6/7: Morning Communique
Norway has excluded Wal-Mart and Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. from its national oil fund investments, the finance minister has announced.
The Minneapolis Police Department and Project ChildSafe, the largest firearm safety education program in the nation, are giving away gun locks at this year's National Night Out.
The National Security Agency will "neither confirm nor deny the existence or non-existence" of information that may have been obtained through agency surveillance of gay rights groups.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Amber lives in the Twin Cities and is not afraid to bring up sex scenes from decades-old Civil War miniseries at An Amber-Colored Life.
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New Bob Mould tune: (Shine Your) Light Love Hope (Morel's Pink Noise Mix)
Is the world's largest game of capture the flag taking place this weekend in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden?
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"These broads are millionaires, lionized on TV and in articles about them, reveling in their status as celebrities, and stalked by grief-erazzis. I've never seen people enjoying their husbands' death so much."
-- Pundit Ann Coulter discussing the widows of 9/11 victims on yesterday's Today show
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