7/3 Morning Communiqué
CITY PAGES BLOGS AND NEWS
DVD reviews this week include Chancer: Series 1, Welcome to the Grindhouse, The Taste of Tea, and more.
Thieves in Myanmar's main city, Yangon, are taking advantage of outages often lasting for more than 20 hours a day to steal the copper power cables.
Over the weekend, 7-Eleven Inc. turned a dozen stores into Kwik-E-Marts to promote July 27 opening of The Simpsons Movie.
Cow pies used to produce ethanol in a small Nebraska town may soon be help to lower the price at the gas pump.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Dan Feidt blogs on presidential candidate Ron Paul, the Lone Gunmen, Middle East foreign policy, and Rosie O'Donnell as 9/11 conspiracy theorist at Hong Pong.
1000 films to see before you die by the Guardian
The best foreign remakes of American films, also from the Guardian
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"Rednecks love quality, too."
— Mike Schilling, owner of SchillingBridge Winery & MicroBrewery, on the launch of Git-R-Done beer, named for Larry the Cable Guy's catchphrase