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One head finally rolls

By G.R. Anderson Jr.Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008
Lt. Gov. Carol Molnau’s dual role as transportation commissioner ends as the state Senate votes not to confirm her.

Make your mark for the most memorable musical

Your genial host thought he might have been stepping out of the figurative Verse or Worse comfort zone in issuing the current challenge, which involved Garrison Keillor’s aborted lawsuit.

‘Hi, I’m a PC’: Pointed ad campaign has Mac fans laughing

You’d think it would take a lot to ruffle Bill Gates’ feathers. He’s worth about $56 billion, and his PCs claim more than 90 percent of the market. He’s widely considered a visionary of our times.

Here’s hoping… for a transportation epiphany

John Adams, a University of Minnesota professor, often tells the story of parishioners at his church who instinctively rejected the idea of repairing and expanding their building.