Megabus Bound For Minneapolis Bursts Into FlamesIt wasn't just a traffic accident that disrupted a Megabus trip from Chicago to Minneapolis on Sunday -- The bus exploded.
Move Over Spoon & Cherry – A New Sculpture's Coming To TownThe Minneapolis Sculpture Garden will soon have something new to crow about. A giant, blue rooster piece called "Hahn/Cock" is just one of the sculptures moving into the Walker Art Center's outdoor gallery.
NYT: More Women Are Keeping Their Maiden NamesMore women who are getting married are choosing to keep their maiden names. According to a recent New York Times article, about 20 percent of women married in recent years kept their maiden names.
Health Experts Debate How Much Water We Should Drink DailyFor the last month, we've seen a new debate over just how much water we should be drinking each day. It started in July, when medical researchers at Harvard University published an article stating there is no scientific evidence that we need to drink eight glasses of water a day.
New York Times Stirs Things Up Again With 'Green Pea Guacamole'Remember back in November when the New York Times offended an entire state by saying Minnesota's favorite Thanksgiving dish was grape salad? Well, they've done it again to people everywhere. This time, it's over guacamole.
New York Times Chronicles Minnesota Teen's Path To ISISThis weekend, the New York Times is profiling a young Twin Cities man who joined a terror group last spring. The article is titled, “From Minneapolis to ISIS: An American’s Path to Jihad.” It focuses on Abdi Nur -- the son of Somali immigrants in Minnesota -- and how active he’s been on social media, even after traveling to Syria.
Autopsy Shows New York Times Writer Carr Died Of Lung CancerNew York Times media columnist David Carr died of complications from metastatic lung cancer, according to autopsy results released Saturday. Julie Bolcer, a spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office, said the autopsy shows heart disease also contributed to his death.
Readers Mourn NY Times Writer, Minn. Native David CarrMedia columnist David Carr, who wrote the Media Equation column for The New York Times and penned a memoir about his fight with drug addiction, collapsed at his office and died on Thursday. He was 58.
NYT Admits 'Grape Salad' More Of A 'Regional' Dish, Not MinnesotanIt's a story as old as time itself. Coastal elites presume to know something about flyover country and miss the mark by a country mile. The New York Times' recent interactive feature "The United States of Thanksgiving" was deemed a turkey by Minnesotans when their state was represented by the not even remotely traditional dish of "grape salad."
Does MN Love ‘Grape Salad’ For Thanksgiving? The NYT Thinks SoDoes grape salad come to mind when you think of Thanksgiving dinner in Minnesota? Probably not. However, The New York Times seems to think the recipe evokes Minnesota.
Report: Scott Walker Wrote 'Go Packers' On Beam For Vikings StadiumWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker might have committed a political version of football's unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on a piece of material that will be part of the Minnesota Vikings new $1 billion stadium. Walker says he wrote a little message on one of the beams to be used in the new stadium in downtown Minneapolis.
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