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Boston Pandemonium Open Thread

Boston Pandemonium Open Thread

I’ve been neglecting blogging duties today, having become absorbed of the shoot-outs and manhunts going on in the Boston Marathon bombing case. Perhaps the most interesting development today has been the ties between the alleged bombers and radicalized Islam. This photo of a Russian social media profile has one of the suspects identifying his world-view

SAB's Top Posts From The Last Week, Open Thread

Here are SAB’s top posts from the week that was. Joel Heitkamp/KFGO “Expansion” Plans Not Exactly Popular With Fargo Sports Fans – Liberal talk radio host Joel Heitkamp caused quite a stir this week when he tried to spin his impending loss of western radio affiliates KFYR and KCJB by announcing an “expansion” plan…to a

Legislators Who Work For The University System Allowed To Double Dip And Take Liberties With Vacation Time

Previously, SAB reported Senator Tony Grindberg (R-Fargo) had collected more than his employment agreement authorized as the head of the NDSU Technology and Research Park while serving in the state leigslature. Now I can shed some light on other legislators who are allowed to double-dip on their higher ed pay while serving in the legislature.

SAB's Top Five From The Week That Was, Open Thread

Here are the top five most read posts on SAB from the last week. Open thread down in the comments. Spirit Lake Whistle Blower Says “Kudos” To Cramer For Alleged Tirade – Reports about an alleged “tirade” by Rep. Kevin Cramer aimed at tribal officials has made plenty of headlines in the state, but the

North Dakota University Employee Accuses Shirvani Of Cooking Data

A North Dakota University System employee is accusing embattled Chancellor Hamid Shirvani of asking her to manipulate data set to be presented to a legislative committee tomorrow. But the accusation has more to do with muddying the waters around what are some very, very ugly performance numbers for the state’s universities than anything Shirvani has

I Got Kicked Out Of An "Independent Media Convention" Today

I was in Jamestown today to attend an “independent media convention” put on by the North Dakota Free Press, among other groups, which was described on the registration page promoting “fair, impartial, and independent news media.” I’m passionate about independent media. I’ve been publishing SAB for ten years now. I knew this was being put

SAB's Top Five Posts, Open Thread

Here are the top five posts for the week that was here on SAB. Also, open thread. Ed Schultz’s Career Meltdown Continues, Calls Reporters “A Bunch Of Freaking Whores” – Ed Schultz’s career is in decline, and apparent more than a few of you SAB readers are enjoying the schadenfreude. Only The Government Could Lose

Only The Government Could Lose Money Selling Booze To Football Fans

From the “you can’t make this stuff up” department: The University of Minnesota lost almost $16,000 last year on alcohol sales at home football games, despite selling more than $900,000 worth of beer and wine. The school released the figures to the Associated Press after a records request, which showed it incurred significant expenses from

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