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The Norman family began its journey from Sweden to America around 1890. Through a few twists and turns it finally landed in Moose Lake, Minn., in 1894 after living in Duluth for a time. Comment?
The 47-year-old spends his days driving a truck for the South Carolina Department of Transportation, picking up roadkill and litter-filled trash bags. The job pays $15 per hour and comes with state benefits and a 401 . Comment?
A twice-convicted rapist with a history of assaults against women is about to be released from the state's secure sex offender treatment program to a halfway house in St. Paul. Oliver Lenell Dority, 50, who sexually assaulted a woman in 1994 after hiding in the back seat of her car at a gas station, is the latest in a growing number of violent offenders who have been approved by state judges for conditional release since the Minnesota Sex Offender Program came under intense federal court pressure for failing to adequately move people toward release. Comment?
Brian Britz's 2-year-old daughter cannot sit in a regular shopping cart because of health issues and development delays. That means shopping is a family affair with one parent pushing the medical stroller while the other pushes the shopping cart. Comment?
Judge Donovan Frank of the U.S. District Court in St. Paul declared Minnesota's sex offender program unconstitutional and called on state leaders to propose reforms or face a "more forceful solution" imposed by the court. Minnesota must promptly evaluate hundreds of sex offenders who are detained in its controversial state treatment program and release those who no longer pose a threat to public safety, a federal judge ruled Thursday. Comment?
State officials are pushing back against a series of proposed reforms to Minnesota's troubled sex offender program ahead of a high-profile court hearing next week. Citing concerns about costs, staff shortages and community opposition, administrators of the program argued in court filings this week against reforms that could accelerate the release of sex offenders from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program . Comment?
A group of convicted sex offenders suing the state over their detention in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program is demanding a broad package of reforms designed to bring the troubled system up to constitutional standards. Ahead of a major court hearing late next month, attorneys representing the sex offenders filed a long list of proposed reforms that would lead to the development of more community-based treatment programs and the expedited release of many of the 720 offenders locked up indefinitely at secure treatment centers in Moose Lake and St. Peter. Comment?
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