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    June 26, 2014

    Where should Obama go while he's in Minneapolis?

    Today, President Obama comes to Minneapolis for an overnight trip. It's his second trip to the Land of 10,000 Lakes this year. (Check out our humorous post about the first here.)He'll be at a private fundraiser hosted by Sam and Sylvia Kaplan tonight, and tomorrow, the president will deliver a speec ... More >>

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    December 27, 2013

    Target breach: Expert explains why stolen PIN data is worth worrying about

    Today, Target confirmed that in addition to credit card numbers, the cyberthieves who recently victimized roughly 40 million shoppers made off with "strongly encrypted" PIN data.RELATED: Target breach: Tech blogger outs guy allegedly selling stolen card info [PHOTOS] That seems extremely con ... More >>

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    November 13, 2013

    All of Minneapolis' mayors in one Vine

    Vine user "maker of ropes" put together a very cool video that gives you a glimpse of all Minneapolis' mayors in six seconds.SEE ALSO: The Wall Street Journal's weekend in Mpls owns Reuters' "breakfast at Potbelly" version What do they have in common? Well, aside from Sharon Sayles Belton and may ... More >>

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    September 12, 2013

    Playboy spends an evening in Minneapolis

    Playboy recently dispatched writer Sarah Brumble to spend an evening in Minneapolis and write about it. Suffice it to say the results are more Wall Street Journal than Reuters, if you follow me.SEE ALSO: Mel Gibson bops around the Twin Cities, asks women to take their shirts off [PHOTOS] That said, ... More >>

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    July 29, 2013

    City Pages makes Buzzfeed's Minneapolis list -- twice

    Buzzfeed is out with another of its zany "you know your from this city" lists, and this time it's Minneapolis' turn for the local in-jokes.But the darling of your Facebook friends could have summed it all up with the answer "if you read City Pages," because they sought inspiration in our pages not o ... More >>

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    July 29, 2013

    The Wall Street Journal's weekend in Mpls owns Reuters' "breakfast at Potbelly" version

    Just weeks after Reuters published its hilariously sad write-up about reporter Mark Meadows' weekend in Minneapolis, the Wall Street Journal dispatched correspondent Matthew Kronsberg for the same purpose.SEE ALSO: North Dakota Capitol reporters repeatedly warned about wearing revealing clothing And ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012

    General Mills agrees to remove fruit images from its strawberry-less strawberry Fruit Roll-Ups

    Your suspicions were right: strawberry-flavored Fruit Roll-Ups don't actually contain any strawberries, and that "made with real fruit" slogan stamped on boxes can be a bit of a stretch.Starting in 2014, packaging for the popular snack food will have to be more up front about both of those claims. ... More >>

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    December 17, 2012

    Michele Bachmann's favorite gun is the Bushmaster AR-15 used in Newtown [VIDEO]

    During an appearance on Jan Mickelson's radio show late last year, Michele Bachmann said her favorite gun is the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle.SEE ALSO: Thomas Caffall, Texas A&M shooter, was a Michele Bachmann supporterThat's the same controversial high-capacity gun used by Adam Lanza to kill 20 child ... More >>

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    August 29, 2012

    GOP platform's new anti-porn stance unexpectedly mirrors Bachmann's pledge

    SEE ALSO:-- Michele Bachmann pledges to ban "all forms of pornography" if elected president-- Bachmann pledge: Black families were better off during slavery than they are under Obama-- Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch: "There is a way to have a more 'forcible rape'" [VIDEO]While running for pres ... More >>

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    August 29, 2012

    Issac Aguigui, alleged leader of Army plot to assassinate Obama, was a page at 2008 RNC

    SEE ALSO: Longfellow Park Obama threat: Is murdered cat a message for the president?Four years ago, Issac Aguigui was in St. Paul, serving as a page during the 2008 Republican National Convention. Now, he's facing murder charges and allegations he was the ringleader of an Army plot to assassinate Pr ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    Wade Michael Page, Wisconsin Sikh temple shooter: Image circulating [PHOTO]

    This morning, a photo of Wade Michael Page -- the 40-year-old U.S. Army veteran suspected of being the sole gunman responsible for the Milwaukee-area Sikh temple shooting that left seven dead yesterday, including Page himself -- began to circulate around the internet.The photo was released by the So ... More >>

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    July 18, 2012

    US Bank sued by city of Los Angeles for 'turning Wall Street fraud into Main Street blight'

    SEE ALSO: US Bank closes UC Davis branch, cites "intolerable" Occupy protestsMinneapolis-based US Bank is one of the biggest, baddest slumlords in Los Angeles, the city alleges in a civil lawsuit filed yesterday. The suit reportedly seeks "potentially millions of dollars in penalties and restitution ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-bop-bop [MUGSHOT]

    ​A man named Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-bop-bop was arrested last Thursday near the Wisconsin state Capitol in Madison.That's his real name. Weird Wisconsin, indeed.

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    July 8, 2011

    Fitch downgrades Minnesota's credit

    ​Minnesota's excellent credit rating got knocked off its feet yesterday by Fitch Ratings, thanks to the government shut down. We've gone from a triple-A rating to double-A plus. The upshot is that the state will have to pay higher interest rates when it borrows money. But before everyone sta ... More >>

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    June 22, 2011

    Michele Bachmann schedules Iowa presidential announcement

    ​Michele Bachmann will announce on Monday again that she's running for president -- just in case anyone missed the last time she said she was running for president, or the fawning national press reports that have followed. This time will be different, though. Reuters says she'll make the an ... More >>

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    May 20, 2011

    Five reasons to welcome The Rapture

    ​As the world cowers in fear of the Great Retribution "about" to befall us, we have to wonder what we're so afraid of. Firstly: if everything is reduced to nothingness tomorrow, then our unexistence probably won't bother us too much. I mean, gnomes and unicorns don't seem too upset about their ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    Beauty queen stripped of title for "eating too many tacos"

    The pageant has a strict "no fat chicks" policy.​A beauty queen in Texas lost her title, according to Reuters, for a variety of infractions, including eating too many tacos.The 17-year-old Miss San Antonio, Domonique Ramirez, was initially stripped of her crown in late January, with pageant direct ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011

    Wisconsin police hunt down Democratic senators over union-busting bill [UPDATES]

    Photo: Mark Riechers/FlickrDemocrats abandon ship in Madison.​Republican Gov. Scott Walker wants to strip public employee unions of their collective bargaining rights, and he's threatened to call out the Wisconsin National Guard on public employee union members if they go on strike. And now, ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    Phil Jensen, S.D. lawmaker, offers bill justifying homicide against abortion providers

    S.D. Rep. Phil Jensen says this is all a misunderstanding.​A bill that could make murdering an abortion provider a justifiable homicide was apparently this close to becoming law in neighboring South Dakota. But Phil Jensen, the Rapid City Republican and avid abortion rights opponent who authored ... More >>

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    February 2, 2011

    Scientist trying to grow meat in a lab--to keep cows off spaceships?

    We prefer grass-fed...​At the Medical University of South Carolina, Vladimir Mironov, an M.D. and Ph.D, is trying hard to grow meat. Yes, you read that right--he's bioengineering the stuff--or at this point, animal skeletal muscle tissue--in a small lab in Charleston at the school. According to an ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010

    Twin Cities Thinkers

    Meet the Minnesotans shaping our future

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    April 2, 2010

    Julie "Jitterbug" Pearce sounds changed by Haiti

    Photo courtesy Julie PearceJulie Pearce comforts an earthquake victim in Hait​Remember Julie "Jitterbug" Pearce, the former reporter at KBJR-TV in Duluth who quit her job to put her nursing skills to work with relief efforts in Haiti after the massive earthquake there in January? She says sh ... More >>

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    September 30, 2009

    Swine flu summit aims to "keep the world working" during pandemic

    Leaders gather in Minneapolis with purses full of hand sanitizer

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    August 21, 2009

    Justice Department/USDA going after agriculture monopolies

    In what is being described as "unprecedented," the departments of justice and agriculture will be teaming up to go after anticompetitive agricultural monopolies.

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    July 3, 2009

    Plainview milk products recalled over salmonella fears

    A Plainview, Minn. dairy cooperative has voluntarily recalled some of its products in light of a salmonella scare.

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    May 13, 2009

    Craigslist will drop controversial "Erotic Services" category

    The popular online classified site bows to pressure from law enforcement.

  • News

    April 29, 2009

    Westlaw rises to legal publishing fame by selling free information

    St. Paul company outprofits Gannett, McGraw Hill, New York Times

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Duh: Poor people have less access to healthy food

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    January 21, 2009

    Wine industry toasts the Obamas

    obama-1.jpg Winemakers are happy to have a drinker in the White House.

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    Wells Fargo, Wachovia merger approved

    The Federal Reserve Board approved the Wells Fargo and Wachovia merger and stocks rise after the announcement.

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    September 11, 2008

    Forbes to Vikings: You're Still Worthless

    vikings helmet.gifRegardless of fans' optimism over Vikings owner Zygi Wilf's off season spending spree, the bean counters at Forbes say the Purple are worth less than any other team in the NFL.

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    September 1, 2008
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    July 1, 2008

    It's easy to get rich here

    Want to get rich? Stay right where you are. Or move to Plano, Texas. But who really wants to do that anyw ... More >>

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    July 1, 2008

    A fool's paradise: America's aging infrastructure and the Midwest floods

    America's aging infrastructure has been making headlines since Katrina. Minnesota came into the frame ... More >>

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    October 10, 2006

    10/10 Morning Communiqué

    Feds crack a DC-based escort service, Virginia couple attempts to "unadopt" their troubled son, Reuters editor loses job for w ... More >>

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    August 10, 2006

    Mark Kennedy endorses Joe Lieberman

    Republican Congressman Mark Kennedy announced this morning that he is endorsing Joseph Lieberman, the Connecticut senat ... More >>

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    August 1, 2006

    8/1 Morning Communiqué

    Healthcare and education buy happiness, what prehistoric flying reptiles used to attract a mate, playing volleyball across the U.S.-Mexico border, the ten worst products from Sky Mall magazine, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

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    April 18, 2006

    Lean Dean finalizing deal for Pi Press

    12/23: Morning Communique

    Venezuela gives Exxon an ultimatum, Mattel buckles under right-wing pressure, Reuters pictures of the year, Capt. Jack is back, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

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    October 6, 2005
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    September 20, 2005

    Very bad news, a handy digest

    National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration: Rita crosses Florida keys, heads for Gulf Coast The Independent (UK): Global warming "past the point of no return." Reuters: WHO: World has slim chance to stop flu pandemic

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    September 7, 2005

    FEMA: no pictures of the dead

    The Bush administration may have had no plan for dealing with natural disasters, but its efforts at using the media to contain criticism are unstinting as ever. This short dispatch from Reuters late yesterday: The Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Tuesday that it did not want news photogr ... More >>

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    July 28, 2005
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    July 5, 2005
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    December 1, 2004
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    December 3, 2003

    Get in There and Pitch

    Pioneer Press falls behind on latest stadium push

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    April 23, 2003

    Death by DU

    Depleted uranium: A deadly tool in the U.S. arsenal

  • Books

    March 1, 2000

    Seeds of Dissent

    Is the debate over genetically modified crops being nipped in the bud at the state capitol?

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    August 11, 1999
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