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October 4, 2019

This week, Governor Tim Walz signed a proclamation stating that Minnesota will observe Dyslexia Awareness Month in October to coincide with the International Dyslexia Association's Dyslexia Awareness Month.

Bringing awareness to an issue that impacts 1 in 10 people in t...

April 13, 2018

In the immortal words of Michael Scott from The Office, "I'm not superstitious, but I am a little stitious." Normally I wouldn't think much of Friday the 13th but with the weather wallop we're poised to see starting this afternoon, I may have to upgrade to full superst...

March 16, 2018

Hello and happy Friday! We're heading into a decidedly spring-like weekend here in MN, so let's spring into our wrap-up with book-ends on the great state of Minnesota.

  1. From Axios - Move over Post-Its, 3M's got a new game and it's autonomous vehicles. Focusing primar...

March 9, 2018

Happy Friday and happy day-after International Women's Day! In honor of a one-day holiday that should last 365, we're highlighting notable women in this week's wrap-up. 

  1. From NPR - 7 Gutsy Women to Know this International Women's Day - This article includes a sex tr...

March 2, 2018

It's been another wild and wacky week on my favorite dramedy, The White House, where we saw a hard right-turn into March Sweeps with (spoilers!) Hope Hicks' resignation, JKush's security downgrade, and fun tidbits like Gen. Kelly saying it's purgatory to serve in the a...

February 16, 2018

What a week. Another school shooting, another failure for meaningful progress on immigration, another week of chipping away at rights and justice while offering platitudes and prayers instead of policy and action.

I've had enough. Actually, I had enough a long time ago...

February 9, 2018

In this week's round-up, we are heavy into science but also heavy into drama (snarky text messages can come back to haunt you)....and also things that are literally heavy, like superionic water and orbit-worthy payloads. Read on.

  1. From Space.com (how expensive do...

February 2, 2018

Happy Groundhog Day, everybody! In case you didn't tune in live this morning, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow so allegedly we have six more weeks of winter, whatever that means. I'm a native Minnesotan so I don't really understand this idea of winter ending 'early' or...

January 26, 2018

Truth be told, we didn't mean to leave you high and dry after we wrapped up our podcast-related blog series in August...but things got away from us (in a good way). We joined the Jacob Frey for Minneapolis Mayor campaign and it was an all-consuming race to a victorious...

August 18, 2017

We've finally made it to the (temporary) end of the road and, much like Boyz II Men, I too am finding it difficult to let go. Here to There has been a wild ride (let's just assume all puns are intended from here on out) and we've greatly enjoyed the conversations, comm...

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