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1998 Stories by David Schimke

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  • Driver's Education

    published December 23, 1998

    Gordon Guptil nearly lost his life in his Star Tribune delivery truck. Then he lost his job. More >>

  • The Enemy Has Been Met

    published December 23, 1998

    Still reeling, ousted Highway 55 protesters plot their next move. More >>

  • A Matter of Convenience

    published December 9, 1998

    SuperAmerica is selling expansion at 40th & Lyndale. The neighbors aren't buying. More >>

  • Portrait of the Artist as a Killer

    published November 25, 1998

    He lived in Harlem and studied art at Harvard. When Carl Wesley murdered the clerk at a local check-cashing store last year, his double life... More >>

  • Let's Do Lunch

    published November 18, 1998

    While Ventura knuckles down, Hollywood and the local film industry talk Body language. More >>

  • Can You Say "Synergy"?

    published October 28, 1998

    Microsoft Sidewalk unveils a national revamp and shifts its emphasis from entertainment listings to pure commerce. More >>

  • Heard It Through the Grapevine

    published October 14, 1998

    Why would Pioneer Press editor Walker Lundy delve into news that's not fit to print? More >>

  • Rack 'em up

    published September 9, 1998

    Forget the slop. Forget the low-life hustle. Ranked No. 4 in the world and climbing, Jimmy "The Kid" Wetch shoots pool like nobody's business. More >>

  • Infield Fly Rule

    published August 5, 1998

    A scrappy little league pitches its last run More >>

  • Strib-Gate

    published July 15, 1998

    After an exhaustive two-year study, the shocking truth is revealed: People don't trust the press. More >>

  • Restricted Access

    published June 24, 1998

    Child protection hearings are now open to the public, but it's members of the press who will be scrutinized. More >>

  • Class Dismissed

    published June 17, 1998

    For the past year, transient kids have called the New Arrivals school their own. But if St. Paul officials have their way, both students and... More >>

  • The Gazing Is Over

    published June 17, 1998

    Minnesota Public Radio's new chief, William Buzenberg, plucks the lint from the station's navel. More >>

  • Matt Wilson: Going Once, Going Twice

    published May 27, 1998

    Matt Wilson Going Once, Going Twice Palmetto BECAUSE THERE ARE so many mediocre... More >>

  • Schueler-isms

    published May 6, 1998

    The Strib's new owners hire a publisher who fits their nice-guy image More >>

  • Broad Casting

    published April 15, 1998

    Barbara Carlson might be going back to the Talk Station More >>

  • Do Telly

    published April 15, 1998

    For a little more than a year, twentysomething slackers in Britain have been dropping ecstasy or smoking pot and watching the BBC children's show... More >>

  • Distress Signals

    published April 8, 1998

    Even public TV's staunchest critics used to hail Channel 2 as fresh and edgy. But lately KTCA has lost its focus-- and its nerve. More >>

  • STAR Gazing

    published March 4, 1998

    Critics say St. Paul's STAR program is being mismanaged More >>

  • Just Happy To Be Here

    published March 4, 1998

    No matter how you cut it, Clem Haskins's Gophers haven't had the muscle mass to clean out the lane nor enough experience to maintain a pressing... More >>

  • Flying Colors & The Montreal Tapes

    published February 25, 1998

    Joe Lovano and Gonzalo Rubalcaba Flying Colors Blue Note Charlie Haden,... More >>

  • Mute Point

    published February 18, 1998

    The governor thinks the AP has been covering him unfairly. And if anybody disagrees, they should damn well shut up. More >>

  • Norm's Conquest

    published February 11, 1998

    Thirty years ago, Norm Coleman was just another long-haired radical. Now he's setting out to seduce the Republican Right. More >>

  • The Next Level

    published February 4, 1998

    While the Gophers struggle through a losing season, Sam Jacobson hopes to impress the scouts. More >>

  • Cops are Human, Film at 10

    published January 14, 1998

    Whether or not the Strib's profile of a veteran homicide cop was a deliberate "blow job," it had City Hall (and newsrooms around the metro)... More >>

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