Tom Weber Feature Archive

An online petition from students asking for more police presence now has more than 3,200 signatures (The Daily Circuit, 11/27/2013)
Last year, this iconic border town lost nearly 300 good-paying paper mill jobs. The shock has subsided and tears have dried, but the work of rethinking what this company town might become is just beginning. (The Daily Circuit, 11/15/2013)
New test scores out this morning show gains in closing the gap between white students and students of color. (The Daily Circuit, 11/07/2013)
This will be Sagal's 11th marathon and his first in the Twin Cities. He said he's hoping to finish in under three and a half hours. (The Daily Circuit, 10/04/2013)
After its first year, a program known as TC2 gets positive reviews. (06/07/2013)
Gov. Mark Dayton this week named members of the board that will oversee the state's new health insurance exchange, which is scheduled to go live on Oct. 1. (The Daily Circuit, 05/01/2013)
Distance runner Kara Goucher, who grew up in Duluth, finished in sixth place in the Boston Marathon Monday morning. (04/15/2013)
Two DFL lawmakers say they're introducing legislation that would prevent the University of Minnesota hospitals from being owned by an out-of-state entity. (04/08/2013)
President Obama has asked Congress to spend $100 million next year to start a project that will explore details of the brain. It's been compared to the big effort to map the human genome, which started in the 90s. (The Daily Circuit, 04/03/2013)
Minnesota legislators are holding a hearing Thursday on a bill that would set minimum counselor-to-student ratios in public schools. Minnesota currently ranks as having one of the highest ratios in the nation. (The Daily Circuit, 03/21/2013)
John Kriesel, an Iraq War veteran and former state representative who now works with veterans as director of the Anoka County Veterans Services Office, joins us to look back on the last decade. (The Daily Circuit, 03/19/2013)
If you're a Minnesota college student and you take an online course from an out-of-state entity, should you get credit for it? As massive open online courses become more popular, it's a question policymakers are trying to answer. (The Daily Circuit, 03/18/2013)
Artistic Director Lou Bellamy, who founded Penumbra Theatre 37 years ago, spoke to The Daily Circuit about what he's learned from the theater's near-death experience. (The Daily Circuit, 03/14/2013)
The state is one of the first four taking part in GradNation, an initiative of America's Promise Alliance, a group founded by former Secretary of State Colin Powell. (The Daily Circuit, 03/13/2013)
A group of farmers and other landowners hope state lawmakers will address some of their concerns over a major project to upgrade electricity transmission lines throughout Minnesota. (The Daily Circuit, 03/06/2013)