“That’s hilarious,” Love said today. “I thought it was really funny … For them to do that, it was pretty good. The T-Wolves P.R. has always been very funny, unlike ours here now. I thought they did a very good job.”
Nice shot at his own organization there.
“I was waiting for it, waiting for it and it turned to Mike Miller,” he said followed with a laugh, the Cleveland Plain Dealer says. “That was pretty good.”
He doesn’t expect a warm reception.
“I’m sure once I get there it will be a little different feeling for me. Obviously playing on the visitor’s side, going in the visitor’s locker room. Going to the different bench, but I haven’t really given it too much thought.”
The man knows how to get under our skin. Nothing can frustrate us more than someone is ignoring us.
The people at College Raptor have finally found something that Republicans and Democrats in the United States Senate have in common: Their educations. For the most part, nothing but the best, and disproportionately from the Ivy League.
It goes without saying, perhaps, that the state with the two senators who went to the “best” schools, the Washington Post points out, is Minnesota.
Where are the counties you’re most likely to find drunk drivers in Minnesota?
The Department of Public Safety has answered the question today in releasing the counties targeted for increased DUI patrols around the Super Bowl.
Some of the counties are obvious — the most-populated ones. But others high on the list are comparatively sparse.
The ranking is based on drunk driving citations from 2011-2013. Of the 83,666 DUIs during that time, 77 percent of them came from these counties.
Statewide, 1 in 7 Minnesota drivers has a DWI on their record, which suggests the number in these counties is much higher.
Update: Dave Boxum at the Department of Public Safety clarifies that the list is based on its combined number of drunk driving-related deaths and alcohol-related serious injuries from 2011-2013. It’s not based on the number of citations.
It’s not much of a secret that public radio is white — really white. The lack of diversity has hardly gone unnoticed locally or nationally. The origins go far deeper than race. Back when I was a young college student, my Boston accent was (mostly) beaten out of me in a voice and articulation class. Read more →
We might dismiss the need for science on the basis that many kids won’t become scientists. But, in fact, we need science so that we can grow up to understand the complex threats that face us. Read more →
In Texas today, it’s Muslim Capitol Day, an-every-other-year event whose sponsors call it ‘an opportunity for community members to learn about the democratic political process and how to be an advocate for important issues.’
It was old-timers day at the Capitol in Washington today when Sen. John McCain’s Armed Services Committee held a hearing to hear from three former secretaries of state: Henry Kissinger, George Schultz, and Madeline Albright. Read more →
In the wake of our discussion downstream about Gov. Mark Dayton’s plan for tax and fee increases to solve Minnesota’s transportation ills, CityLab has a well-timed article today: Why can’t public transit be free? Read more →
You’ve got to give the Minnesota Timberwolves marketing team credit. In the face of a nearly unwatchable product, they’re still plugging away trying to create something resembling excitement. Read more →