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Twin Cities Jazz Festival 2013 — Cyrus Chestnut trio highlights full day of great music

Twin Cities Jazz Festival 2013 — Cyrus Chestnut trio highlights full day of great music

Jul. 24 |       With the scent of fresh cut French fries and the sounds of salsa music in the air, I found a seat near the main stage at Mears Park to take in the music of Cyrus Chestnut’s trio at the 2013 Twin Cities Jazz Festival on Saturday,...

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

This week’s Entertainment spotlights!

Jul. 24 |       The Music   2013 Carifest Fabuluz Friday, Fri., July 26, 8 pm — 2 am, Knights of Columbus, 1114 American Blvd. W., Bloomington • Zizzling Saturday Outdoor Festival, Sat., July 27, 11 am — 10 pm, West River Parkway (between...

‘Under-the-radar’ rookies take their best shots

‘Under-the-radar’ rookies take their best shots

Jul. 24 |       They haven’t as yet received attention similar to “The Big 3” WNBA rookies — Brittney Griner, Skylar Diggins and Elena Delle Donne — but here are two other “under the radar” rookies who are also worth noting.   Ta’Shauna...

Phil Mickelson wins British Open

Phil Mickelson wins British Open

Jul. 24 |     Trust me, there is nothing like winning a Major championship in professional golf. History tells us there are four really big tournaments: the Masters, U.S. Open, British Open, and the PGA Championship. The greatest players to ever play...

Zimmerman trial watch

Zimmerman trial watch

Jul. 24 |           Below is a series of commentaries written by MSR staff writer Charles Hallman exclusively for the MSR Online regarding the George Zimmerman trial. They are being posted several times per week. Charles Hallman welcomes...

Class of 2014 top girl basketball players (some, not all)

Class of 2014 top girl basketball players (some, not all)

Jul. 24 |     Here are some of the top metro area girls’ basketball players from the Class of 2014. I am sure there are more out there, but as a writer I am willing to take that chance. CHASE COLEY, a 6’-3” forward from Minneapolis Washburn,...

Understanding and avoiding John Henryism

Understanding and avoiding John Henryism

Jul. 24 | Have you ever put 110 percent effort in at work or into a project? Have you ever felt like no matter how hard you worked, it was not enough? Have you ever felt the need to work harder than normal and still not get the credit or respect for your work?...

New college women’s basketball  rules adopted

New college women’s basketball rules adopted

Jul. 24 |     Not even a week after Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman unveiled her lengthy recommendations on improving women’s college basketball (see MSR’s July 17 “Another View”), the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee moved...

This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

This week’s Editorial cartoon, by Ed Fischer

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What are cold sores and why should I care?

What are cold sores and why should I care?

Jul. 24 |               By Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD   Cold sores are a group of tiny blisters that can occur anywhere, but most commonly occur on the lips, around the mouth, and around the nose. After a few days,...
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