Republican National Convention

Ramsey County District Court was the scene of the latest defeat for a group of protesters who want more and better space outside the Republican National Convention next week. (08/26/2008)
Minneapolis police officers detained three activist filmmakers early this morning, and confiscated their video equipment. (08/26/2008)
Several lawsuits claimed the designated protest area restricts free speech because it confines demonstrators to a space that is too small. (08/26/2008)
The federal government is telling emergency managers to be on the lookout for fake emergency and commercial vehicles during this year's political conventions. (08/22/2008)
St. Paul counts down to the Republican National Convention, but why do people continue to think the event is in Minneapolis? It's generating some healthy competition between our Twin Cities. (08/22/2008)
The Minneapolis 311 service will expand to much of the metro area during the Republican National Convention in early September. (08/21/2008)
A small crew of street medics is preparing to offer first aid and mental health care to protesters and others during the Republican National Convention in St. Paul. (08/20/2008)
Minnesota Republicans Norm Coleman and Tim Pawlenty are scheduled to speak the GOP national convention in St. Paul. (08/20/2008)
In 12 days, 45,000 visitors are expected to descend on the Twin Cities for the Republican National Convention. We met up with three RNC staffers who have been here for months to hear what it's been like living in flyover land. (08/20/2008)
About 50 attorneys showed up for a seminar that included judges talking about everything from the logistics of arraignments to what factors Minnesota considers on setting bail. (08/19/2008)
Metro Transit bus riders in St. Paul should expect detours and 10-minute delays the week of the Republican National Convention. (08/18/2008)
Just two weeks before the Republican National Convention opens, some of the "official venues" say they're surprised and disappointed that they're not completely booked by now. (08/18/2008)
Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman says he understands why some of his colleagues plan to skip next month's Republican National Convention in St. Paul. (08/18/2008)
Bike advocates will make 1,000 bikes available during the Republican National Convention. Just don't ride them in the no-car, no-bike security zone. (08/15/2008)
Volunteers reported to the first day of training Thursday morning on how to greet and assist visitors traveling through the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for the RNC. (08/15/2008)
Republican National Convention St. Paul September 1-4
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