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House Passes Bill to Drop Legal Protections for Gray Wolves

WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled House has passed a bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species. Long despised by farmers and ranchers, wolves were shot, trapped and…

Judge: White House Must Return CNN’s Jim Acosta’s Credential

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of President Donald Trump, announced his decision following…

Couple, Homeless man Charged in Charitable Scam

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. - A feel-good tale of a homeless man using his last $20 to help a stranded New Jersey woman buy gas was actually a complete lie, manufactured to get strangers to donate more than $400,000 to help…

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

NEW YORK - A top U.S. health official is pledging to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of e-cigarettes. Scott Gottlieb of the U.S.…

Sheriff Asks Hunters to Look for Evidence in Disappearance

BARRON, Wis. - The Wisconsin sheriff leading the investigation into the disappearance of a 13-year-old girl and the fatal shootings of her parents is asking hunters for help. The state's nine-day gun deer hunt begins early Saturday and runs through…

CNN Sues Trump, Demanding Return of Acosta to White House

NEW YORK - CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials to cover the White House be returned. The administration revoked them last week following President Trump's contentious news conference, where Acosta refused to give…

Students Pledge To Not Text & Drive

DULUTH, Minn. -- "It can wait" campaign highlighted the dangers of distracted driving to the students of Duluth Marshall School. About 250 attended and watched a video telling the true stories of…

Firing of Sessions Sparks Protest in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.- Anti-Trump protesters took to the steps outside the St. Louis County Courthouse. The group was not happy about President Trump's firing of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Overall, the…

Radinovich: Many More Precincts to Go

BAXTER, Minn.- Despite falling behind in votes, DFL Candidate for Minnesota's 8th District, Joe Radinovich, announces in a speech that he is not conceding the race. As of 11:30pm, Radinovich's 83,111 votes trail behind Stauber's 106,026. The DFL Candidate said…

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