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Saturday, May 4, 2013

Cinco de Mayo
A few May Day parades are planned for this weekend, but if the crowd at St Paul's Cinco de Mayo parade Saturday is an indicator, many people may stay away because of the weather. (05/04/2013)
Hotly Anticipated iPhone 5 Goes In Sale In Stores
Disturbed by the nationwide epidemic of cellphone robberies and thefts, law enforcement officials across the country are looking to the wireless industry to help find a cure. (05/04/2013)
An online charter school that faced closure just last year is now seeing an increase in enrollment. (05/04/2013)
Technology created an energy revolution over the past decade -- just not the one we expected. in the race to conquer energy technology, Old Energy is winning.
Minneapolis City Councilmember Diane Hofstede is vowing to continue her re-election campaign, even though the DFL Party endorsed her challenger.
Maybe it's time to think about doing things differently, farmers. You can't tell by Minnesota weather, but there's still a drought underway in the country, and that's bad news for many of the nation's farmers.
Gov. Mark Dayton is traveling to Kentucky this weekend for a meeting of the Democratic Governors Association where he also has plans to take in the Kentucky Derby.
The U.S. State Department is sending a Minnesota hip-hop artist to Africa as part of a cultural exchange program.
The National Rifle Association kicked off its annual convention Friday with a warning to its members they are engaged in a "culture war" that stretches beyond gun rights, further ramping up emotions surrounding the gun control debate.
Travel Channel host and food writer Andrew Zimmern, and "The Perennial Plate" hosts Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine, get to bring James Beard Foundation media awards home to the Twin Cities. The prestigious awards were announced Friday night in New York City.
Massively open online courses may be able to transform education as we know it, changing it from the privilege of an elite into a shared commons that is open and free to everyone. There are grounds for concern, though.
The paleo diet is sometimes ridiculed as a fad that relies on an overly rosy view of our primitive past. But it turns out that popular health movements that advocate going back to a more natural way of living are nothing new.
The parents of a missing St. Paul woman who is believed to be dead are pleading with the public to continue the search for her body.
It's been a busy week, and I've been off my blogging game because I was filling in on The Daily Circuit. So here's a quick recap to bring you up to speed.
A small delegation of Minnesotans is in China this week and next to talk turkey... literally.

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