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Obama wins the presidential election!

November 5, 2008

According to MSNBC, Obama has enough votes to win the 2008 presidential election. As west coast states closed, according to MSNBC, Obama grabbed the states of California, Washington, Oregon, and Hawaii,...

Daily Kos reports that Philadelphia, PA machines had problems

November 5, 2008

According to the blog Daily Kos, there were some problems with voting machines in Philadelphia. The blog says that if you voted for Obama on the ticket, and then chose to vote for the straight democratic...

Texas, Utah, Mississippi go to McCain, Iowa to Obama

November 5, 2008

McCain takes three states projected to be red and grabs 45 electoral votes to add to his total, according to MSNBC. Obama also takes Iowa. That puts Obama's lead at 207-135 in the electoral vote.

McCain takes West Virginia, but all may be for naught

November 5, 2008

McCain takes West Virginia, but Obama taking Ohio and New Mexico could have propelled him to the presidency. Obama currently has 200 electoral votes. To win the presidency, a candidate needs 270 electoral...

Obama takes Ohio and New Mexico; McCain gets Louisiana

November 5, 2008

Obama is projected to win Ohio, giving him a lead on the election. He also won New Mexico, which was a red state in 2004. Ohio is one of the key battleground states. McCain took Louisiana. Obama now leads...

Battleground states update

November 5, 2008

Let's take a look at key battleground states that are reporting any results: Obama took Ohio, one of the biggest battleground states. Also according to MSNBC, North Dakota is going to McCain. In Florida,...

Minnesota, Wisconsin go to Obama; North Dakota, Kansas go to McCain

November 5, 2008

Lots of new projections coming in at the 8:00 hour! Our very state Minnesota is going to Obama, along with Wisconsin, New York, Michigan, and Rhode Island heading Obama's way. Meanwhile, McCain grabs the...

MSNBC reports McCain wins in Georgia and Alabama

November 5, 2008

MSNBC is reporting that Mccain is projected to win Alabama and Georgia. The electoral vote count is now 103-58 in favor of Obama.

The day after election day – red, blue…purple?

November 5, 2008

Tonight, all you'll be seeing is red and blue. But on Wednesday, you will walk around seeing quite a bit of purple. On Wednesday, Colleges Against Cancer is trying to paint the campus purple to kick off...

Mortuary Science program to celebrate 100 years tomorrow

October 31, 2008

Tomorrow, the University of Minnesota's mortuary science program celebrates 100 years of existence. It began in 1908 as a six-week program, and it is now a four-year bachelor's of science program. There...

Flu shot update: 11,538

October 28, 2008

The University of Minnesota broke the official Guinness World Record for number of flu shots before noon. 12:00 p.m.: The University had recorded 4,371 shots, which has beaten the previous record of 3,721...

Flu shot count update

October 28, 2008

In the first two hours, there are 1736 total flu shots that have been distributed so far. This is on pace to break the world record set by Guinness. Here are the breakdowns by location: Java City in Mayo:...

U of M to break world record tomorrow?

October 27, 2008

Tomorrow's the big day -- the day that the U of M is trying to break the Guiness World Record for number of flu shots given in a day. The Minnesota Vikings are coming, and so is Goldy. The previous Guinness...