The Massachusetts woman is in the state this week to talk about her experience escaping from the Nazis and emigrating to the United States, drawing parallels with today’s immigrants.
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The lieutenant governor’s job in Minnesota is the political equivalent of being in witness protection.
A farewell to Jaime Escalante, the cost of Minnesota’s chronic drunks, why haven’t U.S. rail systems been attacked, where are all the used cars, and a welcome home in St. Cloud.
A small airplane was one second away from colliding with a jetliner, the NTSB says.
Today’s topics on the daily news conversation with The Current’s Mary Lucia: Hecker in handcuffs, heckling Rove, college kids and their student loans, and what’s going on with the weather in the northeast?
The journalist whose parents live in Fargo talks about her arrest and imprisonment in Iran.
For months, housing experts have suggested we’re near the bottom of the drop in housing prices, but we never actually seem to get there. Today, the Case-Shiller Index, which tracks the resale price of homes, shows that home values are still dropping, and a rebound in home prices is fading. “While we continue to see Read more →
The number of low-wage jobs within 30 minutes’ commuting time increased by 50 percent, the U of M says.
Minnesota smokes Texas on the census, more on the Twins’ ‘novelty effect,’ everything you want to know about the health care law, terrorism on YouTube, and the mystery of ‘Earth Hour.”
Albert Snyder sued the man who picketed his son’s funeral, and it’s cost him plenty.
Should Minnesota backstop risky investments in start-ups?
Perhaps you’ve had days at work like Jim Playfair
What threat does a drug war in Mexico pose to the United States?
Of all the critters walking the earth, the human teenager has the capacity to be the most vicious.
Freedom from government interference ran into the sanctity of a religious holiday in South Dakota today.