We know this story too well: Local man disappears into the Middle East to help homicidal maniacs further their bloody, wretched, nihilistic ends. But get this: A 28-year-old Army vet from Sturtevant, Wisconsin, has also left for the Middle East -- to fight against ISIS. On Friday, the Daily Beast ... More >>
Jimmy Cliff First Avenue, Minneapolis Thursday, September 19, 2013 The legendary Jimmy Cliff made a most triumphant return after 25 years to the First Avenue stage last night. It a late-summer evening filled with joy, incredible music and a thorough history as he told the story via Jamaican music a ... More >>
We've all been there. (Ahem, Comcast, ahem.)SEE ALSO: Al Franken rips into FCC approval of Comcast-NBC merger Steven Saari, a 28-year-old Duluth resident, pleaded guilty yesterday to a gross misdemeanor after he threatened to blow up a Charter Communications office in Duluth last summer. The reason? ... More >>
An administrative law judge has ruled that despite the MNGOP's worries, the state's new social studies standards won't turn Minnesota's youth into a bunch of jihadists after all.In her ruling, Judge Barbara Nelson called the new standards "needed and reasonable," adding that "It is inevitable that t ... More >>
Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison thinks it's about time Congress takes a hard look at policies surrounding U.S. drone strikes, Barack Obama's choice weapon against terrorists outside of Iraq and Afghanistan since he took office. SEE ALSO: Keith Ellison: GOP fiscal cliff offer makes path to deal ... More >>
Yesterday, the Minnesota Department of Education held a public hearing about new proposed social studies standards that have drawn the ire of the MNGOP's House leadership.SEE ALSO: VFW flag controversy: MnDOT compromises, will allow flag to fly above overpasses after allThe standards prompted House ... More >>
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Tim Poe, the America's Got Talent singer whose battle injury claims were disputed by the Minnesota National Guard, was cut from the show last night. Poe sang George Strait's "The Chair" at the Las Vegas finals before he was booted rather anticlimactically from the competition."I don't know that he h ... More >>
America's Got Talent singer Tim Poe is now claiming to be divorced from reality as an explanation for why he told a false story about being wounded in combat. Last week, Poe told the TV show's judges that he was injured in a grenade blast while serving in Afghanistan, causing him to stutter. The nex ... More >>
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When is the right time to bring American troops home from Afghanistan? Whatever you think the answer is, you probably believe it has little to do with how the domestic job market is faring -- unless you're Mike Parry.Minnesota Senator Parry, R-Waseca, is running against former state representative A ... More >>
Last summer, American law enforcement used an unmanned drone to apprehend a group of alleged bad guys.This didn't happen in Afghanistan or Iraq -- it happened in North Dakota and represents the first time U.S. law enforcement has used a drone to make an arrest.Now, Fargo-based Bruce Quick, the at ... More >>
Joe Dowling: this man would like to sell you a theater ticketThe Guthrie Theater's Joe Dowling on Tuesday announced the upcoming 2010-11 season, which is going to include talent both local and international, balancing Shaw and Shakespeare with a world premiere. While there are no fiery surprises, ... More >>
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