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Objects in Mirror: June 10, 2008 Archive

Another view of Minnesota Sesquicentennial

Posted at 8:17 AM on June 10, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Of course there's more to Minnesota than the past 150 years. MPR's Tom Robertson reports that American Indians prefer to reflect on their own history:

Minnesota marks 150 years of statehood this year, but not everyone is celebrating. American Indian tribes in Minnesota were here long before the state was. For many Indians, the history they remember is one of repression, broken promises and loss of culture. [more]

Tell your own history on MNArrival.Gather.com

What is your favorite ballpark feast?

Posted at 1:24 PM on June 10, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Bleacher Bum (and MPR employee) Than Tibbetts is frankly speaking about ballpark franks and other food items at the field. He cops to his own food-related superstition:

"When I get to a Twins game, I can usually count on two trips to the concourse, once for nachos and once for a Dome Dog, a tradition held since the 2002 ALDS, where a fourth inning nacho run lead to seven Twins runs on the bottom of the inning against the Oakland A's."

Than is a team player. I can live with the idea that nachos lead to victory and would be happy to help pursue wins, but I can't play the superstition card. Chalk it up to the jalapenos and move on. Read and comment on The Bleacher Bums blog: What is your favorite ballpark feast?

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