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The State of the News Media, 2009
By Eric Black
What’s one of the first things you do after buying a house? Paint!
There’s a game I play when I go out, though most of the time I forget about it until the game itself reminds me I was playing all along.
The Wall Street Journal’s business travel blog unpacks five problems Delta and Northwest could encounter as the airlines combine operations over the next several months.
For Ashley Lynne Nord, breaking an ankle turned out to be a good career move. When the University of Minnesota pole vaulter saw 3-D MRI pictures of the fracture, she got an intriguing first exposure to biophysics.
The U.S. government will intervene to help giant Citigroup with a plan approved late Sunday by federal regulators after a weekend of nonstop negotiations.
The Wild have milked the marketing logo “The State of Hockey” when referring to puck-centric Minnesota. The suggestion is that it’s more than a sport; hockey is an ingredient of the state’s culture.
Thirty-six years after a federal judge ordered Minneapolis to begin busing students to achieve racial balance, Twin Cities-area schools are more segregated than ever.
The University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview helped conduct the trial for HeartMate II, which the FDA recently approved as a bridge to a heart transplant.FROM UMN NEWS
The nonprofit Animal Humane Society is romping into the for-profit world Nov. 19, when it plans to open its new pet boarding and grooming facility near the airport. The venture carries the risks and rewards of any business.
A University of Minnesota researcher shows how advertisers’ language choices evoke different reactions.FROM UMN NEWS
National political conventions are carefully staged galas where presidential candidates describe themselves on their own terms and present the image they want the public to like and support.
Local and national foundations are pooling money and sharing information to help coordinate redevelopment efforts along the planned Central Corridor light-rail transit line.
Young journalists attend a reception for RNC attendees sponsored by Best Buy.FROM THREESIXTY JOURNALISM
A new book credits the vision of pioneers 125 years ago for the vast park system in Minneapolis.
Houses of worship are opening their doors as sanctuaries to those without citizenship, including many who are faced with deportation.FROM MINNESOTA INDEPENDENT
A month ago, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann said she’s on board with a campaign plan to get gasoline prices back to $2 a gallon.
A University of Minnesota study of social-networking habits finds that teens listed technology skills as the top lesson, followed by creativity, being open to new or diverse views, and communication skills.FROM UMN NEWS