ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The St. Cloud City Council has passed a resolution proclaiming it's a "welcoming community" after one council member proposed a moratorium on refugee resettlement. The WJON-AM reports the resolution passed Monday night on a 5-1 vote. The member who voted against the resolution was Jeff Johnson. Last week, Johnson said he wanted to limit refugee resettlement in St. Cloud until the city gets more information.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Three Indiana pharmacists have been reprimanded for trying to access Prince's medical records following the music superstar's death last year. Indiana's Board of Pharmacy reprimanded the three after they were found to have separately tried to access Prince's medical records in April 2016 following his accidental drug overdose. The pharmacists from Indianapolis, Crown Point and Selma were found to have misused a state database used to check controlled-substance prescription histories of patients.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The governors of Minnesota and North Dakota said Monday they believe a task force can rescue a stalled flood control project meant to protect Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota from the Red River. The 16-member group organized by North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is under a tight six-week timeline to come up with ideas for the diversion project that has been on hold.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Some Somalis who have returned to their homeland in recent years to help rebuild after decades of civil war say they won't be deterred by a truck bombing that killed at least 358 people. Instead, members of the Somali diaspora who spoke to The Associated Press say the Oct. 14 attack in Mogadishu is a call for all Somalis everywhere to work toward peace.
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