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CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Peter S. Scholtes has the top ten Minnesota music video moments of 2006 at Complicated Fun.
Michigan's second-highest court says that anyone involved in an extramarital fling can be prosecuted for first-degree criminal sexual conduct, a felony punishable by up to life in prison.
The Senate voted 87-0 to strip away the pensions of members of Congress convicted of white-collar crimes such as bribery, perjury, and fraud.
Seattle Weekly wonders if those ugly Bill Cosby sweaters from the 1980s are back.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Minneapolitan Anna Blume blogs about being an Amazon Super Seller, grilled sandwich experiments, and muscle injuries related to zipping up your pants at a movement in art and literature based on deliberate irrationality and negation.
Borat in 30 seconds, re-enacted by bunnies
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"What happened to the Duke lacrosse team was practically a lynching without the rope. And for the first time in my life, Mr. Oreo Cookie without the chocolate on the outside can understand why people celebrated when O.J. Simpson was acquitted."
— conservative CNN host Glenn Beck, during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day broadcast of his Headline News program
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