The deal Congress approved today to freeze the interest rates on “Stafford” subsidized federal student loans is getting a lot of ink today. But there are other changes coming this fall to the student loan game that could be a similar big deal. The Student Loan Network blog today writes: Starting July 1, there are Read more →
Archives for June 2012
It’s been a rough couple weeks for reporting. An award-winning reporter in Connecticut was fired making up stuff in his story — not just fake quotes but fake people. Today, there’s a story about a Michigan reporter in his 50s who felt the need to write about the unethical things he did as a reporter Read more →
I wince as I write the words “new normal.” But when it comes to weather, it’s hard to ignore the data. Three charts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration bear out the changes we’re seeing and feeling. Here’s a look at how much of the country is warmer this year compared to most of Read more →
Which is worse: A flood, or the people who take advantage of a flood?
Some homes survived in Colorado; some didn’t.
Now that we’ve settled the health care issue, we can turn to the war between people who live in the ‘burbs vs. those who live in the city.
Of late, however, I’ve noticed a general decline in some of the value and this usually goes hand in hand with people using fake names and fake e-mail addresses.
Someone had spraypainted ‘ No Naggers’ over the billboard, and painted a confederate flag.
Today’s ruling is based on 85 of some of the most important minutes in U.S. history.
About 300 homes, all within the Colorado Springs city limits, have been reduced to rubble from the wildfire coming down the mountains.
At least on Twitter, Minneapolitans are more interested in Ann Curry than the Supreme Court decision on health care.
Civil engineering – Duluth style, and old man behind the most popular blog today, who is ‘Catholic,’ hot enough for you, and rock paper robot.
A solution to a problem? Or a solution searching for a problem?
How do you like the suburbs now, city slickers? Our perfect lawns and could-be-anywhere gardens and landscaping are sucking a generous helping of carbon dioxide out of air.
People who are or were arrested for drunk driving in Minnesota lost a bid today to fight their charges on the basis of errors in the instrument used to administer breathalyzer test.