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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
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Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
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New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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American wines are gaining in popularity
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May 3, 2013
Officials: Israel launches airstrike into Syria
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israel launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a suspected weapons site, U.S. officials said Friday night. By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israel launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a...
May 3, 2013 - 11:03pm
March 21, 2013
Obama urges Israelis to compromise for peace
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned appeal Thursday for Israel to recognize that compromise will be necessary to achieve lasting security and to take steps to reverse an "undertow" of international isolation that is worsened by its failure to make peace...
March 21, 2013 - 1:16pm
Rockets hit Israel as Obama meets Palestinians
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- U.S. President Barack Obama is meeting Palestinian officials on the second day of his Mideast tour to emphasize the importance of reaching an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, a message underscored Thursday when Palestinian militants in Gaza launched rockets...
March 21, 2013 - 7:01am
March 20, 2013
Obama in Israel for first trip as president
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- President Barack Obama is declaring common cause with Israel, highlighting the bonds between the United States and its Mideast ally. He says he has made Israel the first stop of the first trip of his second term to restate his commitment to Israel's security....
March 20, 2013 - 6:48am
February 6, 2013
Commentary: Courage of their convictions
Imagine six former directors of the CIA talking with a distinguished filmmaker and confessing to the murder of two terrorism suspects, ordering the assassination of others, alleging a lack of real leadership by the president and stating to the camera and the entire world that the...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
August 13, 2012
Student believes communication is way to peace between Israelis and Palestinians
WILLMAR -- Jad Zoughbi is a Palestinian Christian who believes communication is the way to peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Zoughbi,...
August 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 31, 2012
Willmar, Minn., grandma and her grandson see ancient biblical sites on trip to Israel
Lois Norbie of Willmar taught Sunday school at her church for years. As she would recite the well-known Bible stories to her students -- the...
March 31, 2012 - 12:03am
March 5, 2012
Obama says force an option against Iran, but will try to talk Israel out of striking now
President Barack Obama says he doesn't want war but insists he would attack Iran if that was the only option left to stop that nation from getting...
March 5, 2012 - 7:12am
January 25, 2012
Commentary: Sometimes a good country can take a bad choice turn
Ruben Navarrette's e-mail address is email@example.com.
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2011
Commentary: 'Now' is not now for Netanyahu
Every man has a father and Binyamin Netanyahu's is worth knowing. He is Benzion Netanyahu, born 101 years ago in what was soon to become Poland and living now in what has become Israel. He is a historian by profession, the author of a mammoth and well-respected book on the Spanish...
May 24, 2011 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
MINNEAPOLIS -- Leaders of the U.S. Presbyterian Church have strongly backed a recommendation that the U.S. end aid to Israel unless that country stops settlement expansions in disputed Palestinian territories. The measure passed with 82 percent support Friday at the denomination's...
July 9, 2010 - 3:06pm
Commentary: The Jews couldn't go home
Ah, another teachable moment! This one comes to us from Helen Thomas, the longtime White House reporter and columnist who announced her retirement on Monday. Thomas, of Lebanese ancestry and almost 90, has never been shy about her anti-Israel views, for which, as far as I'm concerned,...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
New aid ship heads to Gaza, Israel vows to stop it
ISTANBUL (AP) -- An aid ship trying to break the blockade of Gaza could reach Israel's 20-mile (32-kilometer) exclusion zone late today, an activist said, but Israel's prime minister has vowed the ship will not reach land. The dueling comments suggest a potential new clash over Israel's...
June 4, 2010 - 9:00am
Commentary: Israel and South Africa are not comparable
Toward the end of last year, Jimmy Carter apologized for some of his very harsh statements about Israel.
March 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 18, 2009
World Opinion: On President Obama and Israel
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the world: By The Associated Press On President Barack Obama and Israel: ... During his six months in office, (President Barack) Obama has asked Prime Minister Ben-jamin Netanyahu to accept the idea of a Palestinian state and to...
July 18, 2009 - 12:00am