Since the election, the term middle class hasn't been heard much
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Longtime GOP senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham thwarted GOP filibuster on gun bills. Finally, it looks as though Mankato long-awaited civic center expansion will happen.
Western civilization in the U.S. had its hands full this week with dilemmas on gay marriage, gun control and cyber attacks
As the Minnesota Legislature debated gun background checks this week, a 12-year old called in a false report of a school shooting at a New Prague middle school. Meanwhile, a mega-sports weekend in Mankato spurred anew the missing fan debate
The school shooting hoax in New Prague Wednesday reminded me of another such call about 16 years ago. That was an incident at Le Sueur High School that was no hoax.
Police stormed abandoned building Thursday morning in Upstate, N.Y. and take out man suspected of shooting four people. This goes under the heading: "Another day, another shooting." A quick search of Free Press archives shows nine stories of shootings since the Dec. 14, Newtown, Conn. shooting..
California armed guards drop in to seize guns of man recently admitted to mental hospital; Obama reaches out in surprising ways to Republicans and Democrats; Gov. Mark Dayton surprisingly ditches sales tax reform quickly
It's not been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon: Murder, lawyers, guns and money
Mankato has been lagging when it comes to influence in St.Paul
Obama's visit to Minneapolis puts unusual focus on gun proposals; FP edit board to favor approval of Keystone pipeline: Asking politicians to talk more could be dangerous.
Star Tribune story shows convicted murderer, committed as mentally ill and dangerous secured an arsenal of weapons legally