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U.S. jobless claims decline from five-month high
CIA: Russia intervened to help Trump win
Wall Street again marks new highs in post-election run
Litchfield police officer facing DWI charges
Holiday Express rolls through Kandiyohi County
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
June 25, 2015
Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare insurance subsidies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, handing a major victory to the president.
June 25, 2015 - 9:55am
January 9, 2015
Supreme Court meets today to consider whether to hear cases regarding state bans on gay marriage
By Archie Ingersoll FARGO – The U.S. Supreme Court is set to meet privately Friday to consider for a second time in recent months whether...
January 9, 2015 - 9:05am
October 6, 2014
Supreme Court declines to hear gay marriage cases from five states
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the hotly contested issue of gay marriage,...
October 6, 2014 - 12:05pm
June 30, 2014
Reactions very different to high court’s ruling on birth control
Abortion opponents praised Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that owners of private companies can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance covering birth control for women.
June 30, 2014 - 10:27pm
High court’s union decision threatens Minnesota law
ST. PAUL — Opponents to establishing unions for child care and personal attendant businesses say they think a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a related Illinois case also will result in overturning a 2013 Minnesota law.
June 30, 2014 - 10:26pm
Supreme Court rules for companies on birth control mandate
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President...
June 30, 2014 - 10:55am
May 17, 2014
Editorial: Historic decision remains important
The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education was handed down 60 years ago today. It remains a historic and momentous decision that struck down an earlier court ruling that upheld the practice of “separate but equal education.” The case was brought...
May 17, 2014 - 6:00am
May 8, 2014
Commentary: Supreme Court rules 5-4 on public meeting prayer
Ever since the Supreme Court ruled organized prayer and Bible study in public schools unconstitutional in the early 1960s, conservative Christians...
May 8, 2014 - 1:00am
May 5, 2014
Supreme Court endorses prayers before town meetings
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a town in New York state did not violate the U.S. Constitution's ban on government endorsement of religion by allowing prayers before its monthly meetings. In a decision that is likely to guide how local governments...
May 5, 2014 - 9:20am
April 9, 2014
Commentary: The best gov’t money can buy
The Supreme Court has done it again. By a 5-4 vote, with the court’s five Republican appointees on one side and the four Democratic appointees on the other, the court struck down limits on total contributions to federal campaigns that have been enforced and were specifically upheld...
April 9, 2014 - 3:00am
March 11, 2014
U.S. top court case highlights unsettled science in contraception
NEW YORK (Reuters) - - As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear a religious dispute over the Obamacare contraception mandate, advocates on both sides are trying to set the court straight on the science.
March 11, 2014 - 9:00am
February 24, 2014
Supreme Court declines challenges to gun laws
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday declined to wade into the politically volatile issue of gun control by leaving intact three court rulings rejecting challenges to federal and state laws.
February 24, 2014 - 9:41am
January 13, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Arizona abortion appeal
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review an appeals court ruling that said an Arizona law banning abortions starting at 20 weeks of gestation is unconstitutional, meaning the restrictive state law is struck down. The high court's decision not to hear...
January 13, 2014 - 10:42am
January 9, 2014
No danger from substance on Minn. court letter
ST. PAUL -- A suspicious substance on a letter mailed to the Minnesota Supreme Court was not hazardous, the state Public Safety Department reported Tuesday. The St. Paul Fire Department removed the letter from a state building Tuesday and tested it. Public Safety Spokesman...
January 9, 2014 - 8:04am
January 1, 2014
U.S. justice grants exemption in contraception mandate challenge
Roman Catholic Church-affiliated organizations on Tuesday obtained last-minute court injunctions that give them temporary exemptions from a part of the Obamacare healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance policies covering contraception. U.S. Supreme Court Justice...
January 1, 2014 - 7:00am