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CUR to Honor Champion of Undergraduate Research at Capitol Hill Event
Washington, DC- Every day, across the nation, undergraduate students and faculty advisors engage in research that profoundly affects their educational and professional aspirations.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Klobuchar Tours Chisholm Call Center That Is Adding Jobs
Updated: 04/23/2014 10:26 PM Created: 04/23/2014 10:14 PM WDIO.com By: Laurie Stribling firstname.lastname@example.org Dozens of new jobs will soon be coming to the Iron Range.
Sen. Klobuchar tours expanding Delta call center
"It's gotten tons of awards. And that's because of the employees, and when you do good work, you get more good work, and that's what this is about today," said Sen. Amy Klobuchar .
Tue Apr 22, 2014
With eyes on possible Clinton run, questions on room for other women
But her candidacy would also likely block the paths for other women running for the White House, and, notably, for those who would like to be vice president.
Smartphone Kill Switch Could Become Federal Law
A week after California State Senator Mark Leno proposed a bill requiring a kill switch for smartphones sold in the state, federal lawmakers have put forward a similar bill.
St. Cloud Times
No clear leader for DFL nod in 6th District race
No clear leader for DFL nod in 6th District race on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/political-quarry/2014/04/22/dfl-congressional-candidates/8012199/ Heading into the convention, it isn't clear who'll win the backing of party delegates, though it's likely to be Sartell Mayor Joe Perske or Avon college professor Jim Read.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
KELO-TV Sioux Falls
Hills, MN One Year After April Ice Storm
Trees and limbs were knocked down and power was out for five days. Hills, Minnesota, was hit hard during last year's April ice storm.
7 Years, 30 Trips to Guatemala: 3 Girls Finally Call Minnesota Home
It took more than seven years and 30 trips to Guatemala for a Minnesota mom to adopt and bring three little girls home.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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.
Drivers Privacy Act Now Includes Motorcycles
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.