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Minnesota man pleads guilty in Gambia coup attempt

stamfordadvocate.com — MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges stemming from last month's failed attempt to overthrow the government in the West African nation of Gambia. Faal, a dual citizen of the U.S. and Gambia and former member of the U.S.
Jan 30, 2015

Minnesota man pleads guilty to charges stemming from failed coup attempt in Gambia. bit.ly/1zdFU8j

Lawmaker wants to keep sex offenders from living near kids

stamfordadvocate.com — The bill would bar high-risk sex offenders from residing within 300 feet of a school, day care, playground, park, athletic field or any facility that primarily serves minors. According to a state budget agency, typically one person under 18 is registered as a high-risk sex offender every year.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @alisonnoon: In other news, Rep @EssmannJeff wants to keep high-risk sex offenders from living near kids bit.ly/1KdzLul #mtleg