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  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Debate over autism coverage continues as mom sues providers for discrimination

    Tracy Reid's seven-year-old son, Max, was diagnosed as severely autistic in 2008. Over the next two years, he experienced huge gains through a type of treatment known as Intensive Early Intervention Behavioral Therapy, or IEIBT. Advocates say it's the closest thing to a cure for autistic children, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Andrew Zimmern Chef Chat with the Bizarre Foods czar, Part 2

    ​Local chef turned big-time TV star Andrew Zimmern is bringing his wildly successful Bizarre Foods home to Minneapolis. The premiere episode of this all-American season, premiering Monday on the Travel Channel at 9 p.m., features Minnesota foods.  (It's the second episode he's filmed in his h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    KDWB's private meeting to atone for Hmong parody song gets boycotted

    KDWB apologizes on their own terms, got it?​As a part of their ongoing apology for the "Hmong parody" debacle, KDWB managers are holding a meeting with members of the Hmong community at their offices in St. Louis Park this morning for a "dialog." However, some of the invitees are refusing to go. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Dave Ryan apologizes for KDWB Hmong parody song AGAIN

    KDWB apologies: now with extra sincerity.​KDWB's Dave Ryan has issued yet another apology for the so-called "Hmong parody song" that has incensed listeners and driven away important advertisers. "Some may feel that our previous apologies about this have been inadequate or insincere," said Ryan in ... More >>

  • News

    January 11, 2006

    United He Stands

    In the past seven years the Minnesota attorney general's office has earned a rep as one of the country's toughest HMO watchdogs. So does it matter that Matt Entenza, the DFL's heir apparent to the job, is married to one of the most powerful executives in

  • News

    May 5, 2004

    Voices and Silence

    It was no secret that Jason Molacek heard voices telling him to murder. Cops, counselors, his parents--they all knew. So why didn't anyone stop him before he shot his mom to death?

  • News

    June 27, 2001

    No Choice

    Dr. Mildred Hanson is one of the few Minnesota physicians who hasn't been bullied out of performing abortions. At 77, she's more afraid of what will happen when she retires.

  • Feature

    September 1, 1998

    Does Milk Really Do a Body Good?

    Not according to the late Dr. Spock, and increasing numbers of parents who are choosing animal-free diets for themselves and their children