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1997 Stories by David Schimke

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  • The Bully Pulpit

    published December 10, 1997

    This year, even the patsies make Clem Haskins nervous. More >>

  • Voodoo Economics

    published December 10, 1997

    Amid all the headline kvetching over a holiday labor shortage, where are the real numbers? More >>

  • Miles To Go Before He Sleeps

    published December 3, 1997

    The Gophers have size envy, but they're growing. More >>

  • Shades of Mediocrity

    published November 26, 1997

    McClatchy Newspapers won't abandon the Strib in favor of the bottom line, at least not in the short term. But it also won't kick up any dust. More >>

  • Jock Itch

    published November 12, 1997

    Sports columnists won't bite the hand that feeds them. More >>

  • Air Barbara

    published October 29, 1997

    With a week to go until Judgment Day, Barbara Carlson returns to her roots. More >>

  • Four More Years in Saint Paul?

    published October 22, 1997

    Norm Coleman's glitzy deals have charmed business and the press. But guess who's left holding the bag. More >>

  • Mother Superior

    published October 8, 1997

    Mary Jo Copeland has made her name ministering to the city's lost souls. She understands. She's one of them. More >>

  • Don't Believe the Hype

    published September 24, 1997

    I can relate to the editorial staff at the Star Tribune. A former reporter at the now-defunct Twin Cities Reader, I know what... More >>

  • The Riot Card

    published September 3, 1997

    It was inordinately brisk on Saturday, August 16, when Minneapolis police officer Charles Storlie unloaded his shotgun at 1:24... More >>

  • Miles Ahead

    published August 27, 1997

    IN THE '50s, Miles Davis played it straight in a double-breasted suit, his crisp collar whitened by a silk tie. By the cool,... More >>

  • Andy Bloom's Labor of Love

    published August 6, 1997

    By title, Andy Bloom is the new operations manager at WRQC-FM--formerly WBOB, and better known to Minnesota head-bangers as... More >>

  • The Making of an Angry White Guy

    published July 30, 1997

    WATCH STEVE HORNER'S eyes. They will betray him. I notice it for the first time when we meet at his modest... More >>

  • Opening Shots

    published July 23, 1997

    AFTER BARBARA CARLSON announced her mayoral bid last Tuesday, I dialed up Bill Hillsman, president of North Woods Advertising,... More >>

  • What Makes Barbara Run

    published July 16, 1997

    On the last Saturday morning of June, 30 delegates and a couple of slumming daily newspaper reporters are gathered at the... More >>

  • A Farce in Four Acts

    published June 25, 1997

    Last month the St. Paul Pioneer Press joined the growing list of local media organizations facing a high-profile gender-based... More >>

  • Roy Hargrove

    published June 18, 1997

    Habana (Verve) THE CULTURAL EMBARGO be damned, Roy Hargrove's Afro-Cuban journey begins with... More >>

  • Paranoia, Inc.

    published May 21, 1997

    EVERY FRIDAY AND Saturday at 5:45 p.m., over 150 stiff-lipped security guards, marching in squadrons of five, sweep through... More >>

  • Shock Treatment

    published May 21, 1997

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  • Living Clean

    published April 30, 1997

    "I've been thinking about this for a couple of days," she says, her dilated pupils floating without focus; a half-bottle of... More >>

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