Barring a last-minute deal in D.C., this Friday will mark the beginning of $1.2 trillion in federal budget cuts that will be gradually implemented over the next decade.SEE ALSO: Minnesota's economic recovery driven by McJobs, not middle-class jobsAll states will be affected, some more than others. A ... More >>
Obama beats them both, soundly, if the election is held today.Michele Bachmann has been soaking up more and more national press attention, but it looks like the more Americans are finding out about her, the less likely they seem to want her anywhere near the White House. In a new ABC/Washing ... More >>
T-Paw finds love in New Hampshire.Maybe Tim Pawlenty's media blitz is paying off after all. In New Hampshire, home of the first primary in the presidential race, just placed third in a GOP straw poll of possible White House contenders. He's behind Mitt Romney and Ron Paul, but ahead of Sara ... More >>
It's a legislative move guaranteed to warm the hearts of teabaggers: Michele Bachmann is all set to vote in favor of repealing health care reform on Jan. 12. She said so on Twitter. That might mean that her first major legislative victory is to dismantle another major piece of legislation ... More >>
Photo: B Rosen11 Minnesota companies not so secret anymoreMore than a dozen Washington Post reporters, led by Pulitzer prize-winner Dana Priest, spent the better part of a year documenting the bloated and unwieldy network of government agencies and private businesses that have grown up to fee ... More >>
Bush's brain, revered Republican tactician, and Democratic bete noir Karl Rove will speak and sign copies of his White House memoir on Thursday, April 22, from noon to 2 p.m. at Smith Hall on the university's East Bank campus. Check out reviews of the book at the Washington Post, Los Angele ... More >>
Thanks to a hip replacement, Klobuchar says she's used to extra screening precautions at airports.
An Oklahoma meat company is recalling hundreds of thousands of meat potentially infected with E. coli.
Put down that peanut butter and that roll of cookie dough. Here's the Top 10 food safety news stories of the year.
Impotence and the antiwar street protest
Compared to some other big city dailies, that's actually pretty good.
Gummi bears need a little spice in their life too you know.
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After the murder of late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller in Kansas this weekend, Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota is accepting additional security from the U.S. Marshals Service.
The Washington Post says to think of its new food blog as "freewheeling dinner party talk."
"Recession Could End This Year, Fed Chief Says" (Washington Post) vs. "Bernanke: Recovery Will Take Years" (CNN).
The bill would require health insurers to cover mental health just as they do physical conditions, but time is running out to pass t ... More >>
And it's not joke! He wants to be taken seriously folks!
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Harriet Miers withdraws nomination, Sin City the TV series, Mario bloopers, the lack of racial diversity in baseball, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
This report on the nation's youth from today's Washington Post: Study: Half Teens Had Oral Sex Slightly more than half of American teenagers, ages 15 to 19, have engaged in oral sex, with females and males reporting similar levels of experience, according to the most comprehensive national survey ... More >>
Girl Scout mom who absconds with cookie dough may just deserve every nickel The story's in the Washington Post, but the lede (a little journalism jargon for you) is straight out of the "Good Morning America" scriptwriter's handbook: It took long weekends camped outside their local grocery stores a ... More >>
Coming soon in a handy prescription inhaler?
Fascinating piece in yesterday's Washington Post Magazine about the upcoming Liberian presidential election. The article tracks the political campaign of Charles Walker Brumskine, one of the most prominent candidates, as he takes to the hustings in both the U.S. and Liberia. Here's the nut: T ... More >>
Or maybe in your tap water... The Washington Post reports on a study said to have "profound implications about the nature of human trust." Researchers in Zurich claim that huffing a dose of the hormone oxytocin (its main medical use at present is inducing labor in farm animals) makes test subjects m ... More >>
Marla Ruzicka, 28, was killed by a suicide bomber in Iraq on Saturday. With her tiny Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC), she had done the unprecedented: helped secure U.S. compensation for Iraqi and Afghan civilian victims. "I decided not to take a position on the war, but to try to ... More >>
The media march off to war with Iraq: A TV glossary