We continue on with our countdown of the top ten stories of 2012. Today, coming it at #9 is something that caused a buzz and created crowds on the campus of St. Cloud State University - former President Bill Clinton's highly publicized visit in advance of election day.
Supporters of gay marriage who are fighting a proposed ban on Minnesota's ballot are trying to win over a particularly skeptical audience: senior citizens. As Election Day approaches, polls show Minnesotans are closely divided on a constitutional ban.
There was a lot of discussion this (Tuesday) morning on Two-Cent Tuesday on WJON about the state's Amendment Questions. The big question was, "what happens if you choose not to mark yes or no on the questions, does it count as a "no" vote?"
A new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll shows Minnesotans are about evenly divided over a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. Six weeks before Election Day, 49 percent of the likely voters polled supported the proposed amendment, while 47 percent opposed it.
The number of Minnesota schools looking for taxpayers help is down this year. According to the Minnesota School Boards Association, about 30 schools initially indicated they would hold tax levy referendums by the Friday deadline.