U of M Alumni Association: Playing the God card

A Q&A with University of Minnesota alumnus David Domke about his new book, “The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America.”FROM MINNESOTA MAGAZINE, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

MOBs deserve extra flowers this Mother’s Day

If you know a mother of a bride-to-be, put her on the top of your Mother’s Day shopping list. These days, MOBs (as they’re referred to on wedding websites) are increasingly involved in the planning of increasingly elaborate weddings. Read more…

Pulitzers announced at 2 p.m.

The Strib will find out this afternoon if its bridge collapse coverage — and ongoing MnDOT investigation — win a Pulitzer. The winners are expected to be announced at 2 p.m. Central time.

Baseball scheduling begs question: Who’s on first?

Griping Central, better known as Katy Feeney’s office, was open for business this week as usual. Feeney, a longtime major league baseball official and daughter of former Giants general manager Chub Feeney, has one of the most thankless jobs going.

Where the jobs are, and aren’t

Welcome to Public Numbers, wherein a variety of journalists will write Current Posts about numbers and public life — what we can learn from these numbers, and how to know when numbers are being misused.