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2008-07-25 18:00:14

By Rick Alonzo, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 25--MANKATO -- Tarvaris Jackson said the Brett Favre speculation would never have come up if Jackson were an established, proven quarterback. But he's not.

2008-07-24 15:00:13

By Nicole Garrison-Sprenger, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 24--The lights will stay on at the Ford plant in St. Paul for two more years. Today, Dearborn, Mich.-based Ford Motor Co. said its Twin Cities Assembly Plant in St.

2008-07-24 03:00:59

By Jeremy Olson, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 24--Tough negotiating between Minnesota's largest health insurer and the state's third-largest health system has patients scrambling to find new doctors and worrying about disruptions to their medical care.

2008-07-22 03:00:34

By Jason Hoppin, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 22--It's not often a lifelong executive in the heavy construction industry is asked for an autograph. That's what happened recently to Peter Sanderson, the Flatiron-Manson project manager for the new Interstate 35W bridge project.

2008-07-22 03:00:00

By Julie Forster, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 22--Some baristas at the Mall of America Starbucks are using the company's recently announced plans to close 600 stores nationwide to publicize a 4-year-old union organizing effort. Starbucks plans to close 27 Minnesota locations.

2008-07-22 03:00:00

By John Welbes, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 22--Troubled by tough economic conditions and needing to reduce costs, Midwest Airlines said Monday it's cutting service to some cities and eliminating nonstop flights to others.

2008-07-21 15:00:31

By Julio Ojeda-Zapata, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 20--Cell phones, once awkwardly designed and awful to use, have come a long way -- thank Apple for that. When it entered the cellular market a year ago with its groundbreaking iPhone, I declared it the first phone I'd buy.

2008-07-20 03:00:43

By Christopher Snowbeck, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 20--When Sue Sullivan goes in for Botox to help with her headaches, she sometimes indulges in a few strictly cosmetic treatments, too.

2008-07-18 03:00:32

By Chris Hewitt, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 18--If you're an ABBA fan, you'll be delighted to know the group's songs in "Mamma Mia!" which opens today, sound almost exactly the same as you remember.

2008-07-18 03:00:00

By Julie Forster, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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