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Mid-List Press makes splash with ‘Writer’s Brush’

By Dave Wood | Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007 A 6-pound coffee table book, published by tiny Mid-List Press in South Minneapolis, is receiving a lot of attention from media outlets like The New York Times Book Review and the BBC.

U.N. climate negotiators may just wait for the next U.S. president

The U.N. climate conference in Bali is winding down, and the United States continues to oppose ambitious guidelines for negotiating targets to reduce emissions of global-warming gases. The result: The problem may be left for the next U.S. president.

No matter who’s named, Mitchell report sure to rock baseball world

As he waits for George Mitchell’s report about performance-enhancing drugs in Major League Baseball to be released Thursday, Brian Derwin can only chuckle and feel a great sense of satisfaction.
Mitchell’s report is poised to name at least 50 big-l

Presidential debating points: How about science and technology?

Some of the greatest American minds are calling for a presidential debate on
science and technology.

“We need to begin to envision where science and technology are in our national priorities,” said Shawn Lawrence Otto, St.