It was no coincidence that Rage Against the Machine released The Battle of Los Angeles on what's traditionally observed as Election Day in the United States in 1999. The 2000 election season was already in gear, with Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Al Gore setting up to spar -- but Rage s ... More >>
The Daily Show creator returns home to Minnesota
Legendary jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck passed away earlier today in Norwalk, Connecticut at the age of 91, just a day shy of his 92nd birthday. Brubeck wrote and played on numerous indelible jazz numbers throughout his distinguished and prodigious musical career. And with his landmark Time ... More >>
Walmart, the biggest company in the world, is losing a fight with Chanhassen.â€‹Walmart has thousands of gigantic stores across America, and dozens of them in the state of Minnesota. It employs millions of people, and sells tons of Chinese products to hundreds of millions more.Chanhassen is a town o ... More >>
Scott Walker is falling in the polls.â€‹There's more bad poll news for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who insists he's going to stand firm in his budget battle to strip public employees of their collective bargaining rights. Rasmussen Reports is out with a new survey of Wisconsin voters showing that ... More >>
"Troubled Waters" e-mails detail the story behind the public fiasco.In response to Minnesota Data Practice Act requests, the University of Minnesota unloaded a deluge of e-mails on reporters over the weekend related to the college's decision to cancel the "Troubled Waters" documentary last mo ... More >>
The Daily Juggle, "the blog from moms in the Pioneer Press newsroom," is the only entry from Minnesota to make the list of finalists this year.
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