Thirty-five years ago today, Eric Sevareid retired.
MPR News Reflections and observations on the news
Archives for November 2012
I want to make things all better for four kids in Cold Spring today and, of course, I can’t. I don’t know what to do and I recoil at the notion that there’s nothing any of us can do but cry out and move on.
The message a Michigan school doesn’t want kids to hear, a dad’s dream meets a dad’s reality, the declining tax burden examined, castle laws and dead teens, and the nationwide search for ‘the hat.’
Give credit to the Twins. At least they’re doing something.
A U.S. airplane mechanic lives with the notion that he caused the deaths of 113 people.
A TV ad that’s not violent is judged too violent.
I’ve written in the past about how most economic news seems to revolve around a basic fact that experts got something wrong. They do so with alarming frequency. If the market collapses today, it’s because someone’s earnings didn’t meet expectations. When the unemployment rate is news, is when it is above or below what was Read more →
If states seceded, what Duluth doesn’t get, the kid who puts ‘special’ in special ed, the true cost of our clothing, and a cop, a homeless man, and a new pair of boots.
The recently discovered ‘moon rocks’ in Minnesota more closely resemble pebbles.
Why are some people curious and others are content not to know possibilities?
The Associated Press bans the use of the word ‘homophobic’ and an old debate is renewed.
The Little Falls shooting, Duluth goes silent on a racial incident, the fizzling FLEX plan, the Black Friday hall of shame, and ‘not right now, boss, I’m watching the lunar eclipse.’
Powerball is a great chance to observe the strange behavior of humans, and not just their poor math skills.
You know, whippersnappers? A little cultural history won’t kill you.
Psst, drivers: It might be a good idea to stop being such jerks to people on bikes.