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Mary Shapiro
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August 2 (Tuesday): City council candidate filing begins (ends 5PM on August 16)
August 2 (Tuesday): National Night Out
August 5-22: Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro
August 9 (Tuesday): Primary Election Day. Vote Shapiro. Polls open until 8PM.
August 10-14: Carver County Fair
August 25 - September 5: Minnesota State Fair
September 5: Labor Day
September 11 (Sunday): 911 Remeberance
September 20-21: MEA Weekend
October 2 (Sunday): Rosh Hashana
October 10 (Monday): Columbus Day
October 11 (Tuesday): Yom Kippur
October 31 (Monday): Halloween
November 5 (Sunday): Daylight Savings Time Ends
November 8 (Tuesday):
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Vote Trump, Paulsen, Shapiro. Polls open until 8:00 PM. To find out where you vote, click here.
November 11 (Friday): Veterans Day
November 18 (Friday): Last day for campaign signs (First day was 06/24)
November 24 (Thursday): Thanksgiving
November 27 (Sunday): First Sunday of Advent
December 7 (Wednesday): Pearl Harbor Remeberance
December 24 (Saturday): Christmas Eve
December 24 (Saturday): Hannukah begins
December 25 (Sunday): Christmas Day
December 26 (Monday): Christmas Day Observed
January 1 (Sunday): New Years Day
January 1 (Monday): New Years Day Observed
January 16 (Monday): MLK Day
January 22 (Sunday): 44rd anniversary of Roe vs Wade decision
February 2 (Monday): Groundhog Day
February 5 (Sunday): Super Bowl, Houston, TX
February 6 (Monday): Ronald Reagan's Birthday
February 12 (Sunday): Lincoln's Birthday
February 14 (Tuesday): Valentine's Day
February 16 (Thursday): Washington's Birthday
February 20 (Monday): President's Day
March 1 (Wednesday): Ash Wednesday
March 17 (Friday): St Patrick's Day
April 16 (Sunday): Easter
April 17 (Monday): Tax Day
• Last day to file federal taxes without penalty. 
• U.S. debt per taxpayer is over $1 million and growing by the second. See the U.S. National Debt Clock
HOW BAD IS HILLARY? -- She just read the word "sigh" from her teleprompter instead of making the sound.
ORLANDO TERROR SUSPECT IDENTIFIED as Omar Mateen, Registered Democrat Of Afghan Descent; Pledged Allegiance To ISIS.
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STATE DEPARTMENT REPORT: Hillary Clinton violated the law
JOHN KERRY ATTACKS TRUMP'S BORDER WALL PROPOSAL -- He tells Northeastern University students to prepare for a "borderless world."
THERE ARE ONLY FOUR? -- Four times reporters made up stories about Trump.
AFRAID TO FIGHT OBAMA . . . BUT NOT AFRAID TO OPPOSE GOP VOTERS -- House Speaker Paul Ryan says he is "not ready" to support Trump.
AMAZING -- Anti-Trump groups spent $75.7 million on 64,000 negative ads to take down Trump. It wasn't enough.
LIBERAL MEDIA STEPS UP THE HYSTERIA -- Boston newspaper runs fake news headlines promising riots and economic collapse if Trump is elected. One website offers this epic response.
WATCH: This is what it looks like when 1,400 workers learn that their jobs have just been shipped off to Mexico.
PEGGY NOONAN: Donald Trump and the rise of the unprotected.
"FRIEND OF THE TAXPAYER" -- Senator Dave Osmek (R-Mound) scores a perfect 100 in the latest Taxpayer League scorecard. This was his third straight year with a perfect 100 score. Meanwhile local legislators fell a bit short: David Hann scored a respectible 85, Jenifer Loon returns to her moderate ways with a dismal 50, not much better than Democrat Yvonne Selcer who scored a horrific 42.
MOM WHOSE SON WAS TORTURED, MURDERED BY ILLEGAL ALIEN ENDORSES TRUMP -- Laura Wilkerson: "The Pope doesn't care about me."
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