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  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    John Oliver's Devastating Takedown of Miss America Has a Local Angle [VIDEO]

    Sunday night, John Oliver, host of HBO's Last Week Tonight, eviscerated the Miss America competition for its misogyny and misleading claims about the amount of scholarship money it doles out to women.Though Miss America officials claim to make $45 million in scholarships available to contestants -- ... More >>

  • News

    November 7, 2012

    Patent war brews big bucks

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

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Obama grants presidential pardon to hooky-playing Minnesota fifth-grader

    After receiving a presidential pardon from Barack Obama, Rochester fifth-grader Tyler Sullivan has a story to tell friends and family for the rest of his life.Sullivan skipped school Friday to take in the president's address at the Honeywell facility in Chanhassen. His dad gave Obama's official intr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Obama's Minnesota visit comes in wake of dismal jobs report

    If it really is all about the economy, stupid, then President Obama's reelection prospects are more precarious this morning than they were yesterday. Obama is in the Twin Cities today. He'll give a speech at Honeywell's Golden Valley facility this morning before heading downtown for a string of fund ... More >>

  • News

    January 19, 2011

    Oregon Trail: How three Minnesotans forged its path

    It's one of the most popular educational games of all time

  • Calendar

    February 25, 2009
  • News

    April 30, 2008

    Hunger Strike

    Snub leaves protest group wanting answers—and breakfast

  • Calendar

    January 9, 2008
  • News

    November 29, 2006

    The Lost Napkins of Leonardo Da Vinci

    Is the future hiding somewhere in a 500-year-old notebook?

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2006
  • Blogs

    February 10, 2006
  • News

    October 19, 2005

    Extreme Makeover: Lake Street

    Hennepin County and Minneapolis are spending millions to rebuild south Minneapolis's main east-west thoroughfare in a new image. But whose vision is it?

  • News

    July 13, 2005

    Arrested Development

    How Minnesota philanthropist and developer Henry McKnight's utopian vision of suburbia became a blueprint for modern exurban nightmares

  • News

    November 3, 2004

    The Voters Speak

    CP reporters interviewed early voters around the metro area on Tuesday morning. Here’s what some of them had to say about what’s at stake.

  • Arts

    June 30, 2004

    Girl, Interrupted

    Before Plain Layne disappeared, readers knew her as a fiery online diarist, an outspoken lesbian, and a beauty straight out of a Midwestern Botticelli. Afterward, they knew her as a hoax.

  • News

    April 21, 2004

    Open Season

    Times are tough for downtown office rentals

  • News

    March 17, 2004

    Get on the Bus

    One transit worker buckles up for a long, bumpy ride in her daily strike journal

  • News

    March 12, 2003

    The Norling Archive

    Suppose one of the great lost American photo collections were sitting in a basement in Bloomington...

  • Books

    August 28, 2002

    The Content of His Character

    Why is Gregory Gray so important to Paul Wellstone?

  • Books

    July 11, 2001

    Rental Anguish

    The City of Minneapolis owed Patricia Fields $5,000. She had to sue
    to collect it.

  • News

    June 20, 2001

    No Reservations

    For 13 years publisher Bill Lawrence has specialized in tales of graft and greed on the rez. He knows it's a dirty job, but no one else is doing it.

  • News

    March 28, 2001

    On-the-Job Training

    Mark Stenglein climbed out of a Dickensian childhood to become a business success and one of Hennepin County's most powerful politicians. Now he thinks he's ready to be mayor of Minneapolis.

  • News

    January 31, 2001

    The Silent Treatment

    Because state law allows hospitals to keep their mistakes secret, James Williams may never know exactly how his wife went in for routine surgery and came out in a coma

  • News

    July 5, 2000

    Rhyme out of joint

    Rising rap star Slug is a master at putting words in order. Now why won't his life fall into place?

  • Books

    April 5, 2000


    A felon, his father, and U.S. immigration law

  • News

    March 15, 2000

    Hell on Wheels

    From small-town Lois Lane to south Minneapolis waitress to city-hall power broker: Lisa McDonald has come a long way. Now is she ready to go full throttle?

  • News

    February 16, 2000

    Bury My Heart

    For years it has been whispered that the 1976 slaying of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Aquash was an inside job. Now a new rash of accusations aims squarely at local heroes Clyde and Vernon Bellecourt.

  • News

    December 8, 1999

    Hot Enough For Ya?

    Back when no one believed in global climate change, local meteorologist Bruce Watson sounded the alarm. Now that everybody's predicting disaster, he's bucking the trend again.

  • News

    October 6, 1999

    Life of the Party

    Death in the mines. Hunger marches. An FBI spy on every block. Minnesota's daughters of the revolution can tell you about it all. But first, have some coffee cake.

  • News

    September 29, 1999

    Against the Grain

    Alfalfa electricity? Northern States Power planted the idea, Minnesota farmers grew it, and a bitter tug-of-war chopped it down.

  • Arts

    June 30, 1999

    The Mother of Invention

    How a child of the Sixties became an unlikely focal point of the local rave scene

  • Restaurants

    June 30, 1999
  • News

    May 12, 1999

    A Change of Habits

    When Kate, Brigid, Rita, and Jane McDonald joined the Sisters of St. Joseph nearly 50 years ago, they knew that nuns worked hard, lived modestly, and wore long cloaks. The sit-ins, marches, and street protests didn't come till later.

  • News

    December 9, 1998
  • News

    November 4, 1998

    The Life of Brian Herron

    Brian Herron has battled racism, hatred, and self-doubt. But none of that prepared him for the Minneapolis city council.

  • News

    October 21, 1998

    Because They Can

    Six minor-party contenders for governor promise to bring back the primo dime-bag, turn the governor's mansion into a flophouse, tax water, get big brother out of your bedroom, ditch the nukes, and reveal the secrets of gravity-defying hair.

  • News

    June 3, 1998

    Goodbye Golden Boy

    Baby Boomers and Block E. Preservation and parks. Urban history and virtual reality. Outgoing city planning director Paul Farmer on the politics and passions that got him fired.

  • News

    April 8, 1998

    Distress Signals

    KTCA tried to survive the public TV wars by being bigger and better. Too bad the grants dried up and the talent jumped ship.

  • News

    December 3, 1997

    POP Weasels

    Nine months after Minneapolis told people of Phillips to clean up its act, POP is $60,000 poorer but far from reorganized.

  • News

    November 12, 1997

    Honey of a Deal

    Since its plan to tear down up to 100 Phillips rentals is privately funded, Honeywell won't have to pay tenants' relocation costs. Once the low-income families are out, however, the city of Minneapolis stands ready to kick in tax dollars for the company's

  • Arts

    September 10, 1997

    The People, Yes

    A collection of Minnesota photographs from Jerome Liebling reveals his hard brand of humanism.

  • News

    July 30, 1997

    The Friends of Alan Page

    John Derus, still smarting from his 1996 primary defeat and his misplaced election-day photo in the Star Tribune, claims state Supreme Court Justice Alan Page's ties to the Strib biased the outcome of Derus's case against the paper.

  • News

    November 20, 1996

    New Kids on the Block

    A nonprofit group called Urban Ventures is making moves along the long-depressed Lake Street corridor--and polarizing some of the people who live there in the process.

  • News

    November 13, 1996

    The Ragpicker's Son

    The life and times of blue-collar millionaire.

  • News

    August 7, 1996

    Razing Minneapolis

    The city embarks on a program of destroying low-income inner-city housing to save itself.

  • News

    May 1, 1996
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    November 22, 1995
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    November 8, 1995
  • News

    October 11, 1995