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    November 12, 2014

    10 Twin Cities Apple Dishes and Drinks to Try Right Now

    Good food is all about the present. Spend all your time geeking out about the MN55, the lovechild of a Honeycrisp and a MonArk and the next big thing coming from the poindexters at the University of Minnesota apple research lab, and you'll miss the seasonal flavors sweetening up menus across the Twi ... More >>

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    September 22, 2014

    While Some Fight For a Higher Minimum Wage, Antonio Torrealva Just Wants What He's Owed

    The line of people outside the Apple Store in Uptown stretches past cars and restaurant doors, nearly to the end of the block. Hordes gather together, clutching phones in one hand and cups of now-lukewarm coffee in the other. The new iPhone has arrived. The crowds are here to claim their new toy. S ... More >>

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    July 24, 2014

    Beer, cider, spirits, and food trucks: NE Brewer's Block Party is this weekend

    If there are two things Minneapolis can't get enough of, it's block parties in the summer and breweries, well, really anytime. It only makes sense to pair the two, and that's just what Social Cider Werks is doing with the NE Brewer's Block Party this Sunday, July 27. See also: Bauhaus Brew Labs is ... More >>

  • Movies

    January 22, 2014

    Vanessa Hudgens goes gritty in Gimme Shelter

    The Disney darling convincingly plays a pregnant teen on the run

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    September 20, 2013

    Al Franken has concerns about iPhone 5s's fingerprint technology

    As people line up outside Apple stores across the country on this most holy of days -- iPhone Day, you might call it -- Al Franken is expressing concern about the security of the new iPhone 5s's fingerprint technology.SEE ALSO: Al Franken doesn't want mobile app companies to sell your location data ... More >>

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    May 28, 2013

    Keith Ellison: "Really disappointing" Apple won't pay more taxes than it legally owes [VIDEO]

    During a congressional hearing last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook came under fire for keeping more than $100 billion of the company's money overseas in order to avoid paying American taxes.SEE ALSO: Republicans sound the trumpet as Obamacare contributes to St. Jude's Minnesota layoffsCongress members did ... More >>

  • News

    November 7, 2012

    Patent war brews big bucks

    A new type of cold war has taken over the tech world

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    November 2, 2012

    How family business FirstTech got to be the world's longest-running Apple dealer

    In 1977, when the Zuckman family started stocking the Apple II computer, it was just another one of their products.The three Zuckman brothers -- Arnie, Rick and Harvey -- had taken over their parents' electronics business, and sold all kinds of devices -- radios, television, stereos -- out of their ... More >>

  • News

    October 10, 2012

    The 10 Most Corrupt Tax Loopholes

    If Mitt Romney won't tell you which ones need to be closed, we will

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    September 12, 2012

    Rob Koebel, Wisconsin TV reporter, drunkenly asks cop: "Know who you're messing with?"

    SEE ALSO:-- Randy Hopper, former Wisconsin GOP senator, says drunk driving arrest politically motivated-- Dashboard cam shows Wisconsin man getting arrested for driving lawn mower while drunk [VIDEO]-- Wis. woman calls 911 to report herself drunk drivingRob Koebel, a TV reporter for Milwaukee-based ... More >>

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    August 17, 2012

    Mary Bue on growing up, pop music, and cathedrals

    Mary Bue has been out of the game for a few years, but don't count her out of the running. With a new album that is five years in the making, the Duluth artist has concocted a self-appointed indie-folk record that has all the flavors of a pop album. The hooks, sweet melodies and granduer are all the ... More >>

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    August 15, 2012
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    February 16, 2012

    Edie Overturf: 100 Creatives

    ​Number 42: Edie Overturf City: Minneapolis Years spent living in MN: 18 monthsPrint artist, painter, and sculptor Edie Overturf may be new to the Twin Cities art scene, but her impact has already been felt. With the folks at Kick.Stand.Press, she recently helped co-found Leg Up Studio, a coopera ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Three ways to cook with apples [RECIPES]

    Applesauce and apple butter home-style.​The lovely sight of apples hanging from the trees is a fine reason to hit the orchards this week. We are a big fan of buying bags of "seconds"--apples with slight blemishes that are sold at a deep discount. Finding ourselves with 12 pounds of apples this wee ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    Weekend Checklist: Sondre Lerche, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, Stone Arch Festival

    ​"The sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet."-Bob Marley

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    May 25, 2011

    'Bon Iver, Bon Iver' leaked by iTunes: What happened?

    ​Late last week, Reddit broke the news of Bon Iver's sophomore album, Bon Iver, Bon Iver, leaking (flooding) to the internet. A snafu somewhere along the many-linked chain of digital distribution ultimately caused Apple to make the entirety of the record available for purchase instead ... More >>

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    May 11, 2011

    Al Franken skewers Apple over iPhone tracking [VIDEO]

    Al wants to know what Apple knows.​Al Franken pounced on Apple yesterday in a Senate hearing on privacy and mobile devices. Franken had summoned Apple executives as well as representatives from Google and others to discuss the companies' privacy policies. Specifically, Franken wanted to tal ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Al Franken wants Apple and Google to testify about smartphone tracking

    Al Franken wants Apple, Google at privacy hearings.​Sen. Al Franken is wading ever deeper into the controversy over whether smartphones are secretly tracking their user's locations. As chairman of the Privacy, Technology and the Law Subcommittee, he's calling on Apple and Google representati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Will Al Franken take on Android too?

    Steve Jobs, the object of Al Franken's ire.​We took note yesterday that Sen. Al Franken has fired off a nastygram to Apple boss Steve Jobs over published reports that iPhones and iPads were tracking and storing the movements of their users for some purpose yet to be revealed. Now we're wonder ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Al Franken grills Steve jobs over iPad, iPhone tracking

    Al Franken targets Steve Jobs.​Did you know that every time you use your iPhone or iPad, Apple is collecting your exact latitude and longitude, and storing the data in an unencrypted format, without asking you first? It's news to Sen. Al Franken, and he's just fired off a scathing letter to Appl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    U of M's Gary Remafedi joins fight against "anti-gay" iPhone app

    Dr. Remafedi is still chasing his own research down the "anti-gay" rabbithole.​Nearly a year ago, Dr. Gary Remafedi learned his research for the Youth and AIDS Project was being used in a campaign urging schools to eliminate gay-straight alliances and other forms of support for questioning teens. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Apple removes anti-gay iPhone app

    Screenshots from the Exodus International iPhone app, which came down today.​Word just arrived that Apple has removed an iPhone app that critics call anti-gay. Exodus International, a Christian nonprofit, created the app, which directs users to websites offering information on "recovering" from ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Al Franken: Net neutrality rules permit political censorship [UPDATE]

    Franken: Keep it neutral.​The compromise net neutrality rules just adopted by the FCC would prohibit broadband providers like Comcast and Qwest from blocking user access to websites and applications. But the measure won't do the same thing for wireless companies, and Al Franken smells censor ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Best iPhone apps for Thanksgiving cooks

    Mo PerryA $35 cookbook shrunk to a $4.99 app that fits in the palm of your hand​ With most of us gearing up to spend Thursday in the kitchen juggling pots, pans, baking sheets, and kitchen timers, we thought this was the perfect time to introduce you to five of our favorite technological Chef ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    Concrete and Grass set times

    ​The Concrete and Grass festival kicked off last night with warmup shows at Station 4 and the Black Dog, and moves outdoors to Mears Park tonight for back-to-back lineups of eclectic local music. See below for set times for both the main and acoustic stages; the festival is free and open to all ag ... More >>

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    September 8, 2010
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    August 17, 2010

    Concrete and Grass lineup in Mears Park

    ​The free Concrete and Grass Lowertown Music Festival (not to be confused with last month's pricey Lowertown Music Fest) has released its full lineup for next month in Mears Park. The outdoor series, " where Indie rock and trad Salsa meet Chamber Music, where Opera butts up against Jazz and Hip-ho ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    Apple promo goof buries Chaska flower shop in phone calls

    This man does not work for a flower shop in Chaska​"Want to try FaceTime? Give us a call," the Apple promo text message said to iPhone 4 users on Friday, pitching a cool new feature that lets users see each other while they talk on the phone. Just one little problem. The number in the message ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    Mates of State playing warm-up gig at Apple store tonight

    ​Husband-and-wife indie duo Mates of State are in Minneapolis for a two-night stand at the 400 Bar starting tonight, and to warm up for their gigs they are stopping by the brand new Apple store in Uptown for an in-store performance. For those following along at home, the Apple store sits on the ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    BP oil spill, Bush's war: Top 10 Epic Bad Calls

    BY CP STAFFThe goat of the week is umpire Jim Joyce, who cost pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game with a blown call at first base. While this will surely go down in history as one of sport's all-time great fuck-ups, Joyce is far from the first person to screw up at a crucial moment.

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    March 17, 2010

    Cupcake bakes some serious sweets, but are their panini for real too?

    We test a savory sandwich in an odd place--a sweets shop.

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    October 14, 2009 offers green dining deals

    A new website helps you find sustainable food--and afford it.

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    May 1, 2009

    Dog meets Apple store

    Remember that ridiculously pathetic dog in a cast we posted in March? The one that was attacked by a cat? We found her again.

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    April 29, 2009
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    June 18, 2008

    iScam: Don't click that Facebook iPhone ad!

    What would ODB do? He'd answer a few trivia questions, acquire a solid gold iPhone, and bumrush the stage at the Grammys. Before punishing these scamme ... More >>

  • Music

    December 19, 2007

    The Year's Best Local Albums

    It may seem greedy, but we couldn't confine ourselves to fewer than 13 riotous / melodious / prodigious records

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    September 26, 2007

    What'$ $elling

    Top Ten Movers This Week at Eclipse Records

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    April 28, 2006

    4/28: Morning Communique

    Wikipedia shenanigans cost campaign worker his job, many British women prefer house cleaning to sex, the theme to Hawaii 5-O played with hands, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

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    April 26, 2006

    4/26: Morning Communique

    Texas college bans MySpace, psychologists make greak stock brokers, an Apple insert from a 1984 Newsweek, a six-toed kitten, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

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    April 26, 2006
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    August 19, 2005

    8/19: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS A submerged island that could be the source of the Atlantis myth was hit by a large earthquake and tsunami 12,000 years ago, a geologist has discovered. Oil expert Craig Smith predicts gas prices will skyrocket next year, jumping to five bucks a gallon. Apple took too long to file a pa ... More >>

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    January 22, 2003
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    January 2, 2002

    The Year in Music

    The Sound of Music, 2001: Our Favorite Things

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    May 3, 2000
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    August 11, 1999
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    July 28, 1999
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    July 21, 1999
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    March 3, 1999
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    December 2, 1998

    Steal this Ad

    The revolution won't be televised--but it will be advertised

  • Arts

    July 16, 1997

    PICKED TO CLICK PART 7: Here's how it works!

    Beat Generations: Sukpatch's loop-driven pop takes second place

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