4/27 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
Mary O'Regan reviews last night's JoAnna James CD release party at the Varsity at Culture To Go.Best of the Twin Cities 2007 are posted here: Arts and Entertainment, Bought and Sold, City Gritty, Foodstuff, Out and About, Restaurants, and Sex and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll.
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Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have shown that it is possible to use solar energy, paired with the right catalyst, to convert carbon dioxide into a raw material for making a wide range of products, including plastics and gasoline.
A man arrested on Wednesday for allegedly trying to use a stolen credit card at a drugstore got a break from an Ohio judge after passing a Bible quiz after his lawyer declared him a "church-goer."
Two-time champion Tony Stewart likened NASCAR to professional wrestling and accused it of using bogus caution flags to shape races.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Matthew, Rik, Natascha, Phillip, and Bill blog about the Virginia Tech massacre, U.S. foreign policy, the 2008 presidential election and being sexier than Batman at Liberal Media Elite.
Progressive Farmer offers the Ten Best Places to Live in Rural America
Rolling Stone's munchie-inducing 25 Best Songs for Reefer Gladness
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"It's a choice for any young person as to whether they want to join the army or not. I'd be absolutely delighted if one of my children wanted to do that."
— British Prime Minister Tony Blair, yesterday on BBC Radio