3/21: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Doctors pronounced Ethan Myers brain dead after a car accident dealt the 9-year-old a severe brain injury in 2002. Yet, thanks partly to a video game system, Myers has caught up with his peers in school.
A study from the Journal of Research Into Personality by Jack and Jeanne Block tracked 100 kids from their 1960s nursery school days to the present and found the whiny kids tended to grow up conservative, and turned into rigid young adults, while the confident kids turned out liberal and were still hanging loose, turning into bright, non-conforming adults with wide interests.
Dubai, which agreed this month to sell its interest in U.S. ports, said its $1.2 billion takeover of a U.K. company with U.S. plants that make military equipment is delayed while the authorities investigate security concerns.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Blogging on Malachi Constant, Veronica Mars, and Earth/asteroid collisions can be found at Planetarium.
[Minnesota-based blog directory
Fans of Office Space can download their T.P.S. Report coversheets here. What? You didn't get the memo? I'll send it to you again.
What was song was No.1 on the day you were born? "Everyday People" by Sly & The Family Stone: the only cool thing about me. What was No. 1 on the day you were born? Leave it in the comments!
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I went through a big 'me' situation last year with a guy who was all about 'me.'"
-- Minnesota Vikings Head Coach Brad "Major Dad" Childress, busting on Pro Bowl quarterback Daunte Culpepper at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss City Pages' biggest stories.
- A terrible Minneapolis park deal just got $2 million worse
Sat., Sep. 19, 12:00am
Sat., Sep. 19, 7:00pm
Sun., Sep. 20, 12:00pm
Sat., Sep. 26, 2:30pm
- Why you should never run over a kid while flying a confederate flag
- Minnesota has eighth most expensive cigarettes