The Spot, Palmer’s Bar and the Black Hart are hanging on. But with winter approaching and nothing but crickets from Congress, the coming season might be the worst for local pubs since Prohibition.
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After nearly two weeks of conflicting reports about President Trump’s COVID-19 condition and his apparent incredible recovery, I’ve had cause to recall the years I spent as a medical-center spokesperson.
Friedman, who said he is really worried right now, suggested that American governance needs a dose of “radical centrism.”
Three plans for new fossil gas plants in the region are based on a series of myths about gas versus clean energy as a source of electricity.
Of course, rich and powerful interests are involved, usually behind the scenes, in matters affecting their business and their ideological interests. But Whitehouse laid out in some detail how it works.
Unnecessary interference in the state’s elections by private security agencies or armed citizens who aim to “defend” right-wing ideology is a dangerous escalation of tensions.
If Scandinavian Americans are dismayed and disturbed by people and groups who use Nordic themes and heritage as weapons against people of color, immigrants, and Indigenous people, we should not ignore this misuse of history and culture but hold it up for study.
The hearings, which began this morning, are a bit of a sham and not subtly so.
In the mural on the wall of Cup Foods, George Floyd is surrounded by a sunflower – illuminated from inside – and by the names. Thomas Merton wished: “If only we could see each other that way all the time.”
Journalists risk their lives to tell us what we must know to preserve democracy and to stand up when our rights are threatened.
For the first step, as most of society transformed their operations with COVID precautions, librarians took a cue from restaurants.
We have many people in Minnesota who were potentially exposed, including three members of Congress, state political leaders and regular citizens who have attended Trump events recently.
A big finding of University of Virginia professor Jennifer Lawless’ work is that when women run for office they are just as likely as men to win their races. The offset is that they are so much less likely to run.
With cases that concern the government’s right to discriminate against LGBTQ foster parents and our right to affordable health care access set to go before the Supreme Court this year, we cannot afford to confirm someone for a lifetime appointment who is intent on setting back our civil rights.
As our communities continue to grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the bonding bill is the foundation for economic recovery and prosperity going forward.
Kamala Harris did fine, but engineered no real breakthrough moments. Mike Pence’s strategy was clear: Don’t address the questions you were asked, most of which might lead to dark places.
Immigrants and refugees have always helped revitalize declining communities and strengthen the U.S. economy. Minnesota is a prime example.
Apparently, my family on my Dad’s side is known for the ability to cry tears of joy. But this year, the year of the pandemic, I discovered another ability. I can cry in my sleep.
It is past time for Minnesota, and our nation, to prioritize homes as a cornerstone for a strong future.
I grew up in Iowa, but during our visit I had the odd feeling that I was visiting a foreign country whose customs I didn’t understand.