Luther’s Dorr Step

OK, I’m sitting at a Twins game on a beautiful night last Saturday and the guys in front of me are arguing about what a player’s walk-up music should be. In case you’re not up on walk-up music, nearly every player in the Major Leagues now has a certain song played on the PA system [...]

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Why does the American Civil Liberties Union have to go around sticking its nose in places where it doesn’t belong? And don’t tell me they’re looking out for my rights. Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the accused Boston Marathon bomber, deserves a fair trial. I think authorities, state and federal, will fall all over themselves to make sure [...]

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It’s not a reason to approve the sale of liquor on the Sabbath in Minnesota just because all of Minnesota’s neighboring states allow it. And neither is it a reason just because the Gopher State is one of only 12 states of the 50 (24 percent) not to allow the sale of liquor on Sunday. [...]

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It’s hardly a surprise that electronic pulltabs aren’t providing the kind of revenue that we were told they would when it was said they would produce $348 million in taxes to fund the state’s share of a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. All the people in charge had to do was ask the state’s [...]

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Back in the days when I was a full-time editor I read, or scanned, at least 15 to 20 weekly newspapers each week, as well as reading the daily papers from Minneapolis, St. Paul and St. Cloud. I’d throw in an occasional USA Today, as well as a New York Times here and there, and [...]

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If you watched the football games Sunday – and they were interesting ones – you may have pulled the plug by the time the 10 o’clock news rolled around. If you were still watching, and flipping around like I usually do, you might have run into the Channel 5 story about county commissioners in Isanti [...]

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Last week two people who I have contact with daily at a part-time job said they wished we would have some snow. One even went so far as to say she would kind of like to get a foot of the white stuff every day. And both mentioned that it wouldn’t be a bad idea [...]

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