STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Economic development bill passes
By Don Davis
Minnesota legislators voted to increase funding designed to produce jobs.
The House voted 73-59 for the jobs and economic development bill that for the next two years provides $100 milli... Posted on 5/16/13 at 9:09 PM
SLOWING THE RACING MIND What I Want for Mothers’ Day
Frequent readers, friends, and family members know that my mom passed away nearly ten years ago. I do not remember the last Mothers Day I had with her; in fact, I do not think I was with her. I actual... Posted on 5/11/13 at 6:27 AM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA writing wednesdays: hiding from truth
I've got my flashlight out today, and I'm shining a light on a situation that most of us wish wasn't so.
It's Writing Wednesday and my post today (yes, you're to go read it!) touches on the respo... Posted on 4/16/13 at 11:05 PM
THE NEW FORTY The land that time forgot...
Fargo took the Midwest title in the Weather Channel's "Toughest Weather City" tournament. Fargo advanced to the Final Four after beating out International Falls by a mere forty votes. Well, at least t... Posted on 3/30/13 at 10:24 AM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Legislation that sought to ban most abortions in North Dakota was defeated Thursday when state senators endorsed a procedural gambit that allowed the measure's opponents to avoid taking a recorded vote.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An anti-abortion proposal being considered by North Dakota lawmakers that asserts that a fertilized egg is a human being could hurt couples who want to have children, doctors said Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A doctor accused of running a filthy "abortion mill" for decades in an impoverished Philadelphia neighborhood delivered babies alive, killed them with scissors and allowed a woman who had survived 20 years in a refugee camp to be overmedicated and die at his clinic, prosecutors said.
NEW YORK (AP) — An unusually large contingent of female Republican candidates with strong anti-abortion views is heating up debate on the issue and could change the political equation in the next Congress.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion opponents fought passage of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul to the bitter end, and now that it's the law, they're using it to limit coverage by private insurers.
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