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
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man... Posted on 10/27/12 at 10:31 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Asian carp could threaten northern Minnesota
A new test shows Asian carp appear to be moving north on the Mississippi River, which could threaten waters in most of northern Minnesota.
Water samples in the Twin Cities tested positive for genetic... Posted on 10/21/11 at 5:35 PM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Wistful Wednesday: The Headwaters
This is an old family photo. We are not sure exactly who it is. We think it might be Great Uncle Herman. I wish we knew for sure who it was. It is a marvelous old photo.  ... Posted on 6/29/11 at 5:03 AM
Mayors from Mississippi River cities are calling on Congress to increase funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for infrastructure improvements and dredging projects that keep commerce flowing on the important waterway.
In an Aug. 30 story about Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd being indicted in south Mississippi, The Associated Press erroneously identified Keith Davis as the police chief of Ocean Springs, Miss. He is the police chief of Moss Point, Miss.
A convicted sex offender has won a new sentencing hearing for failing to register in Mississippi because a federal judge erred in putting conditions on his supervised release, a federal appeals court panel has ruled.
A second Mississippi man investigated in connection to ricin-laced letters sent to the president and a U.S. senator said Wednesday that investigators tore his house apart during an hours-long search the previous day after charges were dropped against another man in the case.
Emily Wagster Pettus and Jeff Amy
, April 24, 2013
Mississippi's only abortion clinic was granted a temporary reprieve from closure on Monday when a federal judge blocked enforcement of a state law that required its doctors to have the right to admit patients to local hospitals.
About a quarter of a million customers remained in the dark Monday in Louisiana and Mississippi, days after Isaac inundated the Gulf Coast with a deluge that still has some low-lying areas under water.
Isaac poured unrelenting rain Thursday, flooding areas north and south of New Orleans even as the city's fortified defenses held and forcing officials to launch speedy evacuation and rescue efforts in the face of fast-rising waters.
Cain Burdeau and Michael Kunzelman
, August 30, 2012
Mississippi corrections officials say a man accused of killing a Roman Catholic priest and taking the victim's car on a family vacation to Disney World has been found dead in his prison cell of an apparent suicide.
A strong storm system that produced several possible tornadoes hit the Southeast tWednesday, damaging dozens of homes and buildings. At least one person was killed and more than a dozen others were injured.
Voters chose governors in Mississippi and Kentucky today, casting ballots that could foreshadow the public's political mood just two months ahead of the first presidential primary and nearly four years into the worst economic slowdown since the Depression.
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