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Walmart's New Ad-vantage Over Best Buy

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business

Walmart turned Best Buy's retreat into an advertising diss. Walmart has taken out full-page newspaper ads telling shoppers not to worry about the anno...

Local GOP Head Solves US Debt Problem!

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics
Iris Erlingsdottir

The Minnesota GOP's new Chairman, Pat Shortridge, has proposed a revolutionary solution to solving the party's disastrous debt problem.

What to Make of Buster Posey's Injury

Danny Groner | Posted 07.29.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

Posey was knocked out by a home-plate collision this week that resulted in a broken leg that will likely sideline him for the remainder of the season. Here's a roundup of what baseball bloggers and columnists have to say.

Neil Gaiman Placed On Minnesota Senator's 'Hate List'

The A.V. Club | Erik Adams | Posted 07.04.2011 | Books

Neil Gaiman personally stepped into the war over funding for public broadcasting earlier today, tweeting that he had been put on the Minnesota Republi...

What Does Juan Williams' Firing Say About Journalism?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

"[Juan] Williams is just the latest big-name reporter, after Rich Sanchez and Helen Thomas, to be fired for expressing a personal opinion about a sens...

Farewell Deborah "Debbie" Howell

Jane Podesta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jane Podesta

There are tributes rolling in for Deborah Howell, calling her a legendary journalist, a salty newsroom pro who overcame barriers to make it in a world dominated by men. I knew her as a protective editor who hired me twice.

Teamsters Threaten To Shut Down Star Tribune

AP | JEFF BAENEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MINNEAPOLIS — The Teamsters union is threatening a strike it says would likely shut down the Star Tribune if the newspaper, which is in bankrupt...

Analyst: Major American City Will Be Newspaper-Less By 2010

New York Times | Richard Perez Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The history of The Seattle Post-Intelligencer stretches back more than two decades before Washington became a state, but after 146 years of publishing...

Minneapolis Star Tribune, Printers' Union To Resume Cost-Cutting Negotiations

AP | VINNEE TONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The Star Tribune of Minneapolis and representatives of its printer's union said Thursday they will resume negotiations over cost cuts...

Minneapolis Star Tribune Files For Bankruptcy Protection

AP | Jeff Baenen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Less than two years after it was bought by a private equity group, the Star Tribune has filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 bankruptcy. "We det...

Minneapolis Star-Tribune Stops Paying Its Debt, In Danger Of Bankruptcy

New York Times | Richard Perez Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Star Tribune of Minneapolis said on Wednesday that it had stopped making payments on its debts, the latest evidence of the trouble the newspaper i...