Current Affairs

Minnesota Is 3rd-Fastest Warming State

June 14, 2012
Minnesota Is 3rd-Fastest Warming State

Minnesota is the third-fastest warming state in the Union, according to a new report by Climate Central.

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Time-Lapse: Metrodome Roof Raising

July 13, 2011

The Metrodome rose again this morning, seven months and a day after it collapsed in a blizzard.

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RIP: Minnesota State Government Shutdown

July 2, 2011
RIP: Minnesota State Government Shutdown [PHOTO]

Minnesota Government Shutdown: I’m flying our Minnesota state flag at half-mast in symbolic mourning for the death of our government.

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Miss Minnesota Believes Evolution Should Be Taught

June 23, 2011
Miss Minnesota Believes Evolution Should Be Taught

Miss Minnesota, Brittany Thelemann, believes evolution should be taught in school. Good for her!

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VIDEO CONTEST: Putting the Sun To Work For Minnesota

June 21, 2011
Putting the Sun To Work For Minnesota

Environment Minnesota is hosting a short film contest about what solar power can do for Minnesota. Cash prizes of up to $1500.

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Pawlenty’s Debate Performance Skewered By Colbert

June 19, 2011
Tim Pawlenty On Colbert Report

This is pretty funny. Stephen Colbert lampoons Tim Pawlenty’s GOP debate performance.

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Minnesota Government Shutdown

June 18, 2011
Minnesota Government Shutdown

This video features parents and grandparents and the caregivers who assist them twenty-four hours a day sharing their feelings on funding for older adult services in the face of a potential Minnesota government shutdown.

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Hubert H Humphrey Centennial Reunion & Policy Discussion

May 25, 2011
Hubert H Humphrey Centennial Reunion & Policy Discussion

On the date of the 100th birthday of former Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, Minneapolis City Hall will host a series of discussions about politics and policy that Humphrey has influenced locally and nationally.

The day will conclude with a reunion of former Humphrey staff and Humphrey family members and presentation of Humphrey Liberalism awards to a number of dignitaries who influenced Humphrey or carried on his work.

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Northeast Minneapolis Tornado Damage

May 23, 2011
Northeast Minneapolis Tornado Damage

Video from citizen journalists who were on the scene to document the aftermath of the devastating tornado that hit Northeast Minneapolis on May 22, 2011.

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Young Republican Opposes Minnesota Same-Sex Marriage Ban

May 3, 2011
Young Republican Opposes Minnesota Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Madeline Koch, a friend and former colleague of mine, testified recently in opposition to SF 1308 in the Minnesota state Senate, a constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota.

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