6/27 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
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Peter Schilling Jr. offers analysis on last night's Twins-Blue Jays duel at Balls.
Despite receiving more than ten thousand comments from consumers and family farmers opposing various aspects of a late May 2007 proposal, the USDA has approved a rule that will allow 38 new non-organic ingredients to be allowed in products bearing the "USDA Organic" seal.
State Secretary William Galvin says the federal Justice Department is pressuring Boston election officials to translate political candidates' names into Chinese characters in precincts with prominent Chinese-speaking populations.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
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FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"The combination of the triple stacker, the lack of good water, and the heat is a bad combination for them."
— Border Patrol agent Jesus Rodriguez, discussing the drugs and energy drinks some illegal immigrants are using to assist their trek across the U.S. border. A "triple stacker" is an ephedrine pill, an aspirin, and a can of Red Bull to wash it down.