-- Update at bottom -- A new MNGOP attack ad called "Incompetence" links Gov. Mark Dayton with the death of Eric Dean, a 4-year-old from Pope County who died early last year after being repeatedly abused by his father's live-in fiancé.It was "downright horrifying that [Dayton] signed a law maki ... More >>
Tomorrow night, it'll be Teddy Time in Green Bay, as the Vikings take on the Packers in a much-anticipated nationally televised matchup.The DFL knows a news peg when they see one, apparently. Today, mailers are hitting mailboxes throughout Minnesota's Eighth Congressional District making light of a ... More >>
An attack ad supported by the House Majority PAC (HMP) portrays Republican Eighth District congressional candidate Stewart Mills as a rich dude who is "personally offended" by the notion that 1 percenters should pay substantially more in taxes than everyday folks.But the Mills campaign says the ad t ... More >>
:::: UPDATE :::: As Media Matters notes, despite Radford's denial, Hubbard Broadcasting Inc. is listed as a cosponsor of the conference on the Heartland Institute's website. As a result, Media Matters characterizes "the Hubbard team's response" as "a completely illogical dodge." Original post (Jun ... More >>
When he first wrote the song "Clouds," Zach Sobiech never imagined it would mean something to so many strangers. About three years ago, doctors diagnosed Sobiech, now a 17-year-old, with Osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. He's since been told it's terminal, and he could have only a few month ... More >>
Politico reports that Karl Rove's American Crossroads super PAC spent $204 million this campaign cycle. Less than six percent of that spending went toward GOP candidates who ended up winning their races.SEE ALSO:-- Pawlenty's Wikipedia page on lockdown following Colbert Report segment [VIDEO]-- Unfa ... More >>
Time to play spin the radio dial, sports fans. WCCO-AM said today it's signed the Timberwolves to a four-year radio deal, snatching the hapless hoopsters way from longtime broadcasting partner KFAN. KFAN, meanwhile, has signed a three-year deal with the Wild, pulling the hockey team away f ... More >>
Let's consider trading places.This news makes us want to go out and rent "Trading Places" all over again. Forbes is out with its list of the world's most wildly wealthy tycoons. Itfigures there are 1,210 billionaires in the world, worth a total of $4.5 trillion -- a figure that beats the gro ... More >>
"The Good Neighbor" has a bad week.Can you still be a "Good Neighbor" if everyone's moved away? Yesterday, we learned that WCCO-AM failed in its bid to snag Gov. Mark Dayton for a regular weekly radio show. Today, the University of Minnesota announced it was pulling the plug on all its long- ... More >>
Whitney MacMillan has more money than you do. A lot more.When it comes to the really, really rich folks, few can touch the likes the Bill Gates. The Microsoft founder is now worth a mind-boggling $54 billion, according to the latest Forbes 400 list But here in Minnesota we have some bona fid ... More >>
mmtzjr69outEven less LGBT-friendly than you thoughtTarget CEO Gregg Steinhafel wants us to believe that when his company threw money into Tom Emmer's campaign for governor last month, it wasn't because Emmer's a raging homophobe, but because he's a raging pro-business tax-cutter.But Steinhafel's ... More >>
Add Cyndy Brucato to the list of prominent Twin Cities television news anchors relinquishing their anchor duties this year. As noted earlier, WCCO's Don Shelby is retiring, and Fox 9's Robyne Robinson is running for lieutenant governor. Brucato says she's staying at her post through the Stat ... More >>
She of the lately lame action figure sales is getting creative with Twitter.
Last weekend, St. Paul boxer Will Grigsby travelled to St. Louis to take in the Cory Spinks-Roman Karmazin light middleweight title fight. But it wasn't just a pleasure trip for the former four-time junior flyweight ... More >>
KSTP targets a U of M instructor in the name of protecting America's borders
Having trouble figuring out the difference between incumbent Mayor R. T. Rybak and his challenger, Hennepin County commissioner Peter McLaughlin? Maybe a glimpse into who forks over the money for them to run will help you with your decision.
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From West Bank radical to White House insider, he's remained the most powerful man you've never heard of.
It doesn't really matter whether he overtakes KQ and Tom Barnard. Either way, Howard Stern wins. And local radio loses.