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Governor urges Biden administration to keep Space Command, US lands agency in Colorado

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James Anderson, The Associated Press 37 minutes ago In this Jan. 29, 2021, file photo, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis holds a news conference at the Governor’s Mansion in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP) DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis is urging the Biden administration to keep the headquarters of two key U.S. government agencies in Colorado, arguing the […]

Governor urges Biden administration to keep Space Command, US lands agency in Colorado

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James Anderson, The Associated Press 37 minutes ago In this Jan. 29, 2021, file photo, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis holds a news conference at the Governor’s Mansion in Denver. (David Zalubowski/AP) DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis is urging the Biden administration to keep the headquarters of two key U.S. government agencies in Colorado, arguing the […]

Did the Florida governor just compare schoolchildren to Navy SEALs?

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Florida man strikes again. This time, it’s governor Ron DeSantis, who, in an Aug. 12 briefing, quotes a local teacher comparing the mission of returning students to school in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic with the 2011 Navy SEAL operation that killed 9/11 orchestrator Osama bin Laden. “A number of school districts that launched […]

Did the Florida governor just compare schoolchildren to Navy SEALs?

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Florida man strikes again. This time, it’s governor Ron DeSantis, who, in an Aug. 12 briefing, quotes a local teacher comparing the mission of returning students to school in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic with the 2011 Navy SEAL operation that killed 9/11 orchestrator Osama bin Laden. “A number of school districts that launched […]

Did the Florida governor just compare schoolchildren to Navy SEALs?

did-the-florida-governor-just-compare-schoolchildren-to-navy-seals?

Florida man strikes again. This time, it’s governor Ron DeSantis, who, in an Aug. 12 briefing, quotes a local teacher comparing the mission of returning students to school in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic with the 2011 Navy SEAL operation that killed 9/11 orchestrator Osama bin Laden. “A number of school districts that launched […]

Governor names Manke new leader of Minnesota National Guard

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A new leader is taking over command of the Minnesota National Guard. Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday announced his appointment of Brig. Gen. Shawn Manke as Minnesota’s next adjutant general. Manke succeeds Lt. Gen. Jon Jensen, who recently assumed his new role as director of the Army National Guard. Walz, who […]

Governor names Manke new leader of Minnesota National Guard

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A new leader is taking over command of the Minnesota National Guard. Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday announced his appointment of Brig. Gen. Shawn Manke as Minnesota’s next adjutant general. Manke succeeds Lt. Gen. Jon Jensen, who recently assumed his new role as director of the Army National Guard. Walz, who […]

Okinawa governor wants tougher action as 61 Marines infected on the Japanese island

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The governor of Japan’s Okinawa island demanded a top U.S. military commander take tougher prevention measures and more transparency hours after officials were told that more than 60 Marines at two bases have been infected with the coronavirus over the past few days. Okinawan officials on Sunday reported a total of 61 cases — 38 […]

Minnesota governor orders full Guard mobilization, asks Pentagon for additional help with civil unrest

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After days and nights of increasingly violent protest over what prosecutors say was the murder of a handcuffed black man by Minneapolis police, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has ordered the largest National Guard mobilization in state history. He has also asked the Pentagon for help tracking what he said are mostly out of state agitators […]

Minnesota governor activates National Guard as Minneapolis braces for more violence

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MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz called in the National Guard as a wounded Minneapolis braced for more violence Thursday, one day after rioting over the death of a handcuffed black man in police custody reduced parts of one neighborhood to a smoking shambles, with burned buildings, looted stores and angry graffiti demanding justice. The […]