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Update: Education debate about more spending, better economy
By Don Davis A debate about education funding goes beyond helping individual students: There is widespread agreement that a better education system would help the economy. However, there is less agree...
4/23/13 at 9:48 PM Budget notebook: Tax reform discussed, tax increases not so much 12/5/12 at 7:37 PM
Dayton hits the road for better economy 9/28/12 at 12:37 PM
Give and Take
In this season of giving, here are two counter-intuitive truths about how Internet music piracy and product knock-offs benefit the original creators. #1: In November, TechNewsDaily published a story ...
12/27/12 at 10:48 AM Election Reflection: Why We Voted the Way We Did 11/13/12 at 10:42 AM
Selective Recognition and the Greek Financial Crisis 8/10/12 at 11:02 AM
We have our man for the job! Now let's get to work! Thoughts on the US Elections
What does it take to become the President of the United States? And what does it take to ensure that the man you voted for is elected to office? These are the questions I've been asking myself ever...
11/7/12 at 5:40 AM Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein 6/12/12 at 4:55 AM
Ambridge-Woodlawn Bridge to be rehabbed. A step in the right direction for preserving Pennsylvania's (remaining) historic bridges?
There is an old saying that was mentioned many years ago by British author Kazuo Ishiguro which stated that in order to be successful, one has to work within his own boundaries and with the resources ...
3/16/12 at 7:31 PM
Dipping My Toes
They say the four stages of living abroad are as follows: Honeymoonits aaaall good! Hostilitythis place stinks with all its corruption and pollution and no English TV! Humorsettling in allows you to l...
2/25/12 at 9:19 AM
1961: More Farmers Are Taking Town Jobs
More farmers were getting jobs in town, the Daily Globe reported in 1961....
5/4/11 at 11:00 AM 1961: In Shocking Development, We Complain About Taxes 5/3/11 at 12:00 AM
1986: The Cost of Living 4/1/11 at 6:00 PM
Cook Like They Did During the Great Depression
We've been in the Great Recession now for a while, so everyone's finances may have suffered enough for us to reconsider how we cook and what we cook. If you're cooking for a family on a shoestring bud...
12/4/09 at 12:00 AM Games and the Economic Crisis 3/19/09 at 9:45 AM
Speaking with Allen Quist
Last month, I spoke with a pair of candidates - Tom Bakk (Democrat) and Pat Anderson (Republican) - who hope to be Minnesota's next governor. Blogs about those interviews can be found in the "Tal...
12/2/09 at 3:57 AM
Survey: Recession taking a toll on patients
The recession is taking a toll on patients and their ability to pay for health care, a new national survey of family doctors has found. The survey's findings were released this week by the American Ac...
5/21/09 at 6:28 AM