After over 2,000 days without a raise, members of the Star Tribune Newspaper Guild will see their chant -- "Show us the green in 2013" -- answered. On Wednesday, the union approved a new contract.
- Star Tribune Guild workers rally outside of the newspaper's headquarters
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Today's Star Tribune features a pressure cooker ad directly below a story about the Boston bombings, which killed three people and maimed many more thanks to what was likely a "pressure cooker packed with metal."SEE ALSO: Star Tribune runs ads on behalf of polygamist Mormon sect
Before today, the Star Tribune hadn't won a Pulitzer Prize -- the top honor for newspapers -- in 23 years. But this afternoon, when the winners were announced in New York City, that changed. The paper won not one, but two awards, more than any paper in the country other than the New York Times.See A ... More >>
While signing the "Save the Times-Picayune" petition last week, Minnesota's own Garrison Keillor compared a city without a newspaper to "an office park with some malls."The Times-Picayune's owners, Advance Publications, announced last month that beginning this fall, the Pulitzer-winning, New Orleans ... More >>
With the countless accolades and awards that Bob Dylan has received
throughout his 50-plus years in the music industry, you would think that
he's achieved everything an artist can possibly hope for, and that there
couldn't conceivably be another new honor that could be bestowed upon the
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Late last week, news broke that Pulitzer Prize-winning comic artist Garry Trudeau had a series set to run Monday through Saturday this week with a new character -- a young woman in Texas getting an abortion. The series is a pointed criticism of Texas's new anti-abortion, mandatory ultrasound law, wh ... More >>
David HannersDavid Hanners sings for the doomed and the thoughtful"It's kind of a joke amongst my songwriter friends that I kill off a lot of characters in my songs," says David Hanners, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and folk singer.
He produces his latest CD, "The Traveler's Burden," to ... More >>
Harrison Salisbury: The original smoking advocate at the University of Minnesota. A University of Minnesota student group is trying to push the anti-tobacco agenda a step further and ban all smoking across campus by 2013.
The Student Health Advisory Committee sent a letter to newbie college pres ... More >>
The Pulitzer Prizes in journalism were announced this morning, and the only metro daily newspaper in the Midwest to win was the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, in the explanatory journalism category.
Staffers Mark Johnson, Kathleen Gallagher, Gary Porter, Lou Saldivar, and Alison Sherwood were comme ... More >>
After revealing just two weeks ago that - what luck! - Dwight Yoakam was to play the Mystic Showroom that weekend, but - goldangit - it was sold the hell out, I hate to again be the bearer of bad news.
Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson will be playing the Mystic Showroom this Sunday (2/27 ... More >>
Pants on fire.The post-election season is shaping up well for freshly re-elected Rep. Michele Bachmann.
She's already been named a "Most Embarrassing" member of Congress. Now she's been nominated -- again -- in the "Lie of the Year People's Choice Awards" by PolitiFact.
There were plenty o ... More >>