Over the objections of one justice, the Minnesota Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the life sentences given to the killer of three people at the Seward Market and Halal Meat on East Franklin Ave., in Minneapolis in 2010. Read more →
Archives for May 2017
Delta Airlines is reading the names of all 80,000 employees in a Facebook broadcast it says will last 50 hours. Read more →
Look, if you’re going to go to the movies, watch the movie and put your phone down.
Is that too much to ask? Read more →
It’s difficult to imagine a more obvious slight than the one the NCAA tossed on the University of Minnesota women’s softball team, which went 16-3 against other teams invited to the NCAA tournament, won 25 in a row, and finished the season 54-3. For all of that, the tournament committee sent the Gophers in unseeded. Read more →
David Ortiz’ book came out today and Minnesota Twins fans who idolize former manager Tom Kelly may want to skip it.
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The Canadian Snowbirds of the Royal Canadian Air Force announced on Monday that they have canceled a portion of their airshow season because bad weather has forced them to cancel too many practices and it would otherwise be unsafe to perform. Read more →
It’s the finest piece of write you’ll read today, perhaps ever.
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If you’ve tried to buy a home in the Twin Cities, you know the impossible task for mere mortals. If you can find a half-way decent house to buy, the price is through the roof. Read more →
Deanna and Mya Cook haven been accumulating detentions for violating the school’s dress code, which says hair extensions can be distracting for other students and affect learning.
The students say it singles out African Americans. Read more →
Pat Cadigan started with the station in 1961. He got into radio the old-fashioned way; he worked the overnight shift before becoming the morning host through 1974, taking time off to sell real estate, and then returning to the station in the ’80s. Read more →
David Brooks, the New York Times columnist, has never been on the Donald Trump bandwagon. Nonetheless, the more conservative (for the Times) columnist’s essay today is a bit stunning if only for the headline one doesn’t usually read about a sitting president of the United States.
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Fairly soon, many of you won’t need to talk to a human employee anymore when you check in at MSP airport. Delta is testing out a new system that uses biometrics to identify you when dropping your baggage at the check-in.
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A Minnesota man who may have tested the state’s implied consent laws more often than any other driver charged with driving under the influence, has lost again at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Under the law, authorities can force a person to submit to breath tests without a warrant by criminalizing their refusal to do so. But previous provisions for demanding blood or urine have been struck down. Read more →
South Dakota is one of only 10 states that don’t shield reporters from being called to testify in court about stories they cover. So a Sioux Falls Argus Leader reporter has been subpoenaed amid criticism from free-press advocates. Read more →
This, in particular, is the time of year when old-timers want to give advice and wisdom to the graduates. But here’s the reality for those of us of a certain age: We haven’t got a clue how to navigate this changed world as a graduating student. Read more →