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2008-07-04 09:00:05

By David Hanners, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 4--When politicians claim scads of people earn a living by selling stuff on eBay, Max P. Sanders probably wasn't the sort of person they had in mind.

2008-07-03 18:00:25

By John Welbes, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 3--Just in time for the Fourth of July: another attempt by the nation's major airlines to increase fuel surcharges.

2008-07-01 21:00:07

By Julie Forster, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 2--Wal-Mart Stores routinely shorted workers at its Minnesota stores of their rest breaks, meal breaks and forced them to work off the clock without pay, a Dakota County District judge has found.

2008-07-01 12:00:31

By Frederick Melo, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 1--The latest party spot for rent in Dakota County is 150 feet off the ground and steeped in 8,000 years of human history.

2008-07-01 12:00:00

By Leslie Brooks Suzukamo, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jul. 1--When Internet Broadcasting Systems hatched its business of helping local TV stations build and run their own Web sites 12 years ago, few people knew much about the Internet.

2008-06-27 21:02:22

By Amy Carlson Gustafson, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 27--While he's not exactly a household name, photographer Lee Friedlander is among the medium's most prolific artists. A retrospective of his work that opens Sunday at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts proves the point.

2008-06-27 15:02:43

By John Welbes, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 27--Just 11 weeks after launching its Twin Cities-to-Paris nonstop service, record oil prices and decreased demand are forcing Northwest Airlines to say au revoir. The airline is suspending the Paris service effective Oct.

2008-06-27 12:03:09

By Jeremy Olson, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 27--For better or worse, Todd Goodier decided to recover from his stroke by measuring himself against the people around him.

2008-06-26 12:03:20

By Christopher Snowbeck, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 26--csnowbeck@pioneerpress.com St. Jude Medical announced this morning the first patient implants in a study to see whether a brain pacemaker device can help people with a severe form of depression.

2008-06-26 12:00:00

By Nick Ferraro, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 26--A welcome surprise jumped out at Dave Haak as he sat near the shoreline at Lily Lake one sunny afternoon late last week -- and it wasn't a giant sunfish.


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.