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TwinCitiesPhotography: Check out Target HQ’s new roof-top light display. Comedy Central: Mitch Hedberg’s web site to be resurrected. YouTube: On this date, in 1927, Charles Lindbergh began his solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Long Island to Paris: 33-1/2 hours…. Continue Reading →

Stuff: “Made in Minnesota” goes where around the world?

MinnPost: In 2010, Minnesota exported $31 billion worth of manufacturing goods, agricultural commodities and services. Gee, Waldo, where in the world did most of those go?

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PiPress: It’s a new world out there. Volunteers now include the unemployed and laid off, who use the time to keep their skills and resumes fresh. Win-win! Strib: Local software firm eschews venture capital. Wants to stay put. “If you… Continue Reading →

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Faribault Daily News: Not the best fishing opener. “Worst I’ve seen in 66 years in the bait business.” Monticello Times: Minnesota Majority’s rolling billboard implies some kind of connection between higher personal income taxes and (longer) soup lines. LA Times:… Continue Reading →

Harmon Killebrew Enters Hospice

[CBS Local and Strib:] “It is with profound sadness that I share with you that my continued battle with esophageal cancer is coming to an end. …  I look forward to spending my final days in comfort and peace with… Continue Reading →

Your Morning Coffee

MinnPost: Work-study by bits and bytes. High school students maintain extensive rural Lamberton, MN, Internet. CBS Local: Reward still offered for info in unsolved 1976 Kimball, MN, post office bombing. CityPages: Dildo bomber reaches plea agreement. Make love, not war,… Continue Reading →

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Strib: Tennis ball-size hail? Ouch! What are your storm reports [mp3]? MinnPost: Knee-high by the Fourth of July? Doubting. Wacky spring weather brings with it delays on the farm. PiPress: “Occasional stores” catching on. Kind of like a rave, with… Continue Reading →

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PiPress: Dalai Lama reminded us this weekend that “[a]ny physical action, verbal action, mental action that brings fear, uncomfortableness – these are evil.” MPR: Tarryl Clark plans a move (literally, from St. Cloud to Duluth) to challenge Chip Cravaak in… Continue Reading →

Your Morning Coffee

DailyBeast: “[FOX News Channel’s] first 2012 Republican debate was a disastrous clash among also-rans—and Tim Pawlenty, who looked the worse for showing up.” Wonkette also live-blogged the debate. Strib: Hennepin County withdraws from Viking stadium consideration, effectively ending any plans… Continue Reading →

Your Morning Coffee

PiPress: Copper thieves strike a fourth time in St. Paul. Coppers concerned. City Pages: A no-hitter?! Well, not at Target Field. Local music ditched in favor of the same stuff you can hear on “hit radio.” Gawker (via TheUptake): Rep…. Continue Reading →

Your Morning Coffee

Other, non-bin Laden stuff that happened this past weekend: WaPo: The Obama-Meyers tag team plant some zingers on Barbie and Ken. “Michele Bachmann is here. She is considering running for president. Which is weird, because I hear she was born… Continue Reading →

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