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  • News

    January 2, 2013

    When will gay marriage be legal in Minnesota?

    After 42 years, the same-sex marriage debate in Minnesota might finally come to a close

  • News

    November 14, 2012

    Behind Laos's yellow rain and tears

    A controversial Radiolab episode opens old wounds and raises countless questions for Minnesota's Hmong

  • News

    November 7, 2012

    Patent war brews big bucks

    A new type of cold war has taken over the tech world

  • News

    August 1, 2012

    For-profit colleges swindle students

    Education comes second to institutional income at a steep price

  • News

    October 5, 2011

    Rick Perry's "Texas miracle" is a fantasy

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

  • News

    June 3, 2010


    From Ground Zero of the Immigration Crisis Along the Mexican Border

  • News

    October 14, 2009

    Paul Thissen is statehouse's smartest, but is he ready to be governor?

    The well-liked brainiac is quickly turning from race's darkhorse to its thoroughbred

  • News

    May 6, 2009

    Craig Newmark speaks at victim's memorial in wake of Craigslist killings

    Besieged by politicians and media, Craig Newmark finds an unlikely ally: A victim's family

  • News

    April 29, 2009

    Craig Newmark speaks at victim's memorial in wake of Craigslist killings

    Besieged by politicians and media, Craig Newmark finds an unlikely ally: A victim's family

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008

    Twins' Endgame Player Rater

    Season-ending player ratings for your favorite club.

  • Feature

    May 14, 2008

    Mystery illness fells young man

    But to get her son's mysterious malady diagnosed, a mother must battle some of the area's top hospitals

  • News

    October 31, 2007

    East Side Story

    Pakou Hang looks to unseat 12-year incumbent Dan Bostrom in St. Paul's most intriguing City Council race

  • Movies

    September 28, 2005

    What Makes Her So Special?

    'Flightplan' finds Jodie Foster still dealing with her elevated status

  • News

    November 3, 2004


    Former President George W. Bush Dead at 72

  • Columns

    February 18, 2004

    Rot Never Sleeps

    W gets in deeper on the guard question; The cover-up's the thing

  • Arts

    July 23, 2003

    War of the Worlds

    Kent Stephens's latest project is a play about a play about a rehearsal of a play about a novel

  • News

    June 5, 2002

    John Berryman Leapt Here

    Mapping the literary landmarks of the Twin Cities

  • Arts

    May 30, 2001

    Damned Ole Opry

    With their croaking vocals and enormous belt buckles, Nashville's neglected veterans seek shelter at the Midwest Country Music Theater-- a little bit of Branson back home

  • Arts

    March 14, 2001

    Book of Days

    From a remote spread in a small river town, Gaylord Schanilec has gained an international reputation as a master of centuries-old engraving and printing techniques

  • Books

    February 28, 2001

    Bonhomie and the Blues

    A new book of correspondence between writers Carl Van Vechten and Langston Hughes chronicles a black and white friendship--and all the shades of gray

  • News

    February 21, 2001

    Take Till It Hurts

    Elroy Stock writes racist letters and gives big money to little institutions. One recipient, Augsburg College, wanted to cash in without owning up.

  • Arts

    February 14, 2001

    Art for Theory's Sake

    An abstruse exhibit at the Walker pushes the art of painting out of its gilded frame and into the pages of a textbook

  • News

    October 18, 2000

    The Diva of talk

    Too loud, too opinionated, too brash. Few thought Katherine Lanpher could revive Minnesota Public Radio's sagging Midmorning. WRONG!

  • News

    May 31, 2000

    Who Wants to be a Senator?

    Forget free trade with China, privatizing Social Security, and that pesky debate about campaign-finance reform. Heres everything you really need to know about that gaggle of Minnesotans who are vying for a six-year stint in Washington.

  • News

    October 20, 1999

    Reading, Writing, and Revenue

    The Edison Project's formula is simple: Take a Minneapolis public school, add some entrepreneurial savvy, and watch the profits roll in. Trouble is, it doesn't add up.

  • Art

    October 15, 1997


    My Name is Joseph Beuys, and I'm an Artist: "3-Tonnen Edition" at the Walker Art Center.

  • Music

    September 10, 1997
  • News

    April 9, 1997

    Destroying the University to Save the University

    A long and rancorous effort to do away with tenure and run itself more like a business has set the University of Minnesota back for years to come.