Jim and Darlyne Lyons' job, in a nutshell, is to lend thousands of dollars to alleged criminals and then hope to come out on top.
The country's financial turmoil has many Americans fearing for the worst. And, according to some, the nation's newfound pessimism might not be such a bad thing.
Scrapbooking isn't just about preserving memories. It's also about omitting them.
Sure, Target will soon have its name splashed across a 40,000-seat baseball stadium. But Jeff Goodhartz got his handle on a Central American sea worm.
About 50 female Republicans gathered at the Mall of America Tuesday for a fashion show and fundraiser for battered women.
It's hard to predict exactly what the Republican National Convention will mean for Minnesota. But if anyone can offer advice to the people of St. Paul, it's the citizens of Denver.
Like thousands of others in Denver, some children have brought their political passion and protests to the streets.
As the old cliche goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes it's the numbers that really tell the story.
Just like the DNC, Meditate 08! brings in high-profile speakers to inspire attendees. But instead of roaring cheers, the sign of approval here is contemplative silence.
More than 1.5 million people make their way to the Minnesota State Fair each year, which kicked off Thursday. However, those are not the only significant numbers of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
For the next ten days actors and dancers will perform in over 150 shows throughout Minneapolis in the 15th annual Minnesota Fringe Festival. It's the biggest performing arts festival in the midwest.
Our three musicians have had two weeks to create a song using Adam Levy's lyrics as a starting point, and "The Wizard of Oz" as their inspiration. We check in as they finish up their songs.
We check in with our three bands as they try to turn the words into songs.
Our project looks at the creative process of writing music, through the eyes of three musicians and a lyricist. We hear from the three bands -- Best Friends Forever, Jeremy Messersmith and rapper P.O.S. -- as they get the lyrics from Adam Levy, and begin shaping their songs.
Athletes aren't the only ones frantically preparing for the Beijing Olympics. Chinese citizens are also in training. They're working to perfect skills like not spitting in public and not urinating on the street.