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2000 Stories by Leyla Kokmen

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  • Powers of Discretion

    published December 20, 2000

    A new INS policy might make all the difference in the world for a child with a birth defect. More >>

  • Trial & Era

    published December 13, 2000

    Hitting the pretrial potluck circuit with accused Seventies subversive Sara Jane Olson. More >>

  • Universal Suffrage

    published November 15, 2000

    Meet the folks who tend to democracy's pesky details. More >>

  • The Eleventh Frame

    published November 1, 2000

    Bryant-Lake Bowl enforcer Roger Engmark waxes the lanes for the last time. More >>

  • The Diva of talk

    published October 18, 2000

    Katherine Lanpher, Minnesota Public Radio’s shock jock for policy wonks. More >>

  • Is That All, Folks?

    published October 11, 2000

    Motorheads say the St. Paul Police Department is in danger of bankrupting the city's last Fifties drive-in. More >>

  • Little House on the Levee

    published September 20, 2000

    Winter, say the residents of downtown St. Paul's houseboat village, has a way of sorting the wannabes from the true liveaboards More >>

  • Green Acre?

    published August 23, 2000

    Developers visit the Gas Works and see a plush high-rise, but neighbors envision a meadow. More >>

  • P.O.'ed

    published July 12, 2000

    Q: What's more humiliating than being the butt of your coworkers’ smutty banter? A: Complaining about it to your bosses at the St. Paul post office. More >>

  • Guilt by Association

    published June 14, 2000

    A political snipe-fest drowns out residential harmony in Minneapolis's up-and-coming Central neighborhood. More >>

  • Prince Albert, Canned

    published May 31, 2000

    William Draheim was fired for talking up his genital piercing on the job. Thing is, he worked for a porn distributor. More >>

  • Porn Again

    published May 17, 2000

    The Minneapolis Public Library hustles to the vanguard of the anti-smut crusade. More >>

  • Off the Hook

    published April 26, 2000

    Connect people’s phones? Respond to customer complaints? Abide by state rules? Please. A brave new U S West can’t be bothered with trivi... More >>

  • Ciao, Belle

    published March 29, 2000

    Donna Ellringer threatens to decamp from Phillips before the hell she's predicting breaks loose. More >>

  • Snafu U

    published March 15, 2000

    The University of Minnesota's new computer system goes $22 million over budget--and the glitches still aren't fixed. More >>

  • The Belle of the Block

    published March 1, 2000

    Tame the wilds of Park Avenue? There's the right way, the wrong way, and the Donna Ellringer way. More >>

  • Coming Unglued

    published February 9, 2000

    After years of controversy, St. Paul's H.B. Fuller pulls the plug on an addictive adhesive. More >>

  • To All a Good Net

    published January 26, 2000 builds democracy the new-fashioned way. More >>

  • Sorry, Charlie!

    published January 19, 2000

    The Twin Cities’ shameless rush to lay claim to native son Charles Schulz More >>

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