A Minneapolis-based company called JPods will soon be testing a futuristic solar-powered transit system in the New York City suburb of Secaucus, New Jersey.The company's founder, Bill James, describes his concept as "a way to make our cities independent of foreign oil."See also:Mpls approves Southwe ... More >>
The Dayton administration is crowing after Minnesota clocked in with a 6th-place finish in CNBC's Top States For Business 2014 list.Matt Swenson, Dayton's press secretary, drew reporters' attention to the study yesterday, writing in an email, "Members of the Press - I wanted to make sure you saw thi ... More >>
Does the law give people a license to kill and legalize in-home murder?
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This morning, a photo of Wade Michael Page -- the 40-year-old U.S. Army veteran suspected of being the sole gunman responsible for the Milwaukee-area Sikh temple shooting that left seven dead yesterday, including Page himself -- began to circulate around the internet.The photo was released by the So ... More >>
Alessandro Goulart will compete for the heart of Emily Maynard on "The Bachelorette" this season, according to ABC. Goulart is a 30-year old from Uberlandia, Brazil, who currently lives in St. Paul, where he works as a grain merchant. In an interview with ABC, Goulart said he admires his mom most f ... More >>
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Brett Favre: Come back, you'll age better than you will in Mississippi.Minnesota and the Twin Cities are used to getting ranked at or near the top in all sorts of lists aimed at young folks: We're hipsters, we bike, we're clean, we're fit, we're gay. Turns out, this place is pretty cool for the o ... More >>
What becomes of country singers when their glory days are but a distant memory? The narrative offered by Jeff Bridges tells the tale of a decline into and subsequent ascent from alcoholism paired with a fat songwriting check that, because you're such a good guy, you end up signing over to som ... More >>
Man has a long history of schemes
C.P. obtains rare "transcript" of first Moss interview . . . with himself.
Pickens Plan focuses on using more wind power and natural gas
Neighbors shed no tears for Michael Catain
Even with the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is just...old
A once-local author talks about the perils of big-box retailers
Gang Gang Dance keep the beat
A troublesome family of synthetic chemicals called PFCs—many of them produced in Minnesota—is turning up in the bodies of people and animals worldwide. So why did the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency force its leading PFC researcher, Dr. F
At first blush, the McClatchy Company's announcement that it plans to sell off 12 Knight Ridder papers would seem to be good news for employees at the Saint Paul Pioneer Press. After all, McClatchy--which is parent company of the Star Tribune--would have scant motivation to invest in its long-time c ... More >>
A little-noticed movement led to a law that bans abortion in South Dakota. How it will play out nationally?
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Minnesota is one of just nine states that didn't opt out of a new federal voting law
Hot Doc poster boy Morgan Spurlock preps for the big time with 'Super Size Me'
How "Bush's Brain" hijacked Washington, D.C. and politics-as-usual
The White House's new anti-poverty program: Shotgun weddings
James Lindbloom brings eclectic sounds to his Roaratorio record label
but if you had heard of it, you'd really enjoy reading it, which is why this unusual book review, Rain Taxi, continues to exist against what truly are the longest of odds
In his sprawling new novel, John Henry Days, Colson Whitehead chips away at the legends of the 20th Century
Ky Michaelson has gone 180 mph on a snowmobile, hurled men off tall buildings, and blown tons of metal into the stratosphere. Are you ready for the biggest stunt of all?
Arlington Road brings domestic terrorism to the neighborhood multiplex
Photographers Lewis W. Hine and David Parker frame the debate over child labor
A Record Year: Our 13 favorite albums for 1997.
With two African American candidates teaming up against City Council President Jackie Cherryhomes, the campaign in North Minneapolis has developed unexpected zing.