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1995 Stories by David Brauer

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  • Better Late...

    published December 6, 1995

    LAST YEAR TAXPAYERS screamed when Marv Wolfenson and Harvey Ratner dumped their overbuilt, under-financed Target Center onto... More >>

  • End Note

    published November 29, 1995

    STILL HOME FOR the holidays: A couple of months back we reported on the jockeying over who would occupy the space being... More >>

  • House of Buggin'

    published November 15, 1995

    THE BUG DISCOVERED at Minneapolis City Hall last week was prima facie evidence of the deep paranoia afflicting city... More >>

  • Let Them Eat Fruit

    published November 15, 1995

    Officials of the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce, which successfully organized opposition to the $7.21-an-hour fair-wage initiative... More >>

  • Fire Marshall Firestorm

    published November 8, 1995

    THE FIRE MARSHALL usually comes to mind only at overcrowded parties or concerts, but the city's new top fire cop has... More >>

  • End Notes

    published November 8, 1995

    FAMILY SENSITIZED. This one came in too late for October's Body Count: WCCO-TV led off its relentlessly hyped "Family... More >>

  • NRP Backlash

    published November 1, 1995

    LAST WEEK IN the Star Tribune, Minneapolis City Council members made their most open complaints about the $20 million a year... More >>

  • The Good of the Few

    published November 1, 1995

    IN THE FINAL days of an otherwise somnambulistic election season, St. Paul's "Livable Wage" referendum has reached a... More >>

  • End Notes

    published November 1, 1995

    * WAGING BATTLE: While the fate of the St. Paul livable-wage ordinance remains to be seen, several Minneapolis DFLers say it's... More >>

  • Bicker Lyle's

    published October 25, 1995

    WITH ITS RED carpeting and vinyl booths, Liquor Lyle's has always been a charming anachronism in Minneapolis's... More >>

  • End Notes

    published October 25, 1995

    BWCA BETRAYAL: Local enviros were outraged but not surprised Monday to learn that the U.S. Senate Environment and... More >>

  • Vouching For Cronies

    published October 18, 1995

    EARLIER THIS YEAR, Governor Arne Carlson avoided conflict-of-interest charges when he selected his sister-in-law for a... More >>

  • Vouching For Cronies

    published October 18, 1995

    EARLIER THIS YEAR, Governor Arne Carlson avoided conflict-of-interest charges when he selected his sister-in-law for a... More >>

  • Educational TV

    published October 18, 1995

    WITH LESS THAN three weeks to go before the November 7 Minneapolis school board general election, the Star Tribune has... More >>

  • End Notes

    published October 18, 1995

    PAY ME LATER: After a four-year legal battle, the city of Minneapolis decided last Friday to pay Annie Baker $100,000... More >>

  • Paul Bites Deficit

    published October 11, 1995

    JOURNALISM SCHOOLS TEACH that when man bites dog, it's news, so you might think that a tax-phobic watchdog group's... More >>

  • Private Sector Puck

    published October 11, 1995

    GOVERNMENT BELT-tightening usually slams the low-paid bus drivers of the world, but the rich do suffer the occasional... More >>

  • Bus Busters

    published October 11, 1995

    DOWN THE BLOCK from St. Paul's MCTO garage on Sunday, the tower clock--floating like a spectre in the mist--announced... More >>

  • End of Story

    published October 4, 1995

    LIKE ALL TV stations, KSTP-TV aggressively markets its investigative unit, but when it comes to exposing its own... More >>

  • Equal Injustice

    published October 4, 1995

    REMEMBER THE FLAP over Minneapolis Council Member Brian Herron's letter on City Hall stationery calling for reduced... More >>

  • Corrections

    published October 4, 1995

    Equal Injustice story on the privatization of education ("The Business of Schools")... More >>

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