The Minnesota Daily

Back from its August recess, Congress considers national Amber Alert

September 5, 2002

PBy Joseph Hadfield The Daily Universe ROVO, Utah (U-WIRE) - As Congress resumes work Tuesday after the August recess, one hot topic proposed is a nationwide alert system to accelerate searches for abducted...

Pentel withdraws support for McGaa citing party conflict

Andrew Pritchard
September 5, 2002

Green Party gubernatorial candidate Ken Pentel announced Tuesday he will no longer support his party's endorsed candidate, Ed McGaa, for U.S. Senate. "I like Ed and I had hoped that I could continue supporting...

Seeking youth vote, ‘Buck’ Humphrey visits campus

Andrew Pritchard
September 4, 2002

Hubert "Buck" Humphrey IV, grandson of the late Vice President Hubert Humphrey, greeted members of the age group least likely to vote as they returned to classes Tuesday outside Willey Hall. The DFL-endorsed...

‘Hardball’ coming to Northrop Auditorium in two weeks

Courtney Lewis
September 4, 2002

The cable talk show "Hardball with Chris Matthews" will kick off a year-long tour of college campuses later this month at Northrop Auditorium. The live question-and-answer discussion, scheduled for Sept....

No strike, but new stadiums still don’t top Legislature’s priorities

September 3, 2002

ABy Libby George and Andrew Pritchard lthough Major League Baseball players will not strike this year, the Twins may strike out if they ask the state Legislature for stadium funding again. Gubernatorial...

Lawyers Say Iraq Attack Needs No Congressional Approval

August 26, 2002

WASHINGTON (The Washington Post) - Lawyers for President Bush have concluded he can launch an attack on Iraq without new approval from Congress, in part because they say that permission remains in force...