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 >>
Don't let your kids do Coke.A new scientific study on food and diet--and what would we do without them?--says that teenagers who drink at least two cans of pop every day are remarkably more violent, and more likely to carry weapons, than kids who don't.
And that's not the only surprising th ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.