Wired: Defining Internet freedom: ars technica interviews Sen. Al Franken.

MinnPost: Welcome to the age of too much information.

Capitol Chatter: GOP lawmakers want to take bite out of out-of-state abuse of EBT. No, you are not reliving 2009. (Did T-Paw really approve of a 20% increase in the HHS budget that year?)

Area Voices: Uff-da. Ole and Lena discover flood insurance ain’t cheap.