A couple days ago, the Minneapolis Police Department released a video entitled, "How you can recognize the 8 indicators leading up to acts of crime and terrorism." The clip was produced using federal dollars and the help of a non-profit called the Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab (CELL).As th ... More >>
Sometimes you just gotta eat. When racked with an impatient, irrational hunger, the rigmarole of parking the car, getting a table, pondering menus as thick and impenetrable as a quarterly prospectus, waiting for your food when you run out of things to say, and remembering to use your knife and fork ... More >>
The owners of Coup d'Etat and Borough have a new concept eatery in the works. The restaurant, called Marché (French for "market"), is slated to open near Lake Street and Lyndale Avenue in the six-story, 171-unit Lime Apartment building in late May or early July. Marché will be the fourth restaura ... More >>
Desaparecidos With Birthday Suits First Avenue, Minneapolis August 28, 2013 Over the years, it has become quite obvious that Conor Oberst loves playing in Minneapolis. He has strong ties to the city through his former manager (and former 400 Bar owner) Bill Sullivan, and each riveting show he puts ... More >>
You expect to find hipsters, artists, students, and all sorts of interesting folks up in Northeast... but Nazis?:::: UPDATES ::::-- Northeast Nazi's neighbor has a big sign outside his house that says, "FUCK" [PHOTO]-- Northeast Nazi: Top 10 tweets According to a fascinating report by the Associated ... More >>
Chuck Grassley, a 79-year-old U.S. Senator from Iowa, took the overheated rhetoric of the war on drugs to new heights in a letter he sent to constituents comparing smoking pot to murder, rape, and child abuse.SEE ALSO:-- Chuck Grassley, Iowa Senator, is hilariously awful at Twitter-- Marijuana legal ... More >>
While the number of homicides in Minneapolis ticks steadily upward - 33 so far this year - the coffers of a fledgling anti-violence program will stay empty. The city has lost out on $2.2 million worth of Department of Justice funds, seemingly because community friction.
Timothy Carson will spend eight years behind barsTimothy Carson, an Iraq war veteran and a former Minneapolis cop, left no doubt in anyone's mind yesterday that he was guilty as charged in an Apple Valley bank robbery last winter -- and sorry. The judge made it clear at the sentencing that Ca ... More >>
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollumFor a change of pace, we have a Minnesota congresswoman asking her colleagues to calm down and see the nation's affairs with a little perspective: Democratic U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum on the House floor Tuesday in support of a resolution marking the 15th anniversary of ... More >>
Rep. Keith Ellison will be in Sudan this week meeting with officials to discuss the ongoing humanitarian situation in Darfur and plans for the implementation of a peace agreement.
It would probably end up better than most of the reality shows we accidentally waste our time watching. At least she's an elected official and supposed to be intelligent. Can't say so much for drunken fools on MTV.
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Imams, community leaders, and parents of Somali youth who have disappeared in recent months planned a press conference in response to recent media coverage. But disagreements led the organizers to cancel the event.
In preparation for the Republican National Convention, the FBI is soliciting informants to keep tabs on local protest groups
Paul Haggis Directs a Flawed but Vital Film About the Emotional Toll of Iraq on a Military Family
Breaking Out of the Pack of Iraq War Docs, 'No End in Sight' Devastates.
Amnesiac-spy trilogy culminates in a thrilling 'Ultimatum'
The director of 'JFK' was plotting his latest countermyth in 2001
The four "anti-war" candidates for Congress certainly weren't shy about cheering on Israel's mow-'em-down strategy in Lebanon.
San Diego stripped of its title, Ford stops advertising in GLBT publications, Ahnald plays grab-ass in Rio, a Jack Webb Christmas, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
In a press conference this morning, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld chastised journalists for allotting too much paper space to the abuses at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay: Two of the country?s largest newspapers, for example, have devoted more than 80 editorials combined since March of 2004 ... More >>
One woman's love/hate relationship with her ballyhooed doppelgänger
Time to go after Bush/Cheney ground zero: National security
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Star Tribune: refreshingly circumspect, still arrogant
Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?
Chanel looks at fashion as a form of madness; 2 listens to the words of a sweet-talking Nazi
Having survived Cambodia's killing fields, poet U Sam Oeur writes as a witness to the "Kingdom of Hell"