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Hands down, the hardest part of parenting -- aside from teenagers -- is how quickly people will judge your parenting, as if parents don't already judge themselves enough. Take the woman who tried to slap some sense into he...
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To Rushford for chili!
https://youtu.be/3Cx2RlCVsis Although N614EF and I haven't ventured to that many airports outside of Minnesota, it's hard to beat our two favorite ones in the competition for the "best airport ever" title. Sky Harbor Airport in Duluth sits right on Lake Sup...
https://youtu.be/3Cx2RlCVsis Although N614EF and I haven't ventured to that many airports outside of Minnesota, it's hard to beat our two favorite ones in the competition for the "best airport ever" title. Sky Harbor Airport ...
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Want to be a pilot? Be a good liar
(From the day job ) Investigators carry boxes from the apartment of Germanwings airliner jet co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, in Duesseldorf, Germany, Thursday March 26, 2015. On Thursday, French prosecutors said Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525, "in...
(From the day job) Investigators carry boxes from the apartment of Germanwings airliner jet co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, in Duesseldorf, Germany, Thursday March 26, 2015. On Thursday, French prosecutors said Lubitz, the co-pilot...
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While people come for the hockey in the boys state tournament, they might as well stay for the hair, because it, too, has become a tradition apparently unique to flyover country.
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Chasing Oil
It took a few months longer than I'd hoped-- hey, it's cold in Minnesota and you can only breathe so many kerosene fumes from the heaters! -- but the annual condition inspection has been completed. The goal has been to slowly move the annual date to the mid...
It took a few months longer than I'd hoped-- hey, it's cold in Minnesota and you can only breathe so many kerosene fumes from the heaters! -- but the annual condition inspection has been completed. The goal has been to slowly...
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Walking for MADD in Boston this weekend. But I won't be in Boston.
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Whatever progress Americans have made in understanding and accepting mental illness -- and it wasn't much -- has been fairly well undone by the breathless coverage of last week's Germanwings Airbus crash in the French Alps.
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You don't often hear funeral services start with a tribute to a news reporter, but, then again, mentally ill homeless people who freeze to death alone don't often get funerals.
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A kerfuffle in the world of classical music is testing the parameters of artistic freedom.
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It took a few months longer than I'd hoped-- hey, it's cold in Minnesota and you can only breathe so many kerosene fumes from the heaters! -- but the annual condition inspection has been completed. The goal has been to slowly move the annual date to the mid...
It took a few months longer than I'd hoped-- hey, it's cold in Minnesota and you can only breathe so many kerosene fumes from the heaters! -- but the annual condition inspection has been completed. The goal has been to slowly...
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Writer, you can call it blogger if you want, for Minnesota Public Radio.
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  • Minnesota Public Radio
    Blogger, 1992 - present
  • Berkshire Broadcasting Co.
    VP Programming, 1986 - 1992
  • RKO Radio Network, NY
    Editor, 1984 - 1986
  • WHDH Radio, Boston
    Editor, 1981 - 1984
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Writes the blog, NewsCut, for Minnesota Public Radio. Pilot. Builder of airplanes. Lover of Cleveland Indians baseball. Father who wishes he'd had an instruction manual.
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St. Paul, MN - Sheffield, MA - Eastchester, NY - Belmont, MA. - Cambridge, MA - Cheshire, MA - Pittsfield, MA - Fitchburg, MA - Boston, MA
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It's kind of typical of these folks that they hand out plastic bags and flyers for the nationwide USPS food drive, and then they don't bother to step down from their truck to pick up the two bags of groceries we left. Pathetic.
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