Are you a better driver if you speak English fluently?
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Archives for April 2010
The parking directives on signs in downtown St. Paul seem to often scream, ‘go away,’ and today a group of business interests called on the city to lighten up on the enforcement.
It’s been 22 years since the Minnesota Legislature amended the state’s Human Rights Act to add language to provide protections for married people. But the Minnesota Court of Appeals today reinstated a case that may test it.
Only Portland had a bigger one-month drop in housing resale prices in February, according to a new report.
What is this man doing? The slick. Chocolate and depression. The end of the real estate tax credit. The future of bikes.
An also-ran isn’t running, keeping drunks off the road, losing confidence in the Dems, and the four habits that will take 12 years off your life.
The FAA says too many pilots are at risk of being like the Northwest pilots who overflew their destination last year.
The weekend’s tragedies involving young drivers is, deservedly, getting plenty of attention from the news media. Over the next few days, we can expect to hear more discussion about whether age 16 is too young to be driving a car. It’s a good question, but where fatal accidents are concerned in Minnesota in 2010, it’s Read more →
A cross-burning incident in St. Paul may come up in a Supreme Court debate over violent video games.
How do we get kids to make better decisions behind the wheel, chasing tornadoes, giving up U.S. citizenship, avoiding aliens, and holding website commenters to a higher standard.
Reliving the culture wars.
Is Minneapolis unemployment rate a significant factor in the race for governor?
NASA today released this new image from a star-birthing region of the universe.
Rice County authorities have moved against William Melchert-Dinkel, a Minnesota man who allegedly encouraged people online to kill themselves.
Do dogs named ‘Buddy’ tend to be heroes more often than, say, ‘Spot’?