Wilderness advocates are suing to prevent construction of a cell phone tower visible from some places in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Today’s Question: If a tower can be seen from the wilderness, is that a reason not to build it?
President Obama’s plan to cut the deficit relies in part on changes in the tax code. He also says he will refuse any further extensions of tax cuts for the wealthy. Today’s Question: What changes would you make to the tax laws?
A stopgap budget deal that cuts $38 billion from the federal budget prevented a government shutdown for now. However, budget problems are likely to confront the federal government for years to come, as economic growth remains a challenge and the American population grows older. Today’s Question: What’s the long-term solution to budget deficits?
The Minnesota Lynx landed UConn star Maya Moore in the WNBA draft yesterday, creating some excitement for basketball fans. But the Lynx and other WNBA teams have struggled with low attendance. Today’s Question: Why aren’t women’s professional sports more popular?
Although the overall employment picture is improving, the job market remains tight for young people. High school students especially are having a hard time finding summer jobs. Today’s Question: What was your first job?
If you haven’t filed your state and federal tax returns yet, you’ve only got about another week to do so. Because of how the weekend falls, the deadline this year is April 18. Today’s Question: Are your taxes fair?
Unless negotiators can reach a deal to extend the government’s authority to spend money, the federal government could shut down this weekend. Today’s Question: How would a federal government shutdown affect you?
Spring officially arrived March 20, but for many Minnesotans it’s been a long, cold winter. Today’s Question: When is it really spring for you?
After a Southwest Airlines jet developed a hole in its roof and had to make an emergency landing, the FAA has ordered inspections of some older Boeing 737s. Today’s Question: How much confidence do you have that America’s commercial air fleet is safe?
President Obama has ruled out regime change as a goal of the NATO intervention in Libya. But others insist that the coalition effort will be a failure if Moammar Gadhafi remains in power. Today’s Question: What should be the U.S. goal in Libya?