A kid can’t even take a rabbit to a county fair anymore, at least not in Steele County. Read more →
Archives for August 2016
Anyone who’s had a critical prescription has to be both relieved and frustrated by the reaction to the rapid increase in the rise of EpiPen, the shot that people with severe and life-threatening allergies use to stay alive. Read more →
A Minnesota law requiring collector cars to be “screened” from public view has survived a challenge from a Cleveland Avenue, St. Paul man who buried two of them under tarps.
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There’s a racist in Tenino, Washington. That would be a fitting headline if not for the fact there are a lot more people spreading their love of neighbors and community.
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For all the love Americans rightly show the Constitution, the right to an attorney is a poor step child. Read more →
USA pole vaulter Sam Kendricks wasn’t entirely focused like a laser beam on his attempt on Saturday. If he had been, he wouldn’t have heard the National Anthem being played for someone on the medals stand in another competition. Read more →
It’s unlikely that Joe Marcella and Leonard Pylka, Iron Rangers by pedigree, wanted to be the last two of their group of 92 veterans, a distinction that allowed them to taste the cognac on Saturday that they bought upon their return from World War II. Read more →
Sure, old-timers might look upon the rise of soccer as a threat to tradition, but baseball hasn’t been the National Pastime in a generation. And there are things that soccer can do for a community that softball and baseball can’t. Read more →
… or at least the most popular posts on NewsCut this week. Read more →
A woman who knows something about the worldwide impact of the picture of a child in war is worried that this picture is going to prolong the agony. Read more →
Bradley Bartlett-Roche is pretty well known around Boston. He plays for tips around Faneuil Hall as the ‘Piano Kid,’ partly because the ‘Piano Man’ was already taken by another artist, and partly because he’s a kid. He’s 13. Read more →
Eight giant ships of yore, their sails unfurled, are expected to glide underneath the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge Thursday afternoon during the “Parade of Sail” to kick off Tall Ships Duluth 2016. Read more →
A Utah woman posted on Facebook that her autistic daughter is fixated on a shirt and design that brings the 10-year-old comfort. As the daughter grows and as the shirt wears out, she buys a new version of the same shirt.
Then the company that made the shirt for Target stopped making it.
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This is the way things have to be. We know this and we’ve known this since the day we dropped the kids off at elementary school and for the first time, they didn’t turn around to wave goodbye. Read more →
Researchers found that as men’s income increased in comparison with their spouses, their psychological well-being and health declined. The men’s mental and physical health (measured by self-assessment) were at their worst during years when they were their family’s sole breadwinner, according to The Atlantic. Read more →