In Thursday’s local news roundup, a DFL official calls Norm Coleman a “liar,” but WCCO stuffs an earlier conclusion that statements like the senator’s are “false.” Also, Oberstar keeps whanging on Pawlenty, and who would lie about a rabbi?
In Wednesday’s local news roundup, state Supreme Court justice gets a double challenge, Dean Barkley gets let go, Tim Pawlenty bundles his way into McCain’s heart, and Minneapolis votes on rubber bullets.
In Tuesday’s local news roundup, only an act of God will get the apostate ex-guv into the race. Also, Franken tops Coleman in one poll. And: Are you ready for a Metro Transit strike?
Jesse Ventura announces his intentions tonight: Can we expect four months of local-media sparring? Also, scammers D.A.R.E. to rip you off. And: cool newspaper photos from 1971.
In Friday’s getaway edition, Minneapolis’s Mississippi-sipping leads to acrid agua. Also, McCain says Minnesota is a battleground — straight talk? And, celebrating a felon.
In Thursday’s local news roundup, Minneapolis and St. Paul growth surges as the outer ‘burbs slow. Also, Jesse Ventura’s non-news, a distorted anti-Franken ad, and a Klobuchar call-out.
In Wednesday’s local news roundup, a huge pyramid scheme erupts for an unorthodox church. Also, a double standard for Obama, McCain giveaways?
In Tuesday’s local news roundup, an Obama spiff to campaign donors may run afoul of Minnesota gambling regs. Also, is Norm Coleman wrong about Chinese drilling? And the State Fair is looking out for your wallet and perhaps your arteries.
Local Fox newsies are all over a KFAI radio show featuring folks wanting to shut down the GOP convention. Also: Norm Coleman’s rent deal looks even better, compared with fellow Minnesota reps. And: One in 16 gas pumps dispenses incorrect amounts.
In Thursday’s local news round-up, the fallout from UnitedHealth’s nearly $1 billion legal payout and job cuts. Also, Coleman and Franken fight over energy while gas thieves get creative. And: Best Buy embraces vinyl!
By David Brauer
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 “No, you can’t have a bathroom break,” says the Arkansas retailer to Minnesota workers.
By David Brauer | Tuesday, July 1, 2008
In Tuesday’s local news roundup, the Strib breaks the news of its own loan default but opts for rosier language. Also, the archbishop gets ripped off. And: From an ACORN, a Mike Hatch controversy grows.
In Monday’s local news roundup, Minnesota’s standardized test scores are in, and they’re trouble — but not at a school Katherine Kersten criticizes! Also, Minneapolis cops’ cellphone searches and Minnesota’s soldiering construction workers.
In Friday’s local news roundup, Kevin McHale once again bellies up to draft-day controversy, embarrasing some journalists in the process. Also, Minnesota gun laws are probably safe from the Supreme Court.
In Thursday’s local news roundup, unnamed sources say St. Paul’s Ford plant plant may live to 2011 and beyond. Also, how the Department of Justice blacklisted lawyers who worked for four Minnesota legal groups.
In Wednesday’s local news roundup, Twin Cities housing prices drop by amounts only seen in faster-growth areas. Also, the Minneapolis-Hennepin library merger is pricier than expected. And, a local leisure giant cuts jobs.
By Doug Grow | Tuesday, June 24, 2008
In Tuesday’s news roundup: Remember when it was OK for Catholics to pray with gays and lesbians?
By Doug Grow | Monday, June 23, 2008
In Monday’s news roundup, life is good if you like happy endings, follow the Minnesota Twins or applaud the success of sports arenas.
By Doug Grow | Friday, June 20, 2008
The Straight Talk Express came roaring through Minnesota, home of a governor who is the “next new generation of leadership.” But will Tim Pawlenty be the vice presidential candidate?
By Doug Grow | Thursday, June 19, 2008
In Thursday’s news roundup, the story of the lost being found overwhelms the dreary news of mayhem on every Twin Cities news outlet.