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Can the economy be too stable?

Believe it or not, one of the most striking facts about the U.S. economy over the past 25 years has been the relative stability it has enjoyed — until all hell broke loose the last few months.

The strange sex appeal of Ray LaMontagne

The soulful balladry of Ray LaMontagne charms with the uplift of the dogged underdog. You instinctively root for the guy as you would a proud, fit septuagenarian climbing a long flight of stairs.

A tall order: telling the Wellstone story on stage

Stepping into famous shoes can be daunting for any actor. Doing that with a person whose life and death were intertwined with Minnesota culture and politics is even more so. Mark Rosenwinkel does this starting Tuesday (Sept.

Journalist Julie Kramer trades truth for fiction in thriller

After working in TV news for years, including two decades at WCCO and freelance production stints with Dateline, NBC’s Today Show and Nightly News, Julie Kramer knows how to tell a true story. Read more…
By Amy Goetzman