Walmart employees who protest their wages will probably lose their jobs. That seems to be just fine with a lot of people who take these sorts of things personally Read more →
Take heart, Minnesota: There is no law preventing you from wearing a duck on your head. Read more →
The Court said a business owner is not entitled to any more money from Dakota County than he was given when his property was taken by eminent domain, and it did so largely on this question: What is a “community?” Read more →
GoldieBlox, the toy company that wants to inspire girls toward engineering and science, can apparently tell when the tide turns.
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This will probably be one of the last posts until next week, but just wanted to point out that Saturday is the 6th birthday of NewsCut, which officially launched on Nov. 30, 2007. I had actually been writing it since that October (those posts are available online) while the bosses evaluated whether this idea really Read more →
Should a business owner’s religion determine an employee’s health care benefits, guns at the state Capitol, what’s Thanksgiving without a stay at the airport, and a case in Mankato raises this question: Can anyone be foster parents? Read more →
GoldieBlox isn’t going to need to win the free Super Bowl commercial competition it’s in with the Locally Laid egg farm in Wrenshall, Minn. It’s doing just fine getting publicity thanks to its viral video. Read more →
If The Daily Show can do it, perhaps there’s no reason why a Duluth TV station can’t fake the news by standing in front of a “green screen” and pretending to be somewhere they’re not. Read more →
The fastest-disappearing job in journalism is the photographer and this is the time of the year when it shows.
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The nose doesn’t lie in South St. Paul/Newport, Gavin’s belt to help battle a tumor, an old man with an older gun, teaching homeless kids, and the case against punting. Read more →