ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump tweets endorsement for Minnesota congressional candidate Dave Hughes. Trump tweeted Saturday that Hughes “will help us accomplish our America First policies.” Hughes is trying to unseat 14-term Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson in Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering professor cycled across the Midwest to raise awareness of the ways that renewable energy is and could further provide clean power. The solar bike trip, which concluded in August, took Jim Tinjum through a plethora of solar gardens in Minnesota, Invenergy’s Grand Ridge Energy Center in Illinois, a Wisconsin solar-powered coffee roaster and countless homes and businesses with rooftop solar.
UNDATED (AP) — Following the beginning of a merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto, newly appointed Bayer officials are vague on how they plan to handle the mountain of lawsuits inherited from Monsanto over pesticides such as glyphosate and dicamba. These lawsuits have plagued Monsanto, most recently in an August 10 court decision that ordered the company to pay $289 million in damages.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lay Catholics across the U.S. are raising their voices and demanding change following new revelations of sex abuse by priests and allegations of cover-ups. There’s a growing belief among the faithful that it’s up to them to save the church they love after years of empty promises from their leaders. So they are taking action _ writing letters, signing petitions, holding prayer vigils and organizing protests.