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Lisa Goodman

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Lisa Bender takes heat for pleading ignorance regarding council's MLB "Clean Zone" vote

    Last week, the Minneapolis City Council approved, without discussion, Major League Baseball's request to created a potentially speech-limiting "Clean Zone" across a swath of the city during a two week stretch surrounding the 2014 All-Star Game to be held this summer at Target Field.SEE ALSO: Lisa Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Gary Schiff wants developer who wrote fake emails removed from Mpls housing board

    City Council Member Gary Schiff wants the city to sever ties with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority board member Steve Minn.SEE ALSO: Gary Schiff challenges Bradlee Dean to debate over "Third World" south Mpls comments Minn, owner of Lupe Development -- a firm that in February was awarded a $2 mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Vikings stadium receives final approval from Minneapolis City Council on 7-6 vote

    Kevin Reich, in the end, didn't want to risk going down as the man who ran the Vikings out of Minnesota.The drama is done, folks. This morning, on a 7-6 vote, the Minneapolis City Council gave final, official approval to a funding plan that will construct a new Vikings stadium on the Metrodome site. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Minneapolis mob beatings: With downtown on edge, police increase patrols [MAP]

    As news of another mob beating circulated yesterday -- the seventh in downtown Minneapolis since February 3 -- we heard from a lot of people increasingly concerned about their safety when out and about downtown in the evening.All seven attacks have occurred after 7:30 p.m., with four happening befor ... More >>

  • News

    November 4, 2009

    City Council President Barb Johnson enjoys perks of office

    Fourth-term candidate used campaign funds for haircuts, cell phone, cable TV, and dry-cleaning

  • News

    October 28, 2009

    City Council President Barb Johnson enjoys perks of office

    Fourth-term candidate used campaign funds for haircuts, cell phone, cable TV, and dry-cleaning

  • News

    August 30, 2006

    Running Man

    Keith Ellison, the DFL's endorsee for Congress in the Fifth District, has spent the summer countering attacks from Republicans—and Democrats. What made him everyone's favorite target?

  • News

    January 4, 2006

    Splitsville?

    When R.T. Rybak brought Bill McManus to town to head the MPD, both men talked big about reforming the troubled department. But when the chief ran into political resistance, some say, the mayor blinked. Now their relationship has hit the skids, and the fut

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2005

    MPLS [heart] Clear Channel

    MPLS [heart] Clear Channel: The semantics of ownership The most striking thing about Tuesday's debate over the future of the Hennepin theaters was that a majority of the Minneapolis City Council has no qualms about getting in bed with Clear Channel Entertainment. The second most striking thing was t ... More >>

  • News

    February 25, 2004

    MPD Scandals, Continued: A Primer

    The Duy Ngo case: McManus bets the farm; Will Olson land on the hot seat?

  • News

    January 14, 2004

    Boss Lady

    Meet Barb Johnson, the most powerful politician in Minneapolis

  • Books

    April 24, 2002

    Drawn and Quartered

    Welcome to redistricting 101. Now shut up.

  • News

    May 16, 2001

    Street Fighting Man

    neighborhood prophet or capitalist pariah. basim sabri doesn't care what people think of him--as long as they stay out of his way.

  • Books

    September 6, 2000

    Watchdog Training

    City council members vow to pay closer attention to the Hollman project

  • News

    August 9, 2000

    The Candidate

    When did U.S. Senate hopeful Rebecca Yanisch get the idea to make affordable housing a top priority? It sure wasn't while she was running the Minneapolis Community Development Agency.

  • News

    November 11, 1998
  • Books

    August 12, 1998

    When Poetry Hurts

    The Loring labor fight takes an obscene turn

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