Category Archives: Politics

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IS PANDHANDLING GETTING OUT OF CONTROL IN THE TWIN CITIES?

St. Paul police are reminding victims of aggressive panhandling to call police because it’s a crime.

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IT’S STILL CHILD PORN: TEEN FACES CRIMINAL CHARGES AFTER NUDE PICS TWEET

James City County Police say a teenager is facing child pornography charges after allegedly tweeting nude pictures of herself.

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THE U.S. ARMY MUST INFORM VETERANS ABOUT ADVERSE EFFECTS OF DRUG EXPERIMENTATION

A federal judge ruled that the Army MUST warn Cold War-era veterans about the potential health concerns from drug experiments.

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MPLS CITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER PAY-BY-PHONE PARKING

A proposal to pay for on-street parking in Minneapolis using a cell phone passed the Transportation and Public Works committee last week.  It will now go to the full city council meeting Feb. 7th.

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What’s Obama Take On Marijuana???

With a majority of Americans now in favor marijuana legalization, President Barack Obama is now saying weed is no more dangerous to individuals’ health than alcohol.

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SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE IF WARRANT NEEDED TO SEARCH YOUR CELLPHONE

The U.S. Supreme Court is delving into the technology versus privacy debate, agreeing to hear two cases that test whether police making an arrest may search cellphones without a warrant.

13 STATES TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE IN 2014

The retail-worker strikes that swept the nation in 2013 did not move Congress to raise the minimum wage, but a growing number of states are taking action.

VENDING MACHINES TO DISPLAY CALORIE INFO

Office workers in search of snacks will be counting calories along with their change under new labeling regulations for vending machines included in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law.

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OBAMA ADMINSTRATION CONSIDERING CHANGING AGE OF TOBACCO SALES FROM 18 TO 21

The Obama administration is facing a health care deadline; The administration has until the summer of 2014 to advise Congress of the health benefits that would come from raising the age of tobacco sales from 18 years old to 21.  

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REVENGE PORN TO BE OUTLAWED IN WISCONSIN

The Wisconsin Assembly is set to pass a Republican bill that would that outlaw posting revenge porn.

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