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NEWS DAY | Bachmann, Keillor and Christmas / Heating aid / FBI gang strike force / NOT writing about ...

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Bachmann and Keillor - Strange bedfellows Michele and Garrison both weigh in to protect Christmas

The feds are coming FBI will start a new anti-gang initiative in Minnesota in January
Feeling the cold Applications for heating assistance are up
NOT writing about it! Health care reform and COP15

News with attitude, mostly from MN but with occasional forays abroad. News Day summarizes, links to, and comments on reports from news media around the world, with particular attention to Minnesota news.

NEWS DAY | Not writing about ....

NOT writing about health care or COP15 today. No, I’m not.

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NEWS DAY | Feeling the cold

Shivering your way toward the end of the year? You’re not alone.

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NEWS DAY | The feds are coming

The FBI is bringing a gang task force to town, moving in as the investigation of corruption, mismanagement and abuses by the now-disbanded Metro Gang Stri

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NEWS DAY | Good news, bad news, health care, COP15, Iranian Cyber Army and more


Health care compromise reached! Well, not quite - but Andy Borowitz has a preview, and it's not pretty. Among the provisions:

-- Under CompromiseCareTM, people with no coverage will be allowed to keep their current plan.

-- Medicare will be extended to 55-year-olds as soon as they turn 65.

Read the whole plan at the Borowitz Report. And then there's the rest of the news:

Twitter and the Iranian Cyber Army (which, of course, might not be Iranian at all). MORE
Good news on jobs The state's monthly unemployment report was released December 17, showing another slight decline in unemployment. MORE
Homes and homelessness Union Gospel Mission is opening a chapel for overnight guests, the Dorothy Day Center has sleeping mats with just six inches in between, and St. Paul is considering opening a fire station MORE
On a clear day, you can see the BWCA But Thursday and Friday are polluted days in southern MN, and the MPCA plans for northern MN ... are a little hazy. MORE
COP15 cop-outs and challenges

News with attitude, mostly from MN but with occasional forays abroad. News Day summarizes, links to, and comments on reports from news media around the world, with particular attention to Minnesota news.

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NEWS DAY | Twitter and the Iranian Cyber Army

For about an hour last night, Twitter users were redirected to a page showing a message declaring it had been hacked by the Iranian Cyber Army (which, of course, might not be Iranian at all).

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NEWS DAY | COP15 cop-outs and challenges

President Barack Obama spoke Friday to the leaders of 193 nations gathered at the climate change summit, after a pre-speech summit with leaders of 17 other countries.

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