Fishing opener turns political in Otter Tail County

In this era of red vs. blue, even a walleye can become a political football.

The Governor’s Fishing Opener, set for May 15 in Otter Tail County, has drawn criticism from some residents who aren’t fans of Gov. Tim Walz.

Nick Leonard, deputy Otter Tail County administrator, told the County Board this week that he’s fielded a few phone calls from residents who aren’t thrilled to have Walz visit.

“There will be folks who want to make this about the governor,” Leonard said at a board meeting. Walz got about 36% of the vote in the 2018 election while his

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247 SportsClarifying UCLA's 2022 Scholarship Availability and Type of TargetsTrying to get a bead on how many scholarships UCLA could have to give to 2022 will make your head hurt. We try to take away some pain, …1 day ago

247 SportsClarifying UCLA’s 2022 Scholarship Availability and Type of TargetsTrying to get a bead on how many scholarships UCLA could have to give to
2022 will make your head hurt. We try to take away some pain, …1 day ago… Read More

The Philadelphia InquirerThis West Philly teen overcame obstacles to win a $50K scholarship on live TV. Meet Lyric Wise.We're not in school, and school was my outlet,” Paul Robeson senior Lyric Wise said. “But like I tell people, just keep going.”1 day ago

The Philadelphia InquirerThis West Philly teen overcame obstacles to win a $50K scholarship on live
TV. Meet Lyric Wise.We’re not in school, and school was my outlet,” Paul Robeson senior Lyric
Wise said. “But like I tell people, just keep going.”1 day ago… Read More

Larry Kudlow: If the economy is booming, why do we need new government spending plans?

Kudlow‘ host Larry Kudlow Friday questioned Biden’s statements about inheriting a “house on fire,” saying “if the economy is booming, why do we need all these new government spending plans?”

LARRY KUDLOW: Here’s a question a lot of people are asking these days: If the economy is booming, why do we need all of these new government spending plans? In President Biden’s first 100 days, Democrats got a 51-vote reconciliation victory for $1.9 trillion. Some of that did in fact show up in the March Consumer Spending numbers.

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Rockets’ Kevin Porter Jr. passes LeBron James to make NBA history

Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. made history Thursday night and passed the King in the process.

Porter Jr. became the youngest player to score 50 or more points and record 10 or more assists in a single game, doing so at 20 years and 360 days old. He passed Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James, who did so on March 5, 2008 at the age of 23 and 66 days.

Porter posted his historic night in a 143-136 victory against the Milwaukee Bucks, scoring 50 points with 11 assists and four rebounds in 42 minutes. 

Porter was instrumental in

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The Washington PostAs he reemerges onto the public stage, Pence sticks to the same strategy he used by Trump’s side: Total fealtyDuring a swing through South Carolina, the former vice president praised Trump's record and did not address how Trump supporters attacked …20 hours ago

The Washington PostAs he reemerges onto the public stage, Pence sticks to the same strategy he
used by Trump’s side: Total fealtyDuring a swing through South Carolina, the former vice president praised
Trump’s record and did not address how Trump supporters attacked …20 hours ago… Read More

‘Fox & Friends’ Argues Against Free College: ‘There’s Something Called A Scholarship’

“Fox & Friends” co-host Ainsley Earhardt has some no-cost advice for supporters of free college for all: Go get a scholarship.

Earhardt on Wednesday mocked the White House’s new spending and tax plan as she discussed it with co-hosts Brian Kilmeade and Steve Doocy ahead of President Joe Biden’s first speech to a joint session of Congress. Biden’s American Families Plan aims to spend $1.8 trillion over the next decade to reverse income inequality, including free prekindergarten and free community college.

“Think about free college,” Earhardt said. “If your family doesn’t make a lot of money, there’s something called

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India doesn’t want to shut down its economy again. It may get crushed anyway

Now India is facing its own devastating Covid-19 crisis, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reluctant to put his economy through another round of turmoil.

India’s economy may get crushed again regardless.

That’s beginning to play out in India’s leather industry.

India is a major global exporter of leather and leather goods. The country is the second-largest exporter of leather garments and fourth-largest exporter of leather goods in the world, according to the Indian Council for Leather Exports (a division of India’s Ministry of Commerce & Industry). It is also a major producer of footwear after China, producing nearly three … Read More

California’s legacy of DDT waste: underwater dump site uncovers a toxic history | Oceans

The discovery of tens of thousands of underwater barrels containing what scientists believe to be chemical waste has raised alarm and reopened scrutiny into a history of toxic dumping that persisted off the California coast into the 1970s.

A team of scientists announced this week that they had found more than 25,000 containers, many of which they believe to be DDT waste, which has been linked to cancer and disease in humans and mass die-off events in the natural world. The barrels cover a seafloor area double the size of Manhattan off the coast of the Santa Catalina

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