University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    DFL Rep. Ryan Winkler proposes to pay the U of M $800,000 to play UND in men's hockey

    Rep. Ryan Winkler, D-Golden Valley, has a case of the sads over the exodus of the University of Minnesota and University of North Dakota from the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.SEE ALSO: UMD hockey fans warned after "smallpox blankets" chant during Fighting Sioux seriesNext year, the storied ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2011

    Rick Perry's "Texas miracle" is a fantasy

    The GOP presidential candidate's claims don't hold up

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    U of M ranked 9th most bike-friendly university in U.S.

    urbanfoodie33Another reason to love bicycles.​More good bike news: The University of Minnesota has been named the ninth most bicycle-friendly campus in the United States by the American League of Bicyclists. And no, just because the Top 20 list is packed with California campuses, it doesn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Michele Bachmann dismantles health care on Twitter [UPDATE]

    ​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 >>

  • Columns

    January 24, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 27, 2006

    About that Big Stick

    Courts say Mesaba can cut pay and its unions can't retaliate by striking. So why hasn't the airline fired that big gun?

  • News

    June 28, 2006

    The Man Who Thought He Knew Too Much

    The Zapruder film? It was faked. The Wellstone crash? It was a hit. 9/11? An inside job. Tumbling down the rabbit hole with professional philosopher Jim Fetzer.

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2005

    100 surgeons and paramedics held up by red tape

    The Associated Press is reporting there are over 100 volunteer physicians assembled in a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art mobile hospital marooned in Mississippi. Apparently government officials have been unable to unravel red tape and get them assigned to the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. M ... More >>

  • News

    January 6, 1999

    Is He Nuts?

    Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?

  • News

    October 30, 1996


    Paul Wellstone: a wrestler in Washington