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August 14, 1999 | Religion News Service
A federal judge has ruled that the Minnesota Department of Corrections violated the constitutional rights of its employees when it disciplined them for reading Bibles during a training session on gays in the workplace. Francis J. Manion, the attorney for the three employees, said U.S. District Judge Ann D.
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NEWS
July 25, 2000 | From Associated Press
Police skirmished with protesters Monday near a downtown hotel where an international conference of scientists had convened to discuss the latest advances in animal genetics. Eighty people were arrested, Police Chief Robert Olson said. One police officer suffered a minor injury; no major injuries were reported among protesters, though dozens were hit with pepper spray and others were struck with police batons. "We tried to be as gentle as we could," Olson said. "They want to shut down our city.
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NEWS
January 4, 1987
About 400 peace activists demonstrated at the gates of the Minnesota National Guard air base at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, protesting the departure of about 70 Guard members to Panama. The mission is to include deliveries of mail and supplies to U.S. embassies in Central America. Two more trips to Central America involving the Minnesota National Guard are planned for this month. Early in the morning, 22 protesters climbed over an airport fence.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1999 | Religion News Service
A federal judge has ruled that the Minnesota Department of Corrections violated the constitutional rights of its employees when it disciplined them for reading Bibles during a training session on gays in the workplace. Francis J. Manion, the attorney for the three employees, said U.S. District Judge Ann D.
NEWS
May 1, 1987 | United Press International
About 150 demonstrators were arrested Thursday at the gates of Honeywell Inc. in a weapons protest that coincided with a shareholders' meeting, authorities said.
NEWS
August 25, 1988 | United Press International
A federal jury on Wednesday convicted a man of burning an American flag during a March 18 demonstration against U.S. military involvement in Central America. William Carey Jr., 22, of Minneapolis, faces up to one year in a federal prison. No date was set for sentencing in U.S. District Court.
NEWS
December 22, 1992 | RHONDA HILLBERY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
They assemble every morning, before dawn. Bundled in mufflers, hats and winter coats, they gather in a pasture surrounded by the oak woods and rolling hills of this rural township. Then they lift their signs and begin their daily picketing of a home across the street. The neighbors' primary target is Peter G. Anderson, one of three mentally retarded residents living in the Ravenna Ranch group home. Anderson is a convicted sex offender, and as the neighbors see it, a menace.
NEWS
February 27, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A federal appeals court in St. Louis refused to strike down a Minnesota conviction stemming from the burning of an American flag. A panel of the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2 to 1 that the case differed from one in which the Supreme Court ruled that flag-burning is protected free speech. The court ordered William Charles Cary Jr.
SPORTS
October 20, 1991 | HELENE ELLIOTT
Carrying placards decrying the tomahawk chop and the name "Atlanta Braves" as insulting to American Indians, about 200 protesters gathered outside the Metrodome to demand the elimination of racist team names and mascots. Minneapolis police Sgt. W.J. O'Rourke estimated the crowd at about 200 and described their behavior as orderly. He said about 60 extra officers were called in to ensure the protest remained peaceful.
NEWS
September 17, 1989
Several thousand people attended a peaceful pro-union rally at the Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., to express their support for striking workers at the $535-million expansion of Boise Cascade's paper mill in International Falls. Later, residents of International Falls gathered in Smokey Bear Park for what was called "a peace rally" to show community appreciation for law enforcement personnel and firefighters. Bill Peterson, president of the Minnesota Building Trades Council, told the St.
NEWS
December 22, 1992 | RHONDA HILLBERY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
They assemble every morning, before dawn. Bundled in mufflers, hats and winter coats, they gather in a pasture surrounded by the oak woods and rolling hills of this rural township. Then they lift their signs and begin their daily picketing of a home across the street. The neighbors' primary target is Peter G. Anderson, one of three mentally retarded residents living in the Ravenna Ranch group home. Anderson is a convicted sex offender, and as the neighbors see it, a menace.
SPORTS
October 20, 1991 | HELENE ELLIOTT
Carrying placards decrying the tomahawk chop and the name "Atlanta Braves" as insulting to American Indians, about 200 protesters gathered outside the Metrodome to demand the elimination of racist team names and mascots. Minneapolis police Sgt. W.J. O'Rourke estimated the crowd at about 200 and described their behavior as orderly. He said about 60 extra officers were called in to ensure the protest remained peaceful.
SPORTS
October 20, 1991 | MIKE PENNER
Steve Ford wore an old Minnesota Twins baseball cap, interlocking "TC" above the bill, with a yellow flower pushed through a hole in the top. Affixed to his leather jacket was a round sticker bearing a pair of crossed tomahawks with a red line slashed across them.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 12, 1991 | From Religious News Service
The Catholic Diocese of Duluth, Minn., is beginning an inquiry to determine if a Catholic doctor who performs abortions should be excommunicated or otherwise disciplined. Dr. George M. Miks' home in Chisholm, Minn., was picketed for a week by members of the Lambs of Christ, a group of anti-abortion activists. In a statement released last week, Miks identified himself as "a Catholic who minored in philosophy and theology at a Catholic university." He said he "trained in Chicago before Roe v.
NEWS
February 27, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A federal appeals court in St. Louis refused to strike down a Minnesota conviction stemming from the burning of an American flag. A panel of the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2 to 1 that the case differed from one in which the Supreme Court ruled that flag-burning is protected free speech. The court ordered William Charles Cary Jr.
NEWS
September 17, 1989
Several thousand people attended a peaceful pro-union rally at the Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., to express their support for striking workers at the $535-million expansion of Boise Cascade's paper mill in International Falls. Later, residents of International Falls gathered in Smokey Bear Park for what was called "a peace rally" to show community appreciation for law enforcement personnel and firefighters. Bill Peterson, president of the Minnesota Building Trades Council, told the St.
NEWS
July 25, 2000 | From Associated Press
Police skirmished with protesters Monday near a downtown hotel where an international conference of scientists had convened to discuss the latest advances in animal genetics. Eighty people were arrested, Police Chief Robert Olson said. One police officer suffered a minor injury; no major injuries were reported among protesters, though dozens were hit with pepper spray and others were struck with police batons. "We tried to be as gentle as we could," Olson said. "They want to shut down our city.
SPORTS
October 20, 1991 | MIKE PENNER
Steve Ford wore an old Minnesota Twins baseball cap, interlocking "TC" above the bill, with a yellow flower pushed through a hole in the top. Affixed to his leather jacket was a round sticker bearing a pair of crossed tomahawks with a red line slashed across them.
NEWS
September 16, 1989 | LARRY GREEN, Times Staff Writer
The familiar chill of approaching winter is already in the air of this paper-making city deep in Minnesota's North Woods. Their season quickly ending, trees painted the rusty colors of autumn seem to shiver in the breezes. At dawn, frost now coats automobile windshields, and sporting goods stores are crowded with hunters preparing for the approaching deer, bear and duck seasons. But it is not a normal autumn. This year, there is also an unfamiliar chill of fear.
NEWS
August 25, 1988 | United Press International
A federal jury on Wednesday convicted a man of burning an American flag during a March 18 demonstration against U.S. military involvement in Central America. William Carey Jr., 22, of Minneapolis, faces up to one year in a federal prison. No date was set for sentencing in U.S. District Court.
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