THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Minnesota Vikings Game 5 Recap
I scheduled this to publish and for some reason it did not. I apologize for this being 2 weeks late.
Needless to say it was a very depressing Sunday afternoon watching the purple get embarrassed at h... Posted on 10/15/13 at 5:32 AM
THE PERIPHERY Eight Great Maps Explaining Our World
More than geography, these maps offer a picto-statistical image of poignant facts about humanity. I ran into them on the website TwistedSifter.com under the title: 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sens... Posted on 10/3/13 at 6:54 AM
THE DULLUM FILE There She Is
We're going to be talking soon on WDAZ News @5 with newly crowned Miss America, Nina Davuluri.... Posted on 9/20/13 at 9:27 AM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND student Laura Harmon headed to Miss America Pageant Sept. 15
Singing opera is her talent and advocating for responsible energy use is her platform
By Kate Menzies, University & Public Affairs student writer
University of North Dakotastudent and Grand Fo... Posted on 8/8/13 at 8:12 AM
THE NEW FORTY Trudging is the least we can do.
Yesterday morning we walked from our hotel to Arlington National Cemetery. I had an awful lot of bounce in my step as we started toward the cemetery. But as we started to see the graves from just outs... Posted on 8/1/13 at 9:59 PM
“A republic, if you can keep it.” So said Ben Franklin upon exiting the Constitutional Convention in 1787, in his famous response to the question, “Well, Doctor, what have we got: a monarchy or a republic?” A republic, if you can keep it.
A Michigan mother killed during fighting in Syria often left many family members and friends in the dark about the details of another life — marrying an Arab immigrant, moving around frequently and taking trips to the Middle East, including the one that would be her last, relatives said Friday.
Dr. Oz, the television guru on diets, has been touting all sorts of meals and concoctions to curb the obesity epidemic. In spite of his exhortations, Americans are continuing to balloon in their britches, raising the cost of health care for all of us.
After nearly stalling in late 2012, the American economy quickened its pace early this year despite deep government cutbacks. The strongest consumer spending in two years fueled a 2.5 percent annual growth rate in the January-March quarter.
Christopher S. Rugaber and Martin Crutsinger
, April 26, 2013
For the first time, a majority of Americans back legalizing marijuana, marking significant changes in public opinion toward the drug, especially among the young, a survey by the Pew Research Center showed on Thursday.
Strong auto sales, better hiring and a continued housing recovery helped the U.S. economy grow in January and February throughout the country, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve.
Forty years ago last week, David R. Wheat was greeted in Duluth by cheering, flag-waving crowds. A State Trooper escorted him to the family home he hadn’t seen in eight years. Mayor Ben Boo proclaimed Feb. 27, 1973, David Wheat Homecoming Day.
For state-backed cyberspies such as a Chinese military unit implicated by a U.S. security firm in a computer crime wave, hacking foreign companies can produce high-value secrets ranging from details on oil fields to advanced manufacturing technology.
For decades, Americans have lamented their dependence on foreign energy, especially Middle East oil. But now, the tables are turning.
Growing numbers of analysts are concluding that within a decade, America could become the world’s top energy producer.
As many as 2 million older Americans are abused in various ways each year, experts estimate. The majority of cases are at the hands of relatives or other caregivers. Some of the forms, besides physical assault, that elder abuse can take are listed here.
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