Jay Nygard, as you may recall, is the Orono-based rabble rouser who nearly went to jail this summer for refusing to take down a personalized wind turbine. Well, a new battle presented itself last week -- this one involving his son and an higher level of government. "He took on the city," says Nygard ... More >>
Each week, the Transportation Security Administration publishes on its blog a rundown of some of the scariest and weirdest stuff people try to bring onto planes.SEE ALSO: Utah man on MSP flight says he's not a perv, he just got peppermint oil on his junk One of the featured items this week ... More >>
Jesse Ventura is taking his case to the WCCO newsroom.Apparently Jesse Ventura hasn't quite gotten over his beef with the Transportation Security Administration. Just last week, a judge tossed out Ventura's fourth amendment lawsuit against TSA, which alleged that pat-downs and body scans vio ... More >>
Jesse Ventura probably considers this ruling part of a larger plan.Jesse Ventura pretty much lives his life like an action hero. So, when Ventura's lawsuit against the Transportation Security Administration got thrown out yesterday, it was the real-life moment when the hero realizes no one believ ... More >>
Ventura seesm to be starring in a movie that happens to be his real life. Jesse Ventura's lawsuit against the Transportation Security Administration over airport pat-downs, which he refers to as "sexual assault," got underway Friday, but Ventura saved the drama for just after the first hearing en ... More >>
The government would like to see you naked now.Full-frontal nudity is now OK at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport. A new, full-body scanner went into use today at security checkpoint No. 10. But we're still not sure if a mysterious Transportation Security Administration official sta ... More >>
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