Midmorning previews the 2008 Democratic National Convention from the Pepsi Center in Denver, where the event will take place all this week. Sen. Barack Obama will accept the party's nomination for president on Thursday night. (Midmorning, 08/22/2008)
St. Paul counts down to the Republican National Convention, but why do people continue to think the event is in Minneapolis? It's generating some healthy competition between our Twin Cities. (08/22/2008)
The media and Democratic party supporters are eagerly anticipating Barack Obama's vice presidential pick. Midmorning looks at the options, and what kind of message Obama's selection will send. (Midmorning, 08/22/2008)
The Minneapolis 311 service will expand to much of the metro area during the Republican National Convention in early September. (08/21/2008)
A small crew of street medics is preparing to offer first aid and mental health care to protesters and others during the Republican National Convention in St. Paul. (08/20/2008)
Minnesota Republicans Norm Coleman and Tim Pawlenty are scheduled to speak the GOP national convention in St. Paul. (08/20/2008)
In 12 days, 45,000 visitors are expected to descend on the Twin Cities for the Republican National Convention. We met up with three RNC staffers who have been here for months to hear what it's been like living in flyover land. (08/20/2008)
About 50 attorneys showed up for a seminar that included judges talking about everything from the logistics of arraignments to what factors Minnesota considers on setting bail. (08/19/2008)
Metro Transit bus riders in St. Paul should expect detours and 10-minute delays the week of the Republican National Convention. (08/18/2008)
Just two weeks before the Republican National Convention opens, some of the "official venues" say they're surprised and disappointed that they're not completely booked by now. (08/18/2008)
Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman says he understands why some of his colleagues plan to skip next month's Republican National Convention in St. Paul. (08/18/2008)
Bike advocates will make 1,000 bikes available during the Republican National Convention. Just don't ride them in the no-car, no-bike security zone. (08/15/2008)
Volunteers reported to the first day of training Thursday morning on how to greet and assist visitors traveling through the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for the RNC. (08/15/2008)
The Republican National Convention is 18 days away. Tens of thousands of people are expected to come to the Twin Cities the week of the convention, but it might not be as many as boosters originally hoped. (08/14/2008)
Catholic Charities says it will keep its Dorothy Day Center open around the clock, and offer additional services to the homeless, in the shadow of next month's Republican National Convention. (08/13/2008)

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