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2009-02-14 06:15:00

Business owners who cater to Valentine's Day shoppers say sales of flowers, jewelry, chocolates and greeting cards are down with the recession.

2009-01-09 12:20:53

Chicago's Sun-Times Media Group Inc. said it would close 12 weekly newspapers to cut expenses as advertising revenues have fallen. The 12 suburban newspapers scheduled to close are part of 51 newspapers published by Pioneer Press, which the Sun-Times purchased in 1989.

2008-08-07 03:00:23

By Christopher Snowbeck, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug.

2008-08-07 03:00:00

By Maricella Miranda, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 7--An African savanna that drew thousands to the Minnesota Zoo in 2006 is returning.

2008-08-06 21:00:00

By Jason Hoppin, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 6--A paper-recycling mill powered by feces? That's one of the solutions proposed this week by the St. Paul Port Authority to save nearly 500 high-paying union jobs at St.

2008-08-06 21:00:00

By Bill Salisbury, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 6--On the eve of Barack Obama's fundraising stop in Minneapolis today, Republican Gov.

2008-08-05 03:00:29

By Chris Hewitt, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 5--When it comes to moviemaking, brothers Jay and Mark Duplass get by with a little help from their friends. Make that a lot of help.

2008-08-04 15:00:34

By Dominic P. Papatola, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 4--A decade ago, give or take, James Rocco and a few friends were on a beach in Cancun, Mexico, discussing a biography of legendary showman George M. Cohan that most of them had been reading.

2008-08-04 03:00:21

By Tom Webb, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 4--In a high-tech kitchen at Cargill's new snacks and cereals lab in Plymouth, amid machines that puff and squash and clump ingredients in interesting ways, Jon Wiersum is armed to defy convention. Even when it comes to the humble cereal flake.

2008-08-04 03:00:18

By Dominic P. Papatola, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 4--A couple of weeks ago, Laura Osnes was starring in a Broadway musical. Today, she's another unemployed actress in New York City. And she's just fine with that.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.