle Black Boxes

Two U.S. senators want to protect drivers from having their car's "black box" data accessed by insurance companies or other prying eyes who might use its data against them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, Autos

Free Republic

EPA ban puts Minnesota's ice rinks in tough position

By 2020, the refrigerant chemical now used at half the state's 240 arenas to make ice no longer will be manufactured or imported into the U.S. as part of a global effort aimed at ridding the world of greenhouse gases linked to depletion of the ozone layer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Klobuchar in Mexico to stop sex trafficking, heroin epidemic

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar is in Mexico working with that country's leaders to help end our mutual heroin and sex trafficking problems.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Senator Heidi Heitkamp

Sat Apr 12, 2014

TwinCities

Minnesota's rinks in tough position with EPA coolant ban

Dean Mulso, Burnsville's recreation facilities manager, checks a gauge on a compressor that runs the city's ice-making system at its two arenas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Burnsville, MN, St. Paul, MN

Hotel Interactive

U.S. Travel Hails Bipartisan Move to Extend Brand USA

The U.S. Travel Association today hailed the introduction of Travel Promotion, Enhancement and Modernization Act of 2014, which would reauthorize Brand USA - a non-profit, public-private partnership dedicated to increasing inbound international travel to the United States.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Roy Blunt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Representative Gus Bilirakis, Representative Peter Welch

Star Tribune

Lack of earmarks makes Washington cash harder to come by

In the post-earmark era, Lt. Gov. Prettner Solon and others fly to Washington seeking money to expand Duluth runway.

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Related Topix: Representative Rick Nolan, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Klobuchar headed back to Iowa

Sen. Amy Klobuchar , who some have mentioned as a potential 2016 presidential candidate, is headed back to Iowa.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Iowa

Motorcycle World

Driver Privacy Act amended to secure motorcyclists' info

A proposed change in the language of the Driver Privacy Act in the U.S. Senate would expand the bill's scope to protect all information recorded by event data recorders installed on all "motor vehicles," including motorcycles, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Pickerington, OH, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator John Hoeven

Star Tribune

Gophers victory sweet for Klobuchar, Franken

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, US Governors, John Hoeven, Charles Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Hotel News Resource

Hotel Industry Urges Swift Passage of Brand USA Reauthorization Legislation

The American Hotel & Lodging Association , the sole national association representing all segments of the 1.8 million-employee lodging industry, thanks Senators Amy Klobuchar and Roy Blunt and Congressmen Gus Bilirakis and Peter Welch for today introducing legislation to extend the Travel Promotion Act of 2009 until FY 2020 and reauthorize Brand ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Roy Blunt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Representative Gus Bilirakis, Representative Peter Welch

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KSTP

Patent Troll Crackdown Stalls as Debate on Reform Bill Delayed in D.C.

From small businesses to some of our state's largest employers, it's an issue many Minnesotans are following closely.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat

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