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Can I Put Political Signs On The Highway Right Of Way? Learn What The Minnesota Department Of Transportation Has To Say About Political Signs

It seems like it's almost always the election season.  One of the ways that it's evidenced is the population of political signs that appear almost everywhere.  One of the most-visible places for these signs is along roadways.  Major highways bring lots of traffic and with it - potential voters.  But is it legal to post political signs along the highway right of way?

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How Can I Obtain An Absentee Ballot In Saint Louis County? Two New Options Aim To Make The Process Easier

If you live in Saint Louis County, Minnesota there are two new options or tools to make the absentee balloting process easier for you.

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Jimmy Fallon and Govenor Chris Christie Gettin in the Groove [VIDEO]

Whether you like Chris Christie's politics or not, you have to give him credit for getting on live television and gettin down with Jimmy Fallon last night. I first saw the video and laughed my self silly. He's taken a lot of grief over his weight the past couple years, and isn't afraid to poke fun at himself.

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Four Days, The Historical Record of the Death of President Kennedy

I got home later than usual last night, and to my surprise, my brother-in-law Father Rick  (or as I call him, my brother in law the priest) sent us a box full of books from England. Rick has been a priest in England for many years, and often sends us goodie packages. He knows of my interest in history, and included in the box were many books on the Civil War, and one titled Four Days.

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Darth Vader Wants To Be President of Ukraine

Darth Vader, with a few stormtroopers, appeared in the Ukraine and gave a speech essentially putting his helmet in the race for the President of the Ukraine. Darth Vader is the official candidate of the Ukrainian Internet Party (UIP), which wants to make everything digital with free computer classes for all.

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There Are New Minnesota Tax Cuts, Officials Say Wait Till April 3rd To File

There are some new tax cuts enacted in Minnesota. Tax Officials are saying, if you haven't filed yet, you may want to wait until April 3rd. What about those who have already filed? Wait to hear from the Revenue Department, they will be going over the tax files, and sending additional money. Some may need to submit ammended tax forms.

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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Got it Thong, Whoops, I Mean Wrong

According to an article in today's Huffington Post, Scott Walker ordered the firing of a doctor who appeared to be completely competent at her job. The issue was that she had what was perceived to be a "checkered" past: She used to be a thong model.

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Second District Residents Encouraged To Apply for Vacant City Council Seat

Now that the city council seat for the second district is open, residents are encouraged to apply. If you have had an interest in serving the public or getting involved, read on.

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South Carolina Sheriff Refuses to Lower Flag in Honor of Nelson Mandela, What are Your Feelings? [POLL + VIDEO]

I ran across this article  on CNN this morning, and  wondered how people in the Northland feel? Do you agree with the Sheriff, or do you disagree? Please take 30 seconds and respond to the poll I've put up. "I agree the flags should be at half mast", or" I feel the flag should not be lowered in this case.".

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Scott Walker Campaign: Skip Black Friday, Give Us Your Money Instead

While I admit I'm not a Scott Walker fan, many in America are. His cutting of the budget ranges from city workers, road repair and maintenance, cuts to smaller communities who can longer afford to maintain their community properly, teachers, firefighters...on and on it goes. In an article published in the Huffington Post, he now encourages people to stop spending on Black Friday and Holiday gifts. Instead, he wants that money sent  to him.

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IRS Says Expect Up To Three Weeks In Delays Because Of Shutdown

Here's another thing that might affect you because the government shut down. When sending in your tax return, it may be delayed by one or two weeks, the Internal Revenue Service announced.

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How Would The Government Shutdown Affect You?

One week away, the Democrats and Republicans need to figure out the budget or we will have another government shut down.The Government shut down gets expensive. According to the Congressional Research Service, the two shut downs of the government cost us $1.4 billion. What does it mean to you...

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