Courtesy Calculated Risk, a look at job loss percentages for all post WWII recessions. We're still experiencing the worst.
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After a nagging drought it's good to be getting rain again - have you noticed how green it is out there? Better than yellow, or mud-brown, which is what much of Texas is waking up to as flood waters begin to recede. Today's blog includes a few stories about a possible climate connection, and El Nino may be a factor as well, helping to energize the southern branch of the jet stream. Enjoy 80s today; a surge of Canadian air cools us off over the weekend but long-range guidance is hinting at real heat within 2-3 weeks. We're probably due.
Adrian Peterson has spoken. Well, technically the disgruntled Vikings running back released a statement to ESPN’s Josina Anderson. But hey, at least it is something.…
The governor and House speaker ended about two hours of talks with a joint news conference, saying negotiations on a final agreement before a planned special legislative session are progressing.
The Twins swept Boston for the first time since 2006 thanks to a 6-4 win at Target Field
Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk said Wednesday that Senate Democrats would support whatever special session deal that their fellow DFLers, Gov. Mark Dayton, is able to strike with GOP House Speaker Kurt Daudt.