A man in Austin is in custody after allegedly threatening to shoot a Census worker. The Austin Daily Herald says the census worker showed up around 9 on Friday evening:
The man allegedly ordered the census worker to leave his property. When she complied and went to a neighbor’s house, the man followed her there and proceeded to tell her that he would shoot her if she did not leave his property, Amazi said.
The Census Bureau has been producing vignettes of census workers describing the joys of their jobs. So far, nobody has listed having a gun pointed at them:
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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