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Crtical Mass and MPD Butt Heads

September 21, 2007 0

Critical Mass, a monthly community bike ride, exploded into a cluster of cyclists and police officers and ended in 19 arrests for riot and disorderly conduct Aug. 31 – charges some witnesses question. The Minneapolis Police Department’s Public Data reports, “a detail of officers was assigned to monitor the CRITICAL MASS,” following the “extremely large group of bicyclists.

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Homeland Security Certificate Prepares MCTC Students for the Worst

September 21, 2007 0

During the middle of rush hour, a tragedy struck the Twin Cities that most people would have considered unthinkable, on the evening of Aug. 1, 2007. The 35W Bridge, which was completed in 1956, and was under heavy maintenance, collapsed into the Mississippi River, an event so extraordinary that it would be hard to imagine a more efficient recovery and rescue effort.

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MCTC Security Precautions Revealed

May 5, 2007 0

“This is a lockdown. Repeat. This is a lockdown. We have an emergency. Go to the nearest office or classroom and secure yourself inside.”

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Year of the Dog

May 5, 2007 0

Peggy (Molly Shannon) is content with her life with her dog, Pencil. One night Pencil refuses to return to the house. In the morning, she finds him ill in a neighbor’s yard. The neighbor Al (John C. Reilly) feels sorry for her, and takes her out to dinner.

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Student Senate Looking For New Officers

April 19, 2007 0

MCTC’s Student Senate will be holding elections for new officers for the ’07-’08 school year.

Inside is the list of officer positions and their expectations.

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Film Students Receive Grant

March 10, 2007 0

Bret Starnes and Randy Bratvold, two film and video students at MCTC, are the recipients of two $1,000 dollar grants awarded by the Minnesota Film and TV Board.