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Sep 9th, 2008

Today is Primary Election Day in Minnesota. The polls opened at 7 a.m. this morning and will close at 8 p.m. tonight.

Please exercise your right to vote, even if I’m not your choice. It’s a right for which our honored dead have given their last full measure of devotion.

Remember Their Sacrifice
Remember Their Sacrifice

Below are some photos I took yesterday to chronicle my final campaign swing through the Sixth District, down the I-94 / Highway 10 corridor from St. Cloud to Blaine.

Sherburne County Sheriff’s Department squad car with St. Marcus Catholic Church, Clear Lake, in the background.

Clearwater Center in Clearwater.

Broadway/Route 75 in Monticello.

Albertville Outlet Mall off I-94 in the Albertville / Otsego area.

“Halloween Capital” Anoka.

Gander Mountain outdoor store, Blaine, with the 1989 Campaign SUV in the foreground.

Campaign SUV at Bunker Hills Regional Park, Andover.



I will be watching the election returns with my wife and a small group of local supporters at Rumors Bar & Grill (just north of the Highway 10 bridge at Little Rock Lake near Rice in Benton County). Anyone who reads this is welcome to join us. Here’s the address:

Rumors Bar & Grill
9530 Hemlock Road Northwest
Rice, MN 56367

(click above for map or satellite view)

Paratroopers_08-16-2008-1.jpg Paratroopers of the '50s and '70s picture by Rifleman-Al
Aubrey Immelman (right) with fellow paratrooper Bruce Robertson (left), 82nd Airborne (1955-1958), at a previous campaign event at Rumors, Aug. 16, 2008.



TV Journalist Escapes Assassination in Baghdad

An Iraqi boy examines the remains of a car belonging to the al-Arabiya television station, on which a bomb was found and detonated in Baghdad, Iraq on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008. (Photo credit: Loay Hameed / AP)

September 8, 2009

BAGHDAD — An Iraqi journalist for one of the Middle East’s best-known satellite television stations escaped assassination Tuesday when a bomb was found under the seat of his car as he prepared to leave home for work.

The attempt against Jawad al-Hattab, Baghdad bureau manager for Al-Arabiya television, illustrates the dangers facing Iraq despite the decline in violence. …

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