Tom Weber Feature Archive

Minnesota's Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson will testify Wednesday at a hearing in Washington on government oversight of Medicaid programs. MPR News reporter Elizabeth Dunbar gives us the details. (The Daily Circuit, 04/24/2012)
There will be two auctions Tuesday at Swann Galleries in New York that include several items from the Minnesota Historical Society. The items include several autographs of presidents and other historic figures. (The Daily Circuit, 04/16/2012)
Even though most of us were born into a solar system with nine planets, we now live in a solar system of eight thanks to the work of Mike Brown five-and-a-half years ago. His discovery led to an international body of astronomers demoting Pluto from a planet to a new category of dwarf planet. (The Daily Circuit, 04/15/2012)
Nearly 3,000 Minnesota National Guard soldiers are scheduled to return from deployments in Afghanistan and Kuwait over the next three weeks. But a rule change by the Defense Department will leave returning soldiers with significantly reduced paid leave. (04/09/2012)
Twins fans all know and love the fight song "Win Twins" that dates back to when the Twins first moved to Minnesota in 1961. As much as we love it, let's ask the question: Is there room for another song, perhaps an anthem? (The Daily Circuit, 04/06/2012)
Twins fans might be a little nervous on today's opening day. After the last place, 99-loss debacle of a season last year, what can we expect this year? (The Daily Circuit, 04/06/2012)
The Cedar-Riverside Plaza complex was placed on the National Register of Historic Preservation two years ago leaving many to wonder why. Can some of Ralph Rapson's vision still be captured? (The Daily Circuit, 04/04/2012)
President Obama will sign the Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge Act, or STOCK Act, into law Wednesday. (The Daily Circuit, 04/04/2012)
This morning, we're talking about noise pollution and the negative health affects it can cause. In Minneapolis' Seward neighborhood, you can find the world's quietest room. (The Daily Circuit, 04/03/2012)
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra will offer $5-a-month memberships that allow members to attend as many concerts as they want starting this fall. (The Daily Circuit, 04/03/2012)
We know that the sun is a great source of vitamin D, but given the risks of sun exposure, can humans get enough vitamin D elsewhere? (The Daily Circuit, 04/02/2012)
Another stopgap funding bill for transportation is heading to President Obama's desk after Congress passed legislation yesterday to keep road and transit projects funded for another three months. (The Daily Circuit, 03/30/2012)
If you've ever seen the documentary "Wordplay" you'll know the world of crossword puzzles can be a fierce competition. The Friends of the St. Paul Library will hold its first-ever Minnesota Crossword Tournament tonight in St. Paul. (The Daily Circuit, 03/30/2012)
Author, humorist and self-proclaimed "minor television personality and now deranged millionaire" John Hodgman is bringing his message of apocalypse -- the prominent theme of his most recent book, "That Is All" -- to the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis Thursday evening. (The Daily Circuit, 03/28/2012)
During a show last week, scholar Susan Jacoby said people attending a year or two of community colleges "might prepare you for a job or they may not, [but] you're not learning very much in them." (The Daily Circuit, 03/27/2012)