12/26 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Britt Robson eulogizes the Godfather of Soul at Culture To Go.
Jack Sparks delivers a Minnesota Christmas card at the Other Side of Country.
We remember the original Lionel Jefferson at Corpus Obscurum.
Canadian police arrested a suspect in a nightclub parking lot murder after they posted a clip from the surveillance camera on YouTube.
Andrew McAdam of Michigan State University and his colleagues have discovered squirrels can somehow predict which years trees will produce massive amounts of seed, and produce an extra litter of pups months ahead of these unusually large harvests.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Augsburg student Ben Kimball blogs on religion in relation to politics, terrorism, art, and more at Ben's Blog.
From Pavlov's dog to Dolly the cloned sheep: The Top Ten Animal Geeks, the non-humans who have made outstanding contributions to science
MSNBC's Ten Worst Songs of 2006
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"We need the God-fearing script, the script that really deals with compassion and deals with the word of Jesus and God, and believe me, people will rally behind it because we need it... [In Rocky Balboa] The last thing that (Rocky) hears before he enters the ring is Scripture, and that's what gives him the strength."
— actor Sylvester Stallone, promoting his latest movie in a November conference call to Christian leaders