The campaign of Rep. Phyllis Kahn (D-Minneapolis) has filed two complaints regarding improprieties that have allegedly taken place during her heated primary battle with Mohamud Noor.One alleges that a Minneapolis elections judge named Fadmo called Kahn "an old Jewish Lady" while interpreting the pri ... More >>
Twin Cities couples on the moment they found love
When Mayor R.T. Rybak officiated 46 same-sex weddings in the early morning of Aug. 1 -- the day same-sex marriage became legal in Minnesota -- the ceremonies took place at his stomping grounds, Minneapolis City Hall.But now, Rybak is taking his support for gay marriage on the road. This morning, he ... More >>
In a classy move, Sen. Al Franken gave roses to each couple that tied the knot last Thursday morning at Minneapolis City Hall.SEE ALSO: Al Franken cries on Senate floor [VIDEO] That morning, of course, was the first in which same-sex marriage was legal in Minnesota.
On the eve of August 1, 2013, Minneapolis City Hall transformed into a chapel of love.White flowers wrapped around the banisters on the rotunda's grand staircase. White chairs flanked the Father of Waters sculpture. Around 1,000 revelers crowded onto five floors, there to watch as, at 12:01 a.m., Ca ... More >>
At 11:57 p.m. on July 31, Cathy ten Broeke and Margaret Miles were ready to be married. They had put on their dresses, walked down the grand staircase in the Minneapolis City Hall Rotunda, and said their vows. Ten Broeke's voice had cracked as she recited, "as long as we both shall live"; Miles had ... More >>
At midnight, love become the law in Minnesota.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann wears Google Glass: Top 10 tweets As GLBT couples tied the knot at Minneapolis City Hall and other locations throughout the state, many were moved to tears. Others, however, were moved to hop on Twitter and crack good-natured j ... More >>
TwitterIn her lawsuit, Beth McDonough alleges 170 law enforcement employees from 40 agencies viewed her private data nearly 500 times. Coming on the heels of Brooke Bass and Anne Marie Rasmusson, KSTP producer Beth McDonough is the latest woman to sue Minnesota government entities for alleged driver ... More >>
GLBT couples around Minnesota race to plan August weddings
Wanna be one of the first gay couples to tie the knot and have your wedding officiated by none other than a smiling Mayor R.T. Rybak to boot? That can be arranged. Just be at Minneapolis City Hall at midnight on August 1 (or whatever night ends up being the first when gay weddings can occur -- the s ... More >>
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Photo by debairdElection Integrity Watch wants to see your IDA group of Tea-partying conservative activists is suing for the right to wear campaign slogans and intimidating buttons to polling places on Nov. 2. And oh yeah -- they just might ask to see your ID. So far, 7,390 people have signed up ... More >>
Halloween is supposed to be scary -- something that can be forgotten while party-hopping in a sea of Lady Gagas and Mike "The Situation's." In an attempt to get back to the holiday's haunted roots, we took a walk on the dark side of history and found a whole panoply of local lost souls: murdered ... More >>
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Their union, which claims more than 4,000 Twin Cities janitors as members, reached agreement over the weekend on the terms of a new contract.
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The City of Minneapolis chimes in on the King of Pop's death.
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As part of a worldwide event Saturday involving 2,712 cities, towns and municipalities in 83 countries, Minneapolis will dim many of the city's most notable lights to make a statement about climate change.
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The removal of Minneapolis Police Department Lt. Medaria Arradondo as the liaison between the MPD and the Police Community Relations Council (PCRC) is ostensibly what prompted yesterday's demonstration that filled city council chambers at Minneapolis City Hall. But taking the popular Arradondo off t ... More >>
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