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A coalition of doctors and public health advocates wants Minnesota to join a growing number of states that have laws aimed at saving the lives of drug abusers.
Sunday, August, 11, 2013 - MPR.org/100.5 FM - News
I am deeply opposed to PolyMet’s plan to mine copper and other minerals in northern Minnesota. Sulfide mines are unsafe, unsightly and unwise for the future, I feel.
Thursday, August, 08, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
La Crosse police Sgt. Randy Rank says officers have arrested about 40 people on meth charges this year — both for use and for manufacturing.
Monday, August, 05, 2013 - WXOW-TV - News
NFL: Forcefully and emotionally, Cris Carter summed up the 50th induction ceremony for the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night.
Sunday, August, 04, 2013 - Associated Press - Sports
Cris Carter’s entry into the exclusive club in Canton will be commemorated with a bronze head-and-shoulders bust, like all of the Pro Football Hall of Fame members before him.
Friday, August, 02, 2013 - Associated Press - Sports
If there’s an iron rule in economics, it is Stein’s Law: “If something cannot go on forever, it will stop.”
Sunday, July, 28, 2013 - Washington Post Writers Group - Opinion
TIM DAHLBERG COLUMN: The woman wearing the Ryan Fraud jersey was only telling the truth when the Milwaukee Brewers threatened to toss her out of the ballpark the other day for exercising her freedom of expression.
Sunday, July, 28, 2013 - Associated Press - Sports
NFL: A person with knowledge of the situation said today that the Pro Bowl linebacker will miss the first month of the season for violating the NFL's drug policy, pending an appeal.
Monday, July, 22, 2013 - Associated Press - Sports
Twinkies were back in stores last Monday, which could also mark the unofficial end to post-mortems on why their former maker, Hostess Brands, went bust last year. Unions blamed incompetent management and management blamed inflexible unions.
Monday, July, 22, 2013 - Chicago Tribune - Opinion
A Minnesota delegation that includes two Northland politicians recently traveled to Pennsylvania for the 150th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Sunday, July, 21, 2013 - Duluth Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
A rapidly growing network of police cameras is capturing, storing and sharing data on license plates, making it possible to stitch together people’s movements whether they are stuck in a commute, making tracks to the beach or up to no good.
Thursday, July, 18, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Concerned about the massive taconite mine proposed for the Penokee Hills south of Ashland, Wis., the Duluth-Superior Friends Meeting sent a delegation of a dozen Quakers to the area on June 1. We stopped to visit the Penokee Hills Education Project in Ashland, drove into the hills around Mellen, Wis., and spent several hours as guests of the Harvest and Education Camp established by the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe.
Thursday, July, 18, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Mix Bob Dylan and his home state, and there is always a colorful story.
Sunday, July, 07, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
You cheered him on behind your remote control through the finale when he busted out a white suit to cover the Boyz II Men song “End of the Road” with former contestants of “The Voice.”
Thursday, July, 04, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Entertainment
NHL DRAFT: Nathan MacKinnon and Sidney Crosby now share more than a hometown.
Monday, July, 01, 2013 - Associated Press - Sports
This year’s lineup of entertainment at Grandma’s Marathon includes longtime headliner — and Hall of Famer — GB Leighton, in addition to an eclectic mix of locals and Twin Cities-based musicians.
Thursday, June, 20, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Entertainment
University of Minnesota Duluth geologists call it the largest untapped copper-nickel deposit in the world, with millions of tons of valuable metals worth billions of dollars sitting in the Duluth complex of rock under Minnesota’s Arrowhead.
Wednesday, June, 19, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Thomas Power, former chairman of the University of Montana’s Department of Economics, said mining’s economic costs are often overlooked in the luster of a promised boom time.
Tuesday, June, 18, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
KEVIN PATES: Thirty-five years of covering Grandma’s Marathon for the News Tribune comes to a close Saturday.
Tuesday, June, 18, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Sports
Thomas M. Power, a research professor in economics at the University of Montana and former head of the school’s economics department, will be in Duluth on Tuesday to talk about the economic costs and benefits of proposed copper mining in Minnesota.
Monday, June, 17, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News