Lawmakers in other states are now turning to Minnesota's new cannabis law as a model for their own legislation, despite the law's restrictions on eligibility and usage. Over the past few weeks, legislators in both Pennsylvania and Georgia have turned to the Minnesota law, which passed in May, as a ... More >>
Delmon Young wasn't exactly known for his motivation or media savviness while with the Twins, but things have apparently reached new and hilarious lows in Philadelphia.SEE ALSO: Ex-Twin Knoblauch is reportedly drunkenly riding NYC subways, hitting on young chicksThis winter, the Phillies signed Delm ... More >>
Who says finding true, lasting love is more difficult in the online dating and social media age?SEE ALSO: Strangers at the Twins game: A blind date outing in their own tweets A Philadelphia Inquirer profile of new Twins pitcher Vance Worley contains the cute story of how Worley met his fiancée, Mar ... More >>
Star Tribune Twins beat reporter La Velle E. Neal III has a piece out this morning headlined, "Twins putting out a call to arms." Seems our hometown heroes face "the daunting task of rebuilding its starting pitching," through the draft or whatever machinations General Manager Terry Ryan can impleme ... More >>
Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author still packs a punch
Favre is still retired, as of this moment. Check back in a few minutes.Brett Favre will probably not unretire again to play for the Philadelphia Eagles, according to sources close to the team. Favre's decision not to come back, or the Eagles' decision not to take him, would prevent the ultimate m ... More >>
McClatchy says its losing millions off papers that are bankrupt, but the Strib says it only owes $91k.
Pruitt's Folly, big-daily blues, and the invasion of the stripper-flippers
Perfect newspaper cliche ruined by an overabundance of guns and religious extremism In the trade, we call it burying the lede (as in, the lead concept, development or image in a story), and it happens a lot despite the fact that most student reporters hear the term before they get out of Journalism ... More >>
The Star Tribune braces for redesign, panders to subliterate youth
One of the more ridiculous aspects of natural disaster media coverage is the property damage estimates that inevitably emerge within hours of the pertinent event. In the present circumstances the absurdity of such projections has been magnified as the situation has rapidly devolved from a fairly rou ... More >>
Sam Smith at Undernews led us to a Philadelphia Inquirer story about going to a baseball game where a culture war broke out. For the past three years, the Phillies have sponsored Gay Day at Citizens Bank Park, this year featuring the Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus performing the National Anthem and C ... More >>
Strib posts biggest circulation gain of top 20 dailies--at one-third of 1 percent
Nick Coleman flees the Pioneer Press. The Star Tribune hires another lippy white guy.
The specter of a newspaper strike looms in St. Paul --but no matter what happens, the Pioneer Press will never be the same
'Life and Debt' Reveals the Consumer as a Key Supplier of Jamaican Protest Art
Reporters, police, and protesters dream Seattle's nightmare
For 26 years Hennepin County's head cataloger led the charge for libraries of, by, and for the people. When he took aim at a new target this spring, his boss fired back.
Operation Safe Streets