As good as some of the reporting over the weekend of the events during the Boston Marathon investigation was, nothing can be as riveting as the complaint lodged against the man arrested and now charged.
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America never seems so great as it does when it stops to watch a Pong game being played on the side of a building.
Where is Sunil Tripathi?
A call for more surveillance, in the Oil Patch and missing home, back to the flat land, voices from Laos, and the aurora in Minnesota.
You’ll just have to forgive failed Minnesota Twin — and probable Red Sox Hall of Famer — David Ortiz for the language he used today at Fenway Park
Freedom can be incomprehensible and infuriating. Long may it live.
There’s really not another story besides the stand-off in Boston. But we talk about them anyway.
You could probably forgive a Chanhassen snowplower driver if he/she had chosen to destroy a snowman some kids built in a cul de sac.
We really don’t know what a major American city looks like when it’s shut down, because — as near as we can tell — one has never been shut down before.
Andrew Kitzenberg, an Edina native, had a bad seat for the overnight shootout in the Watertown area of metropolitan Boston. He’s next door.
This message from an innocent man, why I don’t work, the new iconic picture of life in Minneapolis, fleeing the flood in Fargo, and are they taxes or are they fees?
The Boston ‘suspects,’ the surgeon who ran the marathon, then saved people; the blast in Texas, gay marriage rally at the Capitol and how on earth can anyone afford to stop looking for work?
Maggie Koerth-Baker is going to be on MPR’s Daily Circuit tomorrow to talk about last evening’s tragic explosion of a fertilizer plant in Texas. But — spoiler alert — in her Boing Boing column today, she gets to the nuts and bolts about ammonium nitrate fertilizer. In fact, since the 1950s, ammonium nitrate-based explosives have Read more →
Internet, you are so fine.
She’ll get none of the coverage in the news, but the best speech at today’s interfaith service in Boston didn’t come from President Obama.