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She saw them standing there. Or more accurately, sitting, in a limo on a London street, slowing down to a small crowd of adoring fans.
Sunday, February, 09, 2014 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Local historian Tony Dierckins said he knew he had to be extra careful with the facts in his keynote speech for the University for Seniors fall convocation at the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Kirby Rafters on Saturday.
Sunday, September, 08, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The last few times I saw him, Joe Gomer really wanted to talk. I’m sure it was because, at 93 and in failing health, he knew his time was short. But I also suspect he wanted to communicate with someone who he felt had an inkling of understanding about his life and times.
Sunday, October, 13, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
WASHINGTON — With 42 speakers over four hours at the March on Washington 50th Anniversary commemoration Wednesday, maybe I missed it. But I don’t think any of them mentioned Antoinette Tuff.
Sunday, September, 01, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
If you could find poetic bliss and elation in the intermittent rain, the chill of the air and the tableau of nature’s paintbrush on the fallen leaves yesterday and the Saturday before, please read on. If not, skip this and go to the next article.
Sunday, October, 27, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
It was hard to resist shouting out “Hi, Lois!” in the lakeside dining room at the Pickwick the other day. Especially since that’s what all 28 of the ladies were calling each other — except one, who, at 3 months, hasn’t quite gotten the hang of pronouncing understandable words yet.
Sunday, October, 06, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington: The best thing about being born at the end of December is the tax deduction your parents got to take for the entire year.
Sunday, December, 22, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
ROBIN WASHINGTON: I don’t think he knew it, but Kevin Ferris was my fashion guru.
Sunday, March, 31, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
ROBIN WASHINGTON: The streets and landmarks were exactly as I knew them: I had walked along Norfolk Street in Cambridge, just down from where the Tsarnaevs now lived, visiting a
Sunday, April, 21, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington column: Visit the News Tribune’s newsroom a week from tomorrow and for the second time in 36 years, you won’t find Georgia Swing.
Sunday, September, 15, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington: The easiest thing to do is to walk past them. I learned that years ago from a panhandler on the East Coast who asked for a dollar to get on the subway.
Sunday, November, 03, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington: It’s that time of the year again — well, maybe a little early. But shouldn’t we all resolve to get things done ahead of time?
Sunday, December, 29, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington column: Given that their 35 years apiece add up to seven decades at the News Tribune, don’t think for a minute that the greatest moments of reporters Kevin Pates and Mark Stodghill could be summed up in a single column. I’m not even going to try.
Sunday, June, 02, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
ROBIN WASHINGTON COLUMN: If you hurry, you can buy a ticket online for the Bob Dylan, Wilco and My Morning Jacket concert at Bayfront Festival Park for only $291. Or you can head down to the DECC in person and get them for 68 bucks apiece.
Sunday, June, 09, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington column: Four months after his February 1990 release from prison, Nelson Mandela and then-wife Winnie Mandela made a triumphant world tour. Their visit to Boston made that the biggest day in my career.
Sunday, December, 08, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
ROBIN WASHINGTON: One year, I got the easy assignment. As long as nobody seriously got hurt — and you sincerely hoped not, for their sake and yours — the medical tent was one-stop shopping for compelling stories. Their bodies would be shivering, wrapped in space blankets, testifying to human endurance. Their faces beamed personal achievement.
Tuesday, April, 16, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington: If you participate in a 401(k) plan that even remotely touches the stock market, be sure to tell the administrator where you want your pork bellies delivered.
Sunday, May, 19, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington column: One of Duluth’s hidden treasures is Seven Bridges Road. One of the reasons is three sets of Jersey barriers — at the bottom, about a third of the way up the hill, and at the top.
Sunday, June, 16, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
ROBIN WASHINGTON COLUMN: This better go right. If not, I can see Noah 18 years from now, lawyer on retainer, saying, “That’s the guy!” — the grandparent who handed him over to the person who, um, shortchanged him as an infant.
Sunday, August, 11, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington column: Our goal was to hit a few sites trashed by visitors on the uninhabited island given to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources by the Nature Conservancy in 2011, a few years after having been slated for development as a golf course and condominium resort.
Sunday, May, 26, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News