Fresh off his recent Rhymin' Gosling tour with Louis Logic, Ecid has some even bigger local shows coming up soon: His homecoming show at Triple Rock on Friday, and Soundset. Gimme Noise talked to the rapper and producer about his new road-tested material and his evolving approach to live performance ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week features the premiere of a new video from France Camp, for "Baby Rock and Roll," the lead-off track to their recent album on Forged Artifacts. We're also featuring ... More >>
In 1998, then-Minnesota Attorney General "Skip" Humphrey and Philip Morris reached a $6.1 billion settlement after the state alleged that the tobacco company used deceptive marketing, advertising, and research to encourage people to smoke. The settlement barred any future lawsuits regarding Philip M ... More >>
So far this legislative session, Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed 12 bills. Seven of them were originally drafted by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).According to MinnPost, five of the vetoed ALEC bills would have reduced corporate exposure to lawsuits and potential damages in Minnesota. ... More >>
mynamemattersnotMarlboro Lights: The target of the lawsuit.A controversial class-action lawsuit filed against a behemoth of Big Tobacco, the maker of Marlboro Lights cigarettes, has been reinstated by the Minnesota Court of Appeals. The lawsuit was thrown out in 2009. It called out Altria an ... More >>
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