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Email and web histories belong to their authors

How much can you learn about a person by glancing at his or her open email box? No fair reading the mail — just the in and out boxes. You would find subject lines, dates and times and the person’s contacts.

Twin Cities Improv Festival: comedy on the fly

Ready for some off-the-cuff comedy? This Thursday through Sunday, the venerable Brave New Workshop will host two-dozen comedy troupes from around the country. That could make for a whole lotta yuks. Read more…
By Ed Huyck

Journalism makeover! Two local news sites redesign

This week, City Pages and Minnesota Monitor unveiled website redesigns — and in the Monitor’s case, took a new name. Are the changes for the better? By David Brauer