4/17: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Britt Robson breaks down last night's Timberwolves games at Balls!
The family of "Henry" cartoonist Don Trachte revealed the discovery of an original Norman Rockwell oil painting concealed behind a false wall in their deceased father's house. The 1954 painting, "Breaking Home Ties," had been hidden in the secret compartment for three decades, just inches from where Trachte, who owned the picture, had displayed his facsimile of the iconic image.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Last week was a week of gastly GI issues for PikaPikaChick at PikaPikaChick's Sparkly Happy Fun Page of Doom (and destruction).
Duct tape in movies
The world's tallest buildings all shown together in one skyline
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"People who have these liturgical resonances in their bones, they go to a U2 concert and they just get it."
-- Christian Scharen, 39, a Lutheran pastor and professor at Yale Divinity School, on the popularty of the "U2 Eucharist," a communion service punctuated by the Irish rock band's music that Episcopal parishes from California to Maine have hosted
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