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Articles from August 2, 2012

Art-Fair Trio, the Fringe and a Hot-Metal Pour
Friday, August 3Pop-up ArtWhat: Ad Hoc ArtWhere: 88 S. 10th St., MinneapolisWhen: 7-10 p.m.Pop-up everything is all the rage right now: vintage shops, food trucks, blow-out trailers. The art world has thrown its hat into this ring of temporary existence...
August Events: Todd Boss Poems, a Tim O'Brien Award and a Words Showdown
August is already shaping up to be an interesting month in local literature.Yesterday, the Star Tribune marked the fifth anniversary of the collapse of the I-35W bridge over the Mississippi with a selection of five poems by Todd Boss. Poetry in a daily...
Educators under Fire for Teaching Climate Science, Visiting Speaker Finds
For three decades, the National Center for Science Education(NCSE) has focused most of its efforts on defending the teaching of evolution in the classroom. Increasingly, however, the teachers its executive director, Dr. Eugenie Scott, hears from are under...
Important Health-Care Milestone Begins to Roll Out
This week Planned Parenthood celebrates a critical early milestone for women's preventive health under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Specifically, the birth-control benefit that began going into effect on Wednesday will start making birth control available at...
Republicans Favor Job Creation and Recession Prevention
I'm often impressed with the superior marketing skills and "message discipline" of the Republican Party. Repubs just seem to be better at identifying the key words that benefit their side and pounding them relentlessly. Sometimes it's as obvious as the official...
Taxpayers League Gives 16 Legislators Perfect Scores for No-Tax- Increase Votes
The Taxpayers League of Minnesota gave perfect scores to 16 legislators who voted against tax increases in seven issues defined by the league.All are Republicans.Taxpayers League President Phil Krinkie, though, chastised the Republican majority in the...
Wary Advocates Guess How Minnesota Supreme Court Might Rule on Amendment Lawsuits
Predicting how any high court will rule has long been considered an exercise in futility -- see: "pulling a John Roberts" -- but that doesn't stop law experts, advocacy groups and journalists from trying to forecast the decision each time a controversial...
Why Americans Are Not Ready to Solve the Nation's Weight Problem
Earlier this year, the Institute of Medicine launched a groundbreaking report on "Solving the Weight of the Nation." In it (and in the accompanying HBO documentary), public-health officials argued that structural elements in our society rather than individuals...
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Grows Up
Selected as a one of "10 Nonprofits to Watch in 2012" by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network has come a long way since 1997, when the fledgling first chapter was formed in San Francisco, as a project of CompassPoint...
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