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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
The News Tribune’s 2012 series “Methadone: A Costly Fix,” received the top prize in Community Journalism at the Scripps Howard Awards in Naples, Fla., Thursday.
Sunday, May, 12, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Entertainment
Robin Washington column: For four days each May, I wear a yarmulke pretty much continuously. Not because it’s any Jewish holiday (they tend to run one, two or eight days) but because I’m celebrating my identity among others doing the same.
Sunday, May, 12, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Diane Kettelhut was named the 2013 Port Cities Woman of the Year at the 65th annual Port Cities Luncheon, which was Wednesday at the Greysolon Ballroom.
Sunday, May, 12, 2013 - Duluth Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
Diane Kettelhut was named the 2013 Port Cities Woman of the Year at the 65th annual Port Cities Luncheon, which was held Wednesday at the Greysolon Ballroom.
Thursday, May, 09, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Entertainment
The 2013 Port Cities luncheon begins at noon Wednesday in the Greysolon Ballroom, 231 E. Superior St. The guest speaker is Robin Washington, Duluth News Tribune editor, and his topic will be “What’s news?”
Sunday, May, 05, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Community
The 2013 Port Cities Woman of the Year award will be announced next week, but you’re advised to buy your tickets now if you want a spot at the 65th annual Port Cities Luncheon.
Tuesday, April, 30, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Entertainment
Robin Washington column: ‘42’ is a classic based-on-a-true story biopic. Making the rounds concurrent with the movie is “Color Blind: The Forgotten Team that Broke Baseball’s Color Line” by Tom Dunkel, the story of a semipro team formed in Bismarck, N.D., in 1933, well before Robinson’s signing with Brooklyn in 1947.
Sunday, April, 28, 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
Vinnie Surges said he doesn’t get scared very often, but in the chaos of Thursday night in Cambridge, Mass., on the edge of his college campus, he was scared.
Saturday, April, 20, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
UPDATE: Vinnie Surges, who grew up in Duluth and graduated from St. Scholastica in 2011, is enrolled in the aeronautics and astronautics doctoral program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Friday, April, 19, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Some were close enough to see it. Others could hear it a few blocks away. Even those in Cambridge, the next town over across the river, were affected by it.
Tuesday, April, 16, 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
UPDATE: Kelly Grgas Wheeler, sister of Kara Goucher, posted on Facebook: “We are OK. It did not happen at our hotel, near it, but not at it. We are sad but OK. Pray for those injured.”
Monday, April, 15, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington column: I had been looking forward to cavorting with the English majors, if for no other reason than to hear what they thought about being the butt of a Garrison Keillor routine.
Sunday, April, 14, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington column: Remember this item in the News Tribune? “Duluth police raided two downtown shops Tuesday, filling a truck, a van and a car with suspected drug paraphernalia. … Police also seized an illegal military assault rifle from the Last Place on Earth,” a police spokesman said.
Sunday, April, 07, 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 column: I’m hardly the most religious person in the world, but I do keep kosher — especially during Passover this week. So you’re not likely to find me eating roadkill. Apparently, I don’t know what I’m missing.
Sunday, March, 24, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Robin Washington: It was dreadfully quiet in the skywalk last week after 3,000 high school robotics team members and their families had gone home. It kind of looked like … Duluth — just when we were getting used to a famished lunchtime crowd eating and spending its way from Famous Dave’s to Zen House.
Sunday, March, 17, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The Duluth News Tribune has won a Scripps Howard award for a series on methadone that is credited with prompting calls for statewide reform in the treatment of drug addiction.
Friday, March, 15, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News