5/14 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Steve Monaco has posted this week's Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit.
Peter Schilling breaks down the ass-whoopin' the Tigers received from the Twins at Balls.
Download free MP3s from local artists such as the Blind Shake, Malachi Constant, STNNNG, Hockey Night, Cloud Cult, and more at Music To Go.
Anne Swanson, a Las Vegas mother, is going to court after Sunrise Hospital declared her placenta contaminated and refused to hand it over to Swanson for ingestion.
Authorities at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution refused to honor the request of Philip Workman that his final meal before execution should be a vegetarian pizza donated to any homeless person near the prison. However, homeless shelters across Nashville soon began receiving hundreds of pizzas donated by citizens aware of Workman's wish.
A radio-controlled vibrator made in Britain has been banned in Cyprus after it was branded a threat to national security.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Former news anchor Roshini Rajkumar blogs on media coverage surrounding the Virginia Tech shootings, running half-marathons, and teaching her journalism students about good hair days at Roshini's Blog.
VH-1 has compiled their list of the 100 Greatest One-Hit Wonders
Over 2,600 people have pledged to pee their pants if the Milwaukee Brewers make the playoffs. Will you?
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"My concern for Mother Earth and everything in it is a very real one... Not only the environment but also the animals and the struggle to fight world poverty and the poverty here in America."
— Rap mogul Russell Simmons, on CNBC, declaring his support for Democratic candidate Dennis Kucinich
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