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2007 Stories by Matt Snyders

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  • Iranian Football

    published December 12, 2007

    It's easy to forget that Willie Mobley is 18 years old. Sporting a full beard and a frizzy quasi-fro, the 6-foot-2-inch, 250-pound... More >>

  • The Full MOA

    published November 28, 2007

    For many Twin Cities residents, the Mall of America means one thing: Your out-of-town friends are visiting and want to see the cities' most... More >>

  • Tutu Speaks

    published November 21, 2007

    In April, faculty at the University of St. Thomas's Justice and Peace Studies program were on track to book celebrated civil rights... More >>

  • Sobriety Check

    published October 10, 2007

    As a teenager, Kevin was never too keen on booze. Watching his peers stagger through their adolescence in a drunken stupor left him baffled.... More >>

  • Shamrock Shakedown

    published October 3, 2007

    Until this spring, commuters navigating St. Paul bus routes frequently had to run through a gauntlet of street crime. It wasn't uncommon to... More >>

  • Banning Desmond Tutu

    published October 3, 2007

    Back in April, when University of St. Thomas staffer Mike Klein informed his colleagues in the Justice and Peace Studies program that he'd... More >>

  • Par's Parting Shot

    published September 26, 2007

    The fates of 14 Star Tribune reporters who work for the newspaper's soon-to-be-defunct weekly suburban editions have been in limbo in... More >>

  • Homo Neurotic

    published September 19, 2007

    If we learned nothing else last week, we at least discovered that Katherine Kersten is most definitely not a closeted lesbian. In her... More >>

  • Vicious Cycle

    published September 12, 2007

    As Sgt. Ed Nelson of the Minneapolis Police Department approached his officers on La Salle Avenue, the looming 25-year veteran of the force... More >>

  • Stalling Tactic

    published September 12, 2007

    A West Coast organization with friendly ties to bathroom Lothario Larry Craig (R-Third Stall) is placing the blame for Craig's fall from... More >>

  • Monkey’s Uncle

    published September 5, 2007

    Darwin denier misses link between free speech and common sens e More >>

  • A Fight To Be Heard

    published August 29, 2007

    A rare disorder left him deaf, blind, and quadriplegic. Then the county took away his voice. More >>

  • Inconvenient Youths

    published July 4, 2007

    The city says it wants to stop drug dealers by closing convenience stores. But owners see an underhanded form of eminent domain.. More >>

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