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CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Nate Patrin reviews last night's !!! show at the Fine Line at Culture To Go.
Chuck Terhark talks to Valleyfair about their new wooden roller coaster at Culture To Go.
Peter Schilling Jr. starts hearing voices during the Twins' loss to the White Sox at Balls.
Sarah Askari reviews Mando Diao's show at the 400 Bar at Culture To Go.
Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX), speaking Monday on the House floor, quoted original Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest in his plea for immediate funding for troops in Iraq.
Merrill, Wisconsin gas station owner Raj Bhandari received a letter from the state auditor threatening a lawsuit if Bhandari continues to give senior citizens and youth sports supporters discounts on gasoline.
A Chicago law firm's billboard proclaiming "Life's short. Get a divorce." caused enough of an uproar, city workers stripped it from its downtown perch after a week.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Trish Lewis is a 47-year-old network administrator living in Fargo and blogging about her hometown at St. Vincent Memories.
Looking for photos of men and women contorting their bodies, but don't have time to search the entire Internet? The Contortion Photo Library can help!
Nick Frost from Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz gets hilariously distracted while strolling with his wife and child [NSFW]
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"They asked me to make six dresses that I would wear, so that's what I did. It's their problem if they sell them or not."
— British pop singer Lily Allen, on her new clothing line for New Look
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