The Daily Digest: 11-27-08

Happy Thanksgiving.

The State Canvassing Board rejected Al Franken's campaign plea to review any rejected absentee ballots. The Star Tribune, Forum Communications and the Pi Press have stories.

MPR says the recount inches closer to a court challenge.

AP says Franken is pondering his options.

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The Pi Press looks at one person who had their ballot rejected.

It's Challengepalooza in Sherburne County.

WCCO looks at frivolous challenges.

Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid weighs in on the decision by the Canvassing Board. That drives the GOP crazy.


Retailers are looking and hoping for Black Friday gains.

Food price inflation shows signs of slowing.

State Government

The Legislative Auditor criticized Vets Home finances and management. MPR, the Star Tribune and AP have stories.

Rochester schools are pondering a four day week.

The newly appointed outdoors council is scheduled to meet on Monday.


DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar appeared on Midday on Wednesday.

She will also be working with the future Obama Administration on climate change options. Klobuchar is headed to the UN's Climate meeting next month.


President-elect Obama said "Help is on the way" as he appointed another economic adviser.

Obama's stance on Farm subsidies isn't alarming elected officials just yet.