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House Speaker John Boehner Announces His Resignation At The Capitol
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Speaker of the House John Boehner Will Resign in October; Next Speaker Uncertain

John Boehner will resign from his position as Speaker of the House of Representatives, as well as give up his congressional seat, at the end of October.

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Your Minnesota Drivers License Will Not Be Legal For Everything In 2016 [PHOTO]

At some point in 2016 driver’s licenses from Minnesota and a few other states will no longer be considered sufficient to clear airport security and board an airplane.

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Minnesota Lawmaker Leads The Charge For New Standards For Detergent Packets; Voluntary Standards Aim To Reduce Choking Accicents By Children

One of the latest innovations in laundry and dishwasher detergents has also been a deadly one;  the recent creation of single-use "pods" or "packets" has led to an upswing in accidental choking incidents in children.  Now - thanks in part to efforts by U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, manufacturers are seeking to make them safer.

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Virginia News Reporter and Cameraman Killed in Shooting During Live Broadcast

A Virginia TV reporter and her cameraman were killed earlier this morning in Moneta, Virginia following a shooting that took during a live broadcast on the WDBJ morning news program.

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Who Is Deez Nuts and Could He Become President?

You think Donald Trump is the most unlikely presidential candidate? Think again.

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Jared From Subway to Plead Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle will plead guilty to child pornography charges, reports Fox 59 in Indianapolis.

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Duluth International Airport Recieves County Funding Allocated Towards Renaming It In Honor Of Jim Oberstar

Later this year, the Duluth International Airport will be renamed in honor of the late Jim Oberstar - the congressman from Chisholm who championed Northland causes during his 36 years in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Saint Louis County Commissioners have pledged $30,000 to help the project - a dollar amount that will be added to the $30,000 the City of Duluth has already pledged.  The Monaco Air Foundation is in charge of collecting public and private donations to fund the renaming of the terminal.

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Check Your Cheese! Kraft Singles Recalled Over Choking Hazard

If you have any Kraft Singles in your fridge, you're going to want to check to see if they're part of a national recall.

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Minnesota Dentist Who Illegally Killed Lion in Zimbabwe Issues Public Statement

Walter Palmer, the dentist from Minnesota who allegedly bribed park rangers in Zimbabwe to let him hunt and kill a beloved and protected lion, has released a public statement in which he denies any intentional wrongdoing but also expresses regret for his actions.

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Donald Trump Insult Generator Is a Total Laugh Riot

You may have heard that Donald Trump has a penchant for putting people down. Now, you can help him.

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Three Dead, Including Suspect, in Shooting at Lafayette, Louisiana Movie Theater

Three people, including the perpetrator, are dead and nine are wounded after an active shooter situation in a Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater at approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday night.

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Hero Mother Who Slapped Baltimore Rioter Son Speaks Her Mind

The woman who is arguably the most famous mother in America right now is opening up about the actions that have put her in the spotlight.

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