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Awards

  • 2008 - Page One Contest/Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists, published July 25, 2007

    "Trials & Stribulations"

  • 2008 - Page One Contest/Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists, published April 18, 2007

    "Newspaper War"

  • 2006 - Investigative Reporters and Editors, published July 20, 2005

    "The Hit Parade Revisited"

2008 Stories by Paul Demko

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  • This Old Folks' Home

    published April 30, 2008

    Shannon Loecher spent two years searching for her dream condominium. Every development she toured had a flaw: The price was too high or the... More >>

  • Opening Day

    published April 30, 2008

    The ponies are back. For the third straight year, the first day of racing at Canterbury Park coincides with the Kentucky Derby. While Big Brown... More >>

  • Minnesota Thunder vs. Rochester Rhinos

    published April 30, 2008

    The Minnesota Thunder hope 2008 will mark a return to top form. The franchise was once a perennial title contender, reaching four finals between... More >>

  • White Iron Band

    published April 23, 2008

    Nine thousand, six hundred Grain Belt Premium Beers. Three thousand, four hundred whiskey shots. One hundred and ninety bars. Ten years. Seven... More >>

  • Judgment Call

    published April 2, 2008

    When Russell Anderson announced last month that he'd be stepping down in June as chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, the reviews of... More >>

  • Swindler is back after two years in prison

    published March 12, 2008

    Bruno Caballero Cruz just wanted to work. The native of Oaxaca, Mexico, had been in this country for less than a year. Back home, his wife, six... More >>

  • Judge and wife allege harassment by Minneapolis police

    published February 27, 2008

    Around 10 p.m. on September 5, 2006, James Cannon, his wife Lois, and their 22-year-old son, James Jr., climbed into the family's PT Cruiser... More >>

  • Maplewood Follies

    published February 20, 2008

    The morning after his first Maplewood City Council meeting, John Nephew discovered a disturbing truth. The six-plus-hour gathering, which... More >>

  • St. Paul's High Bridge: Suicide Hot Spot

    published February 6, 2008

    Sylvia Johnson couldn't sleep. It was just after Labor Day weekend in 2005, and she'd been plagued by insomnia throughout the summer. The... More >>

  • Minneapolis civil rights department being decimated from within

    published January 23, 2008

    On his final day as the director of the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, Michael K. Browne saw a bright future for the agency and its... More >>

  • Organizers: beef-processing plant is using recent immigration raids to bust union

    published January 16, 2008

    On a cold, blustery weekday afternoon, a group of union officials are huddled outside a chain-link fence enclosing the Dakota Premium Foods... More >>

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