Target interim CEO John Mulligan announced Tuesday that the Minneapolis-based retail giant will "respectfully request that guests not bring firearms" inside stores. Although weapons are "at odds with the family-friendly shopping," the company would continue to oblige by local laws that allow open ca ... More >>
Hey, New York City:You're doing this bike share thing wrong.
Sorry, Minnesota, but Michele Bachmann is not fleeing to Oregon over Monday's vote to legalize same-sex marriage. Not because she was bluffing, but because the Daily Currant -- the news site that published the report -- is satirical. SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann falls from grace Minnesota Senate app ... More >>
The Atlantic magazine has included St. Paul minister Oliver White in its annual list of 21 "Brave Thinkers."The list spotlights prominent people who have risked their "reputations, fortunes and lives in pursuit of big ideas."White, who spoke out in favor of gay rights, appears in the November-issue ... More >>
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has vowed to donate $10 million of his personal fortune to political causes, including gay marriage ballot initiatives, around the country by election day. Yesterday, that pledge came to Minnesota.See Also:- Watch Chris Kluwe debate a chair streaming live tonigh ... More >>
Public Enemy No. 1 This week a committee of the Minnesota House made national news when it passed the so-called cheeseburger bill, a proposed law that would prevent fat people from suing the fast-food industry over their health problems caused by scarfing too much fatty food and soda. The Pe ... More >>
Bachmann in the land of Five-0.Rep. Michele Bachmann told Bloomberg's Margaret Carlson that she couldn't comment on the turmoil in Egypt because she was "concentrating on district work" -- teabaggers in Honolulu being part of her district.
Bacon--pictured here, chicken fried--is as big as ever this year!When The Atlantic published its list of the Top 10 Biggest Food Stories of 2010, the Hot Dish couldn't help but chime in with our local take on each topic: 10. The Meat Trend From charcuterie plates to dry-aged steaks, both bee ... More >>
Pawlenty disgusted by message of religious tolerance and acceptance.
Photo: marcnTim Pawlenty butts in on New York City's businessUpdated: Rep. Keith Ellison trashes Pawlenty's "unseemly" pandering to extremists. Details after the jump. Muslims, evidently, are unpatriotic. That's the word from our ever-turning-rightward governor. He was asked by RealClearPoli ... More >>
Is "Bachmann for Senate " a typo, or a message that jumped the gun?Rep. Michele Bachmann's office has insisted that an e-mail auto-reply message from an organization called "Bachmann for Senate" was merely a typo. But the "Bachmann for Senate" message came from a top-flight Republican campa ... More >>
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