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MINNESOTA: CONGRESSMAN PETERSON CITES CHALLENGES AVIAN FLU VICTIMS ARE FACING

Published August 17, 2015 by godshope1971

Some poultry producers whose farms were hit by avian flu complain the insurance paperwork is too complex. Collin Peterson, ranking member of the House Ag Committee, says he is hearing complaints about the indemnity program.

“Some people saying they had to fill out 80 pages of forms in order to qualify for the help. That is unacceptable.” ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

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Minnesota: Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport ticketing area temporarily evacuated after bag tests positive for explosives

Published August 3, 2015 by godshope1971

A Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport ticketing area reopened Saturday after being evacuated for about two hours when an unattended bag tested positive for explosives.

Officials ordered the brief evacuation of the Terminal 1 ticketing area around 12:30 p.m.

“A portion of T1 ticketing evacuated. Airlines affected: American, US Airways, Spirit, Frontier, United. Contact airline for flight status,” the airport’s Metropolitan Airport Commission said on Twitter ∞∞∞∞∞ SEE MORE ∞∞∞∞∞