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Tennessee company cancels plan to recruit armed guards for Minnesota polls

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Ellison opened investigation on Tuesday in response to job listings for ex-special forces members.
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AG Ellison: Atlas Aegis Won't Recruit Or Provide Security In Minnesota Around Election Day

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Attorney General says that a group described as a private security company run by veterans has agreed not to recruit former special forces to “guard polling places” in Minnesota on Election Day.
Following reports that the group Atlas Aegis was seeking a “large contingent” of recruits “to make sure that the Antifas don't try to destroy the election sites,” Ellison says his office launched an investigation into the claims.
After the reports broke, WCCO uncovered Facebook posts credited to the account Anthony Caudle, listed on the company's website as the chairman and...
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Security company investigated over accusations of recruiting armed guards for poll sites

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

“No one may interfere with or intimidate a voter at a polling place, and no one may operate private armed forces in our state," Minnesota AG Keith Ellison said.
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Report: NFL DQs Broncos QBs for not wearing masks

Report: NFL DQs Broncos QBs for not wearing masks

All four of the quarterbacks on the Denver Broncos roster have been ruled out of Sunday's game with the New Orleans Saints due to COVID-19 protocols. Read more ...

Pennsylvania high court dismisses lawsuit to throw out mail-in ballots

Pennsylvania high court dismisses lawsuit to throw out mail-in ballots

The Pennsylvania-based lawsuit aimed to throw out all mail-in ballots cast in the Nov. 3 election. Read more ...

Black Friday sees record online sales as US shoppers stay home

Black Friday sees record online sales as US shoppers stay home

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US-Canada border closure not stopping Christmas tree imports

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Disney donates coins from wishing wells to homeless shelter

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Pennsylvania high court rejects lawsuit challenging election

Pennsylvania high court rejects lawsuit challenging election

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Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller becomes first woman to play in Power 5 football game

Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller becomes first woman to play in Power 5 football game

Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller became the first woman to participate in a Power Five conference football game when she kicked off to start the second half against Missouri on Saturday. Read more ...

MPD officer exchanges gunfire with person after chase, police say

MPD officer exchanges gunfire with person after chase, police say

A Milwaukee police officer fired at person who had pulled gun and fired at them Saturday night near 41st and Center streets, police said. Read more ...

Shoppers support local business during Small Business Saturday

Shoppers support local business during Small Business Saturday

Struggling businesses hoping for customer turnout during Small Business Saturday Read more ...

Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory makes history as first Black American...

Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory makes history as first Black American cardinal

Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory made history Saturday, becoming the first Black American to earn the rank of cardinal. Pope Francis bestowed the rank on the 72-year-old... Read more ...