Just two years ago, the Minneapolis Fire Department drew some criticism for selling advertising space on its trucks as a potential revenue generator. The criticism passed, but apparently the need for money didn't: The contract is likely to be renewed soon.
Council's PS&RS to tighten sidewalk restrictions? Word was out yesterday among the bar-owner consortium dedicated to reworking the Minneapolis smoking ban that the city was considering more municipal meddling to make their lives miserable. Now that everyone who wants to smoke while enjoying a night ... More >>
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A longtime antismoking advocate just says no to billboards
Two years after picking billions of dollars out of Big Tobacco's pocket, state officials are still having trouble polishing their next trick: Figuring out how to spend it