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Archive for May, 2013

Summary: Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) announced via YouTube video posted on Twitter at 2:01 a.m. CT, May 29, 2013, that she will not seek reelection in 2014 to a fifth term in Congress as U.S. Representative in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District.

May 27th, 2013

Summary: More than 70 people were killed in a wave of bombings in markets in Shi’ite neighborhoods across Baghdad in worsening sectarian violence in Iraq. More than 700 people were killed in attacks in April 2013, the highest monthly toll in nearly five years.

Summary: The search for Mandy Marie Matula, 24, Eden Prairie, Minn., who has been missing in the early hours of Thursday, May 2, 2013. … Updated October 26, 2013: Investigators believe human remains found by a hiker in Stearns County Mississippi River Park around at 2 p.m. are those of Mandy Matula.

Summary: April 2013 monthly report of U.S. military deaths in the Afghanistan war, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and