10/3 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Priestess, Nashville Pussy, and Insane Clown Posse are just a few of the acts around town tonight. Check out Chuck Terhark's City Planner at Culture To Go for a complete itinerary.
Separated at Birth: Reid Fleming and Peter Scholtes?
Wal-Mart is pushing to create a cheaper, more flexible work force by capping wages, using more part-time workers and scheduling more staff on nights and weekends.
A McGill University Health Centre study using thermal imaging finds women become sexually aroused as quickly as men.
Ann Arbor police state there's no truth to the rumors Republican student activist Justin Zatkoff was attacked at a party by, according to a right-wing website, "liberal thugs."
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
David Kingsbury recaps his experience running the Twin Cities Marathon at 7 Minute Miles.
Top 176 Star Wars lines improved by replacing a word with "pants"
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I still have mayor stitched into my underwear."
— Sen. Norm Coleman, last Thursday, discussing his influence in bringing the 2008 Republican National Convention to the Xcel Energy Center
"It's vile. It's more sad than anything else, to see someone with such potential throw it all down the drain because of a sexual addiction."
— Rep. Mark Foley (R-FL), in 1998 discussing the Clinton/Lewinsky affair. Foley resigned on Friday and went into alcohol rehab on Monday following the disclosure he sent sexually explicit e-mails to underage boys.
"It's a good thing I had a bag of marijuana instead of a bag of spinach. I'd be dead by now."
— Willie Nelson, discussing his recent pot bust