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The Glean

Daily Glean: Strib lights up for smoking shacks

By David Brauer | Monday, April 14, 2008
In Monday’s local news roundup, the Strib editorial page leaves the door slightly ajar for “small smoking shelters,” Northwest’s value in the Delta merger may have dropped by a third, and the top University o

Daily Glean: God versus man in Minneapolis

By David BrauerFriday, April 11, 2008 In Friday’s local news roundup, more on the epic set-to between a publicity-friendly homeless advocate and the city she says wants her gone.

Daily Glean: Buy the friendly skies

By David Brauer | Thursday, April 10, 2008
In Thursday’s local news roundup: The Northwest merger heats up as the Delta pilots might be bought off.

Daily Glean: Coverage of Petraeus betrays us

By David Brauer | Wednesday, April 9, 2008 In Wednesday’s news roundup, coverage of our senior senator’s face time with Gen. David Petraeus is buried or virtually absent, but Katherine Kersten keeps grilling a local Arab school leader.

Daily Glean: Pawlenty to gorillas– Drop dead

By David Brauer | Tuesday, April 8, 2008  Politics dominates Tuesday’s local news roundup: a couple hundred mil of bonding vetoes, upending light-rail plans and Como gorilla habitat.

Daily Glean: A poor Choice?

By David Brauer | Monday, April 7, 2008 In Monday’s local news roundup, a $7 million state desegregation program isn’t producing results, St.

Daily Glean: Foreclosure relief — start the bidding

By David Brauer | Wednesday, April 2, 2008 Minnesota could have nearly 40,000 foreclosures this year; a new federal grant might save 7,000 homeowners, but the guv and DFL disagree about a moratorium that could help 15,000.

Daily Glean: De-plane! De-plane!

By David Brauer | Tuesday, April 1, 2008 The worst place to be in yesterday’s weather was a place where you couldn’t touch snow. Also in Tuesday’s local news roundup: June is not just for brides — it’s for NWA CEOs, too!

Daily Glean: A good day for an inside home opener

By David Brauer | Monday, March 31, 2008
It’s Opening Day for the Twins, but there seems to be as much sports-related news in the court system as on the fields or in the arenas.

Daily Glean: Another sad day in Minnesota

By David Brauer | Friday, March 28, 2008 In Friday’s local news roundup, the first Minnesota soldier killed in the Iraq War’s sixth year; Northwest Airlines pulls poorly repaired planes; Mall of America sales taxes might rise, and in a switch, securi

Very green acres

By David Brauer | Thursday, March 27, 2008 In today’s compendium of local news, Minnesota farm income soared 70 percent last year, but the state’s wealth ranking dropped out of the Top 10.

A bright idea?

By David Brauer | Wednesday, March 26, 2008 Congresswoman Michele Bachmann opposes government-mandated lighting sources; compact fluorescent haters brighten while environmentalists say such opposition is dim.


By David Brauer | Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Welcome to MinnPost’s first compendium of the day’s papers and last night’s TV, radio and online reports. We distill the top stories, weave together multiple reports and find the interesting nuggets.