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MPR News Reflections and observations on the news
Vice President Joe Biden will laud the 2009 federal stimulus bill today at St. Paul’s Union Depot. But while it helped patch up the state’s budget, it’s hard to see long term effects. Read more →
This probably won’t come as much of a shock to mail carriers, but this is a really lousy time to be a mail carrier, according to a new survey. Read more →
Duluth-based Cirrus Aircraft is one of the state’s success stories, especially considering its location. So why are they building a new $15 million facility in Tennessee? Read more →
If all go according to plan, I’ve got six months left to work in the news business.
Why? Because a colleague let me know today that this job is open now.
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Let us now consider this question, thanks to the lonely trash hauler whose trash inexplicably has ended up on I-494 at Excelsior Blvd., at this hour: What’s the worst job in Minnesota?
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Three statistical stories today that will make you spit out your beer. Read more →
Is the American Dream dead? Forgetting how to fly. The creeping corruption. Before I did. The urinal sink. Read more →
Paid time off — PTO — always seemed like a dastardly idea, given that it seems designed to make taking a break from work come straight out of the wallet. In each check, a few dollars are set aside for PTO and when you take time off, the money is deducted from the accumulated pot of cash. Read more →