NEWS YOU CAN USE Night Out Tonight by Mary Turck, TC Daily Planet
Are you ready for a night out? National Night Out is an annual event that gets big Twin Cities participation every year. Tonight is the night, and many blocks and neighborhoods have planned more or less elaborate events, including closing streets, setting up special events for kids, planning parties, and inviting police to come and talk about crime prevention.
Local politics from the Minnesota Independent
Former Marine Madia runs tight ship in bid to replace Ramstad by Paul Demko, Minnesota Independent
Ashwin Madia begins his pitch with an anecdote that he’s told dozens of times since launching his unlikely Congressional campaign nine months ago. “My parents came to this country with $19,” he tells the crowd of roughly three dozen people gathered at the Lynnhurst Recreation Center in South Minneapolis. “The first thing they bought in this country was an $11 bottle of champagne.”
Bachmann slams Dems on bill she voted against by Andy Birkey, Minnesota Independent
On Friday, Rep. Michele Bachmann slammed Congressional Democrats for not passing tax credits for solar and wind energy. On the Laura Ingraham Show, a conservative talk radio program, she called Democrats “strange” for not passing a bill that they actually did pass, but without Bachmann’s help.
Campaign ads: Coleman throws a gutter ball in latest bowling alley commercial by Steve Perry, Minnesota Independent
The Norm Coleman campaign shows its first public sign of fear in a new :30 spot released yesterday. “Why Not” is a shorthand review of the personal gaffes committed by Al Franken in the race to date. There was no question the race would come to this, but it seems telling that the Coleman campaign is justifying the nasty turn by claiming Franken “went negative” first by highlighting Coleman’s close ties to the Bush White House.
BLOG Who’ll stop the rain? by Todd Melby, Building Minnesota
As rain continued to seep into historic structures at Fort Snelling, the cost of revitalizing those buildings has risen from $65 million to $80 million in just two years, according to preservationist Chuck Liddy of Miller Dunwiddie Architecture in an article in Finance and Commerce.
BLOG Sunday Fringe recap: slowing the pace by Kate Hoff, Full Frontal Fringe
BLOG More Reviews for “The Bronze Bitch Flies At Noon” and “Dog Tag” by Matthew A. Everett, Single White Fringe Geek
BLOG Fringe Day 4 – Down and Dirty by Matthew A. Everett, Single White Fringe Geek
BLOG Fringe Day 5 – What’s Mom Seeing Monday Night? by Matthew A. Everett, Single White Fringe Geek
BLOG The Pumpkin Pie Show by Phillip Andrew Bennett Low, Womb With a View
BLOG The Cody Rivers Show Presents: Stick to Glue by Phillip Andrew Bennett Low, Womb With a View
BLOG Antigone…A Riff on Sophocles by Phillip Andrew Bennett Low, Womb With a View
BLOG Kafka’s Disgusting Tale of Transformation, A Buffoon’s Metamorphosis by Phillip Andrew Bennett Low, Womb With a View
BLOG “The Bronze Bitch Flies at Noon” and “Dog Tag” by Phillip Andrew Bennett Low, Womb With a View
BLOG Sunday-Fringe Day 4 by Wendy Gennaula, Good To Momma