Jon Tevlin

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Jon Tevlin is a metro section columnist.

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Tevlin: MNsure exec's trip to tropics becomes a sore topic

In September, a Central American country launched a new branding slogan: “Essential Costa Rica.”The new pitch, created to draw tourists...

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 10:24 PM

Tevlin: Diner training homeless for life off streets

One moment of clarity came to Henry Wallace in the form of a failed egg salad sandwich.“I don’t know what...

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 08:00 PM

Tevlin: Punch giving its employees a bigger slice of the pizza

Last Thursday thousands of low-paid workers took to the streets in cities across the country to argue for greater income...

Updated: December 09, 2013, - 08:30 PM

Tevlin: Continued subsidies for Global Market up for debate

On a recent weekday afternoon, shoppers at the Midtown Global Market mused over what to have for lunch, the fish...

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 07:40 PM

Tevlin: Photos lining his wall reveal a lifetime of helping others

On the day before Thanksgiving, Larry Bauer-Scandin sat alone in his wheelchair in the bedroom of his apartment in an...

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 05:20 PM

Tevlin: Disabled Minneapolis man, dog fight for the rights of service animal

Baby, a 12-pound Shih-poo dog that looks like a small dust mop, entered the White Castle on Lake Street like...

Updated: November 26, 2013, - 08:57 PM

Tevlin: It's beginning to look a lot like (shh) Christmas

The war on that war visited the Mall of America Friday in the guise of Sarah Palin, whose new book, “Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas.”

Updated: November 25, 2013, - 09:09 PM

Tevlin: Learning curve has started for Blong Yang

When I first met Blong Yang a little more than a year ago, he was a huge underdog to DFL-endorsed...

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 09:06 AM

Tevlin: Stadium deal was as transparent as the Berlin Wall

So it looks like “the people” would have been able to vote on “The People’s Stadium” after all.At least that...

Updated: November 16, 2013, - 10:53 PM

Tevlin: Reaching out to sell health care to Somalis

The Twin Cites Somali community is like many others, where knowledge of the new health care law varies widely.

Updated: November 11, 2013, - 09:37 PM

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