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MPR News Reflections and observations on the news
Archives for June 2011
Stephen Colbert is now in the political fundraising business.
News Cut reader Doreen Clark has penned a letter to the state of Minnesota, informing it that it is fired.
The Department of Human Services has sent its employees this memo on how to get unemployment during the shutdown.
Sometimes, a painful moment in your life turns out to be the best thing that could ever happen to you.
Seven scenes about Minnesota government, the stadium deal, a special place for the jerks who prey on us, Blyleven trivia, and Gollub sings.
The Department of Human Services this afternoon let their “non-essential” employees know they’re non-essential employees by telling them that if they were essential, they’d know by now.
A look at a former dream of rail service to London.
Another NPR voice calls it quits.
Required gear for covering a financial meltdown.
The corpse flower is in bloom in St. Paul, but only for a few more hours.
Five other states have bigger budget problems than Minnesota. How are they solving it?
Tales from the tick-tock state, my space at the July 4th parade, Star Tribune negotiations, ode to the butter cow lady, and the drinking-and-running challenge.
Tom Petty is reportedly upset that Rep. Michele Bachmann played his song, ‘American Girl,’ at the conclusion of her announcement that she wants to be president of the United States.
A performer for Cirque Cirque du Soleil threw out the first pitch at a San Diego Padres game.