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ThreeSixty: The Drink Knot

Tanya Bui reports on the chasm that divides teenagers who drink from those who don’t.FROM THREESIXTY

A business compass to spur the state economy

The recent state economic forecast confirms what Minnesotans already are feeling in their pocketbooks. The state’s economy is weakening with no immediate signs of a turnaround. A wish comes true for Eagan boy

You have to be brave to be an 11-year-old boy in Eagan who roots for the Packers, and even braver to fight leukemia. But meeting Brett Favre was a thrill.FROM HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM

Hopkins High flap more about liberal guilt than helping students

Most certainly, this is an example of what Shelby Steele, author of “A Dream Deferred: The Second Betrayal of Black Freedom in America,” calls “redemptive liberalism”:
According to the Star Tribune, Hopkins High School, like many second-ring subur