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Human remains identified as disabled man missing for 2 years
Vehicle hits building just behind Minnesota Capitol
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Driver avoids serious injury when vehicle plunges into drainage pond in Minn.
New NFL rules include banning leaping block
Trump declines Nationals' Opening Day first pitch offer
Frozen Four-bound Bulldogs thriving in overtime as 2011 champions did
Former, current, future BSU women's players join Team USA boycott
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Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
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Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
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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
November 23, 2013
Letter: Packing the Supreme Court?
At the beginning of his second term as president, Franklin Roosevelt was disgusted with the Supreme Court. In his attempts to bring the United States out of the depths of the Great Depression, Roosevelt, with a strong Democratic Congress, had passed several measures which the conservative...
November 23, 2013 - 12:05am
June 28, 2013
Minnesota's Supreme Court returns to capacity after installment of Lillehaug
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court is getting back to capacity with the installment of new Justice David Lillehaug. He's the second appointee of Gov. Mark Dayton to the state's seven-member high court. Lillehaug is a former U.S. attorney for Minnesota and a lawyer...
June 28, 2013 - 6:50am
June 26, 2013
Minnesota Democrats praise Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Democrats wasted no time to begin cheering the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision this morning to reject a federal gay-marriage ban.
June 26, 2013 - 9:54am
Update: Supreme Court clears way for same-sex unions in California
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California by holding that defenders of California's gay...
June 26, 2013 - 9:33am
Updated: Supreme Court strikes down federal DOMA provision, rules same-sex spouses may get federal benefits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court says legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The...
June 26, 2013 - 9:11am
States promise quick action on election laws
ATLANTA (AP) -- Across the South, Republicans are working to take advantage of a new political landscape after a divided U.S. Supreme Court freed all or part of 15 states, many of them in the old Confederacy, from having to ask Washington's permission before changing election procedures...
June 26, 2013 - 7:19am