THE NEW FORTY $3.59!!!!
On February 7th, I wrote about gas prices that had risen about 40 cents over a few weeks to $3.39 a gallon. Today, on February 15th the gas prices are $3.59 a gallon. Are you $%!?@$#$%?!@$%$!! kidding... Posted on 2/15/13 at 10:59 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Approachably Abrasive
Have you been to a protest lately? Tea Party? Occupy? Vietnam?
We've all heard how protests are handled in China. Throughout my time there, I had heard from the locals and expats bits and pieces ab... Posted on 4/28/12 at 9:20 AM
DRAGON NEWS â€œDoing social work on a large scale"
Tom Clark graduated from Moorhead State College in 1972 with degrees in psychology and speech. So it may seem surprising that Clark credits his double major with giving him a leg-up in the career he h... Posted on 2/24/11 at 10:40 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER On second day, Dayton faces tense situation
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton diffused a tense situation at his first official function Wednesday by sharing his microphone with shouting protesters crowded into his office.
Dozens of people opposed t... Posted on 1/5/11 at 5:02 PM
At least 500 protesters complaining against the high cost of staging the World Cup rallied Saturday in front of the National Stadium in Brasilia just hours before Brazil played Japan in the opening match of the Confederations Cup.
Turkish riot police firing tear gas and water cannons took less than half an hour on Saturday to bring to an end an 18-day occupation of an Istanbul park at the center of the strongest challenge to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 10-year rule.
Elena Becatoros and Jamey Keaten
, June 15, 2013
Hundreds of riot police overran improvised barricades at Istanbul's Taksim Square on Tuesday, firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons in running battles with protesters who have been occupying the area for more than a week.
Elena Becatoros and Suzan Fraser
, June 11, 2013
In a series of increasingly belligerent speeches to cheering supporters Sunday, Turkey's prime minister demanded an end to the 10-day anti-government protests that have spread across the country, saying those who do not respect the government will pay.
Elena Becatoros and Suzan Fraser
, June 09, 2013
Office workers in business suits chant anti-government slogans alongside pious women wearing Muslim headscarves. Schoolchildren and bearded anarchists rub shoulders with football fans, well-heeled women in designer sunglasses and elderly couples donating food.
In a scene reminiscent of the Arab Spring, thousands of people on Saturday flooded Istanbul's main square after a crackdown on an anti-government protest turned city streets into a battlefield clouded by tear gas.
Bulut Emiroglu and Suzan Fraser
, June 01, 2013
At least 40 people have been arrested in Winona during a protest of frack sand mining. Protesters gathered at an intersection Monday and then walked to the commercial harbor and a sand processing plant on Winona's west end.
Stand Up for Women ND held a rally Monday at the Capitol where hundreds of men, women and children filled the Great Hall and Capitol steps to urge Gov. Jack Dalrymple to veto the anti-abortion bills that have been passed over the past two weeks.
Thousands of people rallied in a Tokyo park Saturday, demanding an end to atomic power and vowing never to give up the fight, despite two years of little change after the nuclear disaster in northeastern Japan.
A group of about 45 people stood outside a Bismarck lawmakers house Thursday night in protest of a Senate vote that killed a bill to outlaw discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.
Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as "Ban Assault Weapons Now," gathered in front of the Capitol on Saturday for a March on Washington for Gun Control.
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