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VIDEO: ‘It wasn’t much fun’: Marilyn Hagerty’s ‘Piers Morgan Tonight’ CNN interview – sans Piers

March 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Marilyn Hagerty spent a few minutes at the end of Monday night’s “Piers Morgan Tonight,” but not with the show’s namesake. Character actor Jane Lynch of “Glee” and the movie comedy “Best of Show” filled in. Continue Reading

Cynthia Moothart, Minneapolis, column: Voter ID rule risks much for tiny gain

March 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With approval ratings at historic lows and poll after poll showing they’re out of step with most Minnesotans, Republican lawmakers nonetheless say “trust us” when rewriting the Minnesota Constitution. Continue Reading

Tom Hanson, St. Paul, column: Supermajority rules don’t lower taxes

March 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

While I agree wholeheartedly with the intentions behind a supermajority constitutional amendment namely, holding the line on taxing and spending it’s important that lawmakers observe the effects these requirements have had in other states.
It didn’t work well for them, and it likely won’t work well for us. Continue Reading

As others see it: Sviggum was right to choose one of two jobs

March 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

University of Minnesota Regent Steve Sviggum made the correct decision Thursday when he resigned and ended the conflict-of-interest questions over his university and legislative positions.
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Letter: Good job, K-Kids, with Pennies for Patients

March 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Congratulations to the Prairie Elementary K-Kids Club on a tremendous job of raising money for Pennies for Patients. Continue Reading

Boys basketball: Jaguars one win away

March 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

What sticks out among all the wins and 20-, 30- and 40-point victory margins on the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa schedule this season is a five-point overtime win in late February. Continue Reading

Boys basketball: Dragons too hot for Benson

March 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

How the years fly by.
Can it be 9 years already since the Litchfield Dragons last found their way to a section final?
In 2003, Litchfield won the last of its three Class AA state champions in a four-year span. Continue Reading

Winter putts out, golfers move to tee box

March 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Can you believe this?
Golf bags are coming out of storage and it is only mid-March. Continue Reading

Slagter wins, advances to nat’l Hoop Shoot

March 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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Liriano hit hard in Twins 8-2 loss

March 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Francisco Liriano’s fast start to the spring slowed Tuesday.
The streaky lefty got hit hard, giving up four runs in the third inning as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2. Continue Reading