News & Features Archive

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Andrew Rothman
Hundreds of gun rights advocates gathered on the steps of the state Capitol on Saturday to show their opposition to proposed gun control measures backed by President Barack Obama. (01/19/2013)
Hundreds of gun owners and Second Amendment advocates rallied in state capitals nationwide Saturday, days after President Barack Obama unveiled a sweeping package of federal gun-control proposals. (01/19/2013)
Things may not always be exactly what they seem and -- perhaps more precisely -- we already know that. We live with half-truths of varying kinds and sizes. A year is not always 365 days. A billable hour is not necessarily 60 minutes. Pluto isn't precisely a planet. (01/19/2013)
Punjab Singh, an internationally known Sikh priest, was wounded Aug. 5 when a gunman opened fire at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek. Singh suffered severe injuries, but a doctor calls his progress remarkable.
Nearly a year and half after President Obama and Congress ended "don't ask, don't tell," same-sex couples are faced with daily reminders of the conflict inherent in serving openly as gays and lesbians under a government that still refuses to acknowledge their relationships.
Democrats have endorsed Joanne Dorsher for the vacated House District 14A seat at a convention that was closed to the public.
Young adults are drifting away from organized religion in unprecedented numbers. NPR's David Greene talks to two religious leaders about the trend and wonders what they tell young people who are disillusioned with the church.
Consumer advocates are warning of a tech support scam in which someone is calling Minnesotans offering to help with computer problems.
The Minnesota tourism industry is facing a disappointing year for snow so far this winter. Already, the lack of snow in northern Minnesota forced the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon to push back the race by more than a month.
Young actors from across Minnesota are getting a chance to appear onstage at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
St. Paul-based Books For Africa is teaming up with another nonprofit to send more than 2,500 Little Free Libraries to Africa over the next several years.
Thousands of miles from Washington, Minnesota volunteers are hoping to get into the inaugural spirit with a series of community action events.
President Barack Obama's inauguration is shaping up to be an event as star-studded as any red carpet, with dozens of heavy hitters lining up to perform -- and the promise of a few key surprises to liven up the weekend.
A day after the U.S. officially recognized Somalia's government for the first time in two decades, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud called on Somalis living in Minnesota to help rebuild their war-torn homeland.
Obama had a chance to denounce society's evils. Instead, he took the easy way out and denounced guns.

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