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Duluth News Tribune, Wednesday, January 22, 2014 – Supreme Court considers mandatory union dues

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DAVID G. SAVAGE Tribune Washington Bureau    WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether teachers and other public employees can be required to pay dues to support a union even if some of them oppose it.    Since 1977, the high … Continue reading

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Duluth News Tribune, Wednesday, December 25, 2013 – Pension change could speed police, fire retirements

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Pension change could speed police, fire retirements Associated Press    ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A statewide change to police and firefighter pension rules could encourage more municipal employees to retire sooner.    Police and firefighters can retire early at age 50, though … Continue reading

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Two off-duty Wisconsin police officers accused of drunken driving | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published December 06, 2013, 04:04 PM Two off-duty Wisconsin police officers accused of drunken driving Two off-duty Sheboygan police officers have been arrested on suspicion of operating while intoxicated. By: Associated Press report, Associated Press SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Two off-duty … Continue reading

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Duluth police officer Jouppi found not guilty of assault | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published November 23, 2013, 12:00 AM Duluth police officer Jouppi found not guilty of assault Richard Jouppi sat almost motionless in his chair as Judge John DeSanto announced verdicts of not guilty on the two criminal charges he faced. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Duluth police officer accused of assault testifies it was self-defense | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

Published November 22, 2013, 12:00 AM Duluth police officer accused of assault testifies it was self-defense Richard Jouppi told a Pine County jury Thursday that he was thinking of his wife and kids at home when he delivered several closed-fist … Continue reading

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Judge Orders County To Reduce Premiums For Police Retirees – Labor Relations Information System

Judge Orders County To Reduce Premiums For Police Retirees November 13th, 2013 BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD – A court has ordered Baltimore County to reduce the health insurance premiums it charges hundreds of retired police officers. Baltimore County Circuit Judge Michael … Continue reading

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Evacuation shortens first day of trial involving former active-duty Duluth police officer | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published November 20, 2013, 12:00 AM Evacuation shortens first day of trial involving former active-duty Duluth police officer The first day of testimony in the assault trial of Richard Jouppi was cut short Tuesday after a poison-tainted envelope threat caused … Continue reading

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Trial begins in alleged Duluth police assault | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published November 19, 2013, 12:00 AM Trial begins in alleged Duluth police assault A Pine County jury will decide the fate this week of former active-duty Duluth police Officer Richard Jouppi, who is accused of assaulting a man in a … Continue reading

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Report: Former Wisconsin cop accused of child enticement killed himself with nail gun | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published August 14, 2013, 08:06 PM Report: Former Wisconsin cop accused of child enticement killed himself with nail gun The Wood County deputy coroner said 41-year-old Steven Lowe shot himself in the chest with the construction tool “multiple times” just … Continue reading

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Minnesota pension system investigates padding plans | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

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Published August 10, 2013, 12:00 AM Minnesota pension system investigates padding plans Minnesota’s largest public pension system is investigating how widespread retirement plan spiking is among local government worker members.       ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s largest public pension … Continue reading