The U.S. Senate is nearing a vote on whether to extend the current payroll tax into next year. Sen. Al Franken says not renewing would create $1,000 in additional taxes for the average Minnesota family. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann says the tax cuts have punched a hole in the federal budget and threaten programs like Social Security.
2 sisters killed in Hubbard County were 'awesome, bubbly and funny'
The suspect committed suicide and two women died of homicide.