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Vikings cornerback compares gay-marriage ruling to legalizing pedophilia

Also: Richard Carlbom works himself out of a job; Nye’s still open, Toby Keith’s: not so much; Joe Soucheray wants state fair ring bologna; and more.

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson, center
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Deadspin’s Samer Kalaf has compiled Friday morning’s tweets by Minnesota Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson, who complains the high court’s ruling on same-sex marriage will pave the way for legalizing pedophilia and incest.

Rachel E. Stassen-Berger at the Pioneer Press notes Freedom to Marry’s Richard Carlbom has just worked himself out of a job: “Carlbom said that when he took the job at Freedom to Marry only 15 states had legal same sex marriage. With the court’s decision all 50 states will. ‘Minnesota was a wonderful win and we were part of a nationwide sea change,’ he said. He managed the 2012 campaign to defeat a constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage. Minnesota voters became the first of any state to reject such a ban.”

Your Daily Walker: Scott Walker calls for Constitutional amendment to stop gay marriage. [Politico]

Susan Du at City Pages reports half-naked Minneapolis mayoral candidate Jeff Wagner is now walking across America and running for president: “His whole gig is to pub crawl from Minnesota to Corpus Christi on foot to meet the common people where they’re at. ‘When the other folks are going to take their private planes and fly around and take everybody’s money,’ Wagner says he’ll be talking to farmers in bars.”

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The Duluth news Tribune has a piece from Katie Kather of St. Paul Pioneer Press on Ramsey County sheriff’s deputy Brett A. Berry being investigated for an incident involving his K-9 partner earlier this month at a certification event in Carlton County: “Berry was sent home from the trials because of the off-duty incident and placed on paid administrative leave. ‘We hold our staff to the highest standards, and the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office is troubled by these allegations,’ Sgt. John Eastham, public affairs and data compliance officer, wrote in a statement. Two misdemeanor charges — one for animal cruelty and one for animal neglect — are expected to be filed Friday in Carlton County.”

In other news…

Joe Soucheray wonders where the ring bologna is on the State Fair menu. [Pioneer Press]

Police: Naked man goes inside Rochester couple’s home, takes shower. [KARE 11]

Toby Keith’s restaurant in St. Louis Park, listed on the state’s tax delinquency list, shuts down. [Star Tribune]

Nye’s closing pushed back until January 2016. [KARE 11]

Sauk Centre woman rolls vehicle avoiding squirrel. [St. Cloud Times]

Bus, bike or walk the Taco Tour on Lake Street on Saturday.