2/5 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
We remember the first conscientious objector during the Vietnam war at Corpus Obscurum.
We're happy to announce the release of our new Media Taster! The City Pages Media Taster lets you actually hear the great music you read about in City Pages—just launch, click, and listen. Simply download the Media Taster and you'll automatically receive a digital mixtape of music on a semi-regular basis (including free MP3s), legal and free of charge.
Lavender and tea tree oils found in some shampoos, soaps and lotions can leave boys temporarily with enlarged breasts in rare cases, a preliminary study suggests.
Florida lottery officials announced last Monday that a state registered sex offender was the sole winner of the $14 million lottery drawing from Jan. 13.
Wal-Mart, the nation's largest employer and the world's biggest retailer, is regularly paying itself rent and using the transaction to decrease the taxes it pays to state governments, according to a report in last Thursday's Wall Street Journal.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
The Northeast Beat is a newish blog covering news, politics, shopping, crime, and the arts in Nordeast.
Kevin Smith's Top Ten Films of 2006
Chuck Olsen's Blogumentary is now at Google Video for your viewing pleasure
Help name 11 giant pandas
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Rush Limbaugh is the foremost advocate for freedom and democracy in the world today. Everyday he gives voice to the values of democratic governance, individual opportunity and the just, equal application of the rule of law—and it is fitting that the Nobel Committee recognize the power of these ideals to build a truly peaceful world for future generations."
— Landmark Legal Foundation president Mark R. Levin, nominating right-wing radio host Rush Limbaugh for a 2007 Nobel Peace Prize