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PostForum: Sports & Outdoors   Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 7:33 am   Subject: Great Blue Herons Figure It Out


Despite anxious hand wringing by local tree huggers after a recent tornado destroyed heron nesting areas and hatchlings, the bir ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 7:28 am   Subject: Stuart Utgaard Hits Bottom

The founder of now defunct Sportsman's Warehouse faces criminal charges after an armed dispute with his estranged wife over divorce assets. It appears to be a personal bottom after the total financial ...
PostForum: FREE Activities   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 5:20 pm   Subject: Interactive Twin Cities Fireworks Guide

PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:59 am   Subject: Katie Burgess Hits The Oppressors


Katie Burgess leaves no oppressor unidentified as he or she details the massive racial ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:43 am   Subject: Aging Baby Boomers Change Suburbs

Very similar to a local Minnesota story some months ago. No question about it- Boomers have the numbers, and senior citizens have high rates of voting participation. A cultural shift, to be sure.
PostForum: Sports & Outdoors   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 6:26 am   Subject: Snorkler's Worst Nightmare


Great Barrier Reef dive boat leaves passenger adrift. If you've ever seen the movie "Open Water", you'll appreciate what a horribl ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:32 am   Subject: College Financial Aid

Read an article in this weekend's Star Trib about growing resentment for "full boat" financial aid packages for poor kids versus others who have to struggle to pay the tab.

After reading ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:32 am   Subject: Transgenders Defend Bar Stabbing Suspect


Missing no opportunity to share the spotlight as victims, transgender activists came out in defense of bar stabbing suspect Chrishaun McD ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:20 am   Subject: Down In The Valley Sues Over Designer Drug Ban

Down In The Valley music store and several others have sued the State and prosecutors over legal bans on designer and synthetic drugs.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:11 am   Subject: Swedish Preschool Aims To Eliminate Gender Issues

Must admit I made an incorrect distinction in my original post. I was also confused on the terminology. I was looking for a term to describe cross dressers who have no interest in a physical transitio ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2011 5:33 pm   Subject: Swedish Preschool Aims To Eliminate Gender Issues


Swedish tax funded preschool wants to eliminate all gender distinctions between male and female, not even referri ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2011 7:41 am   Subject: Career Crook Stewart Pesheck Charged In Burglaries

Stewart Pesheck, who has been repeatedly slapped on the wrist for a number of thefts and burglaries in Minneapolis and the metro, is charged with multiple burglaries in Edina, Minneapolis and elsewher ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2011 7:31 am   Subject: Travis Bourbonnais, Drug Stealing Nurse

Yet another nurse is charged with stealing patients' medications to feed his own addiction. He was already under super-secret probation after having reported himself as addicted 6 years ago.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2011 7:28 am   Subject: Ramsey County Focusing On Career Felons

Ramsey County prosecutors will be seeking upward sentence departures for career felons, a small percentage of arrestees who cause a disproportionate amount of crime.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 6:03 am   Subject: Life Link Richard McComb Charged With Tax Evasion

Richard McComb, CEO of Lifelink III, a medical transportation company, is charged with tax evasion after failing to file taxes since 2002 and underreporting income in other years.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 5:58 am   Subject: Social Worker Shannon Riley Charged

Hennepin County social worker Shannon Riley faces charges for having a sexual relationship with a chemical dependency client in her care.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 5:50 am   Subject: Food Stamp Boom Accompanied By Fraud

44 million Americans now receive food stamps, and investigation and prosecution of fraud in the program by merchants and recipients is virtually non-existent.
PostForum: Love Talk   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 5:46 am   Subject: New York Legalizes Gay Marriage


The New York State Assembly voted to legalize same sex marriage in the state.
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 7:44 pm   Subject: Delta Honors Saudi Bans On Jews, Non-Muslim Religion


Delta Airlines has agreed to honor Saudi requirements that ban Jews from the country and forbids any non-Muslim reli ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 7:09 am   Subject: College Profs Busted Running Online Hooker Ring


Two college professors, including the former President of the University of New Mexico, were arrested as part of a 1,400 member online prostitution ring.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 6:33 am   Subject: Michael Swanson Prison Bound

Convenience store murderer Michael Swanson has landed one life sentence, and awaits trial to receive another. He laughed and smirked throughout his trial and sentencing.

Laugh it up, Little Fella. ...
PostForum: Word of Mouth - Good Ones   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 6:23 am   Subject: Anoka Hennepin Book Auction


Anoka Hennepin Schools are auctioning off books from school closings.
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:40 pm   Subject: Westboro Baptist: Ryan Dunn Went Straight To Hell


Westboro Baptist spokesman says "Jackass" Ryan Dunn ...
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:36 pm   Subject: Two Ex Con Muslims Charged In Terror Plot


Two American ex cons who converted to Islam are charged with plotting ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:41 am   Subject: Obama Announces Afghan Drawdown

If you're referring to Katrina, the evidence suggests that the vast majority of the ineptitude there was on the local level, including a refusal from the governor for initial offers of aid and the fai ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 7:17 am   Subject: Courtney Olson Charged With Stealing DVS Cash

Courtney Olson, a former employee of the State DVS office in Golden Valley, is charged with stealing state funds intended to pay for auto registrations and taking bribes from a Spring Lake Park car de ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 7:14 am   Subject: Fellow Jackasses Predicted Dunn Death


Fellow Jackass cast members repeatedly predicted that Ryan Dunn would die in a car c ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:48 am   Subject: Obama Announces Afghan Drawdown


President Obama says he will return 30,000 US troops home from Afghanistan next summer.

This seems emblematic of how this administration operates. When dec ...
PostForum: Sports & Outdoors   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:41 am   Subject: Report: Timberwolves Fire Rambis


Longstanding rumors of T-Wolves coach Kurt Rambis being fired appear to have been true. He has been a disappointment. Unfortunately his personal career history ...
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 4:46 pm   Subject: Pastor Delong Convicted Of Performing Gay Weddings


Methodist church tribunal convicts lesbian pastor of performing gay marriages in defiance of church laws. The Church states its rules are clear. They ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:48 am   Subject: Kristal Taylor Gets Spanked

Stillwater officials filed criminal charges against Kristal Taylor, who reportedly advertises her services as a dominatrix on the Internet and was reported by her neighbors who observed men coming to ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:21 am   Subject: Lawyer John Akwuba Charged With Child Abuse

St Paul lawyer John Akwuba was charged with beating his child in a car, reportedly punching the tot 30 times or more before police were called. He was reportedly legally drunk.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 1:38 pm   Subject: Another Oxy Murder?


Four people killed during a pharmacy store robbery in suburban New York City, including a teenager due to graduate high school this week, were shot at very close range by a dangero ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:28 am   Subject: Jackass Army Attacks Roger Ebert


Friends and fans of dead Jackass Ryan Dunn are angry at Roger Ebert for pointing out that Dunn's ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:35 am   Subject: Ryan Dunn Dead Jackass


Score one more for Darwin.

PostForum: Jobs in the Twin Cities   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:26 am   Subject: Low Budget Website Creator Wanted

PostForum: Religion   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 6:12 am   Subject: Damien Burkhalter Family: We Warned Church


The family of Damien Burkhalter, who is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14 year old girl in his Lutheran church congregation, ...
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 6:08 am   Subject: Amy Delong Defies Methodist Ban On Gay Clergy


Rev Amy Delong is battling the Methodist church over her status as an ordained actively gay minister and performing gay marriages, both of which are ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:57 am   Subject: Internet Brings Prostitution To Suburbs

Craigslist and other online venues have brought an increase in prostitution to suburban cities, and police are trying to get out in front of it by conducting undercover stings.
PostForum: Video of the Day   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:26 am   Subject: Casey Anthony Trial: Circus Of Justice


Pathetic video of gleeful crowds fighting to get seats to watch Casey Anthony murder trial.
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:08 am   Subject: David Hann and the Bishop Chat


MN lawmaker David Hann responds to a Catholic bishop's scolding about failure to pass a state budget. Good stuff.
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:01 am   Subject: We Didn't Mean THAT Choice...


The disturbing trend of selectively aborting female fetuses in order to produce sons has some pro-c ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 9:41 pm   Subject: US: Pakistan Repeatedly Warning Terrorists Of Raids


US officials say Pakistani government officials are warning militant terrorists ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 7:42 am   Subject: Crooks Use Bargain Pizza Offers To Steal Identity

Orlando area ID thieves are distributing flyers for cheap pizzas to entice victims to call the numbers on them and order up with their credit cards. No pizza arrives, but the crook has your vital cred ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:43 am   Subject: If You Wanna Play Crosswalk Cop...

Pioneer Press:

A pedestrian who confronted a driver in a St. Paul crosswalk Thursday fell victim to an assault.

The 30-year-old man was crossing Selby Avenue at Lexington Parkway and saw a new c ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:34 am   Subject: Chaska Teacher Arrested For Grabbing Student's Arm

A Chaska middle school teacher was arrested and cited for grabbing a disruptive student's arm and allegedly leaving bruises. The student acknowledges having been disciplined and reprimanded numerous t ...
PostForum: Sports & Outdoors   Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:16 am   Subject: Hopefully Vikes Won't Fumble Ryan Longwell


The status of veteran kicker Ryan Longwell is up in the air, and some observers are hoping that the Vikings don' ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 5:34 am   Subject: Mass Transit, Love-Hate

Or watching one beating off under his blanket, along with the little kids in our train car, as we did at the last Twins game

At some point citizens need to take care of business. The guy should ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:43 pm   Subject: Mass Transit, Love-Hate

I follow your logic completely, Prae. In fact, as I pointed out, I was riding the train myself, albiet the North Star Line.

Guess my point is that the folks who are promoting this concept where yo ...
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:08 pm   Subject: Ethiopian Muslim Yonathan Melaku Arrested Near Pentagon


Yonathan Melaku, an Ethiopian immigrant and former USMC reservist, was arrested after ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:44 am   Subject: Deshon Marman Saggin' To Jail


Deshon Marmon finds out that the captain of an airplane is indeed the boss of him.
PostForum: Sports & Outdoors   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:14 am   Subject: Trade Whispers Continue If Twins Go South


Speculation continues that the Twins could deal some veterans with expiring contracts like Michael Cuddyer, Jason Kubel or Delmon Young if the ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:06 am   Subject: College Students: I'm Ok, And Then Some


Studies of current college students suggest they have an inflated idea of their intelligence and academic skills, and watered down grading stand ...
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 5:57 am   Subject: Goshen College Bans National Anthem

(RNS) Goshen College will no longer play The Star-Spangled Banner at sporting events, school leaders announced, reversing last year's decision to allow the use of the national anthem for the first tim ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:17 pm   Subject: Mass Transit, Love-Hate

Went to the Twins game today, and since I had about 1.5 hours to kill before my train was scheduled to leave, got to observe the folks waiting for the light rail train heading east/south. They were st ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 6:28 pm   Subject: Mass Transit, Love-Hate

Q: What's the difference between people standing in line after a Twins game for an hour waiting to get on a light rail train to their cars and people standing in line in old East Berlin waiting an hou ...
PostForum: Health, Fitness, Beauty ...   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:27 am   Subject: What Not To Wear Looking For Makeover Nominees


The TV program "What Not To Wear" is looking for nominees to perform fashion and style makeovers on among Twin Cities residents.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:22 am   Subject: John Jundt Gets Probation For Fencing Ring Operation

John Jundt was sentenced to probation for buying and selling nearly $50,000 in stolen goods taken from area retailers in organized shoplifting rings.

Absolutely pathetic. At what point do these pe ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:11 am   Subject: Riots Engulf Vancouver After Cup Loss


Deeply disturbing events. The photos of the crowd show that these are ...
PostForum: FREE Activities   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:22 am   Subject: Free Downloads Audiobooks


Several websites that offer free downloads of audio books.
PostForum: Sports & Outdoors   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 6:01 am   Subject: Twins Draftee Jared Dettmann Gets Prep Honors


Twins draft pick Jared Dettmann, a high school pitcher from Somerset, WI, has been chosen high school player of the year by the Pioneer Press. Dettmann ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:57 pm   Subject: Socorro Eaton, Devil Mom Of The Year

St Paul woman arrested and charged for punching her daughter repeatedly in front of her elementary school class after whipping her with a belt the night before.

"When the officer arrested Eato ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 10:40 am   Subject: Are Schools Neglecting Males?


Studies show significantly lower grades and more disciplinary referrals for males than females. Obviously there is gender discrimination going on, ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 10:36 am   Subject: Police Hunt Dominique Wright For Shooting

Brooklyn Center Police are asking for public help to find Dominique Wright, the main suspect in a shooting that sent a victim to NMMC with multiple gunshot wounds.
PostForum: Religion   Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 10:28 am   Subject: Gay Boycott of Basilica Block Party


Gay marriage advocates are urging a boycott of the Basilica Block Party to prot ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:23 am   Subject: Outing Of Male Lesbians Becoming Epidemic?


Males posing as female lesbians in media outlets seems to be more popu ...
PostForum: Entertainment, Arts & Culture   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 6:42 am   Subject: Johnny Winter Coming To Famous Daves


Legendary blues guitar ace Johnny Winter is appearing at Famous Dave's Calhoun Square on 7/31. Ma ...
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 6:36 am   Subject: Witness: Schmitz Killed For Mocking Tranny

A witness says Dean Schmitz was stabbed in a fight after mocking a man in the process of transforming into a female. Interesting to note that Social Security now considers gender confusion to be a dis ...
PostForum: Sports & Outdoors   Posted: Mon Jun 13, 2011 7:14 am   Subject: Nowitzki: Get Sick On This, LeBron

Long in beard, short on sleep, this is where the NBA Finals had delivered Dirk Nowitzki: Eve of Game 6, one victory from his first championship, slumped into a chair, all elbows and angles jutting out ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:54 am   Subject: CNN: Middle Class Hit Hardest With College Tuition Hikes


CNN documents the meteoric rise in college tuition over the last 20 years. If I recall correctly, we pa ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:40 am   Subject: NY Appeals Court: Women Have Equal Right To Go Topless


Works for me. Vive l'egalite.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2011 6:37 am   Subject: Cops Hunt Nordeast Robber Who Shot At Clerks

MPD released video of a convenience store robber who fired a handgun at two clerks who weren't complying fast enough with his orders.
PostForum: Crime & Punishment   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2011 5:51 am   Subject: Abdikadir Mohamed Convicted Of Sex Assault

The 27-year-old passenger testified that Mohamed groped her and refused to let her out of his cab when she rebuffed his sexual advances.

According to the woman's testimony, she was sitting in the f ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2011 2:06 pm   Subject: DOJ Orders City To Lower Written Exam Standards


The US Department of Justice has ordered the City of Dayton, Ohio to curtail its use of written exams ( ...
PostForum: What's on Your Mind   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:03 am   Subject: The Fun Begins

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