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Archives for April 2014
For most of this year, a spirited group of Concordia University students has been learning more about the legislative process by championing a bill they said would strip lawmakers of immunity if they’re arrested for drunk driving during the session. No doubt it’s been a great learning experience but yesterday’s lesson came from attorney general Read more →
Unless you think ‘the retard room’ is how you think kids should refer to classrooms for special needs students, there’s not much to discuss about an effort to remove a nearly 30-year-old book called ‘Sixth Grade Can Really Kill You’ from Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan schools. But it’ll be discussed anyway. Read more →
This is the face of unemployment. A 10 year old girl so worried that her dad hasn’t been able to find work for the last three years, that she hands his resume to the wife of the president of the United States.
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Ken E. Nwadike Jr. of Los Angeles, says he failed to qualify for the Boston Marathon by 23 seconds. He’s a race event coordinator who raises money for charities. He says he started running while homeless as a high school student. He went to Boston anyway. To hug people. Read more →
Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher at the center of a high-profile fight with the federal government over grazing and the seizure of cattle, let his inner racist out, and that has Republicans who embraced him scurrying.
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Off-duty bus driver Surjit Singh Virk took these pictures Saturday near Vancouver when he saw something he thinks the rest of the world should see. Read more →
You’d recognize a relative if he/she was one of the homeless people on the street or skyways, right? Of course you would. Who wouldn’t?
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You spend tens of thousands of dollars pursuing a college degree. You’ll be saddled with crushing debt which likely will keep you from owning a home or maybe even getting ahead. You’ll be entering a terrible job market. Is it really so bad if you want to take a selfie of you getting your diploma? Read more →
This is how every mother’s birthday should be. Read more →
For the most part, Americans got all glassy-eyed when the tech types tried to whip up support for “net neutrality,” which treats everyone as equal on the Internet. Now, we’re about to pay the price — literally — for our indifference.
Netflix announced to investors this week that it will raise its monthly price, hardly surprising after the shakedown Comcast staged by throttling Netflix content, causing buffering and angry customers to the point where Netflix had no choice but to pay Comcast more money to clear the roadblock.
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When Stephen Sutton of the UK learned he had bowel cancer at 15, and learned he was terminal at 17, he used his Facebook page to chronicle all the things he wanted to do before he dies. He wanted to skydive. He did. He wanted to play drums in a band at Wembley Stadium. He did. He wanted to crowd surf. He did. He also wanted to raise more than $1.6 million for cancer research and he was far short of his goal when he posted his goodbye on Facebook this week. Read more →
Without fail, prom season each year brings out the absurd in school officials. Read more →
Today is the 100th birthday of Wrigley Field. Read more →
The Minnesota Supreme Court today warned district court judges to be more wary when statistics are used to civilly commit people who have served their sentences for sexual crimes. Read more →