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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.

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.

If crime doesn’t pay, neither does jury duty

Minnesota families are struggling under the weight of a falling economy. Meanwhile, the state’s dedication to civic service is collapsing while Minnesotans’ obligations to work and family continue to grow.

Putting a fresh coat on the neighborhood

Blogger Ed Kohler spends his spare time away from the computer tooling around various Minneapolis neighborhoods covering gang-related graffiti wherever he sees it. Watch the video… By 612 Authentic

Awards draw new attention to College of Design major

Eighteen Minneapolis College of Art and Design students recently scored awards in the annual Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles contest, one of the most prestigious of its kind in the nation.

Senior illustration students Lyndsey Lesh and Eri

Domeland Security: Have no fear, beer is here

Two events over the weekend at the Metrodome raised a couple of questions about football and public safety.
Issue #1: Why are the streets around the Metrodome closed during Viking games and, seemingly, for no other events?